Laptop bag designers that you didn`t know about
We know, it’s just as hard to find the perfect laptop bag as it is to find any other type of bag, and we know that in the process of decision, there are lots of factors that you should acknowledge before. An important one would be the brand (aka a designer`s name), another one – the price.
Of course, there are the most known bag designers and brands such as Prada, Dolce & Gabbana, Gucci, Bottega Veneta, etc. and if you intend to buy a bag just for the tag attached on it, you might as well check the price tag first.
This is not to say that expensive bags are not of good quality, but to clarify one aspect – you could always find a less spicy priced bag that can provide you the same amount of joy.
We made our research in this area and we want to bring to your attention a number of brands and designers that are chipper and of high quality, but you had no idea they existed.
The discussion always comes around the differences between the so-called cheap bags and the luxury one, but really if you don`t like to be influenced by appearances, you should do your own research. Or at least, you could take our word for it and continue reading.
At a Glance:
|BOSTANTEN Leather Laptop Briefcase for Men & Women||Features: Robust Fabric, Adjustable Leather Padded Shoulder Strap, 3x External Pockets|
Benefits: Elegant Design, Spacious, Durable
|BFB Vegan Handmade Laptop Tote Bag for Women||Features: 3x Zippered Compartments, Vegan Leather, Key Clip, 5 Variations|
Benefits: Beautiful Design, Durable, Lightweight
|LaBante Aricia Large Laptop Tote Bag||Features: Removable Strap, Back & Interior Pockets|
Benefits: Cruelty-free Materials, Durable, Multi-functional, 10% of Profits go to Charity, Eco-friendly & Recyclable
|BFB Custom Neoprene Laptop Bag for Women||Features: Quality Materials, Hand Stitched, Multiple Pockets, Insulating & Shock Absorbent|
Benefits: Great Price, Well Structured, Beautiful Design
|Lodis Audrey RFID Milano Tote with Laptop Pocket||Features: High-Quality Leather, Zipper Closure|
Benefits: Lightweight, Beautiful Design, Spacious
|Michael Kors Voyager Multifunction Top-Zip Tote||Features: Adjustable Leather Strap & Gusset Ties, Additional Pockets|
Benefits: Chic Design, Easy to Handle, Great Work Bag
|TUMI Voyageur Mauren Laptop Tote||Features: Additional Pockets, Removable/Adjustable Shoulder Strap, 4 Metal Feet, Separate Water Bottle Pocket|
Benefits: Lightweight, Brilliant Design
|Lodis Audrey RFID Jessica Work Satchel||Features: Italian Leather, Strong Structure, Multiple Interior Pockets, 3 Variations|
Benefits: High-Quality Materials, Perfect for a Long Day, Balanced Storage Space
|Vera Bradley Microfiber Laptop Tote||Features: Lightweight Signature Cotton, Additional Pockets, Drop Strap/Dual Straps/Trolley Sleeve|
Benefits: Handy & Useful, Good Design, 3 Methods of Carriage
|Claire Chase Women's Rio Computer Tote Laptop||Features: Antique Look, Brass Feet, Additional Pockets, Removable Padded Sleeve|
Benefits: Unique Design, Nice Color, Water Resistant
|Coach Ava Metallic Cherry Pebble Leather Chain Tote Bag||Features: Additional Pockets, Colors - Metallic Cherry/Light Gold|
Benefits: Good Price, Stylish & Fashionable
|The Rodeo Blue Rolling Laptop Tote Carryall||Features: Removable Padded Pocket, Additional Pockets, Antique Brass-Tone Hardware|
Benefits: Beautiful & Diverse Design
We have made our selection carefully and for more than just a preview, you might want to check the list below:
Briefly, about the brand: Bostanten belongs to Guangzhou Tiangang Leather Co., Ltd online retail and wholesale store. They have their own bag factory, mainly deal with designing, producing and exporting all kinds of genuine leather bags, such as backpacks, handbags, shoulder bags, wallets, purses, travel bags, business briefcases, belts and so on.
They declare that their target is to provide their global customers with high-quality products at competitively low factory-direct prices.
About the bag:
This briefcase is made of full grains cowhides oil wax leather and it has a smooth and soft appearance. The fabric is robust and the lining is strong, provided with gunmetal hardware. The bag is also provided with an adjustable leather padded shoulder strap that is meant to facilitate the carriage.
Dimensions: (L)16.14″ x (W)6.69″ x (H)12.40″ inch / (L)41 cm x (W)17 cm x (H)31.5 cm. Handle height is 13 cm/5.12 inch. Maximum strap length is about 66.92 “/ 170 cm; Net weight is about 3.22 lb/ 1.46 kg.
The interior is well structured, containing one big compartment that fits perfectly a 15-inch laptop. One bigger inner compartment that could help you organize your daily needed stuff and one zipper pocket.
On the outside, the bag is provided with three pockets: two zipper pockets and one provided with a magnet closure system.
- Fancy design
- Long term resistance
- The inside pockets might collapse, when adding multiple items
- The length of the strap was built rather for a tall person, even when moved to the shortest position
Briefly about the brand: My Best Friend is a Bag is a female-owned company that understands the traits of a great business work bag and have designed a range of hand-made bags, totes, and sleeves that will show the world that you mean business and intend to look great while doing it.
About the bag:
This bag was designed by a woman and it is supposed to come with all the needed features for a great experience.
What`s really great about this 13inch laptop tote and handbag is that it will help you picture yourself walking into the office looking professional, stylish and fashionable. This beautiful handmade computer tote is provided with 3 zippered compartments and can be used as a purse, a handbag, a shoulder bag, a business briefcase or an executive work bag – an alternative to each mood that you have.
Its hand-made design is here for a long commitment because it was made to last.
Its structure is entirely made of cruelty-free, vegan leather that actually, performs better than real leather.
As a plus, the bag is also provided with a handy clip for your keys.
You just have to be ready for the full experience of this modern, beautiful bag, and here it is a spoiler: NO MORE ACHING SHOULDERS! That`s possible thanks to those reinforced double-stitched straps and handles, designed to carry heavy weights, while these long shoulder straps make it a really comfortable Laptop Shoulder Bag. The longer strap is detachable and goes well as a crossbody.
The bag is lightweight and durable, it could be seen as airport–friendly since it seems like a perfect carry-on bag for women and perfect to stash it under the seat. Ideal for travel!
Approximate Size: 15.5”W x 11”H x 5”D; Handle Length: 26 inches to comfortably fit over your shoulder plus detachable shoulder strap to be hands free; The opening for your laptop/ computer is 14 inches (which fits a 13 inch MacBook Air or MacBook Pro perfectly); it comes with replacement handles to keep your bag looking brand new.
- Great looks
- Light weight
- Might be bigger than it looks, check the dimensions twice before the purchase
- The material may feel like plastic rather than leather
- It has an inexplicable heaviness even when it`s empty
Briefly about the brand: LaBante London started out really small in 2009, but grew from strength to strength as the founders received so much positive feedback and love from vegans, vegetarians, animal lovers and fashionistas all over the world. As they continued to expand, they had the pleasure of meeting fashion buyers who understood that change was coming and that the future was about ethics and sustainability. Encouraged and inspired, their brand has flourished and they promise to you that they will continue to develop beautiful and stunning designs and provide you with a range of vegan accessories all made with love, for you to wear with pride.
About the bag:
One of the most important qualities here refers to the ethical aspect.
They are really involved in promoting a ‘giving’ attitude, which is why 10% of profits go to Charity.
Their stylish handbags for women are made by the finest craftsmanship and artisans and that guarantees a high-quality experience.
The laptop tote features a padded 13inch laptop compartment, bright pink interior, detachable shoulder strap, both inside and back zipper pockets.
A perfect size that is suitable as women`s work bag, teacher tote bag, school bags for girls, luggage carry on, briefcase for women, travel tote, etc.
Great Capacity, able to keep your personal essentials day after day, for your favorite needed items such as wallet, keys, purses, tablet, iPad mini, A5 notebook, umbrella, sunglasses, tissues, documents, mobile phone, diary, credit card holder, makeup and many small gadgets.
Thanks to its multi-functional & versatile design this bag provides great services, being perfect for the office, work, travel, evening, party, dinner, wedding, holiday, cabin luggage, camping, outdoor, beach, university, weekend, college, school.
Dimensions (cm): 44(D) x 40(H) x 20(W).
- Vegan, cruelty-free materials
- Multiple utility
- Eco-friendly & recyclable
- It is a bit pricy
- If you`re a mignon-sized lady, you`d better look somewhere else, because this bag is kind of big
Briefly about the brand: As I presented it to you earlier, My Best Friend is a Bag is a brand of high morals, and here are a few principals to be driven by:
The Ethos of My Best Friend is a Bag is simple:
A BfB bag will be fabulous, fashionable and functional.
It will also be practical.
It will be reasonably priced.
It will be made to the highest standards which means it will age well.
About the bag:
My Best Friend is a Bag, proudly wears the DESIGNED BY A WOMAN tag, and not to be sexist, but that should give you some clues about the concept of the bag; think of practical uses and good taste and then just put them together.
Imagine walking into your office looking fierce and fabulous – Introducing the Leigh Luxury Designer Laptop Bag. At last a lightweight, fashionable, hand-stitched laptop shoulder bag that’s also incredibly practical. Sounds good, isn`t it? Why just fantasize when you could go for the real, concrete version of the bag?
There are no cheap materials in this gorgeous work bag.
It`s handmade crafted using Premium Neoprene and Custom Webbing on the outside and provided with all sorts of pockets and sleeves for everything a busy woman needs.
Provided with 3 x inside, side pockets for cell phones, sunglasses and a padded laptop sleeve for an 11 inch to a 15inch computer. The detachable adjustable shoulder strap is made for those times you need to be hands-free.
Designed and Handmade in a female-owned company determined to bring you international designer quality for a really good price. The Leigh is professional and sophisticated, just like you.
Well proportionate, not too big, not too small, this bag is as light as a feather. What makes this bag the ideal women designer laptop bag for today’s executive woman is the quality of the Premium Neoprene used. Being a high tech fabric that is hand washable and quick to dry.
It is insulating and shock-absorbent thanks to the material makeup and best of all, it is lightweight and durable.
So, modern material for the needs of a modern woman!
Approximate Size: 18 inches wide x 13.5 inches high x 3.5 inches deep Laptop sleeve is 15.5 inches wide. The leigh weighs only 2.2 lbs. making it the perfect light wear, waterproof laptop shoulder bag.
Airport friendly and perfect for travel.
The bag is also available in a 17inch laptop bag, under “The Sarah” nickname and in 4 different classy colors (red, black, grey and navy).
- Good price
- Beautiful appearance
- Well structured
- Some might think that the bag is too big, and for that, you have to make sure that you order it in the right dimension
Briefly, about the brand: Lodis Los Angeles is the destination for refined leather goods; Designed with an innovative eye, influenced by a modern, dynamic, and eclectic California lifestyle.
Established stateside in 1965, Lodis’ heritage is traced back to Madrid’s most exclusive leather goods house. This sets their foundation of traditional craftsmanship and thoughtful design, all made effortless with a fresh dose of cool ingenuity which evolves year after year.
Lodis Los Angeles measures over 50 years of premium leather goods: modernizing heritage and transcending trends.
About the bag:
This stunning red bag is made of high-quality leather and its lining is crafted by man; all that making a resistant piece out of this bag.
Provided with zipper closure, the bag is all safe and it guarantees an even safer carriage to your laptop and other things that you need to take along with you during the day. Roomy enough this bag could fit your 12inch laptop or notebook but also can carry some additional stuff such as wallet, cell phone, keys, and other daily needed things.
The shoulder strap is 9″ long, and turns the whole experience into a great one, thanks to soft material covering it.
Approximate dimensions: 13.5″ high, 14″ wide.
- It`s the perfect work bag
- Fancy looks
- The bottom ain`t that stable
- It can get a bit heavy
- Some metal feet could have been a plus, in order to protect the leather bottom
Briefly, about the brand: Michael Kors is a world-renowned, award-winning designer of luxury accessories and ready-to-wear. His namesake company, established in 1981, currently produces a range of products under his signature Michael Kors Collection, MICHAEL Michael Kors and Michael Kors Men`s labels. These products include accessories, footwear, watches, jewelry, women’s and men’s ready-to-wear, wearable technology, eyewear and a full line of fragrance products. Behind this burgeoning empire stands a singular designer with an innate sense of glamour and an unfailing eye for timeless chic. Michael Kors has won numerous accolades within the fashion industry, been honored for his philanthropy, and earned the respect and affection of millions. Wholly dedicated to a vision of style that is as sophisticated as it is indulgent, as iconic as it is modern, he has created an enduring luxury lifestyle empire with a global reach.
About the bag: Crafted from textured cross-grain leather, the Voyager tote bag features adjustable shoulder straps and gusset ties for everyday versatility. It’s signature design promises everlasting appeal, while refined hardware lends a sophisticated finish.
Dimensions: 14.75″W X 11″H X 6.25″ D, perfect for a 13.3inch laptop or a tablet that could very well, just slide into the softly padded compartment. The other compartments and pockets can be used to your daily needed stuff and accessories, as long as you don`t over-stuff this precious bag.
- Chic modern design
- Makes a good workbag
- Easy to handle
- Does not have a zipper to closure and things might fall out
- It`s bigger than it looks
- Even if it looks big, it is not that spacious
- The straps are too small for this bag
Briefly, about the brand: Tumi Holdings Inc. is a South Plainfield, New Jersey-based manufacturer of high-end suitcases and bags for travel. Founded in 1975 by Charlie Clifford after a stint in the Peace Corps in Peru, the company is named after a Peruvian ceremonial knife used for sacrifices.
Tumi’s products are known for their black-on-black ballistic nylon. Tumi is available at department stores and specialty stores as well as over 120 Tumi stores and 200 shops around the world.
Tumi also supplies accessories such as belts, pens, and electronic equipment. The company teamed with designer Anish Kapoor in 2006 to produce the PowerPack Backpack that incorporated solar technology for charging phones and PDAs.
About the bag:
We are passing our obsession for red to you in quite an unsubtle way, aren`t we? We`ve got all the reasons to do so with this beautiful bag projected by Tumi.
Dimensions of the bag (Inches): 11″ x 17″ x 5″; Weight (pounds): 1.7 lbs; 27.5 centimeters high
43 centimeters wide.
The bag has zip entry to the main compartment, for the safety of your items; a front straight pocket, also provided with a zipper-lock, thanks to its magnetic snap locked pocket, you will have quick access to your phone.
The leather-trimmed carry handles are making the bag easier to be carried and adds up an alternative to your outfit.
The main strap remains this removable adjustable shoulder strap.
The 4 metal feet are here for the sake of your bag so, you don`t have to worry and be overprotective with it.
You can also find it in the other 6 different colors.
- Light weight
- Splendid design
- A separate water bottle pocket
- High price
Briefly, about the brand: As we`ve shown you before, Lodis is a brand of high value. Lodis people are showing a great interest in quality and they never step back from it. Lodis Los Angeles measures over 50 years of premium leather goods and we think it`s safe to say that you`re in good hands with them.
About the bag:
Smooth Italian Leather is the thing we should focus on in this case, particularly. That`s because, historically, the Italians have done a great job tanning leather the right way.
Now, our bag here is made of it, and we are happy to present it to you.
The Italian leather combined with the polyester lining can guarantee a long happy life for your bag.
The strong structure is completed by the zipper closure which has a subtle but rigorous form. The zipper slides nicely and gives you easy access to your daily needed items.
Also, the display on this laptop tote bag is great and quite handy:
It comes with a front snap closure and a back magnetic closure pocket. The interior is provided with 2 flat pockets; an interior zip closure pocket, 2 slide pockets, a card slot, and, most importantly, the big padded laptop compartment which fits up to 15″ laptops.
The padded laptop compartment`s dimensions: 9.5″ X 14.75″ X 0.25″
RFID protection on the inside.
Handle drop measures 10″ and it has a really comfy form, that will come out as very helpful on the long way to work.
The bag comes in 3 tasty beautiful colors.
- High quality materials
- Perfect for a long day
- Perfectly balanced storage space
- The high price
Briefly, about the brand: It all started with a friendship… and one brilliant idea. Friends Barbara Bradley Baekgaard and Patricia R. Miller were traveling together in 1982 and recognized a lack of feminine-looking luggage for women and decided to create their own. Their friendship and desire to bring beauty to the world continue to remain at the heart of the company.
Best known for our iconic prints and smart styles, Vera Bradley is a leading designer of women’s handbags, travel items, and accessories. We design thoughtful solutions filled with special details that make each day easier and a bit more beautiful.
At its very core, Vera Bradley is an innovative brand for women. We’ve always been inspired by the needs of our customers, and our proudest moments have been when we can bring communities of women together through their shared love of beauty.
About the bag:
This manufactured laptop tote bag is the perfect amount of good materials. The fabric lining is soft and won`t be abrasive to your items, especially not the laptop compartment.
This beautiful piece is provided with a zipper closure that will prevent the falling of your items.
It`s stylish, lightweight and it comes in the right size. This iconic laptop tote measures 16 inches high, 19.5 inches wide, and 5.75 inches in diameter – the perfect combination: business and pleasure to take you from the commute to the office and after that, to drinks downtown. This bag won`t let you down.
- Handy and useful
- Diversity, thanks to the 3 possibilities of carriage
- Decent design
- It doesn`t really fit a computer, tablet only
- Paradoxically, it`s an oversized bag
Briefly, about the brand: Every couture piece in the Claire Chase Collection is created from only the highest quality top-grain cowhide leather selected from the finest sources in the world. Marked by their timeless beauty, surprisingly lightweight and richly textured feel, the line gets better with age. They are at once supple and velvety soft to the touch, yet durable enough to meet the demands of even the most seasoned traveler.
Every couture piece in the Claire Chase Collection is handcrafted at the Claire Chase factory by leather artisans with individual care. Matchless craftsmanship is sewn into every impeccable stitch.
About the bag: We`re simply fascinated by the looks on this laptop tote, mostly because of its texture and color.
Its antique air is present in all the elements such as those hardware brass handle or the four antique brass feet on the bottom of the bag.
There are not many exterior pockets here, but we think this is an advantage, helping with the dynamic of the tote bag.
Pockets are displayed as it follows: one open pocket on the front of the bag, two zippered pockets on the inside, and on open holder for cellphone, pens/pencils, and business cards
The padded sleeve that is designed to cover your laptop, is removable, so if you don`t need your laptop with you, you could transform the laptop tote into a regular bag, by winning some more space. The removable, padded sleeve measures: 13″x8.5″x1.5″, so that would be a lot of space for your other items that you`re planning to take.
- Unique design
- Nice color
- Water resistance
- The material is too rigid
- Available in one color only
Briefly, about the brand: Coach is a leading design house of modern luxury accessories and lifestyle collections, with a long-standing reputation built on quality craftsmanship. Defined by a free-spirited, all-American attitude, the brand approaches design with a modern vision, reimagining luxury for today with an authenticity and innovation that is uniquely Coach.
All over the world, the Coach name is synonymous with effortless New York style.
About the bag:
This bag has got our attention thanks to its fashionable design. The metallic insertions are always a plus and a sign of great taste if done right.
The dimensions of the bag were happily designed to fit a 12inch laptop and to protect it from damaging while carried. (Top Length: 17″- Bottom Length: 12″ – Height: 10.5″ – Width: 5″ – Handle Drop: 9″)
Great arrangement of compartments and pockets. Interior lining with a zip pocket closure and a slip pocket.
You can also find an outside back slip pocket and that could help you have easy access to your most needed stuff (keys and phone).
Provided, of course with top zipper closure, this bag won`t let you or your items down.
This laptop tote bag comes in 2 mesmerizing colors: metallic cherry and light gold. Choose what fits you better!
- Wonderful laptop bag
- Stylish & fashionable
- Good price
- It`s kind of floppy
- It looks huge
Briefly, about the brand: Back in 2006, JKM and Company was founded with a single mission… to design custom rolling laptop bags that are as fashionable as they are functional.
After spending countless hours searching for a feminine rolling bag for work, our founder decided to make her own. The first design was the classic black alligator bag. We then developed our own line of colorful rolling bags which features ostrich, alligator, python, pebble texture and tooled style faux leather fabrics.
And thus JKM and Company was born.
About the bag:
Perfectly looking laptop bag searching a lucky owner!
The laptop bag is provided with a trim laptop carry-all but it can be carried as a rolling briefcase too.
The antique brass-tone hardware plus that lovely center pendant will make you lose sleep at night. Two tassel accents. Two side pockets plus side expansion zippers. It sounds like a lot of space to me.
This laptop bag is provided with a removable padded pocket that will fit your tablet, iPad, 12″, 13″, 14″, 15.6″ or 17″/17.3″ inch laptops.
- Beautiful bag
- It`s expensive
- Fragile lock
Now that we gave you some perspective regarding the possibilities that you have when you are trying to find a high-quality laptop bag and told you how to spot the right one from the multitude of choices existing out there, there`s only one secret that we want to share with you.
There are a few essential things that you need to avoid in the process. Here it is a shortlist of three:
- Saucy descriptive terminology
- Phantom sites
- Unrealistic prices
Even if our list might sound a bit naïve, given the fact that we all tend to be or should be a bit circumspect via online services, not everyone has the skill to avoid the 3 things that we`ve mentioned.
1. Saucy descriptive terminology
What we want to say with this is that, in many cases, sites will do anything to convince you to buy their product so, you might want to pay attention to all those fancy words that they`re putting out. Usually, if a description text is full of weird expressions such as ‘Italian Leather’, and you have no idea what`s the meaning of it, you should check it out. If you do so, you`ll eventually come to see that the saucy expression ‘Italian Leather’ is just a capitalist convenience.
‘Italian Leather’ just means that in the process of its production, that leather has only met Italy to receive a stamp. The production happened of course somewhere else.
2. Phantom sites
At the risk of repeating ourselves, we just want to tell you to stay away from all the obscure sites. If you want to order expensive stuff, don`t do it from weirdly named sites, use the normal most known ones. Amazon can be always a general reference.
3. Unrealistic prices
We think that a mature customer would never believe that high-quality products will ever come along with small prices.
If they are cheap, they`re probably fake.
That is why, we had to insist on presenting to you some high-quality brands from around the world that are not at exaggerating prices, but also, not fake.