Top 10 Trendy Messenger Bags For Men This Year
In this post, we are going to talk about these topics.
- History of messenger bag.
- Types of messenger bags for men.
- What to look for when buying a messenger bag.
- 10 trendy messenger bags for men.
History of Messenger Bag
Messenger bag is truly a gift for men! It came all the way back in 1950s, these bags were designed for telephone linemen to be able to access their tools while high on a telephone pole.
By 1970s these bags were upgraded, they were adopted by the bicycle messengers from different companies. Now they were officially named as messenger bags. Back then nobody knew that it’s going to turn into a huge fashion trend.
In 1980’s messenger bags were adopted by millions of men around the globe, from students to office employees, these bags became a fashion trend. In past 10 years, these bags has been picked by many big brands and they have added more styles and comfort to these bags.
Types of messenger bags
There are countless different types and styles of messenger bags are being launched every year. However, there are some specific types of these bags that are really popular now. This is the list of popular types of messenger bags for men.
- Classic Messenger Bag
- Professional messenger bag
- Carry-all messenger bag
- Vertical messenger bag
- Military style messenger bag
- Waterproof messenger bag for camera
- Satchel bag
- Saddle bag
Things to look for when buying a messenger bag
When it comes to shopping, men aren’t good shoppers compared to women. How many times you bought something and right after your first use, you realized that you can’t use/wear it again? I know your answer!
That’s why you should always research a bit before making any purchase. Now let’s talk about the things to look for a bag.
Size- This is one of the most important thing to look for when purchasing a bag. If you are buying a laptop bag, a slim messenger bag would be the best choice, however do make sure to check the size according to your laptop. For a weekend bag, you don’t need to go too big, a little stylish leather messenger bag would be the ideal choice. For professional use, you should go for something that fits a A4 file perfectly and can be used as cross body and shoulder side bag.
Fabric & Style- What are you going to use this bag for? Whether you are looking for a messenger bag for your camera, travel, office, gym or any other purpose. There are many options to pick from, keep that in your mind and try couple of different options before making a decision to purchase.
Fabric is another important thing to look for, don’t go for cheap bags, they often get spoiled pretty fast and it’s a waste of money. Get a solid good fabric messenger bag. Leather bags are great for office, military messenger bags are great for school, weekend and casual use.
Storage and More- Make sure to check for the storage and design as well, specially for office and laptop bags, modern messenger bags comes with the sections made for all the office items that people often carry.
Top 10 trendy messenger bags for men in 2019
1. Mens Messenger Bag by NEWHEY
This all-in-one leather waterproof messenger bag is amazing, it can be used for office, college and even for weekends. It’s made of horse leather which makes it a strong bag that you can use for years, it’s unique style makes it an ideal choice for guys who likes leather bags. This is one of the best selling messenger bag on amazon.
This bag comes in brown and grey colors. It has adjustable straps to make it suitable for all men. This leather messenger bag has 9 pockets to meet your various need. 5 outer pockets and 4 inner pockets for putting your bottle, umbrella, cards, wallet, laptop and anything in their right position.
2. Berchirly Vintage Military Men Canvas Messenger Bag
This vintage military messenger bag is super stylish, the design is simple yet very appealing. Ideal casual messenger bag for travel and college use. It looks awesome and truly adds extra style in your outfit. It’s among best sellers fashionable bags for men.
You can also use this to keep your laptop (13.4), books and other documents.
The main flap has magnetic buttons for quick access to the main compartment while the side pockets are secured by buckles.
3. Thule Stravan Deluxe Laptop Bag Attache
This bag is the most comfortable when it comes to carrying electronic devices. It has storage for laptop, iPad, phone and power brick. It has many pockets specially made for different electronic devices and daily essentials.
It’s a very high quality messenger bag and one of the top rated messenger bag for laptop and accessories. It has additional foam padding around edges protects the sides and corners of hardware. Internal plush lining on hardware sleeve allows electronics to easily slide in and out and remain scratch free. It’s a professional messenger bag i would say!
4. Evecase Large Canvas Messenger Camera and Laptop Bag
This messenger bag is another masterpiece from Evecase. If you travel often and have to carry cameras and accessories, this is your best choice.
It’s a vintage canvas messenger digital SLR / SLR camera bag with rain cover and tripod strap. Heavy duty and spacious bag to carry camera gear or convert for leisure & travel use.
5. Sweetbriar Classic Messenger Bag
This messenger bag by sweetbriar is a winner for students, there are thousands of positive reviews for this bad boy. It has big inner compartment, enough to keep many notebooks, tablet, and the pockets are conveniently sized for everything else. It’s a non fancy comfortable messenger bag for men of all ages.
6. BOSTANTEN Leather Messenger Business Bag for Men
This is a luxury stylish office suitcase messenger bag. It’s made of very high quality leather. It has sections for laptop (less than 17 inch), phone, ipad and A4 files.
The classic design is perfect for a businessman. It has adjustable nylon long shoulder strap with a zip-top closure. A perfect mens leather business bag.
7. Viosi Mens RFID Leather Messenger Bag
Viosi created a truly unique one of a kind functional fashion statement for guys that offers superior workmanship, You can use it as a travel, casual and school messenger bag.
The shoulder bag has a cushioned interior which will protect your belongings from daily knocks & bumps.
8. Jack&Chris Leather Briefcase Twin Buckle Men’s Messenger Bag
If you are familiar with Jack & Chris then you already know the quality and uniqueness of their products, they have made some really stylish and fashionable bags.
This is a genuine cow leather messenger bag. This bag is perfect for daily life use and for business.
I recommend you guys to check out their other handbags for men HERE.
9. Kattee Vintage Cow Leather Flapover Messenger Bag
I just received this bag as a gift and i am happy. It’s a genuine leather vintage messenger bag. It was little smelly when i got it, just keep it outside for few hours and the semll will fade away.
It’s a stylish vertical messenger bag, it’s very comfortable for daily use. Make sure to read reviews for this bag on amazon.
10. Timbuk2 Classic Messenger Bag
Timbuk2 have been in this game for a long time and they are known for their high quality modern and comfortable bags. This is a classic messenger bag by Timbuk2.
This bag comes in very handy for office of college use, you can also use it for office purpose. It’s a waterproof bag with Internal organizer for pens, phones, and other small stuff. Fully adjustable shoulder strap with a permanent, super comfortable air-mesh strap pad.
This is a modern smart looking messenger bag that every guy would love to own.