Best Laptop Bags For 2017 – Forbes
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Entangled cords and dinged tablets are a thing of the past, my friends. These tech-savvy bags mean business when it comes to organizing and protecting your stuff—and they’re impossibly stylish, too.
Jack Spade Oxford Bond Brief
Few laptop cases are more in tune with business-suit dressing than this one. But, in fact, this classic-looking “briefcase” was designed to accommodate modern digital devices. A padded internal sleeve protects your laptop from damage, while inside and outside pockets protect you from where’s-my-phone syndrome. It comes with detachable shoulder straps and is water-resistant, too.
Shop Now: Shop Spring ($448)
incase ICON Backpack
This sleek bag is like an on-the-go filing cabinet and won’t ever devolve into a black hole. You’ll find a padded sleeve for your laptop, a dedicated tablet pocket, as well as an array of other units specially designed to hold smaller devices and accessories. Perhaps most helpful of all are the integrated cable ports on the Power Pocket, which allow for access to portable power and your music even when everything’s zipped up. Comes in 7 colors including black and, shown here, bronze.
Shop Now: Incase ($199.95)
eBags Professional Slim Lifeboat Edition
You know those bags where you’ll discover a hidden pocket years after purchasing it? This is that kind of bag. But beyond appealing to the hyper-organized, it touts plenty of additional perks, such as a lockable laptop compartment that’s separate from the rest of the bag (and the tablet sleeve); a crush-proof, removable AC-adapter garage, so that heavy or fragile items won’t roll around in the main storage area; and a Lifeboat Quick Charge Battery, so you’re never out of touch. What’s more, there’s a pass-through sleeve, so you can get it onto your roller luggage—and off your back—when you’re rushing through airports.
Mission Workshop The Transit Laptop Shoulder Bag
Made from waxed canvas and a waterproof rip-stop liner, this limited-edition bag looks as comfortable at base camp as it does in the boardroom. Carry it like a briefcase, sling it over your shoulder like a messenger bag, or fasten its attachment sites to the front of your bike. A padded zippered sleeve will protect your laptop and cargo pockets galore make everything else findable and accessible.
Shop Now: Huckberry ($209.98)
Herschel Sandford messenger
Don’t let the minimalistic exterior fool you. The durable fabric comes with waterproof zippers, leather pulls, and a neoprene liner. Protective sleeves and nifty pockets keep your laptop, tablet, and other devices and accessories safe and organized. A slide-through pocket in back converts into a slide-through sleeve for rolling luggage when you’re traveling. Like most of these bags, it comes in black, but we thought this fetching version in “raven xhatch” would keep it from getting lost in a crowd.
Shop Now: Nordstrom ($100)
Timbuk2 The Closer Case
There’s something vintage-y about the looks of this laptop case, especially in black and brown, but its features are decidedly modern. Our favorite: the padded compartment at the rear, which allows for easy laptop access and leaves room for loads of other stuff in the front. Comes in two sizes.
Saint Laurent Leather Briefcase
If your laptop is invaluable to your business, then surely it deserves first-class transport in a luxurious case. This elegant pick is crafted from supple full-grain leather on the outside and lustrous faille on the inside. Still, the details are nothing but pragmatic—there’s plenty of pockets, a laptop compartment, two-way zip fastening, and a front magnetic-fastening slit pocket.
Shop Now: Mr Porter ($1,850)