The Gentlemen's Bag Guide

The Gentlemen's Bag Guide

Given the ever-changing contemporary society, men’s bags are witnessing a renaissance with the top male fashion icons worldwide, with increasing brands competing in the field of bags and carryalls. With the wider availability of sartorial arsenal at a gentleman’s disposal, he needs to ready an impressive collection of bags below his belt to carry daily necessities with style.




1. Tote Bags

Tote bags serve as an important role in the casual accessory canon. Bearing a leather or cotton slim holdall to complement a patterned plaited shirt will inevitably heighten your casual styles. Its relatively squared and streamlined shape aids in keeping your outfits clean and simple, highlight the sleekness of your entire silhouette.

Choose from an assortment of materials (Leather, cotton, canvas) and patterns (dotted, geometric, plaid). A perfect addition to any weekend outfit.



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2. Backpack
Bringing up the misconception that backpacks are for young boys, modern-day gentlemen reinvent practical backpacks that incorporate urban sleek designs and fine leather. Choose the ones with statement designs of straps and buckles. Touches of shiny buckles help amplify your casual style exquisitely.
The objective of a weekend backpack is to carry your essentials in a slim and sleek holdall.

Hence, over-stuffing your backpack with unnecessary items is not recommended – not forgetting the accompanying burden of carrying them.



3. Briefcases
Looking to reinvent the modern gentleman concept? Aligning to how work attire has become more flexible and relaxed over time, the international symbol of working fashion has also been redefined by gentlemen.

Briefcases don’t always have to be the mundane and ordinary rectangular carry thing. Infusing various on-leather patterns and geometric patterns on straps, a working individual is offered a plethora of designs to choose from, even on his day off.

Infusing interesting patterns such as weaved leathers to bring out a softer silhouette, it will undeniably echo casual opulence. As for gentlemen looking for a more clear-cut style, try glossy- leathered briefcases adorned by sprinklings of gold buckles.


Be it business or casual wear, gentlemen fashion shouldn’t be defined with such stringency. Try these styles out and you won’t want to go back to the ordinary.

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