Messenger Bags

Show up for work or play with a stylish, organized everyday briefcase or shoulder bag.
Show up for work or play with a stylish, organized everyday briefcase or shoulder bag.

My advice: check out the bags you like, learn as much as possible, go with your gut. 

Filson 24hr Briefcase
Trakke Bannoch
Style, sophistication + organization. 

There’s something dignified about briefcases and messenger bags for daily carry. Here’s our favorites right now.

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Price Expectations

Expect to pay $100-300 for thoughtful makers + legit materials.

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Look & Feel

Click on the bags you like below to watch the video  and get an informed look.

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Keep Notes

Keep a list of what bags interest you and what you like/dislike to help you make your final decision.

Peak Design Everyday Messenger

Peak Design Everyday Messenger

Peak Design Everyday Messenger The inner compartment is completely customizable using their innovative dividers. 

The inner compartment is completely customizable using their innovative dividers. 

Peak Design Everyday Messenger You’ll find tons of beautiful design details throughout the bag. 

You’ll find tons of beautiful design details throughout the bag. 

Peak Design Everyday Messenger One of the only messenger bags to enable such a wide variety of custom carry options. 

One of the only messenger bags to enable such a wide variety of custom carry options. 

Techy. Tactical. Protected.

Peak Design Everyday Messenger

The Everyday Messenger from Peak Design is a delightfully innovative messenger, with the capabilities to be used as both serious office bag and adventure photography/drone bag. view bag
Nomatic Messenger Bag

Nomatic Messenger Bag

Nomatic Messenger Bag Innovative design allows for tons of organization in this 15L messenger. 

Innovative design allows for tons of organization in this 15L messenger. 

Nomatic Messenger Bag Removable inner panels means you’ll customize the bag for how you carry. 

Removable inner panels means you’ll customize the bag for how you carry. 

Nomatic Messenger Bag All black boxy design. 

All black boxy design. 

The Organizer

Nomatic Messenger Bag

The Messenger Bag from Nomatic is chock-full of organization and tech-lifestyle features for the modern commuter. view bag
Filson 24 Hour Tin Briefcase

Filson 24 Hour Tin Briefcase

Filson 24 Hour Tin Briefcase Lots of simple org in this sucker. I love using this on the daily because it’s easy to organize. 

Lots of simple org in this sucker. I love using this on the daily because it’s easy to organize. 

Filson 24 Hour Tin Briefcase Indiana Jones/Hemingway aesthetics. Hands literally love the feeling of these materials. 

Indiana Jones/Hemingway aesthetics. Hands literally love the feeling of these materials. 

Masculine. Organized. Leather.

Filson 24 Hour Tin Briefcase

This bag from Filson is easily one of my favorite briefcase-type bags due to it's excellent materials, organization, and classic aesthetic. view bag
Qwstion Simple Office Backpack/Briefcase

Qwstion Simple Office Backpack/Briefcase

Understated. Organized. Stylish.

Qwstion Simple Office Backpack/Briefcase

The Simple Office bag from Qwstion is an excellent convertible briefcase/backpack with organization and aesthetics that fit many modern city folks. view bag
Trakke Bannoch Messenger Bag

Trakke Bannoch Messenger Bag

Trakke Bannoch Messenger Bag Simple organization. Those two pouches on the front are very useful. 

Simple organization. Those two pouches on the front are very useful. 

Trakke Bannoch Messenger Bag Made with just beautiful materials. Very classy bag in person. 

Made with just beautiful materials. Very classy bag in person. 

Trakke Bannoch Messenger Bag Camera insert accessory available. 

Camera insert accessory available. 

Old World. Classy.

Trakke Bannoch Messenger Bag

A gorgeous messenger bag with a kind of modern urban-alpine aesthetic and absolutely lovely, dense, long-haul materials. view bag
Topo Mountain Briefcase

Topo Mountain Briefcase

Topo Mountain Briefcase Such a lovely, low-key but playful aesthetic to this bag. 

Such a lovely, low-key but playful aesthetic to this bag. 

Topo Mountain Briefcase Choose between shoulder straps or briefcase mode. 

Choose between shoulder straps or briefcase mode. 

Topo Mountain Briefcase Minimal organization built into the slim-profiled bag. 

Minimal organization built into the slim-profiled bag. 

Slimline. Classic.

Topo Mountain Briefcase

The Mountain Briefcase from Topo has been one of my favorite personal daily carry bags due to it's look and feel as well as the perfect size for my style of daily carry. view bag
Waterfield Atlas Executive Holdall

Waterfield Atlas Executive Holdall

Delicious. Rich. Techy.

Waterfield Atlas Executive Holdall

The Atlas Executive Holdall from Waterfield is an excellent large-ish capacity shoulder bag designed to help you shift seamlessly from tech gear to gym gear. view bag