7 Bags Every Man Should Have and Why 

7 Bags Every Man Should Have and Why 


Nowadays, men’s bags are all the rage in fashion, in the media, and in everyday life. Here are seven that every modern man should own

Bags have come a long way from being just a functional item to a stylish accessory. We’ve seen the likes of Pharrell, A$AP Rocky, and Harry Styles carry bags that have made a statement. There are countless options to choose from, but to help get you started, here is a list of seven essential bags that you should have in your collection.

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7 Bags Every Man Should Have and Why - Backpack
Photo: @gucci (via Instagram)

It’s easy to assume that backpacks have just two uses: hiking and school, but that’s not true. They can be stylish and suitable for all sorts of situations. Backpacks come in a wide variety of styles, colors, and fabrics, making it easy to pair one with any ensemble, from a casual outfit to a business suit. Gucci’s latest Cruise 2023 collection has proven that backpacks can be the epitome of both style and practicality. Their Backpack with tonal Double G is a fine example of how fashion and function can blend seamlessly. So don’t dismiss this handy and versatile bag because it’s definitely not just for the outdoors or carrying textbooks; it can elevate your look and serve as a useful accessory for various occasions.

Gym Bag

7 Bags Every Man Should Have and Why - Gym Bag
Photo: Balmain

Any man who loves to hit the gym and break a sweat knows the importance of having the perfect gym bag. It is like having a trusted companion that ensures your valuables and apparel stay safe, secure, and separated. And of course, your gym bag should also reflect your personal style and taste, providing an extra drive to help you achieve your fitness goals. You might want to consider bags like Balmain’s travel bag with jacquard maxi monogram, which will surely step up your workout style game.


7 Bags Every Man Should Have and Why - Briefcase
Photo: @bennett_winch (via Instagram)

At first glance, the classic men’s briefcase might appear outdated, but its timeless allure and practicality are hard to ignore. Just take briefcases from Bennett Winch for example. It’s smart, hassle-free, and a sophisticated choice for any occasion. Instead of lugging around a bulky purse to your work meetings, why not go for a more sleek and stylish look with a briefcase that matches your suit?

Tote bag

7 Bags Every Man Should Have and Why - Tote bag
Photo: @prada (via Instagram)

When it comes to versatility, tote bags reign supreme. You can use them at the beach, at the office bag, or even at the mall. Take a look at Prada’s Leather Tote Bag with Shoulder Strap from their SS23 collection. Its modern lines showcase a minimalistic charm that’s simply irresistible. Somewhere between formal and casual, these bags are not only spacious and convenient, but also effortlessly stylish.

Sling bag

7 Bags Every Man Should Have and Why - Sling bag
Photo: @dior (via Instagram)

Sling bags are the ultimate blend of style and performance, boasting a one-of-a-kind combination of the two in a minimal design. If you’re the type of person who prefers to avoid carrying around large bags, then a sling bag should definitely be on your radar. With its sleek and streamlined design, a sling bag can easily hold all your essentials while keeping your hands free. A great recommendation for your summer style essentials is Dior’s Hit The Road Bag. Freshly released and already making waves, this sling bag blends contemporary style with the timeless elegance of Dior’s couture spirit. 


7 Bags Every Man Should Have and Why - Clutch
Photo: @maisonvalentino (via Instagram)

Men carrying clutches has become increasingly popular in recent times, despite it being previously considered a feminine accessory. But the clutches’ resurgence is not entirely new. In fact, history tells us that men once carried clutches during the Renaissance era, using them to safeguard their money and valuables. So, it’s definitely time to break the gender stereotype and reintroduce clutches as a practical accessory for men. They are especially excellent and useful for smart casual occasions as they are subtle and can store a lot of items. You actor Penn Badgley recently showed how a stylish clutch can enhance one’s appearance when he posed for Valentino, proving that even the smallest details can elevate an entire outfit.

Dopp Kit 

7 Bags Every Man Should Have and Why - Dopp Kit 
Photo: Louis Vuitton

Men who make an effort to look their best always get our approval. That’s why we want to suggest something practical yet stylish: a dopp kit, which is more commonly known as a toiletry bag. Basically, it’s just a small bag large enough to store all of your skincare and grooming products. Whether you’re going on a long trip or just want to keep things organized, a dopp kit—just like this Louis Vuitton Toilet Pouch—is a smart choice.

Featured Image: GUCCI (via Instagram)

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