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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.
  • Michael Michael Kors Hamilton Small Messenger Bag - Sun Tan
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    Michael Michael Kors Hamilton Small Messenger Bag - Sun Tan
    Supple leather composes this tiny MICHAEL Michael Kors cross body bag. A polished, logo engraved lock adds a timeless touch, and an inset zip opens to a lined interior with 2 card slots. Optional, adjustable shoulder strap. Dust bag included. Leather: Cowhide. Weight: 13oz / 0.37kg. Imported, China. Measurements Height: 5.5in / 14cm Length: 7in / 18cm Depth: 3.25in / 8cm Strap drop: 23.25in / 59cm. Available sizes: One Size
  • Michael Michael Kors Hamilton Mini Messenger - Fuschia
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    Michael Michael Kors Hamilton Mini Messenger - Fuschia
    A petite MICHAEL Michael Kors tote, rendered in sturdy saffiano leather. The magnetic closure opens to a lined single pocket interior, and a polished logo medallion details the front. Rolled handles and adjustable shoulder strap. Leather: Cowhide. Weight: 14oz / 0.4kg. Imported, China. Measurements Height: 4.75in / 12cm Length: 6.5in / 16.5cm Depth: 2.25in / 5.5cm Strap drop: 22.5in / 57cm Handle drop: 2.25in / 5.5cm. Available sizes: One Size
  • Michael Michael Kors Selma Mini Messenger Bag - Black
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    Michael Michael Kors Selma Mini Messenger Bag - Black
    A petite MICHAEL Michael Kors cross body bag with a structured look, rendered in saffiano leather and styled with polished logo lettering. The top zip opens to a lined interior with 3 card slots. Optional, adjustable shoulder strap. Leather: Cowhide. Weight: 11oz / 0.31kg. Imported, Vietnam. Measurements Height: 4.25in / 11cm Length: 6.75in / 17cm Depth: 3in / 7.5cm Strap drop: 24.5in / 62cm. Available sizes: One Size
  • 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
  • Michael Michael Kors Selma Mini Messenger - Navy
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    Michael Michael Kors Selma Mini Messenger - Navy
    A petite MICHAEL Michael Kors cross body bag in sturdy saffiano leather. Polished logo lettering adds shine to the front, and the top zip opens to a lined interior, which houses 3 card slots. Optional, adjustable shoulder strap. Leather: Cowhide. Weight: 13oz / 0.37kg. Imported, China. Measurements Height: 5.25in / 13.5cm Length: 8.25in / 21cm Depth: 3in / 7.5cm Strap drop: 23.5in / 60cm. Available sizes: One Size
  • Michael Michael Kors Selma Mini Messenger Bag - Luggage
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    Michael Michael Kors Selma Mini Messenger Bag - Luggage
    A petite MICHAEL Michael Kors cross body bag with a structured look, rendered in saffiano leather and styled with polished logo lettering. The top zip opens to a lined interior with 3 card slots. Optional, adjustable shoulder strap. Leather: Cowhide. Weight: 11oz / 0.31kg. Imported, Vietnam. Measurements Height: 4.25in / 11cm Length: 6.75in / 17cm Depth: 3in / 7.5cm Strap drop: 24.5in / 62cm. Available sizes: One Size
  • Michael Michael Kors Selma Medium Messenger Bag - Fuschia
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    Michael Michael Kors Selma Medium Messenger Bag - Fuschia
    Sturdy saffiano leather and gold tone hardware bring professional polish to this MICHAEL Michael Kors satchel. The inset top zip opens to a logo lined interior with 1 pocket and a spring lock keychain. Optional, adjustable shoulder strap. Dust bag included. Leather: Cowhide. Weight: 20oz / 0.57kg. Imported, China. Measurements Height: 6.75in / 17cm Length: 9in / 23cm Depth: 4in / 10cm Strap drop: 22in / 56cm. Available sizes: One Size
  • Michael Michael Kors Selma Mini Messenger Bag - Chili
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    Michael Michael Kors Selma Mini Messenger Bag - Chili
    A structured, saffiano leather MICHAEL Michael Kors cross body bag with petite profile and polished logo lettering. The top zip opens to a lined interior with 3 card slots. Optional, adjustable shoulder strap. Leather: Cowhide. Weight: 12oz / 0.34kg. Imported, Vietnam. Measurements Height: 5.25in / 13.5cm Length: 6.75in / 17cm Depth: 3in / 7.5cm Strap drop: 24.5in / 62cm. Available sizes: One Size
  • Linea Pelle Hunter Messenger Bag - Ink
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    Linea Pelle Hunter Messenger Bag - Ink
    Soft, wrinkled leather brings a casual look to this scaled down Linea Pelle messenger bag. A zip welt pocket outfits the magnetic front flap, and the suede interior contains a zip pocket. Adjustable strap. Dust bag included. Leather: Cowhide. Weight: 15oz / 0.43kg. Imported, China. Measurements Height: 9in / 23cm Length: 11.5in / 29cm Depth: 3.5in / 9cm Strap drop: 24.75in / 63cm. Available sizes: One Size
  • Michael Michael Kors Rhea Small Messenger - Red
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    Michael Michael Kors Rhea Small Messenger - Red
    This sophisticated MICHAEL Michael Kors shoulder bag features a polished, gold tone logo charm. The zip top opens a lined interior with 4 notch pockets and a zip compartment. Adjustable shoulder strap. Dust bag included. Leather: Cowhide. Weight: 12oz / 0.34kg. Imported, China. Measurements Height: 11.75in / 30cm Length: 13.5in / 34cm Depth: 2.25in / 6cm Strap drop: 22.5in / 57cm. Available sizes: One Size
  • Deux Lux Joplin Fringe Messenger Bag - Black
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    Deux Lux Joplin Fringe Messenger Bag - Black
    Layers of fringe hang from the sides of this Deux Lux handbag and create a subtle western edge. The top flaps secures with a magnetic snap and opens to a lined interior and 1 zip pocket. Adjustable shoulder strap. Gold tone hardware. Dust bag included. Fabric: Faux leather. Weight: 17oz / 0.48kg. Imported, China. Measurements Height: 7in / 18cm Length: 8.25in / 21cm Depth: 2.25in / 5.5cm Strap drop: 22in / 56cm. Available sizes: One Size
  • Michael Michael Kors Selma Mini Messenger - Fuschia
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    Michael Michael Kors Selma Mini Messenger - Fuschia
    A petite MICHAEL Michael Kors cross body bag in sturdy saffiano leather. Polished logo lettering adds shine to the front, and the top zip opens to a lined interior, which houses 3 card slots. Optional, adjustable shoulder strap. Leather: Cowhide. Weight: 13oz / 0.37kg. Imported, China. Measurements Height: 5.25in / 13.5cm Length: 8.25in / 21cm Depth: 3in / 7.5cm Strap drop: 23.5in / 60cm. Available sizes: One Size
  • Michael Michael Kors Selma Mini Messenger Bag - Optic White
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    Michael Michael Kors Selma Mini Messenger Bag - Optic White
    A structured, saffiano leather MICHAEL Michael Kors cross body bag with petite profile and polished logo lettering. The top zip opens to a lined interior with 3 card slots. Optional, adjustable shoulder strap. Leather: Cowhide. Weight: 12oz / 0.34kg. Imported, Vietnam. Measurements Height: 5.5in / 14cm Length: 6.75in / 17cm Depth: 3in / 7.5cm Strap drop: 24.5in / 62cm. Available sizes: One Size
  • Michael Michael Kors Selma Mini Messenger Bag - Sun
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    Michael Michael Kors Selma Mini Messenger Bag - Sun
    A structured, saffiano leather MICHAEL Michael Kors cross body bag with petite profile and polished logo lettering. The top zip opens to a lined interior with 3 card slots. Optional, adjustable shoulder strap. Leather: Cowhide. Weight: 12oz / 0.34kg. Imported, Vietnam. Measurements Height: 5.25in / 13.5cm Length: 6.75in / 17cm Depth: 3in / 7.5cm Strap drop: 24.5in / 62cm. Available sizes: One Size
  • Michael Michael Kors Hamilton Small Messenger Bag - Black
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    Michael Michael Kors Hamilton Small Messenger Bag - Black
    Supple leather composes this tiny MICHAEL Michael Kors cross body bag. A polished, logo engraved lock adds a timeless touch, and an inset zip opens to a lined interior with 2 card slots. Optional, adjustable shoulder strap. Dust bag included. Leather: Cowhide. Weight: 13oz / 0.37kg. Imported, China. Measurements Height: 5.5in / 14cm Length: 7in / 18cm Depth: 3.25in / 8cm Strap drop: 23.25in / 59cm. Available sizes: One Size
  • Cleobella Boheme Fringe Messenger Bag - Black
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    Cleobella Boheme Fringe Messenger Bag - Black
    Whipstitching and a fringed base bring bohemian charm to this leather Cleobella handbag. An intricate pattern details the magnetic top flap, which opens to a lined, single pocket interior. Adjustable shoulder strap. Dust bag included. Leather: Sheepskin / goatskin. Weight: 13oz / 0.37kg. Imported, Indonesia. Measurements Height: 6.75in / 17cm Length: 7.25in / 18.5cm Depth: 2.25in / 6cm Strap drop: 17in / 43cm. Available sizes: One Size
  • 3.1 Phillip Lim Pashli Mini Messenger Bag - Silver
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    3.1 Phillip Lim Pashli Mini Messenger Bag - Silver
    Sturdy, crackled metallic leather constructs this petite 3.1 Phillip Lim messenger bag. The push lock flap opens to a lined interior with a slim front compartment and a zip pocket. Magnetic back pocket. Short handle and adjustable cross body strap. Brushed gunmetal tone hardware. Dust bag included. Leather: Cowhide. Weight: 30oz / 0.85kg. Imported, China. Measurements Height: 6in / 15cm Length: 9in / 23cm Depth: 3.5in / 9cm Strap drop: 20in / 51cm. Available sizes: One Size
  • Michael Michael Kors Colette Medium Messenger Bag - Chili
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    Michael Michael Kors Colette Medium Messenger Bag - Chili
    A boxy MICHAEL Michael Kors tote in a mix of smooth and wrinkled leather. The logo lined interior has 3 pouch pockets and 1 zip pocket. Exterior zip pocket. Rolled handles and optional, adjustable shoulder strap. Dust bag included. Leather: Cowhide. Weight: 26oz / 0.74kg. Imported, Vietnam. Measurements Height: 8.75in / 22cm Length: 8.25in / 21cm Depth: 4.5in / 11.5cm Strap drop: 22in / 56cm Handle drop: 4in / 10cm. Available sizes: One Size
  • Michael Michael Kors Colette Medium Messenger Bag - Black
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    Michael Michael Kors Colette Medium Messenger Bag - Black
    A boxy MICHAEL Michael Kors tote in a mix of smooth and wrinkled leather. The logo lined interior has 3 pouch pockets and 1 zip pocket. Exterior zip pocket. Rolled handles and optional, adjustable shoulder strap. Dust bag included. Leather: Cowhide. Weight: 27oz / 0.77kg. Imported, Vietnam. Measurements Height: 8.75in / 22cm Length: 8.25in / 21cm Depth: 4.75in / 12cm Strap drop: 21.75in / 55cm Handle drop: 4in / 10cm. Available sizes: One Size
  • Kara Mini Messenger Bag - Pink
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    Kara Mini Messenger Bag - Pink
    This petite KARA messenger bag may also be carried as a clutch. A magnet closes the back pocket, and the flap conceals a slim compartment. Lined interior with 1 side pocket. Removable wrist strap and optional, adjustable shoulder strap. Dust bag included. Leather: Cowhide. Weight: 22oz / 0.62kg. Imported, China. Measurements Height: 7.5in / 19cm Length: 9in / 23cm Depth: 4.5in / 11.5cm Strap drop: 19.75in / 50cm. Available sizes: One Size
  • Michael Michael Kors Colette Medium Messenger Bag - Sun
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    Michael Michael Kors Colette Medium Messenger Bag - Sun
    A boxy MICHAEL Michael Kors tote in a mix of smooth and wrinkled leather. The logo lined interior has 3 pouch pockets and 1 zip pocket. Exterior zip pocket. Rolled handles and optional, adjustable shoulder strap. Dust bag included. Leather: Cowhide. Weight: 26oz / 0.74kg. Imported, Vietnam. Measurements Height: 8.75in / 22cm Length: 8.25in / 21cm Depth: 4.5in / 11.5cm Strap drop: 22in / 56cm Handle drop: 4in / 10cm. Available sizes: One Size
  • Michael Michael Kors Hamilton Mini Messenger - Black
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    Michael Michael Kors Hamilton Mini Messenger - Black
    A petite MICHAEL Michael Kors tote, rendered in sturdy saffiano leather. The magnetic closure opens to a lined single pocket interior, and a polished logo medallion details the front. Rolled handles and adjustable shoulder strap. Leather: Cowhide. Weight: 14oz / 0.4kg. Imported, China. Measurements Height: 4.75in / 12cm Length: 6.5in / 16.5cm Depth: 2.25in / 5.5cm Strap drop: 22.5in / 57cm Handle drop: 2.25in / 5.5cm. Available sizes: 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
  • Clare V. Maison Messenger Bag - Grey
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    Clare V. Maison Messenger Bag - Grey
    A spacious Clare V. handbag in wrinkled leather. Zip top. Lined interior with 1 zip pocket. Short handles and optional shoulder strap. Gold tone hardware. Leather: Cowhide. Weight: 22oz / 0.62kg. Made in the USA. Measurements Height: 10.25in / 26cm Length: 17.25in / 44cm Depth: 4.75in / 12cm Strap drop: 17.25in / 44cm Handle drop: 3.5in / 9cm. Available sizes: One Size
  • Michael Michael Kors Selma Medium Messenger Bag - Luggage
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    Michael Michael Kors Selma Medium Messenger Bag - Luggage
    Sturdy saffiano leather and gold tone hardware bring professional polish to this MICHAEL Michael Kors satchel. The inset top zip opens to a logo lined interior with 1 pocket and a spring lock keychain. Optional, adjustable shoulder strap. Dust bag included. Leather: Cowhide. Weight: 19oz / 0.54kg. Imported, China. Measurements Height: 6.75in / 17cm Length: 9in / 23cm Depth: 4in / 10cm Strap drop: 22in / 56cm. Available sizes: One Size
  • Michael Michael Kors Rhea Small Messenger - Black
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    Michael Michael Kors Rhea Small Messenger - Black
    This sophisticated MICHAEL Michael Kors shoulder bag features a polished, gold tone logo charm. The zip top opens a lined interior with 4 notch pockets and a zip compartment. Adjustable shoulder strap. Dust bag included. Leather: Cowhide. Weight: 12oz / 0.34kg. Imported, China. Measurements Height: 11.75in / 30cm Length: 13.5in / 34cm Depth: 2.25in / 6cm Strap drop: 22.5in / 57cm. Available sizes: One Size
  • Kara Mini Messenger Bag - Black
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    Kara Mini Messenger Bag - Black
    This petite KARA messenger bag may also be carried as a clutch. A magnet closes the back pocket, and the flap conceals a slim compartment. Lined interior with 1 side pocket. Removable wrist strap and optional, adjustable shoulder strap. Dust bag included. Leather: Cowhide. Weight: 22oz / 0.62kg. Imported, China. Measurements Height: 7.5in / 19cm Length: 9in / 23cm Depth: 4.5in / 11.5cm Strap drop: 19.75in / 50cm. Available sizes: One Size
  • Milly Sienna 2 In 1 Messenger Bag - Black
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    Milly Sienna 2 In 1 Messenger Bag - Black
    This versatile Milly messenger bag is cut from soft leather and detailed with a zip off front pouch. Fold over top and lined, 3 pocket interior. Polished hardware. Optional, adjustable shoulder strap. Dust bag included. Leather: Cowhide. Weight: 45oz / 1.28kg. Imported, China. Measurements Height: 9in / 23cm Length: 11.75in / 30cm Depth: 3.25in / 8cm Strap drop: 10.25in / 26cm. Available sizes: One Size
  • Linea Pelle Hunter Messenger Bag - Black
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    Linea Pelle Hunter Messenger Bag - Black
    Soft, wrinkled leather brings a casual look to this scaled down Linea Pelle messenger bag. A zip welt pocket outfits the magnetic front flap, and the suede interior contains a zip pocket. Adjustable strap. Dust bag included. Leather: Cowhide. Weight: 15oz / 0.43kg. Imported, China. Measurements Height: 9in / 23cm Length: 11.5in / 29cm Depth: 3.5in / 9cm Strap drop: 24.75in / 63cm. Available sizes: One Size
  • Kara Classic Messenger Bag - Black
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    Kara Classic Messenger Bag - Black
    Pebbled leather brings classic appeal to this minimalist KARA shoulder bag. A magnetic pocket outfits the back, and a weighty flap folds over the top. The lined interior contains 2 file pockets and a dividing zip pouch. Adjustable shoulder strap. Dust bag included. Leather: Cowhide. Weight: 30oz / 0.85kg. Imported, China. Measurements Height: 7.75in / 20cm Length: 13in / 33cm Depth: 5in / 13cm Strap drop: 19.25in / 49cm. Available sizes: One Size
  • A.P.C. Messenger Bag - Black
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    A.P.C. Messenger Bag - Black
    This saddle style A.P.C. bag is cut from soft leather and finished with minimal details. A magnetic toggle closure opens the front flap, and the lined interior contains 1 zip pocket. Adjustable shoulder strap. Dust bag included. Leather: Cowhide. Weight: 21oz / 0.6kg. Made in Portugal. Measurements Height: 7.5in / 19cm Length: 10.25in / 26cm Depth: 2.75in / 7cm Strap drop: 20in / 51cm. Available sizes: One Size
  • Reece Hudson Knox Messenger Bag - Black
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    Reece Hudson Knox Messenger Bag - Black
    A leather Reece Hudson handbag with messenger bag styling. The mixed quilting patterns are highlighted by the metal trim on the top flap. Lined interior with 2 patch pockets and a zip pocket. 1 external slide pocket against the body. Dust bag included. Leather: Cowhide. Weight: 18oz / 0.51kg. Made in Italy. Measurements Height: 7in / 18cm Length: 10.75in / 27cm Depth: 2.25in / 6cm Strap drop: 18in / 46cm. Available sizes: One Size
  • Clare V. Messenger Bag - British Tan
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    Clare V. Messenger Bag - British Tan
    A spacious Clare V. handbag in wrinkled leather. Zip top. Lined interior with 1 zip pocket. Short handles and optional shoulder strap. Gold tone hardware. Leather: Cowhide. Weight: 22oz / 0.62kg. Made in the USA. Measurements Height: 10.25in / 26cm Length: 17.25in / 44cm Depth: 4.75in / 12cm Strap drop: 17.25in / 44cm Handle drop: 3.5in / 9cm. Available sizes: One Size
  • Clare V. Messenger Bag - Black
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    Clare V. Messenger Bag - Black
    A spacious Clare V. handbag in wrinkled leather. Zip top. Lined interior with 1 zip pocket. Short handles and optional shoulder strap. Gold tone hardware. Leather: Cowhide. Weight: 22oz / 0.62kg. Made in the USA. Measurements Height: 10.25in / 26cm Length: 17.25in / 44cm Depth: 4.75in / 12cm Strap drop: 17.25in / 44cm Handle drop: 3.5in / 9cm. Available sizes: One Size
  • M Missoni Boucle Knit Messenger - Black
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    M Missoni Boucle Knit Messenger - Black
    Napped wool bouclé and mesh netting contrast on this edgy, leather trimmed M Missoni handbag. Silver tone studs punctaute the buckled leather straps. Adjustable shoulder strap. Striped, lined interior with 2 small pockets and a zip compartment. Dust bag included. Fabric: Mesh / wool bouclé. Weight: 15oz / 0.43kg. Made in Italy. Measurements Height: 6in / 15cm Length: 8.5in / 21.5cm Depth: 5in / 13cm Strap drop: 18in / 46cm. Available sizes: One Size
  • Clare V. Maison Messenger Bag - Black
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    Clare V. Maison Messenger Bag - Black
    A spacious Clare V. handbag in soft nubuck. Zip top. Lined interior with 1 zip pocket. Short handles and optional shoulder strap. Gold tone hardware. Leather: Cowhide. Weight: 24oz / 0.68kg. Made in the USA. Measurements Height: 12in / 30.5cm Length: 14in / 35.5cm Depth: 4.75in / 12cm Strap drop: 17in / 43cm. Available sizes: One Size
  • Jason Wu Hanne Messenger Bag - Black/White
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    Jason Wu Hanne Messenger Bag - Black/White
    Streaked, textured leather gives this classic Jason Wu handbag an exotic effect, and smooth leather accents add a luxe finish. A rolled handle trims the magnetic front flap, which is secured with a buckled strap. The faille lined interior houses 2 pockets. Top handle and optional, adjustable cross body strap. Dust bag included. Leather: Calfskin. Weight: 20oz / 0.57kg. Made in Italy. Measurements Height: 8in / 20.5cm Length: 11.5in / 29cm Depth: 2.5in / 6.5cm Strap drop: 20in / 51cm. Available sizes: One Size
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