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Known for their long single strap and large rectangular pouch, messenger bags have always been popular among couriers, cyclists and those who were looking for something practical to carry around their day-to-day essentials like a laptop or notebooks. Now, though, their appeal reaches just about everyone, including people that want something functional and those that want something high-end and fashionable.

If you cycle or walk to work or school, a messenger bag is the perfect style for you because of its sheer size. Not sure where to start your search? Try looking for brands like Timbuk2 and LeSportsac. They make nylon bags with padded straps that protect your neck and shoulder and velcro and zippered compartments so you can stuff in just about everything you need. And if you think all nylon messenger bags look alike, think again! You can pick from basic primary colors or fun whimsical prints.

While messenger bags are known for their spacious pockets and storage capabilities, there are luxurious and soft options as well. Brands like Michael Kors and Proenza Schouler offer beautifully constructed bags that maintain the basic messenger shape, but with embellishments like soft leathers and sturdy hardware.
  • Frye Veronica Messenger
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    Frye Veronica Messenger
    Whether you are commuting to the city, running errands, or just taking the day for yourself, the Veronica Messenger from Frye® will keep you luxuriously organized and stylish everywhere you go. Black calf shine leather messenger offers a soft, vintage look. Holds your wallet, sunglasses, keys, smartphone, personal technology, and a small cosmetics case. Adjustable leather crossbody strap with tassel accent. Flap closure with buckle accents. Interior lining with a back wall zip pocket and two open accessory pockets. Imported. Measurements: Bottom Width: 15 in. Depth: 4 in. Height: 10 in. Strap Length: 44 in. Strap Drop: 20 in. Weight: 2 lbs 12 oz.
  • Frye Logan Leather Messenger Bag
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    Frye Logan Leather Messenger Bag
    FryeLogan Leather Messenger BagDetailsThis Frye messenger bag opts for a rugged, masculine look over sleek modernism. Whether you're going across town or across the country, its classic construction makes it an ideal traveling companion. Chocolate leather with golden hardware. Top handle with rings; shoulder strap. Knotted strap with dangling Frye logo tag. Front buckles secure flap top. Imported.
  • Frye Logan Small Messenger Messenger Bag
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    Frye Logan Small Messenger Messenger Bag
    Globetrotting travelers will love the details and timeless versatility of the Frye Logan Small Messenger bag. Ready to traverse any situation, this men's compact crossbody carrier goes the distance with a premium, tumbled leather upper that will take on a richer patina with age. Inside, the fabric lining includes a zippered pocket and platform bottom for added protection. Perhaps the most distinguishing feature of this bag is the combination of antiqued metal hardware detailing for subtle appeal. The Frye Logan Small Messenger bag has a leather crossbody strap that adjusts for your comfort.
  • Frye Logan Messenger
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    Frye Logan Messenger
    Make an impression that lasts with the Logan Messenger by Frye®. Plush, tumbled leather construction. Adjustable leather shoulder strap. Magnetic closure. Lined interior with zip and slip pockets. Slip pocket under the front flap. Measurements: Bottom Width: 15 in. Middle Width: 15 1 ' 2 in. Top Width: 16 1 ' 2 in. Depth: 4 in. Height: 13 1 ' 4 in. Strap Length: 48 1 ' 2 in. Strap Drop: 21 1 ' 4 in. Weight: 3 lbs 1 oz.
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