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    Little Swifts and Western Flyers with New Color Options

    OK, guys, the Little Swift line has refreshed, and so has the Western Flyer. Items available for back order in Mid-November. But Verde/Verde/UV is showing as in stock now for the LS.

    moriond

    ETA: Little swift colors: Verde/Verde/Ultraviolet. (Showing as in stock today October 13, 2014)
    On back order for mid-November: Aubergine/Aubergine/Wasabi, Black/Black/Ultraviolet, Coyote/Coyote/Steel, Navy/Navy/Ultraviolet, Steel/Steel/Wasabi, Black Dyneema/Black Dyneema/Iberian

    Western Flyers are only available in Backpack versions. Navy/Ultraviolet still in stock (from last batch). On back order for mid-November: Black/Steel, Aubergine/Wasabi, Coyote/steel, Steel/Iberian Verde/Ultraviolet, Black Dyneema/Iberian.

    ETA2: New Little Swift Color options are Verde/UV (obviously), and Coyote/Steel. I don't recall that Navy was previously available with Ultraviolet, and while Steel was previously an option, I think the pairing with Wasabi is new. The Aubergine/Wasabi, Black/UV, and Black Dyneema/Iberian LS options are repeats of last year's offerings

    In the Western Flyer line Verde/Ultraviolet and Coyote/Steel are new combinations. This is the first time they've offered Black Dyneema/Iberian! That pairs up nicely with same color combination newly offered in the Side Effect and Synapses (and Little Swift). I wonder if we'll see this in a Cafe Bag?
    Last edited by moriond; 10-26-2014, 02:47 PM.

    #2
    I know, I know: I just saw this, too, @moriond. I may have to pester the crew to add to my two backordered Side Effects! Color me excited!

    ~Nancy

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      #3
      Thank goodness Aubergine is paired with Wasabi. And Black dyneema is not with UV.


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        #4
        Little Swift, Nancy?


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          #5
          Originally posted by ncb4 View Post
          I know, I know: I just saw this, too, @moriond. I may have to pester the crew to add to my two backordered Side Effects! Color me excited!

          ~Nancy
          Nancy, I was on the phone with Matthew of Customer Service and adding some items to my Side Effect back order, and looking up the specs, when I saw the new offerings. I cut the call short with the items I had added, and said I'd get back in touch. (I already had a comment that they should hold the order for the Little Swift and Cafe bag refreshes; still haven't seen the cafe bag line refresh.). My guess is that they made a few Verde Little Swifts, so if you want that color, I'd order now!

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            #6
            Originally posted by Pokilani View Post
            Thank goodness Aubergine is paired with Wasabi. And Black dyneema is not with UV.


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            My thoughts exactly. No LS for me.
            Self-declared Captain of Team AUBERSKY

            Hoping for a return of Hunter and Sage...

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              #7
              Originally posted by jess View Post
              My thoughts exactly. No LS for me.
              Likewise. Nothing in the list can tempt me away from my Steel/Steel LS. Wallet, safe!
              Favorite: Steel/Steel Little Swift * Latest: nNordic/NWS Smart Alec *

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                #8
                Originally posted by kkintea View Post
                Likewise. Nothing in the list can tempt me away from my Steel/Steel LS. Wallet, safe!
                @kkintea, I like that Steel/Steel combination better than Steel/Steel/Wasabi, and likewise prefer my Aubergine/Aubergine/Steel little Swift, but I'm still pleased to see Steel as a Little Swift option.

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                  #9
                  Was the LS ever offered in any Dyneema exteriors other than black? I don't think there was a Nordic LS (though there was a Nordic Swift) but I can't remember if there was a steel 400d exterior offered.

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                    #10
                    Pokilani and moriond, I may surprise you. But now that the Little Swifts I've waited for so long have finally arrived, I'm dithering. When I stop to think about it, I've been steadily downsizing what I carry with me on a regular basis. I just realized that since June, I've barely carried my LS at all. Instead, the Side Effect has become my EDC. And on longer excursions when I want to carry more stuff (like my iPad Air or my mirrorless camera or papers/books), I've migrated to one of my three Daylights.

                    So perhaps instead of ordering one of the new batch of Little Swifts, I may add yet another Side Effect to my backorder: maybe in Coyote/Steel. Decisions, decisions: lots of fun!

                    ~Nancy

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                      #11
                      Originally posted by GoStanford View Post
                      Was the LS ever offered in any Dyneema exteriors other than black? I don't think there was a Nordic LS (though there was a Nordic Swift) but I can't remember if there was a steel 400d exterior offered.
                      There was never a Little Swift in Nordic. (This was a secret hope that both @ncb4 and I entertained). As far as I recall, they only issued the Swift in 400d Nordic Dyneema/Steel and 400d Steel Dyneema/Steel when those fabrics first debuted, at which time they also offered Cafe Bags in Nordic/UV and Steel/Steel Dyneema. (This is the sort of information that you can find if you do a search of the blog.) The first LS offering in Dyneema was last year, when they offered it in Black Dyneema/Iberian at the end of October after Black Dyneema debuted.They later moved that color option to the regular Swift.

                      Whether they offer or continue to offer color combinations or fabrics is usually based on the initial reception. We almost lost Nordic last June/July despite the truly amazing comeback it made, starting with the Side Effects, Pilots, Wallets, Synapses, etc. and all the Cafe Bag and Luggage options.

                      Originally posted by ncb4 View Post
                      Pokilani and moriond, I may surprise you. But now that the Little Swifts I've waited for so long have finally arrived, I'm dithering. When I stop to think about it, I've been steadily downsizing what I carry with me on a regular basis. I just realized that since June, I've barely carried my LS at all. Instead, the Side Effect has become my EDC. And on longer excursions when I want to carry more stuff (like my iPad Air or my mirrorless camera or papers/books), I've migrated to one of my three Daylights.

                      So perhaps instead of ordering one of the new batch of Little Swifts, I may add yet another Side Effect to my backorder: maybe in Coyote/Steel. Decisions, decisions: lots of fun!

                      ~Nancy
                      Nancy, I really love my Little Swifts, so I'm prepared to offer a good home to any bags you might choose to retire!

                      moriond

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                        #12
                        And here I was thinking that Coyote/Steel would be excellent on a Swift or LS. It reminds me of straw baskets and is a good summer/fall colour way. I hope the Steel/Wasabi and Coyote/Steel combination will appear for the Swift someday; the LS is a bit too "lady purse" for me.
                        Last edited by adalangdon; 10-13-2014, 07:10 PM.

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                          #13
                          Hah! I've had stuff on my wishlist for ages, waiting for the LS to reappear, but yesterday I decided to order anyway because I wanted a steel/UV SE. Guess I'd better get on to customer services to tweak my order! All I need to do is decide between the black/UV and the steel/wasabi, since they're not making the LS in steel/UV *sigh*
                          Collections:
                          Work EDC: SE + S19
                          Leisure: SCBs, FJN, Swift, lots of YSSs
                          Travel: WF + Pilot or SA, with SE/SCB
                          General organisation: More pouches, stuff sacks and cubes than you can shake a keystrap at!
                          Favourite TB colours: aubergine, forest (sniff!), linen, wasabi, UV
                          Hoping for: A new dyneema colour for YSSs; a Linen Side Effect; the return of Portable Culture!

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                            #14
                            Originally posted by scribe View Post
                            Hah! I've had stuff on my wishlist for ages, waiting for the LS to reappear, but yesterday I decided to order anyway because I wanted a steel/UV SE. Guess I'd better get on to customer services to tweak my order! All I need to do is decide between the black/UV and the steel/wasabi, since they're not making the LS in steel/UV *sigh*
                            I must say that the black/uv Little Swift I own is absolutely stunning. I also have Steel/UV items, which I love as well. I guess I would go out of my way to get the UV interior versus the steel exterior, but that's the way I roll.

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                              #15
                              Originally posted by Mausermama View Post
                              I must say that the black/uv Little Swift I own is absolutely stunning. I also have Steel/UV items, which I love as well. I guess I would go out of my way to get the UV interior versus the steel exterior, but that's the way I roll.
                              I went for black/UV in the end, because I don't really like steel with wasabi - plus I don't currently have a UV small YSS, which presumably will be the freebie with the black/UV LS.
                              Collections:
                              Work EDC: SE + S19
                              Leisure: SCBs, FJN, Swift, lots of YSSs
                              Travel: WF + Pilot or SA, with SE/SCB
                              General organisation: More pouches, stuff sacks and cubes than you can shake a keystrap at!
                              Favourite TB colours: aubergine, forest (sniff!), linen, wasabi, UV
                              Hoping for: A new dyneema colour for YSSs; a Linen Side Effect; the return of Portable Culture!

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