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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.
  • The Sak Silverlake Leather Messenger
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    The Sak Silverlake Leather Messenger
    Up the attitude of your daily here-to-there with this sleek, studded leather messenger bag from The Sak. With a little more room than your average crossbody, it features a comfortable wide strap that can be adjusted to your liking. Imported. Leather. Adjustable crossbody strap with 24" drop. Top zip closure. Exterior features antique silver- or brass-tone hardware and 2 zip pockets on flap. Interior features 1 zip pocket and 2 slip pockets. 14" W x 10" H x 4" D. Silhouette is based on 5'9" model.
  • Furla Melody Medium Messenger
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    Furla Melody Medium Messenger
    Easy to carry, easy to love. Designed with a convenient, hands-free crossbody strap, this spacious Furla messenger features signature golden details and a clean silhouette. Imported. Leather. Adjustable strap with 10"-20" drop. Fold-over flap with magnetic snap closure. Exterior features gold-tone hardware and 1 slip pocket. Interior features 1 zip pocket. 10" W x 9-8/10" H x 2-7/10" D. Silhouette is based off 5'9" model.
  • Dooney & Bourke Saffiano Crossbody Messenger
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    Dooney & Bourke Saffiano Crossbody Messenger
    Perfectly proportioned for everyday wear, this Saffiano leather crossbody messenger offers dedicated spaces for your phone, keys, wallet and more. By Dooney & Bourke. Imported. Saffiano leather. Adjustable crossbody strap with 24" drop. Fold-over top with magnetic closure. Exterior features gold-tone hardware and logo plaque. Interior features 1 zip pocket, 1 slip pocket, 1 buttoned pocket, 1 cellphone pocket and key hook. 9-3/4" W x 6-1/2" H x 3" D. Silhouette is based off 5'9" model.
  • Big Buddha Jada Messenger
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    Big Buddha Jada Messenger
    Chic whipstitch details add free-spirited flair to this celeb-style messenger from Big Buddha. Custom fit with an adjustable strap, the spacious interior stows your phone, keys, tablet and more. Imported. Faux leather. Crossbody strap with 22" drop. Magnetic snap flap and top zip closure. Exterior features antique gold-tone hardware. Interior features 1 zip pocket and 2 slide pockets. 13-1/2" W x 10-1/2" H x 3" D. Silhouette is based off 5'9" model.
  • MICHAEL Michael Kors Colette Zip Medium Messenger
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    MICHAEL Michael Kors Colette Zip Medium Messenger
    Organize your phone, keys, wallet and more with this essential messenger style from MICHAEL Michael Kors. Composed of smooth cow leather, it comes with a longer strap for shoulder wear. Imported. 100% Cow Leather; lining: polyester. Double handles with 4" drop; adjustable strap with 22"-24" drop. Top zip closure. Exterior features gold-tone hardware, signature lettering, logo medallion and 1 zip pocket. Interior features 1 zip pocket, 2 open pockets, 1 cell phone pocket and key fob. 10-3/4" W x 8-1/2" H x 4-1/2" D. Silhouette is based off 5'9" model.
  • Calvin Klein Nylon Messenger Bag
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    Calvin Klein Nylon Messenger Bag
    Cut from crisp nylon with a sporty-chic shape, this travel-ready messenger is the modern girl's must-have. With easy access pockets and signature detailing, the adjustable crossbody strap offers a custom fit. From Calvin Klein. Calvin Klein bag. Nylon. Adjustable crossbody strap with 20" drop. Top zip closure. Front zip pocket; back slip pocket; logo plaque at front. Interior features zip pocket. 10-1/2" W x 11-1/2" H x 3" D. Silhouette is based off 5'9" model. Includes dust bag.
  • MICHAEL Michael Kors Hamilton Traveler Messenger
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    MICHAEL Michael Kors Hamilton Traveler Messenger
    Petite and posh. This adorable Hamilton design from MICHAEL Michael Kors makes for a smart option. Fashioned in luxurious Vitello leather with a signature logo lock, its adjustable strap offers chic styling versatility. Imported. Tricolor soft Vitello leather. Adjustable strap with 22"-24" drop. Top zip closure. Exterior features gold-tone hardware and signature lock and key charms. Interior features 1 zip pocket and 1 open pocket. 8-1/2" W x 6-1/2" H x 5-1/2" D. Silhouette is based off 5'9" model. Includes dust bag.
  • MICHAEL Michael Kors Jet Set Travel Large Messenger
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    MICHAEL Michael Kors Jet Set Travel Large Messenger
    Take your usual crossbody into classy new territory with the Jet Set Travel Messenger from MICHAEL Michael Kors. Turned out in signature PVC, the organized interior ensures you're always on point and ready for anything. Imported. MK Signature PVC; lining: polyester. Double handles with 9" drop; adjustable strap with 20-22" drop. Top zip closure. Exterior features silver-tone hardware, one pocket and logo medallion. Interior features 3 open pockets and 1 cell phone pocket. 10" W x 9-1/2" H x 2-3/4" D. Silhouette is based off 5'9" model.
  • Patricia Nash Italian Folklore Terramo Messenger Bag
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    Patricia Nash Italian Folklore Terramo Messenger Bag
    Rich lived-in leather and elegant tooling lend artisanal appeal to this Patricia Nash messenger bag. Exquisitely finished with antiqued hardware and heavy handcrafted stitching, the adjustable strap offers a custom fit. Imported. Leather. Shoulder strap with 15" drop. Zipper closure. Exterior features signature antique brass-tone hardware, deep embossed floret, heavy handcrafted stitching, burned edge finish, 2 front magnetic snap pockets with buckle detail and 1 back snap pocket. Interior features 1 zip pocket and 2 slip pockets. 11" W x 8" H x 5" D. Silhouette is based off 5'9" model.
  • Steve Madden Bklyde Strappy Messenger Crossbody
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    Steve Madden Bklyde Strappy Messenger Crossbody
    Turned out in supple faux leather, this strappy messenger bag harnesses major style points while securing your daily essentials. Perfect for carting around your keys, phone, wallet, tablet and more. By Steve Madden. Polyester. Machine washable. Imported. Faux leather. Top handle with 4" drop; adjustable crossbody strap with 22"-24" drop. Fold-over flap with magnetic snap and zip closure. Exterior features matte black hardware, belted detail and 1 back zip pocket. Interior features 1 zip pocket and 2 slip pockets. 14-1/2" W x 11" H x 3-1/2" D. Silhouette is based off 5'9" model.
  • MICHAEL Michael Kors Mila Small Messenger
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    MICHAEL Michael Kors Mila Small Messenger
    More polished than a traditional crossbody, this MICHAEL Michael Kors messenger ups the elegance factor on your day-to-day styling with distinguished hardware and a smooth leather finish. Imported. Cow leather; lining: polyester. Adjustable shoulder strap with 12"-14" drop. Turn-lock closure. Exterior features gold- or silver-tone hardware. Interior features 1 slip pocket and 1 zip pocket. 7-1/2" W x 6-1/4" H x 2" D. Silhouette is based off 5'9" model.
  • MICHAEL Michael Kors Marina Medium Messenger
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    MICHAEL Michael Kors Marina Medium Messenger
    Grab hold of easygoing style with this signature messenger bag that makes your here-to-there a little chicer. Finished with nautical-inspired rope, the adjustable strap makes it ideal for everyday. By MICHAEL Michael Kors. Imported. MK signature PVC. Adjustable strap with 20-1/2"-22-1/2" drop. Magnetic closure. Exterior features gold-tone hardware and logo medallion. Interior features center zip divider console. 10" W x 9-1/2" H x 5" D. Silhouette is based off 5'9" model.
  • MICHAEL Michael Kors Marina Medium Messenger
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    MICHAEL Michael Kors Marina Medium Messenger
    Grab hold of easygoing style with this signature messenger bag that makes your here-to-there a little chicer. Turned out in sturdy canvas and finished with nautical-inspired rope, it's the ideal ship-to-shore design. By MICHAEL Michael Kors. Imported. Canvas. Adjustable strap with 20-1/2"-22-1/2" drop. Magnetic closure. Exterior features gold-tone hardware and logo medallion. Interior features 1 zip pocket, 3 open pockets, 1 cellphone pocket and key fob. 10" W x 9-1/2" H x 5" D. Silhouette is based off 5'9" model.
  • MICHAEL Michael Kors Fallon Messenger Bag
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    MICHAEL Michael Kors Fallon Messenger Bag
    A forever classic. MICHAEL Michael Kors' Fallon Messenger Bag creates a timeless, chic look that'll be your go-to for years to come. Imported. MICHAEL Michael Kors Bag. Signature PVC. Single handle with 19-21" drop. Top zip closure. Gold-tone hardware; one zip pocket. Interior features one zip pocket, three open pockets, one cell phone pocket, one key fob. 11" W x 8-1/2" H x 3" D.
  • Calvin Klein On My Corner Saffiano Messenger
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    Calvin Klein On My Corner Saffiano Messenger
    Rich Saffiano leather and polished hardware accentuate the clean lines of this sleek crossbody bag from Calvin Klein. Furnished with plenty of pockets and a slender shoulder strap, it offers on-the-go organization and comfortable hands-free carrying. Imported. Saffiano leather. Adjustable crossbody strap with 23" drop. Top zip closure. Exterior features gold- or silver-tone hardware, 1 front snap pocket and 1 back snap pocket. Interior features 1 zip pocket and 2 slip pockets. 10-1/2" W x 10-1/2" H x 1-1/2" D. Silhouette is based on 5'9" model. Includes dust bag.
  • Calvin Klein Dressy Nylon Messenger
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    Calvin Klein Dressy Nylon Messenger
    Composed of durable nylon and finished with a buttery leather trim, this tech-friendly messenger features plenty of pockets for stowing your workweek essentials in style. By Calvin Klein. Imported. Nylon; trim: leather. Adjustable strap with 22" drop. Snap closure. Exterior features gold-tone hardware, signature name plate, 1 zip pocket and 2 slip pockets. Interior features 2 zip pockets and 2 slip pockets. 10" W x 14" H x 3" D. Silhouette is based off 5'9" model.
  • MICHAEL Michael Kors Rhea Zip Small Messenger
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    MICHAEL Michael Kors Rhea Zip Small Messenger
    Treat everyday like the runway with the Rhea ' a head-turning messenger bag that's packed with rock 'n roll flair. Turned out in luxurious leather, the adjustable strap provides a custom fit. By MICHAEL Michael Kors. Imported. Soft leather. Adjustable strap with 20"-22" drop. Top zip closure. Exterior features gold- or silver-tone hardware, signature lettering, logo medallion and 1 zip pocket. Interior features 1 zip pocket, 3 open pockets, 1 cell phone pocket and 1 key fob. 11-1/4" W x 6-1/4" H x 2-1/2" D. Includes dust bag.
  • MICHAEL Michael Kors Hamilton Traveler Messenger
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    MICHAEL Michael Kors Hamilton Traveler Messenger
    Petite and posh. This adorable Hamilton design from MICHAEL Michael Kors makes for a smart day or evening option. Fashioned in luxurious Vitello leather with a logo lock, its adjustable strap offers chic styling versatility. Imported. Soft vitello leather. Adjustable strap with 24" drop. Top zip closure. Exterior features gold-tone hardware, logo lock and key charm. Interior features 1 zip pocket and 1 slip pocket. 8-1/2" W x 6-1/2" H x 5-1/2" D. Includes dust bag.
  • MICHAEL Michael Kors Selma Mini Messenger Bag
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    MICHAEL Michael Kors Selma Mini Messenger Bag
    Lend your look urban-chic style with this sleek messenger bag from MICHAEL Michael Kors. Styled in luxe, Saffiano leather with signature detailing, the adjustable strap offers a custom fit. Genuine leather. Imported. MICHAEL Michael Kors bag. Saffiano leather. Adjustable crossbody strap with 26" drop. Top zip closure. Gold- or silver-tone hardware; logo plaque at front. Interior features 3 card slots. 8-1/2" W x 5-1/2" H x 3" D. Silhouette is based off 5'9" model.
  • Patricia Nash Terramo Messenger Bag
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    Patricia Nash Terramo Messenger Bag
    Rich lived-in leather lends artisanal appeal to this exquisitely crafted messenger bag from Patricia Nash. Antiqued hardware adds interest, while the adjustable strap offers a convenient, custom fit. Imported. Leather. Adjustable shoulder strap with 19-22" drop. Top zip closure. Exterior features 2 snap pockets. Interior features 1 zip pocket and 2 open pockets. 10" W x 7" H x 3-1/2" D. Silhouette is based off 5’9” model. Includes dust bag.
  • MICHAEL Michael Kors Jet Set Travel Large Messenger Bag
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    MICHAEL Michael Kors Jet Set Travel Large Messenger Bag
    If it's Paris you're pining for, this Jet Set messenger from MICHAEL Michael Kors will accompany you in style. Featuring the iconic MK monogram, spacious interior and travel-ready design, it'll give the glitterati something to gossip about. MK Signature PVC. Adjustable crossbody strap with 21" drop. Top zip closure. Gold-tone hardware; logo print exterior; front snap pocket; signature plaque at front. Interior features zip pocket, 3 slip pockets, cell phone pocket and key fob. 10" W x 9-1/2" H x 2-3/4" D. Silhouette is based off 5'9" model.
  • sakroots Artist Circle Small Flap Messenger
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    sakroots Artist Circle Small Flap Messenger
    Petite and primed for whatever the day delivers, this hipster-chic messenger bag is the perfect here-to-there design. With a punchy print and plenty of pockets, the adjustable strap offers a custom fit. From sakroots sakroots bag. Coated canvas; trim: faux leather. Adjustable crossbody strap with 23" drop. Magnetic snap closure. Printed exterior; front zip pocket; front snap pocket; logo patch at front. Interior features zip pocket and 2 slip pockets. 8" W x 6" H x 1-3/4" D. Silhouette is based off 5'9" model.
  • Patricia Nash Vintage Washed Armeno Messenger Bag
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    Patricia Nash Vintage Washed Armeno Messenger Bag
    Rich lived-in leather with a vintage wash finish lends artisanal appeal to this exquisitely crafted messenger bag from Patricia Nash. Antiqued brass hardware adds interest, while the adjustable strap offers a convenient, custom fit. Patricia Nash bag. Leather. Adjustable crossbody strap with 22" drop. Snap closure. Brass-tone hardware; stud detailing at front; handcrafted stitching; 2 slip pockets under flap. Interior features zip pocket and 2 slip pockets. 8" W x 6" H x 3" D. Includes dust bag. Silhouette is based off 5'9" model.
  • MICHAEL Michael Kors Jet Set Travel Large Saffiano Messenger Bag
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    MICHAEL Michael Kors Jet Set Travel Large Saffiano Messenger Bag
    Whether you're rushing off to Rio or taking a trek across town, this Jet Set Messenger bag will get you there in style. Sleek and spacious with plenty of pockets, the adjustable crossbody strap offers custom-fit carrying. MICHAEL Michael Kors bag. Saffiano leather. Adjustable crossbody strap with 22" drop. Top zip closure. Gold- or silver-tone hardware; back slip pocket; logo plaque at front; signaure charm. Interior features 3 slip pockets and cell phone pocket. 10" W x 9-1/2" H x 2-3/4" D. Includes dust bag. Silhouette is based off 5'9" model.
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