5 Great Styles of Mens Bags to Choose From

By | October 9, 2016

Mens leather bags

Men can tend to be a little picky about their bags. They don’t want anything to big or cumbersome but then sometimes they need something big enough to carry a laptop or books or folders depending on the type of work they are in. If you ask a man to describe what he needs in terms of a carrying accessory, you’ll most likely end up more confused that before you asked. The best way to find out is to give the man some options and then let him pick which one best suits his needs. Here are a few options for men’s bags.

Mens Leather Messenger Bags
Mens leather messenger bags are a more casual style. If the man is a business man, he may not appreciate that style but someone like a teacher or student or similar occupation would. It’s perfect for carrying a lot of heavy, bulky items. Mens leather messenger bags are durable and strong and won’t break under the weight of the objects inside. They usually come with an over the shoulder strap as well as a handle carry.

Mens Canvas Bag
These kinds of bags are very similar to the mens leather messenger bags except they are made out a canvas material so they are much cheaper and even more casual in appearance. This is a good every day bag. The same option of the adjustable shoulder strap is available as well as the handle on the top of the bag. The flip over closure method makes it easy to fill the bag to the brim if necessary, or not. Either way, it would work. Both bags have a lot of compartments but the canvas bag probably won’t last as long as the leather one and will be more subject to tears and rips.

Mens Briefcase
This is the business man’s choice, mostly. You can get a hard case briefcase, which is the traditional mens bag of the older days. This is the kind that you can lock with a combination code and when the right code is entered, the locks flip back on a spring trigger. Or, you can get a softer version which looks a little big more like a messenger bag. The hard case is a little more difficult to use because there is no give to it. If you need to carry about papers with no folder, this is great because they really have nowhere to go once the case is shut. However, if you have a lot of things to carry, you won’t be able to force more in. The case simply won’t close.

Mens Backpacks
This is for a ‘student look’ but even if you aren’t in college, you can still carry a backpack. They work for more than just books. In fact, having a back pack can be very handy if you ride a bicycle or motorcycle and don’t have a place to put your things while you ride. A good backpack will be sturdy but collapsible and not bulky. You don’t want to get caught in the doors of a subway train or an elevator if it’s packed.

Mens Gym Bags
If your guy works out at all, he knows how important it is to have a gym bag. Especially if you work out during lunch or in the morning, you don’t want to be carrying your used gym clothes around in the same bag that you have the rest of your things in. Some gym bags even have a pocket specifically designed to put shoes. However, the modern gym bags don’t need to look like a gym bag, so if you just like the way it looks or appreciate the easy carry of the double straps and minimal pockets, you could use it for your everyday bag.

So, if your man or you are looking for mens satchels, do a little research on these five models and you will definitely be able to find something to suit your fancy and that will work for your needs on a daily basis. Either that, or you might find that you need two of the bags to be interchangeable, depending on where you are going and what you have to carry.