Messenger Bags for Every Type of Woman

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If you want the function and organization of a backpack, but the style of a purse, then you should definitely invest in a messenger bag. These are the perfect college (and office) accessory because you can look professional — or just trendy — while also lugging around all your textbooks or files with ease. No matter what your style, whether you’re more of a classic leather or you like funky canvas, you’re guaranteed to find a quality messenger bag. Here are some of our favorites — with options this good, you can’t go wrong.

ECOSUSI Messenger Bag

ECOSUSI Messenger Bag, $23.99* on Amazon

  • Perfect for: Night out, office, shopping, etc.
  • Dimensions: 14.5″ x 4.3″ x 11″ (L x W x H)
  • Materials: Soft synthetic leather and polyester lining
  • Features: Fits most of 14.7” laptop; internal large main compartment, one small zippered compartment, two small open compartments; vintage gold-tone metal hardware


Fabuxry Crossbody Messenger Bag

Fabuxry Crossbody Messenger Bag, $18.99* on Amazon

  • Perfect for: Casual every-day use and travel
  • Dimensions: 11.4” x 9.8” x 4.7” (L x H x D)
  • Materials: Nylon
  • Features: Comes in six different colors; two easily accessible pockets on the outside of the bag; large inside that can hold a laptop; phone compartment


Wowbox Messenger Bag

Wowbox Messenger Bag, $39.99* on Amazon

  • Perfect for: College or work
  • Dimensions: 12.7” x 16.4” x 1.8” (L x H x W)
  • Materials: Cowhide leather and canvas fabric
  • Features: Adjustable shoulder strap that allows the bag to be worn over one shoulder with a strap that goes across the chest or carried as a briefcase; the leather surface has disorderly wrinkles, scars, scratches that present the style of retro and wildness; can hold a laptop up to 14”


Kattee Vintage Messenger Tote

Kattee Vintage Messenger Tote, $96.99* on Amazon

  • Perfect for: Work, college, and travel
  • Dimensions: 15.7″ x 3.9″ x 11.8″ (L x D x H)
  • Materials: Crazy-horse genuine cow leather
  • Features: Top zipper closure for quick access to items; spacious interior main compartment; computer padded compartment pocket fits for 16″ laptop, padded iPad compartment, zip wall pocket, cell phone holder, wallet holder and two pen holders; adjustable and detachable leather and braid strap with a slideable shoulder pad


Harwish Messenger Bag

Harwish Messenger Bag, $23.88* on Amazon

  • Perfect for: Outdoors, sports, travel, work, etc.
  • Dimensions: 11.5″ x 4″ x 9.6″ (L x W x H)
  • Materials: High density cotton canvas
  • Features: Large capacity, multiply function pockets; adjustable shoulder strap; all bags have a one-year warranty


ibagbar Messenger Bag

ibagbar Messenger Bag, $29.99* on Amazon

  • Perfect for: Work, college, travel, etc.
  • Dimensions: Small (13″ L x 11″ H x 3.5″ W); Large (14″ L x 12″ H x 4″ W)
  • Materials: High density cotton canvas
  • Features: A total of nine pockets: one main zipper Pocket, one front zipper pocket, one front button pocket, two sides pockets, two open inner pockets, one inner zipper pocket and one back zipper pocket; all bags have one-year warranty


GEARONICS Vintage Messenger Bag

GEARONICS Vintage Messenger Bag, $29.99* on Amazon

  • Perfect for: Work, college, traveling, shopping, leisure, etc.
  • Dimensions: 12” x 15” x 3” (H x W x D)
  • Materials: Premium quality, high density, canvas fabric and leather trims
  • Features: Four external pockets, one large compartment and one internal pocket; spacious main compartment with drawstring closure under flap offers plenty of space to hold a number of things


Leaper Crossbody Messenger Bag

Leaper Crossbody Messenger Bag, $29.99* on Amazon

  • Perfect for: College backpack, working bag, shopping, traveling, etc.
  • Dimensions: 10.2” x 13.6” x 4.4” (L x H x W)
  • Materials: Soft and durable washed canvas and leather decoration
  • Features: The bag can be either carried with the hand handle or adjustable shoulder strap; one zipper pocket is in the front flap; one zipper pocket and one open pocket are under the flap; two side pockets; one inner laptop pocket; two inner small pockets; the strap is adjustable and ultra-comfortable across your back and chest


Phoenix Craft Messenger Bag

Phoenix Craft Messenger Bag, $54.80* on Amazon

  • Perfect for: Work, travel, fashion, etc.
  • Dimensions: 15” x 11” x 4” (L x H x D)
  • Materials: Genuine leather
  • Features: Three inner compartments and two zipper pocket; adjustable shoulder strap enough for crossbody


S-ZONE Vintage Messenger Bag

S-ZONE Vintage Messenger Bag, $49.99* on Amazon

  • Perfect for: College, travel, work, etc.
  • Dimensions: 16.5” x 13” x 3.5” (L x H x W)
  • Materials: Crazy-horse genuine cow leather
  • Features: Designed for a 15” laptop; one front pocket, two main pockets; and one rear pocket; padded shoulder strap


*Price as of 3/9/18

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