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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.
  • Frye Veronica Messenger
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    Frye Veronica Messenger
    Whether you are commuting to the city, running errands, or just taking the day for yourself, the Veronica Messenger from Frye® will keep you luxuriously organized and stylish everywhere you go. Black calf shine leather messenger offers a soft, vintage look. Holds your wallet, sunglasses, keys, smartphone, personal technology, and a small cosmetics case. Adjustable leather crossbody strap with tassel accent. Flap closure with buckle accents. Interior lining with a back wall zip pocket and two open accessory pockets. Imported. Measurements: Bottom Width: 15 in. Depth: 4 in. Height: 10 in. Strap Length: 44 in. Strap Drop: 20 in. Weight: 2 lbs 12 oz.
  • MICHAEL Michael Kors Marina Medium Messenger
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    MICHAEL Michael Kors Marina Medium Messenger
    This preppy messenger bag will be a charming addition to your ensemble. Made of canvas or printed PVC with leather trim. Magnetic snap closure with tasselled draw-string detail. Crossbody strap with adjustable buckle. Signature hanging charm logo. Flat bottom. Lined monogram interior. Pockets or additional pouch vary by color. Imported. Measurements: Bottom Width: 10 in. Depth: 5 in. Height: 9 in. Strap Length: 48 in. Strap Drop: 24 in. Weight: 1 lb 4 oz.
  • MICHAEL Michael Kors Marina Medium Messenger
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    MICHAEL Michael Kors Marina Medium Messenger
    This preppy messenger bag will be a charming addition to your ensemble. Made of canvas or printed PVC with leather trim. Magnetic snap closure with tasselled draw-string detail. Crossbody strap with adjustable buckle. Signature hanging charm logo. Flat bottom. Lined monogram interior. Pockets or additional pouch vary by color. Imported. Measurements: Bottom Width: 10 in. Depth: 5 in. Height: 9 in. Strap Length: 48 in. Strap Drop: 24 in. Weight: 1 lb 4 oz.
  • MICHAEL Michael Kors Selma Mini Messenger
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    MICHAEL Michael Kors Selma Mini Messenger
    Go from day to night with the stylish, structured Selma Mini Messenger by MICHAEL Michael Kors®! Made of elegant saffiano leather. Top zip closure. Detachable, adjustable buckle crossbody strap. Signature logo hardware. Structured flat bottom. Signature monogram lining with slip pocket and card slots. Imported. Measurements: Bottom Width: 6 3 ⁄ 4 in. Depth: 3 in. Height: 5 1 ⁄ 2 in. Strap Length: 52 in. Strap Drop: 25 1 ⁄ 2 in. Weight: 11 oz.
  • MICHAEL Michael Kors Hamilton Mini Messenger
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    MICHAEL Michael Kors Hamilton Mini Messenger
    Pack a punch with this petite silhouette! Made of saffiano leather. Magnetic closure. Rolled handles with adjustable crossbody strap. Signature logo lock charm. Flat base with metal feet. Lined interior includes zipper pocket. Imported. Measurements: Bottom Width: 7 in. Middle Width: 7 in. Top Width: 7 in. Depth: 2 in. Height: 6 in. Strap Length: 51 in. Strap Drop: 24 in. Weight: 12 oz.
  • MICHAEL Michael Kors Marina Medium Messenger
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    MICHAEL Michael Kors Marina Medium Messenger
    This preppy messenger bag will be a charming addition to your ensemble. Made of canvas or printed PVC with leather trim. Magnetic snap closure with tasselled draw-string detail. Crossbody strap with adjustable buckle. Signature hanging charm logo. Flat bottom. Lined monogram interior. Pockets or additional pouch vary by color. Imported. Measurements: Bottom Width: 10 in. Depth: 5 in. Height: 9 in. Strap Length: 48 in. Strap Drop: 24 in. Weight: 1 lb 4 oz.
  • MICHAEL Michael Kors Medium Selma Messenger
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    MICHAEL Michael Kors Medium Selma Messenger
    Go from the office to dinner in style with the versatile MICHAEL Michael Kors™ Medium Selma Messenger. Saffiano leather messenger bag. Top zip closure. Detachable, buckle-adjustable crossbody strap. Brand logo hardware. Monogram lining. Interior features a back-wall zip pocket. Imported. Measurements: Bottom Width: 9 in. Depth: 4 1 ⁄ 4 in. Height: 7 in. Accessory Strap Length: 47 in. Accessory Strap Drop: 23 in. Weight: 1 lb.
  • Timbuk2 Classic Messenger Bag - Extra Small
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    Timbuk2 Classic Messenger Bag - Extra Small
    The perfect size, the perfect space. It's... perfect. The Classic Messenger Bag from Timbuk2® will be your go to for just about everything. Internal water bottle pocket for quick stashing on the go. Side entry Napoleon zip pocket for easy access without undoing the flap. External front organizer with secure zipper closure. Smart hook and loop placement for fast, easy closure and reductes sweater-pilling. Corner flap wings into place for excellent weatherproofing. Double-Loop CAM buckle enables easy fit adjustment while eliminating excess webbing. Removable cross strap for cross-body stabilization while biking. Front vista loop for attaching blinky lights for added visibility during night rides. Heavy duty stitching. Exterior made of durable CORDURA nylon and waterproof TPU liner for protection and durability. Volume: 549 in³/9 L. Measurements: Bottom Width: 10 1 ⁄ 4 in. Depth: 3 1 ⁄ 2 in. Height: 10 1 ⁄ 2 in. Strap Length: 48 1 ⁄ 4 in. Strap Drop: 17 1 ⁄ 2 in. Weight: 1 lb 2 oz.
  • MICHAEL Michael Kors Selma Medium Messenger
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    MICHAEL Michael Kors Selma Medium Messenger
    Your taste is impeccable and ultra-chic with the Selma Medium Messenger! Made of saffiano leather. Zipper closure. Adjustable crossbody strap. Signature logo hardware. Flat base. Lined interior includes zipper pocket. Imported. Measurements: Bottom Width: 9 in. Depth: 4 in. Height: 7 in. Strap Length: 48 in. Strap Drop: 23 in. Weight: 1 lb 3 oz.
  • MICHAEL Michael Kors Selma Mini Messenger
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    MICHAEL Michael Kors Selma Mini Messenger
    Go from day to night with the stylish, structured Selma Mini Messenger by MICHAEL Michael Kors®! Made of elegant saffiano leather. Top zip closure. Detachable, adjustable buckle crossbody strap. Signature logo hardware. Structured flat bottom. Signature monogram lining with slip pocket and card slots. Imported. Measurements: Bottom Width: 6 3 ⁄ 4 in. Depth: 3 in. Height: 5 1 ⁄ 2 in. Strap Length: 52 in. Strap Drop: 25 1 ⁄ 2 in. Weight: 11 oz.
  • Timbuk2 Command (Medium)
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    Timbuk2 Command (Medium)
    Sophisticated and versatile. Your daily commute is just not complete without the Timbuk2® Command laptop messenger bag. Fits laptops up to 15 inches. Top flap opening with two buckle closures. Removable, adjustable strap can be worn crossbody or on the shoulder. Organizational pockets at front, underneath flap. Smart power brick pocket manages all your cords. Napoleon side-entry pocket for quick-and-easy access without having to unbuckle flap. Slip-in water bottle pocket at side. Zippered laptop pocket at back opens like a book for airport-friendly travel. High-density foam laptop sleeve. Separate padded sleeve accommodates e-readers. TPU liner for easy cleaning. Luggage pass through on back allows luggage attachment. Top haul handle. Imported. Measurements: Bottom Width: 13 in. Middle Width: 13 in. Top Width: 13 in. Depth: 6 in. Height: 14 in. Strap Length: 50 in. Strap Drop: 25 in. Handle Length: 7 in. Handle Drop: 3 in. Weight: 2 lbs 5 oz.
  • Manhattan Portage Trotter Messenger Bag (LG) (15" Laptop)
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    Manhattan Portage Trotter Messenger Bag (LG) (15" Laptop)
    For the globe trotter in you, the Trotter Messenger Bag from Manhattan Portage® will hold all the things you need for an adventure. One large zippered pocket underneath flap. Removable laptop sleeve which can fit up to most 15" laptops features tuck-a-way briefcase handles, front and rear pockets, and a water resistant backwards zipper. Small front zippered compartment for quick access to small items such as keys, credit cards or sunglasses. Two large exterior zippered pockets for quick easy storage. Dual buckle closure flap with reflective tape accents for added visibility during low light. Sturdy metal strap adjustor with nylon webbing strap for an all day comfort and a perfect fit. Water resistant lining to keep your things protected. Vinyl lined water tight external compartment is perfect for shoes, an umbrella or any personal item you need quick access to. Fabric: 1000D Cordura® classic fabric. Volume: 1502 in³./24.6 L. Imported. Measurements: Bottom Width: 16 in. Middle Width: 16 in. Top Width: 16 in. Depth: 7 in. Height: 14 in. Strap Length: 50 in. Strap Drop: 22 in. Handle Length: 7 in. Handle Drop: 3 in. Weight: 4 lbs.
  • Brighton Rex Messenger
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    Brighton Rex Messenger
    Power up your profile. Gain stylish speed with the Brighton® Rex Messenger. Crossbody bag made of leather. Holds your wallet, lipstick, sunglasses, personal technology and a small cosmetic case. Studded accents. Classic Brighton detailed hardware. Flat bottom. Top zip closure. Interior lining with a back-wall zip pocket and multifunctional slip pockets. Imported. Measurements: Bottom Width: 12 in. Depth: 1 in. Height: 8 3 ⁄ 4 in. Strap Length: 22 in. Strap Drop: 25 in. Weight: 1 lb 1 oz.
  • Pendleton Messenger Bag
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    Pendleton Messenger Bag
    Carry all of your weekend needs in the luxury of Pendleton™! Upper made of 82% wool and 18% cotton. Leather trim. Fold-over flap with button closure. Top handle with detachable crossbody strap. External zippered pocket at the back. Lined interior features a padded slip pocket, zippered pocket at the back wall, and two multipurpose pockets at the front. Imported. Measurements: Bottom Width: 15 in. Middle Width: 15 in. Top Width: 15 in. Depth: 4 in. Height: 11 in. Strap Length: 38 in. Strap Drop: 17 in. Handle Length: 8 in. Handle Drop: 3 in. Weight: 2 lbs 8 oz.
  • Filson Game Bag Messenger-Heritage
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    Filson Game Bag Messenger-Heritage
    Filson® brings you a messenger you can put some years into with the Game bag. Top flap closure with a genuine leather strap and metal buckle. Spacious main compartment with padded laptop sleeve. Two external cargo pockets with snap-button closure. Two side pockets for housing water bottles. Back panel is home to a mesh, game bag-style pocket with 3 internal organization sleeves. Adjustable, webbing shoulder strap. Brindle leather straps and metal hardware throughout. 100% cotton. Spot clean. Made in the USA of imported materials. Measurements: Bottom Width: 15 1 ⁄ 2 in. Depth: 3 1 ⁄ 2 in. Height: 12 1 ⁄ 2 in. Strap Length: 48 in. Strap Drop: 23 in. Weight: 2 lbs 3 oz.
  • Will Leather Goods Wax Canvas Messenger
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    Will Leather Goods Wax Canvas Messenger
    Add character to your ensemble with this gorgeously crafted Wax Canvas Messenger. Messenger bag made of wax coated canvas with leather trim. Flap front with buckled closure. Top carrying handle with adjustable crossbody strap. Burnished hardware accents and signature logo stamped patch at front. Exterior front, back, and side slip pockets. Flat bottom supports upright structure. Lined interior with back wall zip pocket and organizational slip pockets. Comes with travel pillow. Imported. Measurements: Bottom Width: 15 in. Depth: 5 1 ⁄ 2 in. Height: 14 in. Strap Length: 56 in. Strap Drop: 26 in. Handle Length: 9 in. Handle Drop: 3 in. Weight: 1 lb 14 oz.
  • Ju-Ju-Be Better Be Messenger Diaper Bag
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    Ju-Ju-Be Better Be Messenger Diaper Bag
    Lighten your load and encourage an exceptionally more stylish and organized day with the Better Be Messenger Diaper Bag! Printed and coated nylon messenger bag with brand logo detail at front. Flap front with magnetic closure. Adjustable memory foam crossbody strap with textured grip. Exterior front zip Mommy pocket, to stash personal necessities you don't want mixed up with baby's things. Exterior rear slip pocket. Exterior side slip insulated bottle pockets. Pockets feature crumb drains to get rid of the inevitable build-up. Flat bottom supports upright structure. Lined interior with organizational mesh slip pockets. Antimicrobial lining kills germs, mold, mildew, fungus, and bacteria. Machine washable. Comes coordinating changing pad. Imported. Measurements: Bottom Width: 13 in. Depth: 5 1 ⁄ 2 in. Height: 12 in. Strap Length: 45 in. Strap Drop: 22 in. Weight: 1 lb 10 oz.
  • Patagonia Black Hole Messenger
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    Patagonia Black Hole Messenger
    Get ready to get sucked into the maw of amazing durability and versatility with the Black Hole Messenger by Patagonia®. Abuse and misuse this bag till you're just about done. Waterproof fabric with sewn seams helps protect your belongings from wet conditions. Spacious main compartment features two mesh pockets, key keeper, and an organizing panel. Interior padded sleeve fits most 17" laptops. Main flap features a daisy chain for added storage options. LED attachment loop. External pocket with water-shedding reversed coil zipper. Zippered pocket and additional daisy chain under the flap. Adjustable seatbelt webbing shoulder strap provides a secure and snug fit. Reflective accents, floating pad and webbing attachment points for added convenience. Three-point adjustable stability strap and padded carrying handle ensure a comfortable and secure carry. Shoulder strap can be set for left or right usage. Single-handed, quick shoulder strap adjustment. Materials: 14.7 oz 1200D polyester with TPU-film laminate and durable water repellent finish. Imported. Measurements: Bottom Width: 18 in. Middle Width: 18 in. Top Width: 18 in. Depth: 5 in. Height: 15 in. Strap Length: 41 in. Strap Drop: 16 in. Handle Length: 8 in. Handle Drop: 1 in. Weight: 2 lbs 5 oz.
  • Brighton Camden Messenger
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    Brighton Camden Messenger
    The Camden Messenger bag from Brighton® has intricate detailing that allow the shape to "grow" and still look chic. Made of softly pebbled leather. Top zip closure. Adjustable shoulder strap. Exterior slip pocket. Interior features a back-wall zip pocket and two slip pockets. Patterned textile lining. Imported. Measurements: Bottom Width: 12 in. Depth: 1 3 ⁄ 4 in. Height: 8 3 ⁄ 4 in. Strap Length: 48 in. Strap Drop: 23 in. Weight: 15 oz.
  • Timbuk2 Commute Laptop TSA-Friendly Messenger (Small)
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    Timbuk2 Commute Laptop TSA-Friendly Messenger (Small)
    Now you can impress the crowd with the amazing features of the Commute (Small) by Timbuk2®. TSA compliant laptop compartment. Laptop compartment unzips to lie flat for airport security. Two separate compartments for both a laptop and tablet. Compartments feature high density foam with quilted tricot lining. Laptop compartment: 14.4 x 9.4 x 1.6 in / 36.6 x 23.9 x 4.1 cm. Faux fur lined front pockets help keep your gadgets safe. Internal organizer helps keep your small items tidy. Interior mesh pockets for added storage. Luggage pass through offers added convenience while traversing crowded aiports. Red key tether. Elasticized external water bottle pocket. Vista loop. Grab strap for easy lifting. Removable shoulder strap. Materials: Ballistic nylon. Waterproof TPU front flap. Waterproof hypalon rubberized bottom. Measurements: Bottom Width: 16 in. Middle Width: 16 in. Top Width: 16 in. Depth: 5 1 ⁄ 2 in. Height: 15 in. Handle Length: 7 in. Handle Drop: 1 1 ⁄ 2 in. Accessory Strap Length: 58 in. Accessory Strap Drop: 25 in. Weight: 2 lbs 0.68 oz.
  • MICHAEL Michael Kors Medium Selma Messenger
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    MICHAEL Michael Kors Medium Selma Messenger
    Go from the office to dinner in style with the versatile MICHAEL Michael Kors™ Medium Selma Messenger. Saffiano leather messenger bag. Top zip closure. Detachable, buckle-adjustable crossbody strap. Brand logo hardware. Monogram lining. Interior features a back-wall zip pocket. Imported. Measurements: Bottom Width: 9 in. Depth: 4 1 ⁄ 4 in. Height: 7 in. Accessory Strap Length: 47 in. Accessory Strap Drop: 23 in. Weight: 1 lb.
  • Frye Logan Messenger
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    Frye Logan Messenger
    Make an impression that lasts with the Logan Messenger by Frye®. Plush, tumbled leather construction. Adjustable leather shoulder strap. Magnetic closure. Lined interior with zip and slip pockets. Slip pocket under the front flap. Measurements: Bottom Width: 15 in. Middle Width: 15 1 ⁄ 2 in. Top Width: 16 1 ⁄ 2 in. Depth: 4 in. Height: 13 1 ⁄ 4 in. Strap Length: 48 1 ⁄ 2 in. Strap Drop: 21 1 ⁄ 4 in. Weight: 3 lbs 1 oz.
  • KAVU Rope Bag
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    KAVU Rope Bag
    Single-strap messenger bag with a KAVU twist. Soft and durable Force 10 canvas material. 2 separate vertical zip entry pockets. 2 zip pockets for keys or phones. Padded back with KAVU outline embroidery. Adjustable strap with rope accent. Dimensions: 20" x 11". Measurements: Bottom Width: 13 in. Middle Width: 10 in. Top Width: 6 in. Depth: 3 in. Height: 18 in. Strap Length: 40 in. Strap Drop: 18 in. Weight: 1 lb 11 oz.
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