Urban Rugged Gear unveils its lineup of products for people on the go

Written by: Stef Atega

Geek | Mar 3, 2017

Drifter Ethnotek Mission Workshop Urban Rugged Gear URGe WaterShot

There's a new place in town that caters to the needs of the modern urban warrior. Urban Rugged Gear (or URGe, for short) is a store that features products and accessories from premium lifestyle brands. Within URGe outlets, you can find products from OtterBox, Goal Zero, B & O Play, YurBuds, LifeProof, GoPro and Leef iBridge, all of which cater to the needs of people who lead an active and diverse urban lifestyle.

The store is also the exclusive carrier of Mission Workshop, WaterShot, Ethnotek, and Drifter products in the country. In case you've never heard of these brands before, here's a short description on each of the URGe exclusives:

Mission Workshop

Mission Workshop is a premium brand of burly bags from San Francisco that are both stylish and functional. Each bag features detachable compartments and are made from rainproof materials. To top it all off, all the bags come with a freakin' lifetime warranty!


Ethnotek helps keep cultures alive through its travel and laptop bags. Each bag is made from ethically-sourced handmade textiles from a particular country. So far, the brand has partnered with artisan villages in Ghana, Guatemela, India, Indonesia and Vietnam.


If you'd like to try underwater photography but can't afford a GoPro, try investing in a WaterShot product. The brand offers waterproof cases that can convert your smartphone into a professional diver's camera, saving you tons of money. They currently have cases for different models of the iPhone and Samsung Galaxy.


Drifter started out as a parachute rigging business, catering mainly to skydivers who wanted their parachutes to be made out of the highest quality material. Taking inspiration from this, the brand now produces sturdy yet lightweight bags of sky-high quality.

To celebrate the opening of their newest store on the second floor of Greenbelt 1, Urban Rugged Gear is holding a summer promo.

By presenting any single receipt of a URGe purchase from their physical or online stores, you gain one raffle entry which can net you either a Mission Workshop Messenger Bag Monty, a Ethnotek Backpack - Raja, an OtterBox Case - Defender Series, a pair of Yurbuds Earphones, one Lifeproof Case, or a pair of B&O Play Headphones. The promo runs from Feb. 15 - March 15, 2017.

You can visit Urban Rugged Gear at the second floor of Greenbelt 1, Makati and at the second floor of Theater Mall, Greenhills.
About the author: Stef Atega

GameGulp's current overlord. Stef is obsessed with cats and anything horror. She also likes shounen anime and Japanese food but refuses to be called a "weeaboo". She believes in the power of indie games.

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