Trying to find the ultimate “man bag”? How about a messenger bag? Messenger bags are a great way to carry around essential items without filling up your pockets or using a very bulky bag. In fact, messenger bags often have a very cool design, and since some are designed especially for men, they won’t give off a feminine vibe. They can make your traveling experience much more pleasurable, all while keeping your belongings safe.
Messenger bags come in different sizes and colors so there are so many of them to choose from. In this article, we have selected our top three messenger bags that would be ideal for just about any male and suit a variety of budgets.
VICUNA POLO Shoulder Bag
If you do not want a large messenger bag, this smaller one will do. It is a very reasonably priced cross-body bag that has a lot of surprise pockets on the inside for storing smaller items. Although it is not made from genuine leather, this cross body bag seems to be very durable and should last for many years.
- Measures: 9” X 10.6” X 1.6”
- Adjustable and removable shoulder strap
- Front flap secured with magnetic closure
- Interior pockets
- Material: polyurethane leather
- Water-resistant lining
- Can hold an 11” tablet
- The shoulder strap can be adjusted easily to fit all body sizes
- There are a lot of pockets and storage compartments for storing items
- It is water resistant so water should not affect any item that you place inside
- The large storage area closes very securely with the magnetic closure that is present
There is no padding on the shoulder strap so it may not be very comfortable if it gets heavy
With so many compartments in this messenger bag, you will surely find a place to store any item that you want to carry along with you. Plus, the bag is just big enough to hold your iPad or any electronic device up to 11” in size.
Vonxury Men’s Lightweight Laptop Messenger Bag
Although this messenger bag is on the larger side, it is still very affordable. It can hold just about everything that you would want to carry on the road with you. It even has a dedicated area for storing your laptop. There are also many other areas for organizing the things that you carry, as well.
- Water resistant
- 15” laptop pocket
- Size: 15.7” X 4.3” X 11.4”
- Weighs 1.5 lbs.
- 15 pockets in total
- It is very lightweight when it is empty so it shouldn’t be too heavy to carry
- It has a water-resistant lining so your items will remain dry inside
- The shoulder strap is adjustable and has a padding that can be moved based on how you carry the bag
- The flap is securely closed by a buckle
- There are 15 different compartments that you can use to organize the items that you carry
The bag can get a bit bulky depending on how many items you place inside
Although this messenger bag can get bulky, it is a very affordable option for a messenger bag. Moreover, it has a lot of space and a dedicated area for storing your laptop if you desire to take it along with you.
Berchirly Vintage Military Men’s Messenger Bag – Back to School
This is one of the best vintage-design messenger bag that we came across. Not only does it have a very beautiful design, it is also very well constructed and seems to be very durable. You will love the inexpensive price point, too. Plus, if your laptop doesn’t exceed 17”, it will be very easy for you to fit it in the bag.
- Materials: canvas and cow leather
- 6 compartments in total
- Measures: 15.2” X 11.6” X 2.1”
- Fits up to 17” laptop
- Adjustable and padded shoulder strap
- Magnetic closure
- The shoulder straps are very wide for comfort and there is also padding on the strap
- You can adjust the shoulder strap
- It has several compartments so you can organize the items that you carry
- It closes very securely with the magnetic locks that are fitted on to it
The bag isn’t waterproof or water resistant, so your items may be affected by water while inside
If you are looking for a messenger bag that can carry your laptop as well as other items, this is a very good option to consider. It is affordable, made of very good materials, and can be comfortably carried around.
So, which of these is our top pick? Although they are all fantastic products, if we had to choose one, it would be the VICUNA POLO Shoulder Bag. It’s is the smallest of the three, but it seems to be large enough for everyday use and has a good amount of space for carrying daily essentials that you would need.