Tour SideKYT: the ultimate diabetes crossbody

Feb 26, 2024Bridget Scanlan
Tour SideKYT: the ultimate diabetes crossbody

Take a little tour with me of our most popular design, SideKYT: the diabetes bag for people looking to edit down their everyday essentials.


The inspiration behind SideKYT:

SideKYT is jam-packed with the insights of hundreds of people with diabetes from around the world. When I first started talking to people about what they wanted from a bag, the first thing that struck me was how many people were looking for a smaller handbag. Like me, they were trying to fit diabetes equipment into a regular handbag (insulin pens, blood glucose meters, insulin cooling pouches, snacks, you know the drill) – but all of their life and medical essentials were getting muddled together. So I decided to separate life and diabetes into two halves, as well as streamline the way diabetes equipment was organised on the inside. 
The result is SideKYT: a compact and contemporary way to manage life with diabetes every day; all ethically crafted from premium Italian leather and solid brass hardware and helping to support diabetes charities in need.
Take a full tour of the bag with me in the video above and see if it's the style you've been searching for. Or if you're after something a little different, check out the full KYT Collection – from our super smart and small StarterKYT diabetes case, to our most flexible SideKYT+ design, purpose-built for insulin pump and CGM users.

Bridget xx
Designer & Diabetic

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