Everyone needs to own a bag. When we first started school we had a backpack, and as we grew up and started going to work we also had a bag to help us carry things there.
It is common knowledge that backpacks have gone way out of style in the past decade or so. They just are not fashion forward and are way more of a high school/elementary school vibe rather than a university professional or a working-class person. This is why it is important to take some time to find a bag that is going to work the best for you.
One of the most popular styles of bags to buy nowadays is a leather messenger bag. These allow you to comfortably carry things on the go and are fantastic for on a bike, or to take up less space on the subway or train. They are really great if you commute to and from work. However, there are so many brands and styles of messenger bags that it can be quite a hard task to find one that is going to work the best for you. This is why it is so important to take the time to find one that is the best.
Why Buy A High End Bag?
We believe the best type of messenger bag is a high-quality leather bag. The main reason is because you need a bag that is durable and that is going to last a long time. This is crucial, especially when purchasing a high-end bag because you want to get your money’s worth. Today we are going to be walking you through the steps of buying a high-quality leather messenger bag, so you can know what to go towards and what brands to stay away from.
Size – How big is your bag?
So, the first thing you want to consider when purchasing any kind of bag is size. The only way you are going to know what size you need is to figure out what the purpose of the bag is. We recommend that you set aside everything you will be using to put in a bag. This is going to help you judge the size of the bag you need. On top of that, if you have too much stuff, maybe you should look into an alternative back pack to get. Messenger bags are known to not hold as many items backpacks, and this is why you need to know the amount of space you will be using.
Durability – Can your bag take some punishment?
This is probably the most important aspect of buying a high-quality leather messenger bag. You need one that is authentic and made out of high quality material. The main reason for this, is as we mentioned before, you are going to paying a larger price tag on a leather bag than a normal messenger bag made out of cloth. However, if you buy one that is durably made out of real and high-quality leather, with perfect stitching, it is actually going to save you money in the long run. The reason for this is that any knock off bag or fake leather bag, is going to break down on you easily and quickly, you will also have to replace it right away, which will cost you additional money. If you find a bag that is durable, it is going to last you a long time.
That new-bag smell!
This is something that is so important to note about buying a leather messenger bag. Leather is sometimes known, especially if it is truly authentic, to smell, especially when wet. You need to discuss with a professional in the store or with the manufacturer over the phone, to see how it is going to smell. This is crucial for you to not be upset if your bag smells. Most manufacturers will let you know this fact!
With any high-quality leather messenger bag, you need to find one with a fantastic warranty or guarantee. This is crucial whenever making a substantial purchase because you need to know that there is a way to get your money back if any of them go defective. Every company can make mistakes, and the best ones (of the biggest brands) will own up to those mistakes if anything goes wrong and it is there fault through the development process. Please check this out before making a purchase!
This is something huge to look for when purchasing a high-quality leather messenger bag! You are going to be using this bag in a variety of settings and sometimes you cannot control the weather! You want to ensure that you bag is at least water resistant in case you get caught in the rain. Most people carry their laptops and other electronics in a bag, and you want to ensure that your bag is going to protect them. Some of the lesser end types of leather messenger bags are also known to bleed if they are not made out of high quality. Make sure you read the information online or in store to know that it can be used in various weather conditions!
Why A Messenger Bag?
Many people ask us, why even bother purchasing a messenger bag. There are so many types of bags on the market, so why that one in particular? Well first off, they are the most fashion forward bags right now on the market, and if you get a high-quality leather messenger bag you are going to turn heads while on the road. As well, messenger bags are definitely the best for your posture and your back. This is so important nowadays as backpacks that are heavy are known to weight down on your lower back, disrupting your posture.
We wish you all the very best in buying a high-quality leather messenger bag and hope you use this guide to make your final purchase!