Fashion
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.
  • Olivia Miller Canvas Messenger Bag
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    Olivia Miller Canvas Messenger Bag
    This canvas messenger bag by Olivia Miller provides everything necessary for everyday use. With an adjustable strap,enough room to put in your laptop and multi inner pockets to put all your personal items,you'll be traveling in style.
  • MICHAEL Michael Kors Micro Stud Selma Saffiano Leather Mini Messenger
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    MICHAEL Michael Kors Micro Stud Selma Saffiano Leather Mini Messenger
    The Michael Kors Micro Stud Selma Mini Messenger is a quality handbag with fine details and contemporary design.
  • Dasein Adjustable Buckle Strap Studded Messenger Bag
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    Dasein Adjustable Buckle Strap Studded Messenger Bag
    Petite and structured,this messenger bag is street style with a comfortable,buckle up shoulder strap and chic fold down clip front closure. This is the ultimate cross body for fresh style and endless wardrobe pairings.
  • Amerileather 'Simply' Vintage Leather Messenger Bag
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    Amerileather 'Simply' Vintage Leather Messenger Bag
    Classic and timeless,this bag is 'simply' the most luxurious purse every lady needs. Large enough for your i. Pod,wallet and make-up without the bulkiness the ladies avoid,this leather bag features three compartments inside.
  • MICHAEL Michael Kors Heather Selma Mini Messenger
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    MICHAEL Michael Kors Heather Selma Mini Messenger
    Make a statement with this stunning Michael Kors Selma Mini Messenger. Made from luxurious Saffiano leather,this compact handbag offers plenty of style.
  • Realtree Camouflage Messenger Bag with Tassel and Stud Accents
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    Realtree Camouflage Messenger Bag with Tassel and Stud Accents
    Show off your love for nature with this modern camouflage style messenger bag by Realtree. This messenger bag is complete with multiple storage compartments and its adjustable crossbody strap makes it easy to carry with you any time of the day.
  • Realtree Camouflage Messenger Bag
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    Realtree Camouflage Messenger Bag
    Show off your love for nature with this modern camouflage style messenger bag by Realtree. Its adjustable crossbody strap makes it easy to carry with you any time of the day. Subtle stud accents add a bit of edge to this sophisticated style.
  • Realtree Camouflage with Croco Trim and Twist Lock Closure Pocket Messenger Bag
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    Realtree Camouflage with Croco Trim and Twist Lock Closure Pocket Messenger Bag
    The forest camouflage accents outfits from small rural country towns to busy cities. The multiple storage compartments and adjustable cross body strap make this messenger bag both fashionable and functional.
  • Martin Just Stow-It Purple Water-resistant Ultimate Messenger Bag
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    Martin Just Stow-It Purple Water-resistant Ultimate Messenger Bag
    Removable case for brushes/tools/paint. Has a zippered brush area,laptop compart.,straps for carrying,corner covers,padded adjustable shoulder strap handle. Includes rubber feet on bottom & a retention strap. Materials not included.
  • Camo Faux Patent Zipper-pouch Messenger Bag
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    Camo Faux Patent Zipper-pouch Messenger Bag
    This sassy faux patent messenger is for the Camo girl on the go! With a magnetic snap pocket,front zip-closure pocket,and adjustable shoulder strap,you will stay stylish and organized all at once.
  • Genuine Top Grain Leather Concealed Carry Messenger Bag
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    Genuine Top Grain Leather Concealed Carry Messenger Bag
    Made with premium top grain leather,this handsome black messenger bag features an adjustable,removable holster for your handgun. Designed with silvertone hardware,this zippered bag features additional pockets for organization.
  • Women's Bettie Page Signature Product Collage Messenger Bag BPG1081
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    Women's Bettie Page Signature Product Collage Messenger Bag BPG1081
    The Collage Messenger Bag BPG1081 is a cross body bag that features top zipper closure,a front open pocket,a back zip pocket,interior lining,an interior open slip pocket,and an interior zip pocket.
  • Women's Sherpani Echo Small Messenger Bag Charcoal
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    Women's Sherpani Echo Small Messenger Bag Charcoal
    The Echo mini messenger bag allows you to go about your daily routine while keeping your tablet secure and on hand. This lightweight bag will quickly become your go-to companion. It features a deep zippered main compartment,two external
  • Camo Patent Rhinestone-buckled Messenger Bag
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    Camo Patent Rhinestone-buckled Messenger Bag
    All bling,no waiting! This ultra slim messenger bag has silvertone studs and vegan croc trim to spare. With a rhinestone studded buckle closure and a convenient magnetic snap,this lightweight crossbody lights up any outfit.
  • Women's Sherpani Verve Messenger Bag Charcoal
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    Women's Sherpani Verve Messenger Bag Charcoal
    The Verve Messenger Bag has a large opening for easy access,can hold up to a 15CHR(34) laptop and features a convenient luggage pass through.
  • Betty Boop Rhinestone Heart Quilted Messenger Bag
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    Betty Boop Rhinestone Heart Quilted Messenger Bag
    This signature Betty Boop quilted messenger bag is the perfect carrying accessory with its multiple compartments and sleek body. The strap is easily adjustable for your comfort and convenience.
  • Women's Sherpani Echo Small Messenger Bag
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    Women's Sherpani Echo Small Messenger Bag
    The Echo mini messenger bag allows you to go about your daily routine while keeping your tablet secure and on hand. This lightweight bag will quickly become your go-to companion. It features a deep zippered main compartment,two external
  • Dasein Messenger Bag in Realtree Camouflage
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    Dasein Messenger Bag in Realtree Camouflage
    Show off your love for nature with this modern camouflage style messenger bag. Its adjustable crossbody strap makes it easy to carry with you any time of the day while subtle stud accents add a bit of edge to this sophisticated style.
  • Jean Pocket Messenger Bag
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    Jean Pocket Messenger Bag
    Keep it cool with this unique jean-inspired messenger bag! This lovely,soft faux leather bag has more than enough room for all your adventures without taking up too much room in your life.
  • Anais Gvani Women's Camouflage Messenger Bag
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    Anais Gvani Women's Camouflage Messenger Bag
    Give your camouflage style a makeover with this brand-unique camouflage messenger bag. Its soft faux leather material gives this camouflage bag a flattering feel.
  • Women's Sherpani Verve Messenger Bag Purple
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    Women's Sherpani Verve Messenger Bag Purple
    The Verve Messenger Bag has a large opening for easy access,can hold up to a 15CHR(34) laptop and features a convenient luggage pass through.
  • Skulls and Roses Oilcloth Messenger Bag
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    Skulls and Roses Oilcloth Messenger Bag
    Made of durable coated canvas (called oilcloth,) this messenger bag features a vibrant skull and rose print on the exterior. This bag's adjustable shoulder strap allows you to wear it on your shoulder or crossbody.
  • Women's Boulevard Vivian Messenger Navy
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    Women's Boulevard Vivian Messenger Navy
    The ideal small bag for travel or just getting errands done around town. The Vivienne Messenger features an attached adjustable messenger strap,two zippered exterior pockets and one zippered interior pocket. Additional features include
  • Mossy Oak Rhinestone Cross Studded Camouflage Messenger Bag
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    Mossy Oak Rhinestone Cross Studded Camouflage Messenger Bag
    A beautiful rhinestone cross adornment is what makes this camouflage messenger bag stand out. Along with studded accents,this fashion shoulder bag is trimmed with a vintage floral texture for a more feminine style.
  • Western Messenger Crossbody Bag with Floral-embossed Trim
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    Western Messenger Crossbody Bag with Floral-embossed Trim
    This sleek western studded messenger bag is full of compartment space. You can carry light for the day and still have all of your necessities with you. The floral texture trim adds a nice feminine contrast to the classic faux leather exterior.
  • Nikky Felicity Plaid Tribal Messenger Bag
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    Nikky Felicity Plaid Tribal Messenger Bag
    This Nicole Lee messenger bag features a playful tribal design with a faux leather shoulder strap. A zip-top closure and interior pockets allow for easy storage.
  • Hollywood Tag Leather Double Pocket Mini Messenger Bag
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    Hollywood Tag Leather Double Pocket Mini Messenger Bag
    Get your hands on this spacious and organized handbag from Hollywood Tag. Made with genuine lambskin leather,this purse features a fully lined interior and two magnetic front pockets.
  • Camo Patent Twist-lock Messenger Bag
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    Camo Patent Twist-lock Messenger Bag
    This ultra slim faux patent leather messenger is the perfect ride-along bag style. The twist lock closure front pocket will make getting to your keys a cinch while the interior safely stows away your additional valuables.
  • Nicole Lee American Cowgirl Print Messenger Bag
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    Nicole Lee American Cowgirl Print Messenger Bag
    Get your hands on this vintage inspired look from Nicole Lee with an American cowgirl print on the body. This convenient messenger bag has a satin-lined interior offset with an adjustable shoulder strap.
  • Martin Just Stow-It Ultimate Messenger Bag
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    Martin Just Stow-It Ultimate Messenger Bag
    Keep personal items that you need for the day with this blue messenger bag. This bag features an adjustable shoulder strap,padded laptop compartment and water-resistant durable nylon. The bottom features rubber feet for protection.
  • Realtree Camouflage/ Messenger Crossbody Bag
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    Realtree Camouflage/ Messenger Crossbody Bag
    This crossbody messenger bag proves that you can take the girl out of the country,but you can't take the country out of the girl. This bag offers up multiple storage compartments and durable faux leather.
  • Betty Boop Rhinestones and Bow Messenger Bag
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    Betty Boop Rhinestones and Bow Messenger Bag
    Everybody's favorite lady,Betty Boop,is back with a new messenger bag style. Show off your free and blooming spirit with this rhinestone-bow adorned messenger bag. Convenient with multiple compartments,you can carry your necessities easily.
  • Pyramid Studded Messenger Bag
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    Pyramid Studded Messenger Bag
    This messenger bag features a unique stitching design on the front with pyramid studs along the edges. The refreshing spring color of this messenger bag creates the perfect contrast for a cool eye catching style.
  • RIONI Monogrammed Canvas Messenger Bag
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    RIONI Monogrammed Canvas Messenger Bag
    A soft gold 'RR' monogram print highlights the durable brown canvas of this messenger bag from RIONI. Lined in a dark brown monogrammed fabric and trimmed in leather,this stylish handbag is finished with a woven adjustable shoulder strap.
  • Dasein Multi Block Color Messenger Bag
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    Dasein Multi Block Color Messenger Bag
    Show off your fashion sense with this multi block color messenger bag from Dasein. This sassy style features several convenient pockets and fits women of all ages who like to add some personality to their wardrobe.
  • Nicole Lee 'Eleanor' Cut-out and Studded Messenger Bag
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    Nicole Lee 'Eleanor' Cut-out and Studded Messenger Bag
    Never let go of your personal belongings with the Eleanor messenger bag by Nicole Lee. The faux leather body is adorned with cut-out panels,studs throughout,plus a glossy floral background.
  • Betty Boop Rhinestone Crest Messenger Bag
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    Betty Boop Rhinestone Crest Messenger Bag
    Betty Boop has gotten a royal makeover with this imperial style messenger bag. The glistening rhinestone crest stands out as a new unique accent of this Betty Boop line. What better way to feel like a queen,than with this sassy royal Betty Boop style.
  • Amerileather 'Tansy' Denim/ Leather Messenger Bag
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    Amerileather 'Tansy' Denim/ Leather Messenger Bag
    This specially handcrafted and multi-colored Tansy messenger bag by Amerileather is constructed of denim and topped with top grain lambskin in a flower pattern on the front and stripes on the back. An adjustable shoulder strap finishes this stylish bag.
  • Hollywood Tag Large Cowhide Leather Messenger Bag
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    Hollywood Tag Large Cowhide Leather Messenger Bag
    With three quick-access pockets on the exterior,this messenger bag is perfect for on-the-go. This crossbody bag is made of genuine cowhide leather with an adjustable shoulder strap and silvertone hardware.
  • Prada Nylon and Leather Messenger Bag
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    Prada Nylon and Leather Messenger Bag
    Sleek and durable,this messenger bag from Prada includes plenty of pockets inside and out. Matte gunmetal hardware adds a dynamic element to this bag,finished with tone-on-tone black leather trim.
  • Martin Just Stow-It Ultimate Messenger Bag
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    Martin Just Stow-It Ultimate Messenger Bag
    Color: Black. Materials: Plastic,nylon,steel. Dimensions: 15 inches long x 18 inches wide x 6 inches high
  • Women's Blingalicious Glittery Messenger Bag Q2991
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    Women's Blingalicious Glittery Messenger Bag Q2991
    The Glittery Messenger Bag Q2991 is a cross body bag with top zipper closure,front and back zip pockets,interior lining,an open slip pocket,and an interior zip pocket.
  • Downtown Messenger Bag
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    Downtown Messenger Bag
    Take all your essentials to-go in this heavyweight khaki canvas messenger bag. The solid-colored cotton bag has two front flap pockets that buckle closed using eco-friendly leather straps,a zip-top closure,and nickel-plated hardware throughout.
  • Etched Monogram Betty Boop Messenger Bag
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    Etched Monogram Betty Boop Messenger Bag
    Everybody's favorite lady,Betty Boop,is back with a new messenger bag style. This bag features flashy rhinestone adornments and a etched monogram of Betty Boop designs.
  • Hollywood Tag Small Cowhide Leather Top-zip Messenger Bag
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    Hollywood Tag Small Cowhide Leather Top-zip Messenger Bag
    Get your hands on this everyday bag from Hollywood Tag,constructed of genuine cowhide leather. The interior provides organized lining with card slots,zipper coin compartment,and a long pocket for your phone or keys.
  • Women's Blingalicious Glittery Messenger Bag Q2991
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    Women's Blingalicious Glittery Messenger Bag Q2991
    The Glittery Messenger Bag Q2991 is a cross body bag with top zipper closure,front and back zip pockets,interior lining,an open slip pocket,and an interior zip pocket.
  • Dasein Western Rhinestone Studded Messenger Bag
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    Dasein Western Rhinestone Studded Messenger Bag
    This messenger bag is the epitome of the feminine western style. It radiates with rhinestones and studded cross accents on the front,finished with a detachable shoulder strap.
  • Rioni Signature Zip-top Messenger Handbag
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    Rioni Signature Zip-top Messenger Handbag
    Sling a new 'Rioni' messenger bag over your shoulder and go. Shoulder bag features woven adjustable shoulder strap with leather accents. Women's accessory features gentle dark gold 'RR' RIONI monogram print on solid brown Italian canvas
  • Hollywood Tag Pebbled Leather Double Pocket Messenger Bag
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    Hollywood Tag Pebbled Leather Double Pocket Messenger Bag
    This cowhide side bag keeps you organized with two front hook-and-loop flap pockets for your phone,mp3,etc. The main compartment is lined with several pockets inside.
  • Amerileather 'Corin' Denim/ Leather Messenger Bag
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    Amerileather 'Corin' Denim/ Leather Messenger Bag
    Update your look with this colorful denim and leather messenger bag. This bag features gold tone hardware,zip-top closure,multiple accessory pockets,and an adjustable shoulder strap. The playful dot print gives this bag a fun detail.
  • Hollywood Tag Cowhide Leather Flap-over Messenger Bag
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    Hollywood Tag Cowhide Leather Flap-over Messenger Bag
    Stash your essentials inside this messenger bag and you're ready to go. This flap-over bag is made of genuine leather in several hues that will add a pop of zesty color to your ensemble.
  • Hollywood Tag Leather Messenger Bag
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    Hollywood Tag Leather Messenger Bag
    Made of genuine leather,this messenger bag makes it easy to grab your essentials and go. This bag has several pockets inside and out,accessible through the top zipper entry.
  • Rioni Leather Mini Messenger Handbag
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    Rioni Leather Mini Messenger Handbag
    A fabulous brown leather construction with a white detail defines this fashioanble handbag from Rioni. Attractive goldtone hardware,spacious pockets and an adjustable strap finish this stylish messenger handbag.
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