The Hopper is your go-to adventure bag that won’t weigh you down. The half-moon shape and size are trend forward and super unique. Why this is the bag for you: the brass zipper closure ensures you can move freely without worry of anything falling out. That bike ride, hike, or wild day out with the kiddos has nothing on this bag. Wear it cross body, as a belt bag *sending major fanny pack vibes but in the best way* or classically on the shoulder. The nylon strap allows you to wear this bag comfortably for hours into your adventure and we love that for you.
New for Spring, the Hopper is available in our newest solid - Liberty Green. So much to be encouraged by this historic Liberty green hue. Inspired by Lady Liberty herself, standing tall at the gateway to the American Dream, she has become a lasting symbol of freedom throughout the world. Just as its namesake stands with one foot raised and ready to move forward – we hope this R. Riveter hue brings hope, clarity, wisdom, and confidence as you carry it with you on your next adventure.
Each R.Riveter handbag takes a journey across the country before arriving at your doorstep. Components are crafted by independent military spouses in their homes around the nation, and shipped to R.Riveter's FabShop to be assembled into a one-of-a-kind product.
Inspiration Behind the Name
Grace Hopper—She Developed a New Computer Language
Setting the scene: It’s 1928. Grace Hopper graduates from Vassar with a bachelor’s degree in Mathematics and physics. She’s determined to learn more—it’s been this way since she was a little girl. She plans to get her masters and Ph.D. from Yale and she is certain she can do it. This is just the beginning of Miss Grace Hopper.
Writing her legacy: At a young age she showed promising and frankly ultra-impressive initiative. She was determined to serve her country in a huge way and joined the United States Navy Reserve. Her insane smarts landed her a role on the Bureau of Ships Computation Project where she eventually suggested the use of a new programming language using English in place of symbols. Naturally, people were hesitant but were curious. This was the beginning of the computer language “COBOL”. Hopper went on to serve in the military and built important systems for 43 years and retired with the rank of Rear Admiral and decorated with countless awards (excuse us while we pick up our jaw from the floor). Even after her retirement, she worked as a consultant to Digital Equipment Corporation aiding on committees, lecturing, and visiting engineering facilities. Her success in a male dominated field deserves a standing ovation. You go Grace!
Fun fact: she coined the term “debugging” in reference to fixing an issue within a computer when she found an actual moth within the system.
Canvas Care Suggestions:
When spot cleaning the canvas, we suggest using a brush or sponge with water only to wipe it off soiled area. We do not recommend using anything other than water as it could discolor canvas material.