If you find yourself wandering into the office on Fridays with a battered, ten year old Nike rucksack, it’s time to up your game. You can’t expect people to take you seriously if you present yourself like a a schoolkid.
Below are ten cool messenger bags big enough for a laptop, a wad of cash and a couple of monogrammed pens. Choose the right bag and be promoted in weeks (results may vary).
Kattee Mens Briefcase – This is a cross between a briefcase and messenger bag. Comes with multiple compartments and pockets in a weather-beaten look. Around £90. Check price here
Ted Baker Pounce – This sleek number from Ted Baker will add a dash of sophistication to your look. It costs around £150. Take a closer look
Sandqvist Erik Cordova Messenger Bag – A more laid back affair. If you’re aiming for a more casual look, this canvas messenger bag should hit the spot. £129 last time I checked. More Info
Aizbo Canvas Messenger Bag – Comes in at under £20. Slightly more basic look in a satchel style, only £20 on amazon. Buy here
Ted Baker OZBOZ – This compact bag is made of rubberized leather. You can be assured it’s not made from recycled gimp suits. Comes in at over £300. Find out more
Calvin Klein Neil Laptop Bag – This is a nice black laptop bag, looks like they ran out of funky names for bags and just kept things simple. If your name is Neil, this was made for you! £150 whilst available. More info
Eazo Leather Satchel – This is the softest leather here, a nice comfy bag with a weather-beaten look. Only £85. More info
Tan Brown Messenger Bag – This vintage style bag has plenty of space. Available from the ASOS marketplace for £250. Order it here
Ted Baker Cheeta – A sleek brown leather messenger bag, with enough space for your laptop and a few other bits and pieces. Priced at around £275. Find out more
Ted Baker Lansky – If you’re after something more formal for the office, this black leather messenger bag from Ted Baker comes in at around £130. Find out more
If you’re not all styled out, feel free to check out this article about stylish black watches. If the movers and shakers in your office are having water cooler conversations about “timepieces” you need to buy something that passes muster without bankrupting you.