Business Class

Stay clean yet casual with these business friendly bag and backpack designs.

How to make your decision

1

PRICE EXPECTATIONS

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

2

LOOK & FEEL

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

3

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 Backpack

Tech looks. Epic innovation.

Peak Design Everyday Backpack

The Everyday backpack from Peak Design is delightfully innovative and thoughtfully conceived. These designers are straight-up wizards. view bag

Bellroy Shift Backpack

Casual. Exceptional.

Bellroy Shift Backpack

A modern and elegant take on the classic, expandable roll-top bag. Excellent materials, lots of expandable capacity, lovely to use on the regular. view bag

Bellroy Transit Backpack

Calming Capabilities

Bellroy Transit Backpack

The 28L Transit Backpack from Bellroy is nicely sized and well organized for big commutes, business travel and regular ol' adventure travel. Innovative and classy bag. view bag

Pakt Travel Backpack

Modern Classic

Pakt Travel Backpack

After the success of their killer duffel bag, Pakt partnered with Chase Reeves to design a modern travel backpack for both pro travelers and weekend warriors alike. Lots of external access, solid aesthetics, perfect carry-on size, organized without overcomplicating things. view bag

Topo Global Briefcase

Slimline. Classic.

Topo Global Briefcase

The Global Briefcase from Topo converts from backpack to briefcase with enough external access and style to be one of my personal favorite daily carry bags. view bag

Clean looks, solid materials. Clean looks, solid materials.

Clean looks, solid materials.

Stowable backpack straps Stowable backpack straps

Stowable backpack straps

Solid Everyday Tech

Everyman Hideout 5-way Commuter Briefcase

The Hideout 5-way from Everyman is an excellent tech briefcase. Solid materials handle outdoor spaces and weather well. Plenty of organization. Watch the video for my caveats on this one. view bag

Trakke Bannoch Backpack

William Wallace Commuter

Trakke Bannoch Backpack

Classy heritage vibes. Dry finished waxed canvas. Solid modern organization. Hand shucked in Scotland. Made for the long-haul. view bag

Tortuga Setout Laptop Backpack

Chunky. Comfortable. Organized.

Tortuga Setout Laptop Backpack

The Setout Laptop Backpack from Tortuga is a well organized, solidly built backpack for daily carry and pro minimal travel. view bag

Filson 24 Hour Tin Briefcase

Hemmingway.

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

Aer Flight Pack 2

Sleek. Organized.

Aer Flight Pack 2

The second version of this bag is a welcome update, creating a much more stylish looking bag with plenty of organization for daily carry. view bag

Waterfield Bolt Backpack

Indiana Jones Tech

Waterfield Bolt Backpack

The Bolt Backpack from Waterfield Designs is a damn classy bag. If I was playing the "raise money" game in the bay area, this is the direction I would go. view bag

Qwstion Simple Everyday Carry Bags

Qwstion Simple Everyday Carry Bags

Qwstion is a product design studio in Zurich Switzerland who makes very stylish bags for the "hipper" areas of town without sacrificing functionality. view bag

Aer Work Day Pack

Slick + Organized

Aer Work Day Pack

The Day Pack from Aer's Work Collection was instantly one of my favorite simple daily carry bags because it's minimal frame but high-functioning insides. view bag

Cecilia Mercator Camera Backpack

Expensive. Literally excellent.

Cecilia Mercator Camera Backpack

The Mercator from Cecilia is an absolutely gorgeous, hand crafted backpack with loads of organization, customizable photo and tech storage and great external access. view bag

OpposeThis Invisible Carry-On Backpack

Organized & Classy

OpposeThis Invisible Carry-On Backpack

A very innovative backpack for either large daily carry or serious travelers who need one bag for both travel and daily carry. A great bag for medium size 1-bag travel category. view bag

Breton Modern Day Briefcase Backpack

Grown Up. Organized.

Breton Modern Day Briefcase Backpack

A thoughtfully designed backpack for modern career professionals who want a classy-casual aesthetic, rugged materials and solid organization. view bag

Tortuga Setout Divide Backpack

Laid Back Expert.

Tortuga Setout Divide Backpack

The little brother to the Tortuga Setout, the Setout Divide from Tortuga is a full-featured bag for the style-casual modern minimal traveler. view bag

The Knack Pack

Solid. Suit-able. Will travel.

The Knack Pack

A very solid backpack for business environments that expands for travel and larger loads. The updated Series 2 design is even better than the first. view bag