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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.
  • 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.
  • Women's French Connection 'Lush' Messenger Bag
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    Women's French Connection 'Lush' Messenger Bag
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    Lavish texturing defines a spacious messenger bag featuring a plethora of pockets to keep your essentials organized while you are on-the-go. Brand: French Connection. Style Name: French Connection 'Lush' Messenger Bag. Style Number: 1001962.
  • Women's SM MESSENGER RHEA ZIP
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    Women's SM MESSENGER RHEA ZIP
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    Gleaming exposed zips illuminate the slouchy silhouette of a street-savvy shoulder bag cast in buttery pebbled leather. A dangling logo medallion provides a hint of signature flair. Brand: MICHAEL Michael Kors. Style Name: SM MESSENGER RHEA ZIP. Style Number: 879625.
  • Women's pretty ships 'Leith' Messenger Bag
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    Women's pretty ships 'Leith' Messenger Bag
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    Petite bags are big news this season, and this sophisticated faux-leather messenger bag proves that less really is more: an optional chain link strap allows you to wear this as a crossbody or carry it as a clutch, while a zip-around gusset expands this already capacious bag. Gleaming zipper teeth edging and contrast trim polishes off the look. Brand: pretty ships. Style Name: pretty ships 'Leith' Messenger Bag. Style Number: 878869.
  • Women's Big Buddha 'Jarianna' Faux Leather Messenger Bag
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    Women's Big Buddha 'Jarianna' Faux Leather Messenger Bag
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    A bag for all seasons and reasons, Big Buddha's supersized messenger has got you covered whether you're toting your tech to work or packing your gear for the weekend. A chunky zipper secures the flap that opens to reveal a deep, lined interior, while an exterior slip pocket, two zip pockets and smaller pockets are hidden beneath the flap. In case you need more room, a second zipper along the bottom opens to expand the space. A wide, adjustable strap allows for carrying options. Brand: BIG BUDDHA. Style Name: Big Buddha 'Jarianna' Faux Leather Messenger Bag. Style Number: 1027067.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Women's MARC BY MARC JACOBS 'Luna' Messenger
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    Women's MARC BY MARC JACOBS 'Luna' Messenger
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    Metallic hardware and exposed twin zippers provide a modern finish to a smooth leather messenger bag. Brand: Marc by Marc Jacobs. Style Name: MARC BY MARC JACOBS 'Luna' Messenger. Style Number: 734806_2.
  • Women's CXL by Christian Lacroix 'Chartres' Messenger Bag
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    Women's CXL by Christian Lacroix 'Chartres' Messenger Bag
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    Instantly elevate everyday looks with this versatile, durable messenger bag that features a rolled top handle, an optional, adjustable strap and brilliant goldtone hardware. Brand: CXL BY CHRISTIAN LACROIX. Style Name: CXL by Christian Lacroix 'Chartres' Messenger Bag. Style Number: 845950.
  • Women's Milly 'Sienna' Two-in-One Messenger Bag
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    Women's Milly 'Sienna' Two-in-One Messenger Bag
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    A fresh update on Milly's popular Sienna Tote, this clean-cut messenger bag features a clever two-in-one design featuring a sleek zip-off clutch. A spacious interior and an array of pockets enhance the bag's stylish practicality. Brand: MILLY. Style Name: Milly 'Sienna' Two-in-One Messenger Bag. Style Number: 1006460.
  • Women's MICHAEL Michael Kors 'Mini Hamilton' Leather Messenger Bag
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    Women's MICHAEL Michael Kors 'Mini Hamilton' Leather Messenger Bag
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    A gleaming silvertone logo padlock adorns a sized-down messenger bag cut from richly textured Saffiano leather, while short rolled handles and a chain-and-leather shoulder strap provide multiple chic styling options. Brand: MICHAEL Michael Kors. Style Name: MICHAEL Michael Kors 'Mini Hamilton' Leather Messenger Bag. Style Number: 742917.
  • Women's MARC BY MARC JACOBS 'Luna' Messenger
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    Women's MARC BY MARC JACOBS 'Luna' Messenger
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    Metallic hardware and exposed twin zippers provide a modern finish to a smooth leather messenger bag. Brand: Marc by Marc Jacobs. Style Name: MARC BY MARC JACOBS 'Luna' Messenger. Style Number: 734806.
  • Women's Jason Wu 'Hanne' Printed Calfskin Leather Messenger Bag
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    Women's Jason Wu 'Hanne' Printed Calfskin Leather Messenger Bag
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    Modified zebra stripes style a crossbody messenger bag that's ultrachic and a little sassy. Perfect for winter getaways. Brand: JASON WU. Style Name: Jason Wu 'Hanne' Printed Calfskin Leather Messenger Bag. Style Number: 863501.
  • Women's Valentino Camo Butterfly Canvas Messenger Bag
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    Women's Valentino Camo Butterfly Canvas Messenger Bag
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    A signature camo-inspired butterfly print and rockstud-embellished canvas and leather strap lend impeccable streetwise attitude to a sleek and sturdy messenger bag that stands apart as a paragon of utilitarian-yet-sophisticated style. Brand: VALENTINO. Style Name: Valentino Camo Butterfly Canvas Messenger Bag. Style Number: 831951.
  • Women's MICHAEL Michael Kors 'Mini Selma' Patent Saffiano Leather Messenger Bag
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    Women's MICHAEL Michael Kors 'Mini Selma' Patent Saffiano Leather Messenger Bag
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    Lacquered Saffiano leather polishes a sophisticated crossbody styled with gilt lettering and fitted with an optional strap. Brand: MICHAEL Michael Kors. Style Name: MICHAEL Michael Kors 'Mini Selma' Patent Saffiano Leather Messenger Bag. Style Number: 815174.
  • Y.U.M.C. 'Haight' Messenger Bag
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    Y.U.M.C. 'Haight' Messenger Bag
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    Tough 1050-denier nylon adds durability and modern style to a compact messenger bag that sits right at the intersection of fashion and function. Brand: Y.U.M.C.. Style Name: Y.U.M.C. 'Haight' Messenger Bag. Style Number: 86997.
  • Women's Christian Louboutin 'Panettone' Studded Calfskin Messenger Bag
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    Women's Christian Louboutin 'Panettone' Studded Calfskin Messenger Bag
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    Edgy, enameled spikes march in regimented rows around a chic Christian Louboutin messenger bag expertly crafted in Italy from pebbled calfskin leather. Striking red edging and hand-engraved hardware add signature elements to the straight-from-the-runway look. Brand: Christian Louboutin. Style Name: Christian Louboutin 'Panettone' Studded Calfskin Messenger Bag. Style Number: 854189.
  • Women's MICHAEL Michael Kors 'Selma - Mini' Saffiano Leather Messenger Bag
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    Women's MICHAEL Michael Kors 'Selma - Mini' Saffiano Leather Messenger Bag
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    Sophisticated Saffiano leather shapes a sleek little crossbody polished with gilt lettering and fitted with an optional strap. Brand: MICHAEL Michael Kors. Style Name: MICHAEL Michael Kors 'Selma - Mini' Saffiano Leather Messenger Bag. Style Number: 181504.
  • Women's Christian Louboutin 'Passage' Calfskin Messenger Bag
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    Women's Christian Louboutin 'Passage' Calfskin Messenger Bag
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    An exquisite bag for any outing, the Christian Louboutin Passage calfskin messenger bag can be carried three ways for the ultimate in versatile styling. The chic hardware draws its inspiration from Parisian architecture and imparts serious French allure to the supple handbag.Pre-order this style today! Add to Shopping Bag to view approximate ship date. You'll be charged only when your item ships. Brand: Christian Louboutin. Style Name: Christian Louboutin 'Passage' Calfskin Messenger Bag. Style Number: 1020974.
  • Women's MICHAEL Michael Kors 'Hamilton - Mini' Leather Messenger Bag
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    Women's MICHAEL Michael Kors 'Hamilton - Mini' Leather Messenger Bag
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    A gleaming logo medallion adorns a compact messenger bag cut from richly textured Saffiano leather and fitted with a prim pair of rolled handles. Brand: MICHAEL Michael Kors. Style Name: MICHAEL Michael Kors 'Hamilton - Mini' Leather Messenger Bag. Style Number: 628780.
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