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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.
  • Gucci cross body messenger
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    Gucci cross body messenger
    Brown Guccissima Leather With Brown Leather Trim; Light Gold Hardware ; Made In Italy; Adjustable Shoulder Strap With 23.6 Strap Drop; Zip-Top Closure; Gucci Trademark Leather; Tag Detail; Interior Pocket; Small Size: 9.5W X 8.3H;
  • Gucci gg supreme canvas messenger bag
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    Gucci gg supreme canvas messenger bag
    Online Exclusive; Beige/Ebony Gg Supreme Canvas, Made Using An Earth-Conscious Process, With Dark Brown Leather Detail; Large Size: 14W X 12.5H X 1D; Made In Italy; Leather Flap Closure With Magnet; Adjustable Shoulder Strap With 22 Drop; Interior Zip And Smartphone Pockets;
  • Gucci original GG canvas messenger bag
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    Gucci original GG canvas messenger bag
    Black Original Gg Canvas With Black Leather Detail; Signature Web Detail; Small Size: 11W X 9.5H X 3.5D; Made In Italy; Gucci Trademark Tag; Top Zip Closure; Interior Smart Phone And Zip Pockets ; Leather Adjustable Shoulder Strap With 20.5 Drop;
  • Gucci GG supreme canvas messenger bag
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    Gucci GG supreme canvas messenger bag
    Website Exclusive; Beige/Ebony Gg Supreme Canvas, Made Using An Earth-Conscious Process, With Brown Leather Trim; Brown Hardware; Made In Italy; Interlocking G Detail; Adjustable Shoulder Strap; Flap Closure With Magnetic Snap; Pen And Business Card Holders ; Back Pocket With Hook-And-Loop Closure And Inside Zip And Cell Phone Pockets; 16.1L X 4W X 12.2H;
  • Gucci GG supreme canvas flat messenger bag
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    Gucci GG supreme canvas flat messenger bag
    Fashion Meets Function In Our Canvas Flat Messenger Bag. As Versatile As It Is Luxurious, This Piece Looks Stylish Paired With Dark Jeans And An Elegant Wool Jacket. ; Beige/Blue Gg Supreme Canvas, Made Using An Earth-Conscious Process, With Blue Leather Trim; Made In Italy; Adjustable Shoulder Strap With 23.6 Drop; Side And Top Zip Closure; Gucci Trademark Leather Tag Detail; Small Size: 11W X 9.8H;
  • Gucci large original GG canvas messenger bag
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    Gucci large original GG canvas messenger bag
    Featuring Our Iconic Original Gg Logo Canvas, This Large Messenger Bag Is An Easy Way To Make A Dashing Impression Around Town. ; Beige/Ebony Original Gg Canvas; Cuir Leather Trim; Signature Web Tag Detail; Palladium Hardware; Natural Cotton Linen Lining; Large Size: 14.2W X 11.4H X 4.3D; Made In Italy; Single Adjustable Cross Body Strap With 21.3 Drop; Embossed Gucci Trademark Leather Tag Detail ; Top Zip Closure ; Interior Smart Phone And Zip Pockets;
  • Gucci gg plus messenger bag
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    Gucci gg plus messenger bag
    Sized Perfectly For All Your Around-Town Needs, Our Gg Plus Messenger Brings Just The Right Dose Of Style To Your Look. Pair It With Fitted Trousers And A Cashmere Knit For A Spot-On Impression. *Beige/Ebony Gg Plus With Brown Leather Trim; Light Gold Hardware; Made In Italy; Adjustable Strap; Flap Closure With Magnetic Snap; Inside Pocket; 8.7L X 2W X 10.2H;
  • Gucci GG imprimé messenger bag
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    Gucci GG imprimé messenger bag
    Black Gg Imprimé With Black Leather Trim; Ruthenium Hardware; Made In Italy; Adjustable Shoulder Strap With 23.6 Strap Drop; Zip-Top Closure; Gucci Trademark Leather; Tag Detail; Interior Pocket; Small Size: 9.5W X 8.3H;
  • Gucci guccissima leather messenger bag
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    Gucci guccissima leather messenger bag
    Dark Brown Guccissima Leather With Dark Brown Leather Trim; Light Gold Hardware; 13.8L X 11.8H; Made In Italy; Adjustable Shoulder Strap; Zip-Top Closure; Inside Zip And Cell Phone Pockets;
  • Gucci black guccissima leather messenger bag
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    Gucci black guccissima leather messenger bag
    As Chic As It Is Practical, Our Versatile Messenger Brings Refined Style To Your Wardrobe. ; Black Guccissima Leather With Black Leather Trim; Light Gold Hardware; 13.8L X 11.8H; Made In Italy; Adjustable Shoulder Strap; Zip-Top Closure; Inside Zip And Cell Phone Pockets;
  • Gucci black guccissima leather messenger bag
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    Gucci black guccissima leather messenger bag
    Sleek, Polished And Refined, Our Luxurious Black Rubber Guccissima Leather Messenger Bag Epitomizes Urban Chic. Wear Over A Tailored Coat For City Style Or Paired With Easy Trousers And A Cashmere Knit On Days Off. ; Black Rubber Guccissima Leather With Green/Red/Green Signature Web And Black Rubberized Leather Trim ; Nickel Hardware; 13L X 3.5W X 9.5H; Made In Italy; Adjustable Shoulder Strap ; Flap And Gucci Engraved Clip Closure; Inside Zip, Cell Phone And Pda Pockets; Black Nylon Lining;
  • Gucci original GG canvas messenger bag
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    Gucci original GG canvas messenger bag
    Beige/Ebony Original Gg Fabric With Brown Leather Trim ; Ruthenium Hardware; Adjustable Shoulder Strap In Green/Red/Green Signature Web; Made In Italy; Zip-Top Closure; Inside Zip And Cell Phone Pockets; 13.8L X 1.6W X 9.5H;
  • Gucci GG imprimé messenger bag
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    Gucci GG imprimé messenger bag
    Black Gg Imprimé With Black Leather Trim; Ruthenium Hardware; 13.8L X 11.8H; Made In Italy; Adjustable Shoulder Strap; Zip-Top Closure; Inside Zip And Cell Phone Pockets;
  • Gucci black original GG canvas messenger bag
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    Gucci black original GG canvas messenger bag
    Black Original Gg Canvas With Black Leather Trim; Nickel Hardware; Adjustable Shoulder Strap In Green/Red/Green Signature Web ; Made In Italy; Adjustable Strap With 22.8 Drop; Zip-Top Closure; Front Flap Pocket With Magnetic Snap Closure; Embossed Gucci Leather Tab Detail; Interior Zip And Smart Phone Pockets; Small Size: 12.6W X 10.6H X 1.2D;
  • Gucci original GG canvas messenger bag
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    Gucci original GG canvas messenger bag
    Beige/Ebony Original Gg Canvas With Brown Leather Trim; Palladium Hardware; Adjustable Shoulder Strap In Green/Red/Green Signature Web ; Made In Italy; Adjustable Strap With 22.8 Drop; Zip-Top Closure; Front Flap Pocket With Magnetic Snap Closure; Embossed Gucci Leather Tab Detail; Interior Zip And Smart Phone Pockets; Small Size: 12.6W X 10.6H X 1.2D;
  • Gucci original GG canvas messenger bag
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    Gucci original GG canvas messenger bag
    Beige/Ebony Original Gg Canvas With Brown Leather Trim; Ruthenium Hardware; Adjustable Shoulder Strap In Green/Red/Green Signature Web; Made In Italy; Flap Closure With Magnetic Snap; Inside Zip, Cell Phone, And Pda Pockets; 14.2L X 4.3W X 11.8H;
  • Gucci original GG canvas messenger bag
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    Gucci original GG canvas messenger bag
    Black Original Gg Canvas With Black Leather Trim; Ruthenium Hardware; Adjustable Shoulder Strap In Green/Red/Green Signature Web; Made In Italy; Zip-Top Closure; Inside Zip And Cell Phone Pockets; 13.8L X 1.6W X 9.5H;
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