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Messenger Bags

Traveling to class or taking a business trip means being prepared, and a messenger bag not only provides adequate storage, but it's a versatile travel option. They come in various sizes and styles, offering a plethora of options for everyone.

Whether you're looking for a replacement bag or simply covet the functionality of this bag, let Staples help you find the one that fits your needs.

Varying Messenger Bag Sizes for Varying Needs
Shoppers looking to add a messenger bag to their collection should consider size first. Smaller bags come in handy when traveling as a carry-on, but they also make good everyday solutions for transporting smaller laptops or devices. Larger sizes benefit business executives who need to take their files and laptop to client offices.

Some models, which are different than backpacks, feature expanding sides to accommodate more storage when needed, while others defy the traditional design with a shoulder strap in favor of a sling design that's easier to carry. These bags come in horizontal and vertical configurations to suit personal tastes.

Multiple Materials for School, Office and More
Messenger-style bags come in a variety of materials. Students in high school and college often choose canvas or durable nylon bags that stand up to regularly carrying heavy books.

Leather models add a professional touch and often replace briefcases, as they offer a bit more versatility in terms of size and function. Eco-conscious shoppers will find that Staples carries burlap bags to lessen the impact on the environment and promote sustainability.

Those who live in a rainy area that experiences a lot of exposure to the elements can benefit from TPU material that offers water resistance to protect the contents within. In addition to solid colors, laptop messenger bags also come in fun patterns such as polka dots and stripes to add personality.

Interior and Exterior Pockets to Keep Organized
Whether for business, school or personal use, organization is a primary function of this type of bag. Multiple pockets help store and separate accessories and devices while keeping them within reach. The interior usually has a tech pocket with special padding to store laptops and tablets, a handy feature for college students and professionals alike. Mesh pockets make it easy to store small devices such as a smartphone.

Internal organizers come in handy for pens, pencils and writing supplies as well as other small accessories like calculators. Some include specialty pouches to carry glasses, and most offer significant space for carrying files and other important documents. External pockets keep items like business cards and flash drives within easy reach.

Different Types of Straps for Increased Portability
Designed with portability in mind, messenger bags come with a variety of straps that promote comfort and even distribution of weight. Cross-body straps help alleviate strain on the neck, shoulders and back, while padded straps improve overall comfort.

Shoulder straps are often removable. Adjustable straps make it easy to find just the right fit for overall comfort, whether the trip requires walking several city blocks or from the parking lot to class.
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Vangoddy Principe Canvas Laptop Message Bag (Brown)
Item : 2435273 / Model : MSBLEA013
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  • Cotton canvas material provides great durability and look.
  • Nylon adjustable strap.
  • Fits 13" laptops using the main large pocket.
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Solo Executive Leather Laptop Messenger, Espresso (VTA502-3)
Item : 892192 / Model : VTA502-3
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  • Premium leather body
  • Padded compartment protects laptops up to 16"/ MacBooks up to 17"
  • Interior organizer section
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Solo Active Laptop Messenger , Black/Grey (PLS507-4)
Item : 984583 / Model : PLS507-4
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  • Quick access pocket and front zip-down organizer section
  • Padded carry handle
  • Adjustable shoulder strap
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Samsonite Modern Utility Messenger Bag, Charcoal Heather, Ripstop Polyester (89579-5794)
Item : 24216351 / Model : 89579-5794
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  • Bottom of the bag is water resistant
  • Tablet/iPad pocket with tricot lining
  • Matte Gun Metal Hardware for durability and style
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SOLO Classic 15.6" Expandable Messenger Bag, Black
Item : 951377 / Model : NY10-4
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  • Side expands 1" to increase storage capabilities
  • Padded compartment protects laptops up to 156”
  • Front zip-down organizer section
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Vangoddy Italey Laptop Messenger Bag (Purple)
Item : 2435238 / Model : NBKLEA072
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  • Large front pocket holds chargers, notebook, etc.
  • Lockable designed zippers
  • Padded shoulder strap for comfortable wearing.
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Samsonite Flapover Briefcase Black Columbian Leather (50789-1041)
Item : 24216353 / Model : 50789-1139
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  • Front and interior pocket organization for all your business needs.
  • Padded, removable shoulder strap adjusts for convenience
  • Laptop compartment to accomodate up to 15.6" laptop
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Vangoddy Italey Laptop Messenger Bag (Black)
Item : 2435244 / Model : NBKLEA071
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  • Large front pocket holds chargers, notebook, etc.
  • Lockable designed zippers
  • Padded shoulder strap for comfortable wearing.
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HP® Essential Foam Messenger Carrying Case for 17.3" Notebook (H1D25AA)
Item : IM1PG2875 / Model : H1D25AA
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  • Made from foam
  • Padded shoulder strap
  • Dimensions: 12"H x 16.8"W x 3.5"D
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Samsonite Modern Utility Messenger Bag Vintage Navy Ripstop Polyester (89579-0661)
Item : 24216350 / Model : 89579-0661
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  • Bottom of the bag is water resistant
  • Tablet/iPad pocket with tricot lining
  • Matte Gun Metal Hardware for durability and style
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Royce Leather Laptop Messenger Bag, Black
Item : 397560 / Model : 687-BLK-6
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  • Nylon & Genuine Leather
  • 13.5"H x 16.75"W x 4"D
  • Black
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Natico Business Messenger Bag Dark Grey (60-ZB18)
Item : 2238164 / Model : 60-ZB18
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  • Dark Grey, Microfibre
  • Adjustable Shoulder Strap and Handle
  • 17"W x 12"H x 4"D
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Vangoddy Italey Laptop Messenger Bag (Olive Green)
Item : 2435233 / Model : NBKLEA073
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  • Large front pocket holds chargers, notebook, etc.
  • Lockable designed zippers
  • Padded shoulder strap for comfortable wearing.
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Manhattan Portage Nylon Messenger Bag (1603 BLK)
Item : 2119560 / Model : 1603 BLK
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  • Color/Fabric Type: Black / 1000D CORDURA Classic fabric
  • Cross-body strap
  • Dimensions: 7.5''x7.5''x5.25"(W x H x D)
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Natico Business Document Bag Dark Grey (60-ZB06)
Item : 2238171 / Model : 60-ZB06
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  • Dark Grey, Microfibre
  • Carry Handle
  • 17"W x 12"H x 2"D
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Vangoddy Back to School Messenger Shoulder Bag Briefcase, Fits 13 Inch Laptop, Black (NBKLEA638)
Item : 24310371 / Model : NBKLEA638
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  • Compact and durable with padded shoulder strap and top handles
  • Lightweight and stylish, this messenger bag is your perfect choice
  • Back to school cross body messenger bag.
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Natico Business Vertical Document Bag Dark Grey (60-ZB07)
Item : 2238170 / Model : 60-ZB07
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  • Dark Grey, Microfibre
  • Adjustable Shoulder Strap and Handle
  • 16"H x 13"W x 2"D
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Manhattan Portage Dj Bag Medium Navy (1428 NVY)
Item : 2119423 / Model : 1428 NVY
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  • Color/Fabric Type: Navy / 1000D CORDURA Classic fabric
  • Cross-body strap
  • Dimensions: 13.75''x11''x4.5"(W x H x D)
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Vangoddy NineO Laptop Messenger Bag 13" (Grey/Pink)
Item : 2435194 / Model : NBKLEA505
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  • Slim and low profile, durbale nylon construction.
  • Fits 13" laptops
  • Multiple interior and exterior pockets.
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Manhattan Portage Dj Bag Medium Dark Brown (1428 DBR)
Item : 2119447 / Model : 1428 DBR
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  • Color/Fabric Type: Dark Brown / 1000D CORDURA Classic fabric
  • Cross-body strap
  • Dimensions: 13.75''x11''x4.5"(W x H x D)
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Samsonite Flapover Briefcase Brown Columbian Leather (50789-1139)
Item : 24216352 / Model : 50789-1041
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  • Front and interior pocket organization for all your business needs.
  • Padded, removable shoulder strap adjusts for convenience
  • Laptop compartment to accomodate up to 15.6" laptop
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Apera Pure Fitness Powerberry Polyester Nylon Studio Tote (101 324 3531)
Item : 2498552 / Model : 101 324 3531
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  • Stong, durable Polyester and Nylon Blend
  • Two Carry Handles
  • 15.7" h x 13.4" w x 6.3" d (40.0cm x 34.0cm x 16.5cm)
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High Sierra Nylon BT TSA Messenger Bag, 20" x 13.5"
Item : SS3647966
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  • Material: Nylon
  • Dimension: 18"H x 13.5"W x 7"D
  • Color: Available in Various Colors
Multiple options available
Vangoddy NineO Laptop Messenger Bag 15" (Grey/Purple)
Item : 2435186 / Model : NBKLEA513
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  • Slim and low profile, durbale nylon construction.
  • Fits 15" laptops
  • Multiple interior and exterior pockets.
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