avatarby Patrick HearnOctober 11, 20160 comments

You put a lot of money into your laptop. Why carry it by hand? Rather than risk dropping your laptop, look for a laptop bag that meets all the right criteria: storage, security, and aesthetics.

Swissgear 15-inch TSA Messenger Bag


Swissgear has long been one of the leading companies for laptop bags, and the 15-inch TSA Messenger Bag is no exception. With multiple compartments for documents, cables, and the laptop itself, there’s an abundance of storage. The bag also allows the laptop to remain visible while scanning, eliminating the need to remove it at airports and saving you precious time. Check it out at the link below!

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Samsonite Colombian Leather Flap-Over Laptop Bag


Samsonite is the gold standard of laptop bags. They’ve always been the company by which others are judged. Not only does this bag knock all others out of the park with the aesthetic appeal, but the rugged leather design means the bag will last for years to come. With a main compartment and three side compartments to hold peripherals, as well as an under-flap compartment for business essentials, the Samsonite Colombian Leather Flap-Over bag has sufficient storage for nearly every need. Check it out at the link below!

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Targus Premiere Laptop Case


The Targus Premiere is a throwback to laptop bags from the 90s, but that doesn’t at all diminish from its usefulness. The design is simplistic, but it boasts enough storage to meet all your needs. A shoulder strap makes it easy to transport a laptop easily, whether you’re trying to rush through the airport or make it across campus to your next class. Check it out at the link below!

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Timbuk2 Classic Messenger Bag


Timbuk2 is a play on the name of the city, but the company’s playful sense of humor has been selling laptop bags for more than 25 years. The external flap is waterproof, as is the rest of the fabric; while we wouldn’t advise submerging the bag, a little rain won’t hurt the contents. There are multiple organization pouches to keep your day-to-day necessities straight, as well enough space for a 17-inch laptop (if you purchase that bag type.) Smaller bags are available for those who don’t need as much space. Check it out at the link below, the Timbuk2 Messenger bag is available in several options.

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Case Logic 15-inch Briefcase


Case Logic is best known for offering functional bags at a fraction of the cost of other bags. The front pocket contains an organization panel perfect for small notebooks, phones, pens, and other necessities, while the main compartment is padded to protect laptops up to 15-inches in size. There is a pass-through on the back to allow the briefcase to slip easily onto rolling luggage. Check it out at the link below!

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There you have it, a solid list of mostly messenger style laptop bags, stay tuned for our list of laptop backpacks, coming in a couple days. Do any of these bags entice you, or are you more inclined to go with a backpack?

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