Can Laptop Bags Actually Look Chic? Yes — Here Are 16 Up To The Job

They won’t make you cringe.

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The next time you’re in the office, ask your colleagues what their favorite work tote is. Maybe, possibly, they’ll have one they love, but chances are they’re still in search of the perfect style. A chic and roomy silhouette is harder to come by than the standard going-out bag, as it has to be functional enough to hold your laptop — and perhaps a change of workout clothes — yet still complement your 9-to-5 looks. And though computer bags often get a bad rep for their rather generic designs, the best laptop bags out there won’t feel like a compromise on your personal style. There are worthwhile options, we promise.

Step one of your search: Considering the lifestyle you lead and how it’ll impact the accessory you choose. Do you like to exercise before or after work? If yes, you may want an extra big tote that’ll fit everything you need for the day. Is your wardrobe understated and minimal, or bold and more colorful? The answer to this question will help you determine whether a croc-embossed black tote is up your alley, or if you’d prefer a brightly printed canvas bag to align with your creative soul. Once you take into account how you’ll use the carryall and it fits into your office dress code, the fun part begins: shopping. To get you started, the TZR team has compiled their favorite laptop bag picks for this year ahead.

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