17 Stylish Laptop Bags You'll Actually Want to Carry

Updated 12/08/18
work tote—stylish laptop bags
Sandra Semburg

Confession: Until a few months ago, I pretty much exclusively hauled around my MacBook Pro in those free canvas totes you pick up at events. Stylish laptop bags they were not, but after switching to a 15-inch screen, I suddenly found that all my "real" handbags were simply too small. Fortunately, I came to my senses and realized that as a digital fashion editor, I carry my laptop around often enough to justify a proper leather version.

Finally, I can fit all my stuff in one bag rather than constantly schlepping three around with me—and as an added bonus, my laptop feels more secure, and I feel like I have my shit together (well, most of the time).

Below, I've rounded up 17 work bags and backpacks with enough space to carry your laptop (just check the dimensions to make sure yours will fit). Gone are the days of the canvas tote, and trust me, I'm better for it.

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Everlane Leather Magazine Tote Bag $165
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Sleek and simple, just the way we like it. Plus this color really stands out.

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Mansur Gavriel North South Tote in Saddle $675
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Yet another Mansur bag to covet.

Gucci Ophidia Textured Leather-Trimmed Printed Coated-Canvas Tote
Gucci Ophidia Textured Leather-Trimmed Printed Coated-Canvas Tote $1490
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This designer tote will never go out of style.

Lululemon Day Out Tote
Lululemon Day Out Tote $118
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Perfect for your laptop and your gym sneakers.

Madewell The Paintstripe Transport Tote
Madewell The Paintstripe Transport Tote $178 $140
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We love the subtle stripe.

Senreve Maestra Bag
Senreve Maestra Bag $995
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Yes, this is the bag you've seen all over Instagram, and yes, it will fit your laptop.

Theory Hoop Leather Tote
Theory Hoop Leather Tote $455
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The ring detail is so chic.

Saint Laurent Shopper Perforated Leather Tote
Saint Laurent Shopper Perforated Leather Tote $1050
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An on-trend mock croc upgrade to the classic Saint Laurent tote. Trust me, this one is worth the splurge. 

MZ Wallace Medium Metro Tote
MZ Wallace Medium Metro Tote $215
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Extra padding for extra safety.

Charles & Keith Classic Structured Tote Bag
Charles & Keith Classic Structured Tote Bag $59
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Perfect for the minimalist. 

Topshop Seline Tote Bag
Topshop Seline Tote Bag $48
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Under $50? Yes, please.

Chylak Glossed Croc-Effect Leather Tote
Chylak Glossed Croc-Effect Leather Tote $315
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A classic black tote with a little twist.

Madewell The Lorimer Backpack
Madewell The Lorimer Backpack $198 $228
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A leather backpack is so chic and practical. 

3.1 Phillip Lim Slim Accordion Tote
3.1 Phillip Lim Slim Accordion Tote $495
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Stand out with this one.

Rag & Bone Walker Convertible Suede & Leather Tote in Beige
Rag & Bone Walker Convertible Suede & Leather Tote in Beige $425 $288
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This large tote will fit everything you need, from your commuter shoes to your extra winter layer.

Charles & Keith Oversized Structured Tote Bag
Charles & Keith Oversized Structured Tote Bag $89
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Such a pretty color.

Clare V Marcelle Backpack
Clare V Marcelle Backpack $399
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We love a chic backpack.

Sole Society Dawson Oversize Faux Leather Shopper
Sole Society Dawson Oversize Faux Leather Shopper $65
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A nice change from your basic black tote.

This post was originally published on our sister site Who What Wear.

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