Bag Man

By The Editors
September 27, 2013 9:00 am

What the well-dressed man will be wearing this season. This is your Essential Fall Style Guide, Part Two: in which we recommend your fall bag.

You, like us, have likely experienced the dilemma of the man-bag.

You need something that’s a haul-all — for gym clothes, laptop, etc. — but burly enough that you won’t look like you’re carrying your wife’s purse.

These are those bags. This fall, the trend is toward unusual textured fabrics. Our favorites:

Kevlar Gear Bag
Best Made

Best Made’s manliest-of-manly tool satchels, a rugged, navy-waxed canvas shell with a kevlar bottom possessing a tensile strength of 10,000 lbs. Plus, grommeted lash points – for “securing axe.” Buy online.

Harris Tweed Duffel Bag
Harris Tweed

Vegetable-tanned leather accents and tweed sourced from the Outer Hebrides in Scotland make for a perfect country weekend getaway. Buy online.

Suede Saddle Tote
Billy Reid

Speaking of hybrids: this Coach/Billy Reid collab is an eye-catching, deep suede tote with saddle leather trimmings and a dog-leash front clasp. Buy online.

Ghurka Satchel No. 17

A bag nicer than the laptop it holds. This twill case — available in navy, vintage army and khaki — features tough leather accents but remains comfortably lightweight. Buy online.

No. 2 Shave Kit
Colonel Littleton

Your shave, perfected. A clasped brown leather case with a khaki cotton canvas interior, brass hardware, personalized front plate, three snap compartments and a solid hanging strap. Buy online.

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