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“On diaper duty? Carry this sleek Ellison Diaper Bag from New York label E.C. Knox, a blue nylon number with black detailing that’s a modern alternative to the quilted, flowery versions on the market. This bag was designed by actor Gavin Lodge after he became a dad and was looking for a stylish, masculine bag. It comes with a magnetized pouch for wipes and a paisley-print, zip-out changing pad. $395. Available at Barneys New York in Beverly Hills and www.ecknox.com.”

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For smartly  concealing the fact that you’re toting diapers around: The E.C. Knox Ellison Diaper Bag
Most diaper bags look like … diaper bags. This ballistic nylon messenger, on the other hand, is only a diaper bag when you need it to be. Yes, it has fatherly essentials like a removable, washable liner and fold-out paisley changing pad, but it’s also got a computer sleeve and dedicated pockets for all your essentials.“


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“In 2011, Gavin also noted another disparity facing gay dads. As he and Todd were preparing for the birth of their first child, they created a registry listing necessities like crib sheets and baby bottles. They also scoured stores for other items, such as diaper bags. They were surprised to find that all of the bags had color schemes and patterns that manufacturers clearly tied to female stereotypes.

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“Seeing the need for a sporty, design-conscious diaper bag with a more masculine edge, Gavin Lodge founded his year-old company EC Knox, named for his sons, 6-year-old Ellison and 4-year-old Colton and his middle name, Knox.”