New in stock from our friends over at Chrome is a twist on their iconic Citizen Messenger Bag with an exclusive 'photobomb' print done by the legendary Ricky Powell. The Chrome Photobomb Messenger Bag is available now for $180.00 online or in store at City Grounds. Learn more about the bag, Ricky Powell, and how this collaboration came to light below.
After quitting his job at the frozen lemonade stall back in 1985, Ricky Powell, the self-proclaimed ""Lazy Hustler"", took his Minolta AF down the path where celebrity and debauchery meet. From Cindy Crawford in the bathroom to Andy Warhol on the streets of Brooklyn, the born and bred New Yorker is known for his uncanny ability to in the right place at the right time.
Early in his career he worked as a messenger to make ends meet, so Ricky was stoked to bomb the iconic Citizen Messenger Bag with his photos. He requested that Chrome make the inside of the bag purple – the color of royalty and Ricky's favorite color. A custom patch based on Ricky’s iconic hand radio is sewn inside each Photobomb Messenger Bag to commemorate this collaboration. Chrome only produced a limited amount of these LTD Photobomb Messenger Bags and when they're gone, they're gone for good!
Chrome made their first messenger bag over 15 years ago. They needed a quick-release buckle for getting a fully loaded bag off quickly. They didn't have money to make our own buckle, so Chrome salvaged a seatbelt buckle from the local junkyard and an icon was born. To maximize durability and weather-proofness, every Citizen Messenger Bag is made twice. The inside liner is made with military grade 18 oz. truck tarpaulin. The outside is made with abrasion resistant 1000 denier CORDURA® Brand fabric.SHOP NOW >>