Our Top Choice
J World New York Messenger Bag
For more than 30 years, J World New York has been a leading producer of quality backpacks and luggage.
The bag is well-designed, solidly constructed for durability, has plenty of space, and can carry a laptop comfortably with its extra cushioning.
However, there have been some complaints about the shoulder strap being weak.
6x17x14 inches; 1.6lbs
Single shoulder bag
29 different colors
Berchirly Small Vintage Messenger Bag
Since 2014, Berchirly has been producing well-crafted and stylish leather bags that are also affordable and functional.
This little bag is very durable and affordable. It’s great for carrying a small amount of stuff around and is easy to maintain with its nice color that won’t get dirty fast.
However, the zipper on top of the bag is too short, so it’s somewhat difficult to see what’s inside or remove things from it.
Canvas, Polyurethane leather
10.7x8.4x1.9 inches; 0.6lbs
Timbuk2 Classic Messenger Bag
Since 1989, Timbuk2 has been manufacturing and distributing high-quality bags to a wide range of people all over the world.
This bag has a shoulder pad which is quite comfortable, interior waterproofing which helps protect your items, and very roomy, expanding up to 6 inches in depth.
Unfortunately, there have been complaints that this bag doesn’t stay strong when it folds in.
4.7x11.8x9.8 inches; 1.2lbs
Single shoulder bag
20 different colors
Jansport Market Street Messenger Bag
Since 1967, Jansport has been a leading manufacturer of outdoor gear, bags, and packs. Its products are very durable and reliable.
This bag is a secure-styled bag with fully zipped top access. Its shoulder pad makes carrying it comfortable while a key clip makes for internal organization.
However, this is a medium-sized bag, so it may not be able to hold a lot of stuff.
600 Denier Polyester
2.2x14.1x19.3 inches; 0.95lbs
Bagbase Retro Messenger Bag
Bagbase is a leading manufacturer of bags that can be used anywhere. Its products combine beauty and functionality.
This bag is very affordable and quite durable. It comes in 6 different colors for variety and is designed to be very comfortable.
There are no cons reported.
16x12x4 inches; 1.4lbs
6 different colors