Handbags are no longer seen as a female-only accessory after a survey found men are choosing to carry around a “man bag”.
More than half of men now carry a ‘man bag’. Whether boarding a plane or walking into work, your bag is the fashion accessory that catches the eye and its important for you to make that instant good impression.
A bag becomes a part of you. you put it down on a chair next to you or by your foot. its a statement of your style you can leave hanging around so people know its you and your gift of fashion. A form of self-expression and signal of personal style, bags as accessories are also an entrée to luxury and glamour.
Be sure to turn a few heads by checking out some of the best man-bags available on the market below.
24″ Mountbatten Holdall, £440
Whitehouse Cox England have been handcrafting luxury leather goods in England since 1875. cherished by both adventurers and the fashion-forward, with its rugged yet elegant exterior providing the ultimate blend of sophistication and functionality.
The Mountbatten Holdall can count the likes of David Attenborough and Michael Palin among its discerning owners. Fine company to be in.
Alpha Business Set, £198
Stolt create the best carry systems for active professionals. The business set includes the Alpha bag with a subtle, embroidery STOLT logo and the garment box with a folding aid and laundry bag. The Alpha bag transforms from a technical sports backpack into a sleek day bag whilst the garment box carries your business attire crease-free.
Barbour Elgin Holdall Bag, £69.95
This sophisticated, versatile holdall is crafted with a wool-blend Classic Tartan outer and a contrast Melton wool base. The inner features divided pockets for easy organisation, plus a zipped inner pocket for added security.
Black Nylon and Leather-trimmed Holdall Bag, £230
A stylish solution for business trips and weekends away, the nylon-twill holdall is spacious enough to fit your clothes, shoes and essentials. It features grainy pebbled leather panels with subtle signature branding in matt silver.
Buck Brown Harness Leather Briefcase, £485
Made with the same leather used in the alluring craft of saddlery and western tack. Vegetable tanned harness leather tanned by one of the most illustrious tanneries in the U.S, Wickett and Craig, est 1867.
Duke Audley Roll-Top Bag, £3,195
A hand-stitched tote bag crafted from European calfskin leather. Sophisticated tanning processes give this piece a supple feel that becomes even softer with age.
Mansur Gavriel Leather Holdall, £695
You can trust this structured Mansur Gavriel holdall to protect your belongings – it will keep its shape regardless of how much or how little is inside it. Made in Italy from black leather, this accessory is spacious enough to carry everything needed for a weekend away and opens really wide for easy packing.
F35 Travel Bag, £795
VOCIER are the leaders in premium German-designed luggage for the discerning traveller. Designed for quick business trips, the F35 blends the style and usability of the F38 with the flexibility of a more compact size. Crafted with hand-stitched vegetable-tanned leather, this travel bag fits comfortably in overhead compartments and complies with all international carry-on regulations.
Prada Milano Leather Shoulder Bag, £1,890
This versatile leather shoulder bag has a logo inside and out. Provided with a padded woven shoulder strap and metal hardware, it has a main compartment with zipper closure.
Fox Brothers Brady Navy Weekend Holdall, £600
The Merchant Fox are a retailer of British tradition, design & manufacture, instilling true British craftsmanship and style. This is very much a ‘buy once, buy well’ bag .All hardware is made of solid brass combined with English bridle leather trim. Heavy cotton webbing adds to the design and is equally hardwearing.
RFID Cabin Holdall, £299
A lightweight duffel that’s ready for everything, from early morning gym classes to spontaneous romantic getaways and overnight business expeditions.
Sandqvist Black Dante Backpack, £105
From Nordic Landscapes. This roll top backpack in organic cotton and recycled polyester canvas, with leather details certainly earns its place on this list.
Spectre Overnight Bag, £1,980
Launched to mark the release of the James Bond film Spectre, the collection features navy fibreboard with Windsor-grained leather corners and straps and finished with brass hardware and an exclusive 007 lining.