15 Best Messenger Bags For Men On The Market Right Now

best messenger bags for men

We live in an ultra-connected and highly mobile world. From the classroom to the office, we bring our technology everywhere we go. And unless you own nothing but 10-pocket cargo pants, you need a reliable bag to help you out. Whatever kind of bag you choose — messenger bags, backpacks, or duffle bags — you should always strive to buy quality. That’s why today we’re featuring our picks for the 15 best messenger bags for men on the market right now.

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Our list was compiled based on user reviews, function, style, and affordability. We’ve gone ahead split the bags up by price starting with the best messenger bags under $50 and going up from there. So without further ado…


Here are the 15 Best Messenger Bags For Men – Full List


Under $50

CaseCrown Mobile Messenger Bag 

best messenger bags for menThe CrownCase messenger bag is full of features for only $40. It comes in multiple colors, it can fit up to a 15 inch laptop (depending on the size you choose – 11/13/15), it offers multiple front, back, interior, side, flap pockets and slots with velcro & zipper closures, and its canvas exterior is water-resistant. Buy Here


Timbuk2 Classic Messenger Bag

best messenger bags for men Timbuk2 classic bag comes in multiple sizes (four – XS/S/M/L) and numerous color options. It also features a waterproof TPU liner and it constructed for optimal weatherproofing. With eight pockets to hold all of your paraphernalia, it’s no wonder why Timbuk2 has been making messenger bags for 25 years.  Buy Here


Hynes Eagle Laptop Messenger Bag

best messenger bags for menThe Hynes Eagle laptop bag comes in two colors and fits up to a 15-inch computer. As you can see, the bag has a minimalistic and sleek design. Perfect for the commuter who doesn’t want a fussy bag with too much going on. Buy Here


High Sierra Tank Messenger

best messenger bags for menThe Tank Messenger is a very durable, sporty, and affordable messenger bag. It has compartments for all your belongings and a special section, removed from the other compartments, to carry beverages. Buy Here


ibagbar Small Canvas Shoulder Bag Messenger Bag Work Bag

best messenger bags for menI often find myself lugging around a bigger bag than I need. If you’re like me, and you don’t carry a laptop everywhere you go, then you should look into a smaller messenger bag, one that could carry your tablets, portable chargers and other tech necessities. The ibagbar Small Canvas messenger bag could be that bag for you. Buy Here


Under $100

Manhattan Portage Medium DJ Shoulder Bag

best messenger bags for menWith its ability to carry LPs, this bag was tailor-made for DJ’s, but that doesn’t mean it can’t suit your needs, too. It is big enough to hold a 13-inch laptop (with a thin case) plus a few A4-sized writing pads. However, if you’re looking for a lot of pockets, you might want to look elsewhere, because this bag only has two. Buy Here


Herschel Supply Co. Pop Quiz Messenger Bag

best messenger bags for menHerschel Supply Co. is a trusted name in bags and also an affordable one. Their Pop Quiz messenger bag is 15.5 inch wide, 10 inches tall and capable of carrying your laptop and much more without issue. As one user put it, “Very heavy weight canvas. Incredibly durable and waterproof. You won’t be disappointed.” Buy Here


Jack & Chris Leather Men’s Laptop Messenger Bag

best messenger bags for menI chose this bag based not only on its high reviews, but also it’s minimalist design. Buckles and other bells and whistles aren’t for everyone. And if you are looking for a 100% leather messenger bag under a $100 price point that, oh by the way, fits up to a 15.6″ laptop, this is the bag for you. Buy Here


Over $100

Manhattan Portage New York Messenger Bag

best messenger bags for menAt 22 x 12.5 x 8 inches this Manhattan Portage is one of the biggest messenger bags featured on this list. It has 1,800 cubic inches of storage. Whether you need to carry textbooks, laptops, clothes or even shoes, this bag has you covered. It also features a weather-resistant exterior coating and a easy-to-carry handle on top. Buy Here


Timbuk2 Command Laptop Messenger Bag

best messenger bags for menThe Timbuk2 Command Laptop Messenger Bag is available in 23 color combinations and it comes in three sizes, so it’s capable of handling anything you can throw in it. If you typically don’t carry that much, a small should fit your needs nicely, but if you’re constantly hauling a laptop as well as textbooks, you’d be wise to order a large. Buy Here

Samsonite Colombian Leather Flap-Over Laptop Messenger Bag

best messenger bags for men“Samsonite? I was way off!” Aside from that Dumb and Dumber quote always coming to my head when I see the name Samsonite, I also can’t help but think about quality. The leather on this bag is a deep brown color and very soft to the touch. There is plenty of room  inside to carry several books along with a laptop and various cables. If you are looking for a quality leather messenger bag, let me just say, “Samsonite? You are right on the money!” Buy Here


WP Standard Vintage Messenger Bag

The Vintage Messenger from WP Standard is for photographers, travelers, commuters, and just about everyone else in between. Buy Here


SeaLine Urban Shoulder Bag

best messenger bags for menThe SeaLine urban shoulder bag offers a PVC-free exterior and if you’re into a more sporty design, it might just be the perfect all-weather commuting bag. The bag comes in two sizes–small (16 x 12 x 5 in inches) and large (18 x 15 x 5 inches). One thing I like about the SeaLine is the ability for the end-consumer to make modifications using SealLine’s Modular Accessory Pocket system, which offers optional add-ons, like a zip pocket or mobile electronic case. Buy Here


Fossil Men’s Estate Saffiano Leather East-West Messenger Bag

best messenger bags for menMade from 100% leather, this Fossil messenger bag features half-length flap with push-lock straps and decorative buckles. It has a total of 9 pockets for all of your everyday carry items including: one interior zip, four interior slip, three exterior and one card slot. Oh, and consumers seem to love it. Buy Here


Lexdray Symmetry Mumbai Messenger Bag – Dark Navy

best messenger bags for men

The Mumbia Messenger is a uniquely shaped and versatile carry-all. Each Lexdray bag comes in the signature new navy blue with a custom Lexdray heather gray lining and as with all Lexdray products, the Symmetry Collection is produced in limited quantities for quality control and exclusivity. Buy Here


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