No matter how you commute to and from the office, protecting your valuables should be a top priority, especially if you are someone slinging your laptop or tablet for work. But finding the best work bag that fits all your work gear (that might include a Macbook Pro, spare charger, water bottle, and lunch box) without compromising on style is no easy feat. To ease your shopping stress, we have rounded up some women’s laptop bags that not only do they suit your need for the office but also are amazingly chic enough to wear from work to happy hour — ones you’d be glad to be spotted with on your commute.
1. Cordoba Backpack
$270 AT NISOLO
Handmade with vegetable-tanned leather, this backpack work bag from Nisolo is timeless, vintage, and practical. An interior laptop pocket keeps other work essentials and all manner of detritus from knocking around against your two-thousand-dollar laptop. It also includes an exterior front zip pocket for gadgets and accessories — no more digging around inside your bag.
2. Buckle Horizontal Tote in Classic Calfskin
$2,250 AT LOEWE
This leather tote bag for women is lightweight, slim, and sized to fit a 13-inch laptop inside with good-quality canvas lining. Also, it comes with comfortable top handles that you can adjust in length. We think it is a value buy that it transitions effortlessly throughout your day — whether you are heading from work to dinner plans.
3. The Large Work Tote
$138 AT BEIS
Why sacrifice your style for function when you can have both? Chic, elegant, and made with croc-embossed vegan leather, this laptop work bag has every function you’d need for toting your work gear, including a padded laptop sleeve, key-ring leash, multiple pockets and slips, trolley pass-through, and a removable shoulder strap. It is great for formal and casual usual use.
You will surely stand out with the Bosidu Pink Laptop Tote Bag. Its black-and-white stripes and the light, pastel baby pink give a super eye-catching, adorable look that is appropriate for work and worth bringing to the boardroom, brunch, and beyond. Designed with accidents in mind, it is a water-resistant laptop bag with ample space to house all your commuter essentials with ease, without fear that your laptop or documents will be ruined on rainy days.
5. Hexella Accordion Oxblood
$520 AT THE WARP
Treat yourself to a luxe handbag that will never go out of style. Made in 100% premium goat skin leather, this designer handbag looks more luxurious than utilitarian, but still offers some great features. Inside, you will find an internal slip pocket and multiple compartments that are roomy enough for a 13-inch laptop. Its modern silhouette can uplift your look immediately and take you from a day at work to a night on the town.
6. Haven Laptop Tote Bag
$164 AT CALPAK
This laptop tote bag has earned rave reviews for its roominess, versatility, and style. It features a removable insert with multiple compartments and pockets that give everything from your water bottle to notepads roomy space alongside your laptop. This storage machine can hold tons of stuff and make carrying a breeze, yet is still ultra-lightweight to keep you comfortable on the go.