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Executive style: the Best Luxury Bags for the Office
If you’re looking to step up your executive game and bring a little something extra to the office, luxury bags are an essential accessory. Done right, you’ll notice the elevation in quality materials, careful craftsmanship and suave styling. Of course, functional designs are equally important, since there’s no point splurging on a luxury piece that can’t keep up with your work carry needs.
With that in mind, we’ve combed through luxury offerings to highlight briefcases and backpacks that deliver on performance, quality build and appealing aesthetics. So if you’re keen to promote your carry and make an impression, these luxury bags for the office are a solid investment…
Casually refined and functional, the M/S Briefcase works equally well in formal and informal offices alike. Available in a range of colorways, the briefcase features a 15″ laptop compartment along with a choice of interior and exterior pockets for organizing work and EDC items. Additionally the bag can be carried by hand for a more professional look or with the removable shoulder strap when you’re on the go.
A handsome piece from Troubadour Goods, this briefcase is crafted with an eye-catching combination of weatherproof Italian fabric and vegetable-tanned leather. The bag can be carried by hand or with a removable shoulder strap, and offers a wide-opening main compartment for easy access. Inside you’ll find a padded pocket for a 15″ laptop, while the exterior zipped pocket provides convenient storage for smaller, frequently used items.
The elegant Porter Music Case exudes sophistication with its simple and convenient bar closure and clean profile. The case is expertly crafted in Japan with sleek, durable leather and features a choice of interior pockets to keep documents, tech and smaller items tidy.
The ruggedly beautiful Tailfeather Kookaburra combines timeless styling with a versatile design that can be carried as a briefcase or over the shoulder using the detachable shoulder strap. Meticulously made with Horween® leather and brass feet, the bag features a self-standing design for easy packing and access to your gear. Complementing the Kookaburra’s eye-catching looks are useful organization options including interior pockets and a 15″ laptop divider.
Handcrafted in Italy with vegetable-tanned leather, this striking piece will earn nods of appreciation while delivering adaptable carry for your day-to-day work needs. The briefcase includes top handles and a detachable shoulder strap for versatile portability. An exterior pocket stores quick-access items at the ready, while the main compartment offers a range of pockets and padded storage for up to a 15″ laptop. This is refined performance and elegant design all in one.
Yes, this Böle briefcase is pure luxury in the price department. But it’s also pure luxury in craftsmanship, materials and functionality for carrying the essentials. The County Governor Briefcase is made with a single hide of spruce bark tanned Swedish cattle leather and lined with Nordic reindeer skin. Backed by a 15-year guarantee, the briefcase also includes a free annual service. Two exterior pockets provide storage for smaller items, while the main compartment is ideal for slim items such as a laptop and documents. If price isn’t an issue (and or you’re royalty) this is a very special piece you can show off on-route in your private jet.
Simple, stylish and functional, the M/S Express is a fine example of Mismo’s understated Danish design philosophy. The backpack features a padded interior compartment for up to a 13″ tech device, an interior pocket for small items, and an exterior zipped pocket for quick-access essentials. All in a pared-back and adaptable design that steps easily beyond the office too.
A well-executed combination of minimalist aesthetics and everyday functionality makes this an appealing choice for the office and the weekend alike. The angled opening and two-way zipper allow convenient access to the main compartment, where you’ll find a padded 15″ laptop pocket to keep tech safe on the go. In addition, the backpack also includes an exterior front organizational pocket and top pocket for valuables. The bag is crafted with water-resistant Italian fabric and vegetable-tanned leather, and is backed by a five-year guarantee. So very nice!
A fine mix of minimalist fashion and functionality, the Utility Daypack works hard by your side while keeping things effortlessly stylish. And hey, if you want a little ‘tude in your carry, then this is for you. The pack is made in the USA with full-grain leather and suede and features water-resistant Riri zippers. Two compartments provide handy organization for up to a 15″ laptop, work supplies and EDC items, with a top pocket for easy access to smaller items.
This chic, versatile piece combines expert French craftsmanship with a lightweight and adaptable design that moves smoothly from work to play. The backpack is made with beautiful and supple glove lambskin and can be folded into its own interior pocket, handy for carrying in luggage as a daypack or for compact storage when not in use.
If you’re after luxury and protection from the elements, look to the Troubadour Goods DryLine Leather Rucksack (really, just look at it!). This waterproof backpack is crafted by hand in Italy using Troubadour’s waterproof DryFibre leather and DryLine bonded construction. In addition to keeping your work supplies safe from downpours, the bag also comes with a detachable padded sleeve that accommodates up to a 15″ laptop. One of the most impressive luxe packs of the year, hands down.
Looking for the top-tier in style points? Stop here. Tired of rummaging for small tools and EDC items throughout the day? The Valas Rockefeller Backpack takes care of that problem with four cascading exterior pockets that ensure your frequently used essentials are always within easy reach. The bag features a luxurious leather exterior and suede lining, with stylish aesthetics that look equally good in the office or accompanying you on day trips.