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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.
  • Tory Burch Crossbody - Emerson Flap Convertible Messenger
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    Tory Burch Crossbody - Emerson Flap Convertible Messenger
    With rich leather construction, understated hardware accents and a removable strap, this versatile Tory Burch crossbody carries you through the weekend.
  • Tory Burch Robinson Fold-Over Messenger Bag, Black
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    Tory Burch Robinson Fold-Over Messenger Bag, Black
    Tory Burch pebbled leather messenger bag. Shiny golden hardware. Rolled tote handles with rings. Removable, adjustable strap; 19" drop. Zip-around gusset expands body. Fold-over top; magnetic clasp. Inside, zip pocket. 14"H x 12.5"W x 2.5"D, unfolded. 10"H x 12.5"W, folded. Bag weight: 2lbs 6oz. "Robinson" is imported.
  • Tory Burch Thea Messenger Bag - Bark
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    Tory Burch Thea Messenger Bag - Bark
    A Tory Burch handbag in soft, pebbled leather. Logo quilting accents the front, and an exterior pocket details the back. A snap opens to the lined interior with 1 zip pocket and 2 patch pockets. Tassels trim the adjustable shoulder strap. Dust bag included. Leather: Cowhide. Weight: 28oz / 0.79kg. Imported, China. Measurements Height: 10in / 25.5cm Length: 13.5in / 34cm Depth: 6in / 15.5cm Strap drop: 22in / 56cm. Available sizes: One Size
  • Tory Burch Thea Messenger Bag
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    Tory Burch Thea Messenger Bag
    Thea Messenger Bag A relaxed messenger silhouette in soft pebbled leather stitched with the Tory Burch logo and finished with tassels. Removable, adjustable shoulder strap, 22"-28" drop. Snap flap closure. One outside snap pocket. One inside zip pocket. Two inside open pockets. Fully lined. 11"W X 8"H X 4"D. Leather. Imported. - Colors: Cabernet,Black,Dust Storm - Size: One Size
  • Tory Burch Thea Messenger Bag - Black
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    Tory Burch Thea Messenger Bag - Black
    A Tory Burch handbag in soft, pebbled leather. Logo quilting accents the front, and an exterior pocket details the back. A snap opens to the lined interior with 1 zip pocket and 2 patch pockets. Tassels trim the adjustable shoulder strap. Dust bag included. Leather: Cowhide. Weight: 28oz / 0.79kg. Imported, China. Measurements Height: 10in / 25.5cm Length: 13.5in / 34cm Depth: 6in / 15.5cm Strap drop: 22in / 56cm. Available sizes: One Size
  • Tory Burch Crossbody - Emerson Flap Convertible Messenger
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    Tory Burch Crossbody - Emerson Flap Convertible Messenger
    Featuring a removable crossbody strap and classic styling, this convertible Tory Burch crossbody does it all.
  • Tory Burch Marion Nylon Whipstitch Messenger Bag, Red
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    Tory Burch Marion Nylon Whipstitch Messenger Bag, Red
    Tory Burch nylon messenger bag with golden hardware. Whipstitching trims front pebbled leather flaps. Adjustable webbed crossbody strap, 21" drop. Leather double-T logo at magnetic flap top. Front magnetic-flap pocket with belted tab. Zip pocket beneath top flap. Inside, one zip and two open pockets. 11 1/2"H x 10"W x 2 1/3"D. Bag weighs approx. 1lb. Imported.
  • Tory Burch Thea Messenger Bag - Cabernet
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    Tory Burch Thea Messenger Bag - Cabernet
    A Tory Burch handbag in soft, pebbled leather. Logo quilting accents the front, and an exterior pocket details the back. A snap opens to the lined interior with 1 zip pocket and 2 patch pockets. Tassels trim the adjustable shoulder strap. Dust bag included. Leather: Cowhide. Weight: 28oz / 0.79kg. Imported, China. Measurements Height: 10in / 25.5cm Length: 13.5in / 34cm Depth: 6in / 15.5cm Strap drop: 22in / 56cm. Available sizes: One Size
  • Tory Burch Crossbody - Garden Messenger
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    Tory Burch Crossbody - Garden Messenger
    Join the garden party with this fabulously feminine floral print crossbody from Tory Burch.
  • Tory Burch Thea Womens Brown Purse Leather Messenger
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    Tory Burch Thea Womens Brown Purse Leather Messenger
    Tory Burch Thea Womens Brown Purse Leather Messenger
  • Women's Tory Burch 'Marion' Stripe Messenger Bag
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    Women's Tory Burch 'Marion' Stripe Messenger Bag
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    Pebbled-leather trim and a signature Tory Burch patch lend a dash of refinement to a sleek, striped messenger bag. Brand: Tory Burch. Style Name: Tory Burch 'Marion' Stripe Messenger Bag. Style Number: 886050.
  • Tory Burch Robinson Fold-Over Messenger Bag
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    Tory Burch Robinson Fold-Over Messenger Bag
    Tory BurchRobinson Fold-Over Messenger Bag, BlackDetailsTory Burch pebbled leather messenger bag. Shiny golden hardware. Rolled tote handles with rings. Removable, adjustable strap; 19" drop. Zip-around gusset expands body. Fold-over top; magnetic clasp. Inside, zip pocket. 14"H x 12. 5"W x 2. 5"D, unfolded. 10"H x 12. 5"W, folded. Bag weight: 2lbs 6oz. "Robinson" is imported.
  • Tory Burch Amanda Foldover Royal Tan Messenger Bag
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    Tory Burch Amanda Foldover Royal Tan Messenger Bag
    This messenger bag,in pebbled Italian leather with a tonal logo,is truly a shape-shifter. Adjust the strap to wear it crossbody,over the shoulder as a tote,or remove it to carry as a chic clutch.
  • Tory Burch Robinson Plaid Fold-Over Messenger Bag
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    Tory Burch Robinson Plaid Fold-Over Messenger Bag
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    Named for Tory's parents - Buddy and Reva Robinson - it's a modern classic. Our Robinson Plaid Fold-Over Messenger is as polished as it is practical. Updated in a chic woven tartan pattern, it can be worn multiple ways: across the body with the strap, carried as a top-handle bag or used as an oversized clutch. The versatile design is detailed with smooth leather trim and finished with a zip-around gusset that allows for some extra room.
  • Tory Burch Adalyn Womens Black Purse Leather Messenger
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    Tory Burch Adalyn Womens Black Purse Leather Messenger
    Tory Burch Adalyn Womens Black Purse Leather Messenger
  • Women's Tory Burch 'Marion' Messenger Bag
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    Women's Tory Burch 'Marion' Messenger Bag
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    Pebbled-leather trim and a signature Tory Burch patch lend a dash of refinement to a sleek, sporty messenger bag. Brand: Tory Burch. Style Name: Tory Burch 'Marion' Messenger Bag. Style Number: 886094.
  • Tory Burch Toggle Messenger nappa leather mini bag
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    Tory Burch Toggle Messenger nappa leather mini bag
    Tory Burch spring/summer 2015 French Grey and Vachette colored Toggle Messenger nappa leather mini bag. Front metal logo detail. Width 17 x height 19 x depth 8 cm. Shoulder strap length: 61 cm. Composition: 100% leather.
  • Tory Burch Amanda Foldover Messenger Bag
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    Tory Burch Amanda Foldover Messenger Bag
    This messenger bag,in pebbled Italian leather with a tonal logo,is truly a shape-shifter. Adjust the strap to wear it crossbody,over the shoulder as a tote,or remove it to carry as a chic clutch.
  • Tory Burch Thea Messenger Bag
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    Tory Burch Thea Messenger Bag
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    Tailored meets tassels: a refined shape, an embossed logo - and a little charm. Our new Thea Messenger is made of soft, pebbled leather and features an adjustable strap and three practical interior pockets. The streamlined, fold-over design is spacious enough to hold all of your essentials, so it transitions effortlessly from day to evening.
  • Tory Burch Amanda Foldover Messenger bag
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    Tory Burch Amanda Foldover Messenger bag
    Tory Burch autumn/winter 2014 Amanda Foldover Messenger leather bag Royal Tan color with adjustable and removable shoulder strap. Flap with magnetic closure. Wearable as a pochette or shoulder bag. External welt pocket. Internal pocket with zipper and two open pockets. Jacquard lining with logo. Dimensions: height 33 (16,5cm folded) x lenght 28 x width 7cm. Composition: 100 % leather.
  • Tory Burch Var Womens White Purse Leather Messenger New/Display
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    Tory Burch Var Womens White Purse Leather Messenger New/Display
    Tory Burch Var Womens White Purse Leather Messenger New/Display
  • Women's Tory Burch 'Thea' Leather Messenger Bag
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    Women's Tory Burch 'Thea' Leather Messenger Bag
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    A quilted Tory Burch logo lends understated signature style to a campus-inspired messenger bag accented with polished goldtone hardware and fanciful tassel details. Brand: Tory Burch. Style Name: Tory Burch 'Thea' Leather Messenger Bag. Style Number: 868544.
  • Tory Burch Emerson Flap Messenger Bag
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    Tory Burch Emerson Flap Messenger Bag
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    Clean-lined and classic, our Emerson Flap Messenger is a true shape-shifter. Adjust the strap to wear it cross-body or over the shoulder, or remove it to carry as a chic clutch. Made of smooth leather with contrast edge paint, it features a discreet exterior pocket and several interior pockets for keeping belongings organized. It's an ultra-versatile style for day or evening - no matter the season.
  • Tory Burch Robinson Ologram Womens Gray Purse Leather Messenger New/Display
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    Tory Burch Robinson Ologram Womens Gray Purse Leather Messenger New/Display
    Tory Burch Robinson Ologram Womens Gray Purse Leather Messenger New/Display
  • Women's Tory Burch 'Travel' Nylon Messenger Bag
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    Women's Tory Burch 'Travel' Nylon Messenger Bag
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    A tonal and gilt logo adds signature style to a classic messenger bag with plenty of pockets and a comfortable strap that enhances practicality without sacrificing style. Brand: Tory Burch. Style Name: Tory Burch 'Travel' Nylon Messenger Bag. Style Number: 870910.
  • Tory Burch Finley Fold-Over Messenger Bag
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    Tory Burch Finley Fold-Over Messenger Bag
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    French tilework inspired the geometric ikat pattern on our Finley Fold-Over Messenger. The versatile design can be worn multiple ways: across the body with the strap, carried as a top-handle or used as an oversized clutch. Made of richly textured woven mochila fabric - a material used on the handwoven bags made in the mountains of northern Colombia - it has smooth leather handles and trim and is finished with a zip-around gusset that allows for some extra room. It's a great way to bring color and a far-flung feel to your wardrobe.
  • Tory Burch Amanda Mini Messenger Bag
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    Tory Burch Amanda Mini Messenger Bag
    Tory BurchAmanda Mini Messenger Bag, Royal TanDetailsMade for on-the-go wear but not too miniature, the Tory Burch Amanda mini messenger bag sits flush at your side and boasts three interior card slots to eliminate extra baggage. Pebbled leather. Golden hardware includes signature Tory Burch double-T medallion at center. Removable crossbody strap; 21" drop. Front flap with hidden magnetic closure. Piping and nail-head details trim flap. Inside, three leather card slots; tonal nylon lining. 5 1/2"H x 8 1/2"W x 1"D; weighs 11oz. Imported.
  • Tory Burch Amanda Mini Messenger Bag
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    Tory Burch Amanda Mini Messenger Bag
    Tory BurchAmanda Mini Messenger Bag, RedDetailsMade for on-the-go wear but not too miniature, the Tory Burch Amanda mini messenger bag sits flush at your side and boasts three interior card slots to eliminate extra baggage. Pebbled leather. Golden hardware includes signature Tory Burch double-T medallion at center. Removable crossbody strap; 21" drop. Front flap with hidden magnetic closure. Piping and nail-head details trim flap. Inside, three leather card slots; tonal nylon lining. 5 1/2"H x 8 1/2"W x 1"D; weighs 11oz. Imported.
  • Tory Burch Amanda Fold-Over Messenger Bag
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    Tory Burch Amanda Fold-Over Messenger Bag
    Tory BurchAmanda Fold-Over Messenger Bag, TanDetailsTwo-way carry: The Tory Burch Amanda messenger bag has a fold-over top that keeps your look casual when slung crossbody, but simply removing the strap makes a clutch ready for evening. Pebble leather with golden hardware. Removable, adjustable crossbody strap; 21" drop. Snap-button closure at open top; signature Tory Burch double-T medallion logo accentuates fold-over top. Snap outside back pocket. Inside, one zip and two open pockets; canvas lining. 9"H x 13"W x 2"D; weighs approx. 1 lb. 8 oz. Imported.
  • Tory Burch Amanda Fold-Over Messenger Bag
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    Tory Burch Amanda Fold-Over Messenger Bag
    Tory BurchAmanda Fold-Over Messenger Bag, BlackDetailsTwo-way carry: The Tory Burch Amanda messenger bag has a fold-over top that keeps your look casual when slung crossbody, but simply removing the strap makes a clutch ready for evening. Pebbled leather with golden hardware. Adjustable crossbody strap can be clipped to top of bag; 22" drop. Snap-button top; fold-over flap with hidden magnetic closures. Signature double-T logo medallion and piping accentuates front. Back magnetic snap pocket. Inside, one zip and two open pockets; logo lining. 7 1/2"H x 13"W x 2"D; weighs approx. 1lb. 8 oz. Imported.
  • Tory Burch Amanda Fold-Over Messenger Bag
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    Tory Burch Amanda Fold-Over Messenger Bag
    Tory BurchAmanda Fold-Over Messenger Bag, TanDetailsTwo-way carry: The Tory Burch Amanda messenger bag has a fold-over top that keeps your look casual when slung crossbody, but simply removing the strap makes a clutch ready for evening. Pebble leather with golden hardware. Adjustable, crossbody strap can be moved to top of bag; 16" drop. Snap-button closure at open top; signature Tory Burch double-T medallion logo accentuates fold-over top. Snap outside back pocket. Inside, one zip and two open pockets; canvas lining. 7 1/2"H x 13"W x 2"D; weighs approx. 1 lb. 8 oz. Imported.
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