Every man about town needs a trusty functional yet stylish formal bag to carry his belongings while suiting his sense of style. A good bag should be large enough to carry the everyday essentials, but remain undisruptive of movement. It should be comfortable and convenient to handle, strong enough to whether the elements, and is designed to suit one’s personality. There are different types of bags to choose from, but one must identify his needs first.
Students and yuppies often opt to go with the classic Messenger Bag. This oversized satchel is characterized by its square shape and the adjustable long strap that allows it to be comfortably worn over the shoulder or across the chest. It has one large main compartment for larger objects, but also has smaller pockets to store knickknacks. It is well-liked by students and young professionals who need to bring many things such as a small laptop, notebooks, gadgets, and other items. Its typical shape and design keeps it from looking bulky, adding a touch of prep-school class to any outfit. On the other hand, the briefcase is the staple for businessmen on-the-go. Traditional briefcases made of hard leather are durable and lightweight, making them perfect partners when going from one meeting to another. However, designer hybrid briefcases have the added functionalities of most satchel bags. This type can have interior and exterior pockets, close with buckle straps and zippers, and can be made out of expandable synthetic materials. This design is favored by younger professionals who want the sophisticated look of a briefcase, but the functionalities of a casual bag. Finally, the laptop bag is the choice of a select few who constant need to bring their laptops with them. Usually used by tech-savvy students or professionals, these bags have padded interiors to protect their gadgets from the outside force. Most bags have one large main compartment for their laptop and other objects, and several pockets to store smaller gadgets and laptop accessories such as charging cables, USB cords, and power blocks.