Best Laptop Bags 2016

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Hedgren Breeze Backpack

Cute, with a vaguely Ralph Lauren-like patriotic theme in its design, the Hedgren Breeze Backpack features a 16-inch laptop pocket and a padded tablet sleeve. A zippered front pocket cleverly separates the color blocks, and the padded shoulder straps keep things feeling comfy.

  • Case Logic LoDo Backpack

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    Case Logic's LoDo looks supersleek, comes in three colors and sports three zipper pockets, plus slots for your water bottles, pens and pencils. Inside the largest pocket, there are two dedicated pockets for a 14-inch laptop and a 10-inch tablet to separate your more expensive treasures from everything else you're packing. Case Logic also promises a 25-year warranty on the backpack.

  • High Sierra Loop Backpack

    The High Sierra Loop Backpack is both durable and affordable. Designed for everyday use, as well as for camping or traveling, this pack contains multiple large compartments, a dedicated tablet sleeve and a media pocket with a headphone port. A hook and bottom straps also let you attach extra gear like a towel or bike helmet.

  • Razer Tactical Backpack 15


    Gamers on the go deserve a backpack that's as hardcore as they are. The Razer Tactical Gaming Backpack by Mobile Edge fits a 15-inch laptop in a padded and secure compartment. Several other pockets hold all your other essentials, including a tablet in its own slot. The hideaway rain cover and water-resistant ballistic nylon exterior keep your gear protected from the elements. 

  • Booq Daypack


    The cavernous interior of the Booq Daypack is ideal for toting everything you could need for a day spent on campus or about town, thanks to its dual zippers. A padded compartment holds a 15.6-inch laptop, while zippered and mesh pockets can hold smaller items. Plus, snap-button side pockets expand to fit a water bottle or umbrella.

  • Kensington SecureTrek 15


    The SecureTrek Lock Base on the Kensington SecureTrek prevents prying hands from unzipping the pockets. The security-conscious traveler will also appreciate the special zippers that resist being poked with a sharp object. That means your 15.6-inch laptop and 10-inch tablet will be safe. A pass-thru slit easily attaches to roller bags, making this the frequent-flyer bag of choice.

  • Case Logic Huxton Laptop Attache

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    A good value and a great look, Case Logic's Huxley Laptop Attaché comes in heather blue and heather black. It features a detachable shoulder strap and padded handles for comfort and convenience. Most importantly, its polyester exterior is durable and will protect your 11-inch laptop or tablet when you're on the go.

  • Incase Reform Brief

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    This heather-gray briefcase will house your 13- or 15-inch MacBook with a separate zipper pocket for your tablet. The inside cradles your computer with faux fur and special impact-absorbing material on the inside. The Reform Brief also comes with a detachable shoulder strap, so you can take things from business to business casual in a couple of snaps.

  • Waterfield Design Cozmo 2.0 Messenger


    Make a statement and go premium with the Cozmo 2.0 by Waterfield Design. You get your choice of black or chocolate leather for a beautiful business brief with a padded laptop compartment. The Cozmo is as functional as it is beautiful; a leather slip-through strap makes it easy to attach this bag to rolling luggage. It also comes in two sizes: the compact ($369), which fits a 13-inch laptop, and the full-size ($389) for your 15-inch laptop.

  • Think Tank Lily Deanne Tutto Messenger


    Not only does the Lily Deanne Tutto bag hold a 15-inch laptop, but it's also specifically designed to carry a one-gripped DSLR with a midrange zoom lens attached and two to five other lenses, plus two flashes. The full-grain Dakota leather exterior and robin's-egg-blue interior are the brainchild of designer Lily Fisher and Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer Deanne Fitzmaurice. 

  • Hedgren Trust Messenger


    The Hedgren Trust Messenger sports pockets for almost anything. In addition to having room specifically for a 13-inch laptop and one for a tablet, you'll find a front RFID-blocking sleeve and an inside pocket that's designed to hold your extra battery. There's even an organizer in the top flap. 

  • Siamod San Francesco Messenger


    For only $82.42, you can sling some black, cashmere leather over your shoulder. Inside the Siamod San Francesco Leather Messenger Bag, you can store a 15.4-inch laptop, files, business cards and other small devices. The adjustable leather straps will ensure the perfect fit. If you're willing to nearly double the price, you can also get it in brown, red or tan. 

  • Tylt Energi Backpack + Battery


    Attention city dwellers and long commuters; this backpack is made for you. A removable and rechargeable 10,400mAh battery sits in its own pocket and can keep your smartphone charged four times over, or your tablet charged once. The nylon Tylt Energi Backpack gives you the ability to route three swappable cables through seven of the 13 pockets (one of which is sized for a 15-inch laptop) so you can connect at a second's notice.

  • The North Face Router Charged Backpack


    The North Face Router Charged Backpack, available in black, blue or grey, was designed for those who strive to be at one with nature, yet still connected. A removable Joey T55 battery is water and crash resistant and can supply three and a half battery charges to your phone or tablet, allowing you to stay connected to the digital world at the same time. The laptop compartment can fit a 17-inch laptop and features a neoprene tablet sleeve. A padded hipbelt and removable sternum strap also come along for the ride.

  • Ivation Backpack


    True adventurers embrace the same survival instinct that inspired the Ivation Backpack. A removable 7-watt, 6-volt solar panel with a scratch-resistant coating hangs on the outside and feeds juice to the 10,000-mAh power brick. The dual USB-out ports also mean it can charge your smartphone at the same time. Plus, the built-in, 1.8-liter bag inside is designed to carry drinking water, and is accessible via a tube in the shoulder strap. 

  • Solo Executive Ultrabook Tote Bag

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    Feminine, useful and budget-friendly, the Solo Executive Ultrabook Tote is a triple threat. The khaki polyester exterior with faux-leather accents will look at home in any boardroom, while the 15-inch laptop compartment and 10-inch tablet pockets will make sure you're properly equipped for your big meetings. The tapered top, zippered pocket keeps the overall look simple and elegant.

  • Kensington Jacqueline LM650 Laptop Tote Bag

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    The Kensington Jacqueline LM650 is the little black dress of tote bags; it's perfect for any occasion. Its matte-black, faux-leather exterior goes with anything. The padded compartments on the inside can hold a 15.6-inch laptop and a 12-inch tablet. A metal center clasp keeps everything inside. There's even a pass-through pocket, so you can conveniently attach this bag to roller luggage.

  • Timbuk2 Alamo Convertible Backpack Tote Bag

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    Available in dark gray, tan or a striking two-toned blue, the Timbuk2 Alamo does double-duty as a tote or a backpack via a couple of stowable buckles. Leather trim complements the canvas exterior, and the interior can hold tons of stuff. A side zipper offers quick access to the contents. This versatile bag comes with Timbuk2's lifetime warranty.

  • Knomo Vigo Slim Top Zip Tote

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    Outfit your 14-inch laptop in leather with the Vigo Slim Top Zip Tote from Knomo. Choose from black, espresso or navy full grain leather for your superstylish yet practical bag, which features a detachable shoulder strap. The Vigo Slim Top even does your wallet's job with a spot to store your cards.

  • McKlein Francesca Laptop Bag


    The high-gloss, faux-crocodile finish on the McKlein Francesca Laptop Bag will turn heads, as will the leopard-print lining. A removable laptop sleeve, also decked out in leopard print, can hold an 11-inch laptop or tablet. Foot pegs keep the exterior from getting dirty or scratched. Two slip compartments on the sides and a couple of small interior pockets can hold all your other goodies. 

  • Hedgren Goal Tote


    The double-handle straps on the Hedgren Goal Tote drop 10 inches from the shoulder. The top zips shut to protect your 14-inch laptop and 10-inch tablet, while other zippers secure the front compartments. Plus, there's plenty of interior space left over to carry other essentials. 

  • Case Logic Arca Sleeve

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    Basic, slim and boardroom ready, the Arca Carrying Case from Case Logic is perfect for taking your Chromebook or Ultrabook to your next meeting. This black sleeve comes with a removable shoulder strap, while interior straps ensure you don't even have to remove your laptop to use it.

  • Inateck 13-inch MacBook Sleeve


    Simply slide your 13-inch MacBook (or any laptop of that size) into the Inateck sleeve and you can tote it in the bag of your choice. Or you can use the orange handle to carry it on its own. The exterior is made from four eco-friendly and water-resistant fabrics. The interior features a soft flannel lining. 

  • Evecase Neoprene Carrying Laptop Sleeve


    The Evecase sleeve is available in black, blue, green, orange, pink or purple and is sized to perfectly protect your 13.3-inch laptop. The durable neoprene exterior features dual handles, or you can slide the whole thing into a different bag. The bubbled interior will help protect your laptop against bumps and scratches. 

  • McKlein Chicago

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    The Chicago might be the ultimate luxury laptop bag. The full grain cowhide leather roller bag features three enormous zipper pockets -- one for your 17-inch laptop and the other two for your other possessions. Ten millimeters (about 0.4 inches) of high-density memory foam keep your notebook safe from the world, and you can remove the wheels and handle when necessary.

  • Brenthaven ProStyle Wheeled Case

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    Designed to hold a 15.4-inch laptop, the black Brenthaven ProStyle Wheeled Case features an ergonomic telescoping handle. The ballistic nylon exterior with high-density foam inside will protect your gear from the elements, as well as a change of clothes or two. It also comes with a lifetime guarantee.

  • Everki Journey Roller Bag

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    It doesn't matter whether you're carrying an 11-inch or a 16-inch laptop with the Everki Journey. It features an adjustable, felt-lined laptop compartment. It also has room for a 10-inch laptop, smartphone and a couple of changes in clothes. Leather accents add a touch of class.