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25 awesome laptop bags for every owner, from students to globetrotters

The first purchase for any laptop owner should be protection. Whether it’s a chic messenger bag for around town or rough-and-tumble backpack that goes well beyond general commuting purposes, keeping your computer safe is essential and crucial to your machine’s lifespan. We’ve rounded up some of the most stylish, fashionable, and practical laptop bags for every man and women looking to add a bit of peace of mind to their daily travels. Some of the bags are costly, but quality doesn’t always come cheap, though there are some budget-friendly choices to pick from. Below are 25 laptop bags that we’ll keep you looking sharp from the moment you step outside.

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Students

Asus ROG Nomad backpack ($163)

If you’ve a massive 17″ gaming laptop, and you’ve just gotta bring all your stuff with you to the LAN party, the Asus ROG Nomad is a top pick. With a laptop compartment specifically designed for the Asus ROG G750 series of gaming laptops, you can carry any 17-inch laptop, along with your keyboard, mouse, peripherals, power supply, extra controllers, snacks, drinks, a tablet, a change of clothes, and a jacket. That might be an exaggeration, but only a slight one. It looks great too, boasting the same detail and aesthetic as the Asus ROG G750 series. With plenty of organizational pockets and lots of room, the Asus ROG Nomad is more of a weekend warrior than a work bag.

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Amazon Newegg Asus

Ogio Renegade RSS Laptop Backpack ($150)

If you carry everything you own with you on your back, the Ogio Rengade RSS is an awesome choice, not just for its storage space, but for its features. The laptop compartment holds even the most sizable 15″ laptops, with a special suspension system so you can drop it right in, and then drop the bag, and your computer won’t even notice it happened. There’s also a wealth of available pockets in myriad sizes and locations, some with microfiber cloth so you can toss in a tablet or e-reader without having to worry about it, and a sunglasses pouch with tough walls so you won’t end up with scratched lenses. It’s a little on the pricey side, but it holds everything, and keeps it all protected from bumps and bruises.

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Amazon Best Buy Ogio

Brenthaven Collins Limited Edition Backpack ($120)

Everyone needs to keep a low-profile once in a while, especially when it comes to their morning commute. Brenthaven Collins Limited Edition Backpack provides exactly that, supplying the robust capacity and simple functionality of a backpack within a low-profile frame that sports quilted pocketing designed to protect tablets and laptops ranging up to 15 inches in size. Distinct, orange accents and vegan leather also contrast with pack’s dark exterior for added sophistication, while the chambray exterior ensures durability alongside the company’s lifetime guarantee. The limited edition pack even touts a slew interior pockets and a dedicated pouch for your smartphone, making it easier to quickly grab what you need while on the go.

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Brenthaven

Ice Red AVA urban laptop backpack ($70)

The AVA backpack-handbag hybrid for women is a real eye catcher. Crafted with stylish urban aesthetics in mind, it’s also built to last given its ripstop nylon construction and quality guarantee. The vertical bag, available in four colors (black, blue, red, and yellow), is equipped with a 10- to 15-inch laptop compartment and an assortment of different-sized pocket organizers for electronics and stationary alike. It’s as minimalist as you want to it be, yet roomy enough for any bulk you might want to add for your agonizing bike commute or romp around the city. Don’t let the bright, jubilant colors dissuade you – fluorescent is totally in this year, remember?

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Amazon Walmart AVA

AmazonBasics Laptop and Tablet Bag ($8 – $16.50)

The AmazonBasics Laptop bag is everything you’d expect from the Seattle-based shopping giant. It’s relatively comfortable and easy to carry, conveniently equipped with a padded interior that offers a separate space to hold your laptop without adding any unnecessary bulk. The minimalist shoulder bag’s multi-compartment design also provides all the necessary space for housing your cables and pens, and given the rock-bottom pricing, you could feasibly purchase a separate bag for each device in your arsenal. The bags accommodate laptops and tablets ranging between 7 and 17 inches and size, so you need not worry about finding the right size for you. Just don’t expect anything fit for a fashionista, or an indestructible build.

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