Best Laptop Bags For Men

The 25 Best Laptop Bags

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Look down at your bag — or backpack. If it’s not very laptop-friendly despite the fact that you carry one on a daily basis, know that we’re here to help you take care of that issue today with our list of the best laptop bags for men. Looking for a laptop bag requires a keen eye — one that focuses on clean, crisp and effective design, plus sharp functionality, rugged toughness and useful style. Our list of the best laptop bags contains plenty of bags that check all of those boxes, and then some.

If you’re a bike commuter, a subway straphanger or a speedy-quick driver, you can no doubt put to use of one of the best laptop bags — that goes for whether you’re toting your laptop to a coffee shop, a weekday work meeting or a cross-country flight.

We’ve rounded up picks that combine style, functionality and more than a bit of fashion and function. You’ll certainly be pleased, whether you go the more affordable route or a laptop bag more premium — either way, your laptop is well-protected.

Mission Workshop Transit Laptop Bag

Mission Workshop Transit Laptop Bag

For rugged good looks, extreme durability and a commuter-ready sense of protection, go with the Mission Workshop Waxed Canvas Transit Laptop Bag. Crafted from limited-edition waxed canvas for toughness that’ll protect plenty more than your laptop, it features a total of six internal and external pockets and even features the option to attach it to the front of your bike rack — it’s truly a go-anywhere bag that’ll ensure your everyday haul stays safe and secure. It’ll also age the more you use it — and you’ll want to use this bag an awful lot. – Buy It

Peak Design Everyday Messenger Bag

Peak Design Everyday Messenger Bag

For standout durability, a unique and eye-catching design and the type of functionality that lasts and lasts, Peak Design is the place to go. The brand has become renowned for its quick-moving, record-breaking crowdfunding campaigns in advance of new products, and consumers have quickly figured out that the brand knows what it’s doing — to say the least.

With features like foldable dividers, durable fabric, a one-of-a-kind seatbelt webbing strap and MagLatch closure, it’s second-to-none in terms of functionality. Use it to get to work or to get to your weekend retreat — it can easily handle both. – Buy It

Timbuk2 Closer Case

Timbuk2 Closer Case

Like Peak Design, Timbuk2 is another brand that consistently nails the utility and tough, necessary style and functionality that busy commuters, desk jockeys and on-the-go guys need to have. The Closer Case is yet another addition to the brand’s well-curated line, made with coated nylon for weather-ready durability. With two size options for your laptop, it’ll be well-cared for no matter where you — that’s what the brand does best. It even features a lifetime warranty — if you thought it couldn’t withstand the test of your everyday commute, think again. – Buy It

Filson Padded Laptop Computer Bag

Filson Padded Laptop Computer Bag

If you’re already familiar with the long-lasting legacy and head-turning, heritage-quality style of Filson bags, then you might already have the Filson Padded Computer Bag in your arsenal. If not, you’d certainly do well to add it — at least, we think so. The Padded Computer Bag uses the brand’s signature Bridle Leather accents and tough twill, available in a stellar range of colors. It’s really not just any laptop bag — it’s quite possibly the only one you need to buy right now (or at least, consider buying). – Buy It

DSPTCH Tech Messenger

DSPTCH Tech Messenger

A freestanding bag that supports a laptop all on its own seems too good to be true — right? Well, the DSPTCH Tech Messenger is just one such bag, with a padded internal sleeve featuring room for a 15-inch MacBook Pro. It’s a super-slick messenger bag for all of your everyday needs, from sun up to sun down. The sharp black color should go with everything in your wardrobe. 20 liters of carrying capacity provide utility and plenty of space — again, DSPTCH delivers with the complete package for daily use. – Buy It

Chrome Industries Welterweight Bravo 2.0 Backpack

Chrome Industries Welterweight Bravo 2.0 Backpack

With the sleek style of a backpack and the durability to hold your laptop and just about anything else you can throw in there, the Chrome Industries Welterweight Bravo 2.0 Backpack is, as the brand says, “built for the city.” The main compartment is waterproof, for starters, and the nylon coating — combined with tarpaulin lining — gives you tough durability no matter where you go. It also fits up to a 15-inch MacBook, meaning it can reliably hold other pieces of your everyday carry, too. At under $200, it’s a worthy investment to make right now. – Buy It

Hard Graft Flat Pack

Hard Graft Flat Pack

It’s rather rare to find a beautiful leather bag that also doubles as a supremely sturdy and functional bag for your laptop — not just any heirloom piece can lay stake to that claim. The Hard Graft Flat Pack does all of that, with extra style points thrown in for good measure. Made from beautiful vegetable-tanned leather geared to age over time, the felt wool accents and premium metal zipper deliver on the type of quality you’d expect from an Italian-made bag. It’s not just your everyday bag — and you’ll be very thankful for that. – Buy It

Killspencer Briefcase 2.0

Killspencer Briefcase 2.0

Made from stunning black leather and featuring an investment-worthy price tag to match, the Killspencer 2.0 Briefcase is everything you could want in an upgraded laptop bag, and then some. With a Riri zipper and patented Cobra buckles for plenty of durability, it’s the type of bag that’ll keep your laptop safe and stylish — the full-grain leather is an unexpectedly premium touch, and the expanding exterior pockets lend a degree of utility that’s to be applauded in such a premium bag. It’s unlike any bag you’ve got in your rotation right now, that much is true. – Buy It

Timbuk2 Hudson Laptop Briefcase

Timbuk2 Hudson Laptop Briefcase

Timbuk2 has your everyday luggage needs covered, and they continue to go above and beyond when it comes to sharp, streamlined and tough-as-heck bags for the stylish, modern commuter. The Hudson Laptop Briefcase checks plenty of boxes when shopping around for both looks and utility. With leather trim, sturdy cotton canvas and a removable shoulder strap, it can be counted on to withstand weather, the hassles of your commute and the sleek fashion you need to take into the boardroom. For just about $300, it’s a heck of a piece to lug around your laptop in. – Buy It

Tumi Alpha 2 Laptop Briefcase

Tumi Alpha 2 Laptop Briefcase

The Alpha 2 Laptop Briefcase starts with ballistic nylon for strong durability, and its helpful design touches extend all the way through to a multitude of exterior and interior pockets. Those features nicely complement the space needed for up to a 17-inch laptop — if there’s an essential part of your everyday carry that you couldn’t fit in your old laptop bag, it’s more than covered here. Tumi ID Lock technology also protects against ID theft — just one of many handy design features on the Alpha 2. – Buy It

GoRuck GR1

GoRuck GR1

If you wanted a durable laptop bag that’s been tested and approved in conditions far more dire than your average office, the GoRuck GR1 is that very bag. Its design comes from Special Forces operatives in New York City and Baghdad, with two rough-and-tumble size options for everyday use (no matter where your day-to-day grind takes you). It’s made in America and features everything from tough, reinforced stress points to rugged CORDURDA denier fabric and sleek color options — all huge positives for the guy on the go (Hint: All positives for you). – Buy It

Hard Graft 2Unfold Laptop Bag

Hard Graft 2Unfold Laptop Bag

If you’re not yet sold on the quality, durability and toughness of Hard Graft products, prepare to throw those notions out the window. The 2Unfold Laptop Bag is yet another remarkably handsome and remarkably durable bag for everyday use — it’s quite possibly the last laptop bag you’ll need to buy. Made with foldable construction that fits up to a 17-inch MacBook, it features the type of design components one expects from Hard Graft, including the use of felted wool, vegetable-tanned leather and Italian-made quality. It’s the best of the best. – Buy It

Cargo Works 13" Macbook EDC Kit

Cargo Works 13″ Macbook EDC Kit

If you want effective, efficient style in your everyday carry, the Cargo Works Macbook EDC Kit is just what you need — and you get all of that for just $60. The polyester exterior and neoprene-lined padded interior work in perfect concert to give your gear the protection it needs, with nylon exterior webbing and elastic interior webbing thrown in for good measure. The black color is simple and effective — just like the rest of the Macbook EDC Kit. What’s not to love? Use it on the go, use it on a Monday or Tuesday … use it any day of the week. – Buy It

Shinola Runwell Leather Laptop Backpack

Shinola Runwell Leather Laptop Backpack

If you’ve got a Shinola watch or another refined, stylish and essential piece of Shinola leather in your everyday carry, you’re familiar with the brand’s penchant for quality and excellent style — to say the least. The Shinola Runwell Leather Laptop Backpack nails all of the brand’s key features, from great design to handsome looks, while also protecting your laptop (and just about anything else you need). There’s a reason it retails for about $1,000, and given the brand’s commitment to high-quality materials and great looks, it’s easy to see why. – Buy It

Tumi Alpha-2 T-Pass Laptop Briefcase

Tumi ‘Alpha 2’ T-Pass Laptop Briefcase

A combo briefcase and laptop bag with the specs to match, Tumi knows what the busy traveler needs when it comes to sleek style and winning performance. The “Alpha 2 T-Pass” Laptop Briefcase incorporates ballistic nylon and the brand’s familiar all-black colorway, and features everything from a water bottle pocket to an organizer panel to keep all of your gear in place. The padded compartment also fits up to a 15-inch laptop — that’s everything you need in terms of functionality and utility, and it’s everything you need for work or play. – Buy It

United By Blue Lakeland Laptop Bag

United By Blue Lakeland Laptop Bag

United By Blue knows exactly what to do when it comes to combining quality style, quality looks and lauded sustainability. It’s that balance that makes the Lakeland Laptop Bag such an impressive piece of equipment — the contributes to the health of our environment with every purchase, removing one pound of trash from our oceans and waterways. On top of that, it features an agreeable price and downpour-proof functionality, all in one handsome package. It doesn’t get any better than that. Team it with a stylish pocket tee and shorts from the brand, too. – Buy It

Moore & Giles Haythe Commuter Bag

Moore & Giles Haythe Commuter Bag

Beautiful design, remarkable quality and heritage-level construction set the goods of Moore and Giles apart from the rest of the pack. That’s what makes the Haythe Commuter Bag so handy, essential and worthy of your money — in short. Featuring the brand’s rich brown Baldwin leather, this bag will age handsomely over time — that means you should look to use it every single day. You’ll certainly want to break it out as much as you can, particularly given its mix of handy pockets and quality hardware — it’s got style points in spades. – Buy It

Vince Camuto Dopia Leather Briefcase

Vince Camuto Dopia Leather Briefcase

Known for its luxurious, minimalist and sleek menswear, Vince Camuto carries that same approach through to its Dopia Leather Briefcase, the perfect complement to a sleek monochromatic ensemble. Made from leather and featuring plenty of pockets for your everyday carry, it’s a relatively affordable piece you should pick up before you hit the road this summer — or before you head to the office next. You can also pick it up in the brand’s rich T Moro color, perfect for pairing up with a rich navy suit and classic brown leather loafers for your next business meeting. – Buy It

Topo Designs Mountain Briefcase

Topo Designs Mountain Briefcase

Topo Designs has your outdoor gear covered from A-to-Z with the Mountain Briefcase, a minimal and functional bag with all the trademarks of a durable winner for your everyday carry — particularly your laptop. From the handsome leather lash tabs to the removable shoulder strap and handy add-ons like pen slots and that crucial laptop sleeves, it’s injected with all the functionality one might expect from the lauded outdoor brand. Get one or get a couple in a plethora of colors — it’s an easy purchase for summer adventures. – Buy It

Johnston & Murphy Leather Laptop Briefcase

Johnston & Murphy Leather Laptop Briefcase

You know Johnston and Murphy, more likely than not, from the brand’s rich brown leather chukka boots, sleek black dress shoes and all-around classic menswear. But did you know you can finish off that stylish ensemble with a handy, essential laptop briefcase from the brand? Yes indeed, that’s absolutely the case with this premium South American leather bag, geared to hold up to a 15-inch laptop and featuring soft grey linen lining. It’s a perfect bag for business trips or regular days at the office — trust us on that. – Buy It

Jack Spade Mason Leather Slim Briefcase

Jack Spade Mason Leather Slim Briefcase

As well known for its excellent leather goods and accessories as any brand on the market, Jack Spade continues to get it right with the Mason Leather Briefcase — and you’d do quite well to pick one up when you get the chance. This slim, handsome bag features striking leather and sharp bridle leather handles. With a padded laptop sleeve and detachable shoulder strap, it’s a bag that’s as functional as it is great-looking — you should absolutely bring it to your next business meeting or long road trip in equal measure. – Buy It

Skagen Peder Leather Briefcase

Skagen Peder Leather Briefcase

If you’re used to throwing on a stylish Skagen watch for daily wear, prepare to add another element of style and functionality to your daily menswear haul. The Skagen Peder Leather Briefcase should certainly be your next purchase, and for more reasons than one. Starting with the sleek black color and carrying on through to small and underappreciated design details like the two-way zipper and interior pockets — with enough space for up to a 15-inch laptop, of course. It’s the only way to go if it’s minimal style you seek. – Buy It

Veho T-2 Hybrid Laptop/Notebook Bag

Veho T-2 Hybrid Laptop/Notebook Bag

Veho truly doesn’t mess around when it comes to its no-nonsense, no-frills, sleek and tough Hybrid Laptop/Notebook Bag. It boasts what the brand calls “ultimate” equipment protection and the ability to convert from a rucksack to a hybrid laptop bag. Dual padded compartments, versatile black hardware and a discreet black colorway add to the utility of this bag — you’re going to want to use it everyday given the stellar protection it’ll provide for your most important gear. Throw it over your shoulder with slick sneakers, a bomber jacket and a black tee for city-ready style. – Buy It

Topo Designs Commuter Briefcase

Topo Designs Commuter Briefcase

Add one last bag to your everyday carry with the Topo Designs Commuter Briefcase, a remarkably handy, tough and stylish bag with the specs to match. The CORDURA exterior is handsomely offset by the Horween leather base — a uniquely premium design touch that should age over time. Detachable shoulder straps provide another degree of functionality, while three color options offer up distinctive styling potential. Plus, you get all this and the kind of protection your laptop needs — not that bad at all. Take it on the road or take it to the office — you won’t be disappointed. – Buy It

Waterfield Cozmo Laptop Bag

Waterfield Cozmo Laptop Bag

With its aged leather, sleek looks and simple, quality design — plus USA-made construction — the Waterfield Cozmo Laptop Bag boasts plenty of excellent functionality and style points, to boot. In short, it’s packed with everything you could want when it comes to a laptop bag. The focus on quality starts with a metal bolt front pocket closure, waterproof zippers and handsome, head-turning leather that’s naturally tanned for a perfectly broken in look. You’ll want to use this bag so much that it might start to look even better over time. – Buy It

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