In recent years, laptops and tablets have become essential pieces technology for professionals. Whether you’re going into the office every day or planning to work while traveling, a practical, high-quality laptop bag is a must. However, like many Manual men, you probably don’t like to completely forsake practicality for style. Why not have both? Here are a few classy laptop bags for you to consider.
Full-grain leather on the outside, vibrant PET nylon on the inside, this baby is a fine choice for your laptop and tablet carrying needs. The zipper along the outside allows you to expand the main compartment by 8 cm, giving you enough space to accommodate the largest laptops.
We simply couldn’t make this list without mentioning Hard Graft. These guys make a seriously excellent messenger back that looks good, and can be converted into a backpack, or rucksack, as the Brits would call it. The price is a bit on the high side, but hey, if you have some spare cash, you certainly wouldn’t regret this classy laptop bag.
Not all classy bags have to be made of leather. This stylish laptop bag in made with premium waxed canvas, and has plenty of room for a camera, a couple of lenses, and a 13” laptop. There’s also a special magazine compartment designed just for tablets. And yes, there are some leather details (they just couldn’t stay away from the leather, could they?).
This bag is made from ballistic nylon, which is a lot cooler than in sounds, plus some leather trim. That’s not all — the Tumi T-pass also comes with Tumi ID Lock, which provides RFID protection for your credit cards, passports, and other important cards and ID. There’s also a padded laptop section with a removable foam block.
If you’re looking for something a little slimmer, both in terms of physicality and price, you would do well to get the Taipan Superslim 15. This guy boasts a tri-weave polyester exterior fabric, plus a special water-resistant coating to keep your stuff safe. This slim but expandable carrying case can easily accommodate a 15” MacBook Pro.
If your style is a little more on the casual side, you might give this classy laptop bag a shot. It’s made with handsome dark blue cotton denim, plus a special flat pocket designed to fit — you guessed it — a 15” MacBook Pro. There are also three small pockets on the inside for smaller items, plus two more pockets on the outside.
For an affordable backpack-style laptop bag, you might take a closer look at the Hex Infinity Alliance Backpack. This stylish laptop bag is made of water-resistant waxed canvas, with black coated trim and a soft, black lining. And, of course, there’s enough space for a 15-inch backpack.