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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.
  • Tory Burch Robinson Plaid Fold-Over Messenger Bag
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    Tory Burch Robinson Plaid Fold-Over Messenger Bag
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    Named for Tory's parents - Buddy and Reva Robinson - it's a modern classic. Our Robinson Plaid Fold-Over Messenger is as polished as it is practical. Updated in a chic woven tartan pattern, it can be worn multiple ways: across the body with the strap, carried as a top-handle bag or used as an oversized clutch. The versatile design is detailed with smooth leather trim and finished with a zip-around gusset that allows for some extra room.
  • Tory Burch Thea Messenger Bag
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    Tory Burch Thea Messenger Bag
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    Tailored meets tassels: a refined shape, an embossed logo - and a little charm. Our new Thea Messenger is made of soft, pebbled leather and features an adjustable strap and three practical interior pockets. The streamlined, fold-over design is spacious enough to hold all of your essentials, so it transitions effortlessly from day to evening.
  • Tory Burch Emerson Flap Messenger Bag
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    Tory Burch Emerson Flap Messenger Bag
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    Clean-lined and classic, our Emerson Flap Messenger is a true shape-shifter. Adjust the strap to wear it cross-body or over the shoulder, or remove it to carry as a chic clutch. Made of smooth leather with contrast edge paint, it features a discreet exterior pocket and several interior pockets for keeping belongings organized. It's an ultra-versatile style for day or evening - no matter the season.
  • Tory Burch Finley Fold-Over Messenger Bag
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    Tory Burch Finley Fold-Over Messenger Bag
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    French tilework inspired the geometric ikat pattern on our Finley Fold-Over Messenger. The versatile design can be worn multiple ways: across the body with the strap, carried as a top-handle or used as an oversized clutch. Made of richly textured woven mochila fabric - a material used on the handwoven bags made in the mountains of northern Colombia - it has smooth leather handles and trim and is finished with a zip-around gusset that allows for some extra room. It's a great way to bring color and a far-flung feel to your wardrobe.
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