The Best Bags for Work: How To Choose the Right Bag For Your Career

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It might be your first grown-up job, a promotion, or a career change, it's a great time to get a new bag for work. By taking a little bit of time to carefully select your next bag, you'll end up with a fantastic work companion for decades. One of these four best work bags ought to be the right fit:

Best Leather Briefcase Bags

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This style is a classic, an iconic work bag. The leather briefcase is a great choice for today's modern office. There's dedicated space for a laptop or Pro tablet, and pockets for notes, tech, and all your work essentials. Every job requires a different look and amount of stuff, though. So, we created an entire lineup of briefcases to suit your unique needs.

Each bag comes with traditional top carrying handles for an easy carry as well as a padded shoulder option for hands-free convenience. For an elevated work look, we created the Luxury Briefcase. It's made of two, beautiful shades of leather and will gain a rich patina over time. Also, for the more laidback workplace and a lighter load, we created the Compact Briefcase. If you really want to make a statement with your bag, we'd suggest our Gladstone Leather Briefcase.

Leather Messenger Bags for Men

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Messenger bags are able to blend into any office set up. They'll have plenty of space for laptops, tablets, and cameras. Depending on the material its constructed of, quality of craftsmanship, and even the color scheme, a messenger bag can come across as neat and professional or relaxed and casual. Factors that will help you narrow it down are your office's wardrobe requirements, typical workflow in a day, and your personal style. For the very best messenger bag for work, keep an eye out for a well-constructed bag with enough flexibility to accomplish its purpose. That means it has to have both a handle carry and a crossbody carry option.

For an ultra-organized and sleek option, check out our all-leather Attaché Messenger Bag. Its' expanding pleated pockets and luxurious lining will keep things in place and will protect your items. Alternatively, our Classic Laptop Messenger is more rugged and less structured than the Attaché Messenger. Lastly, if you're considering a messenger bag, be sure to visit our leather and canvas Field Bag. It's the most intrepid looking of the messenger bags and offers a vertical layout.

Laptop Satchel Bags for Men

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Satchel bags used to be tricky to bring into the office. Thankfully, we've solved that problem by revolutionizing what a satchel bag can do with our Heritage Leather Men's Satchel Bag. Not only does it's full-grain leather body construction add an air of vintage sophistication, but parachute grade stitching also ensures this bag will last.

Are you just bringing a few things into the office on the regular? You'll want to consider our Leather Slim Satchel. It's the ideal satchel to bring in your journal, iPad, some pens, iPhone and keys. Plus, it's got a back slip pocket for easy access.

Work Appropriate Backpacks for Men

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No, it's not an oxymoron, there really are work-appropriate backpacks. They are few and far between, but if you're looking for a casual, comfortable work bag then a leather backpack is a great way to go. The right one will take all the convenience of a backpack and pair it with the professional look of a leather briefcase or messenger bag. It maintains a slim, functional profile, and there's room to spare for your laptop and work materials. However, our Rolltop Leather Backpack also maintains its professional countenance with its refined hardware and durable stitching.

Minimalist Portfolio

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Some workplaces, you only need to bring in the bare minimum. However, you can't stuff everything into your pockets, plus it's just not a good look. To get around this, and to keep your office mobile, we designed the Valet Leather Laptop Bag. It's perfectly suited to carry office essentials with plenty of charm. The contrast stitching pairs beautifully with the hand-pounded copper rivets to create a vintage air with modern sensibilities such as a dedicated laptop pocket and iPhone pocket.

The Best Leather Bags for Work

Above all, the best work bags are ones that are handcrafted to last and hold what you need. No matter what your profession is, formal or casual, choose a work bag you're proud of. We certainly are proud of our selection of leather messengers, briefcases, backpacks, and portfolios. In fact, we back them up for the next 25-years, that's our Pad and Quill promise. Welcome to the Family!

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