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


Arc’teryx Granville Backpack ($189)

Not only is Arc’teryx considered to be one of the most premiere outdoor brands of all time in most circles, but it’s also oft considered one of the most expensive. The high price tag associated with the Granville Backpack is warranted, though, considering the taped seams and weather-resistant construction. The 20L pack also features a zippered back panel for quickly accessing your laptop or tablet from the padded 15-inch sleeve, as well as a reflective logo for increased viability, a key clip, and a convenient pocket for securing smaller items. The peppering of the color choices — Bengal Copper, Black, Marine, and Biome — make it even more accessible, whether you want to go with something subtle or a bit more flashy.

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Topo Designs Klettersack ($159 – $169)

Colorado-based Topo Designs prides itself in manufacturing packs that are as suitable for hiking in the hills as your daily commute to the office. The Kleteersack 15L is a prime example of why that’s the case, too, providing a healthy 15 liters of space within a classic design built for the traveler on the go. The compact hauler utilizes 1000d Cordura for durability and protection from the elements, along with a coated pack cloth to create an inner compartment that’s completely lined. The natural leather lash tabs also render the pack ideal for stowing a bike light or other equipment, while side pockets and padded sleeve provide extra space for stowing a water bottle, hydration bladder, or even a 15-inch laptop. The resounding color options are just a plus.

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Osprey Cyber Port Daypack ($70 – $100)

In recent year’s, Osprey’s name has become as synonymous with outdoor packs as Tide is with detergent — and rightly so. However, the aptly-titled Cyber Port was designed more so for the tech aficionado than the one heading into the back-country on a seven-day trek. Available in a bevy of attractive colors that tie retro style with modern sensibility, the panel-style daypack features a melange of storage compartments, each of which is intended for a different purpose. A padded sleeve provides adequate space for 15-inch laptops, while the main compartment houses important documents and a front pocket supplies a scratch-resistant space for your shades. Best of all, a zippered sleeve located in the front panel allows you to use utilize your tablet without ever taking it out of the pack. And did we mention the lifetime guarantee?

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Dakine Chris Benchetler Team Heli Pro ($100)

If your journey takes you away from the office and into the wilderness frequently, the Dakine Heli Pro is an awesome backpack choice, with features to help you keep control from the slopes to the streets. The main feature of the Heli Pro isn’t the laptop sleeve, a sleeve within the main compartment that holds a computer of up to 15″ close to your body, but is the rest of the storage, which can contain a buffet of outdoor gear to be attached in a number of places. In addition, there are multiple ways to carry both skis and snowboards, as well as the kind of tools you need when you really get up the mountain. It’s a lightweight, comfortable, and classic backpack.

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Herschel Supply Company Retreat Backpack ($70)

It’s hard to beat the unique style of a Herschel Supply Co bag, and the Retreat is no exception. Available in a variety of colors, this spacious pack is dressed in coated polyester, with a reinforced bottom so you don’t break anything when you set it down quickly. The laptop sleeve is perfect for keeping your computer steady, or holding onto anything you don’t want mixed with everything else in your pack. When you need to close everything up, the flap on the top provides adequate protection, with a pull cord inside, and metal clasps to really batten the hatches when the elements try to get the best of you. The Retreat comes in at an appealing price point, and there are sizes above and below it if your needs differ a little from the norm.

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