It is essential to carry the latest smartphone, tablet or laptop with you. But it is just as important to keep your gadgets with you in a stylish manner.
Women, of course, generally carry handbags, but more and more men are looking for practical but fashionable bags to keep their gadgets in.
Claire Vanner has put together a selection of 10 of the best manbags available on the highstreet and online.
1. ASOS Canvas & Leather Satchel – £40.00
The khaki cotton canvas body and genuine brown leather flap front and trim on this satchel make a great smart-casual option for carrying a man’s gadgets. The internal pocket compartment and dividers provide great storage for smartphones and tablets.
2. Cambridge Satchel Company Designer Leather Satchel – £145.00
A classic satchel with a two-tone twist in vintage brown and navy. The 15"size is perfect for carrying a notebook. Simple leather dividers inside keep your work and gadgets organised. The official website also offers initial embossing for a personalised touch.
3. Dakine Campus Backpack – Lagrande – £43.99
This great utility rucksack has a padded 14" laptop sleeve inside the large main zipped compartment and two handy zip front pockets on the outside. It even has an insulated cooler pocket for snacks and a fleece lined pouch for sunglasses or valuables.
4. Fred Perry Classic Shoulder Bag – £45.00
Fred Perry’s classic PVC shoulder bag is a great smart-casual bag with a spacious capacity perfect for carrying laptops. It is available in black or navy with cream trim and sporting the instantly recognisable Laurel Wreath logo.
5. Herschel Pop Quiz Backpack – £65.00
A rucksack made from waterproof coated fabric means it doesn’t matter if you get caught in an unpredicted downpour, keeping all your gadgets dry inside. It has a laptop sleeve pocket built in as well as an internal media pocket.
A great smart bag for work to carry all essential gadgets in, this bag has a padded laptop compartment and multiple pockets and sections. It can be carried by a grab handle or slung over the back with its shoulder strap.
7. Jeff Banks Designer brown laptop business bag – £40.00
The name says it all – a smart business bag with a padded and secure laptop compartment within the two main sections inside. The detachable cross body strap means it can be carried more like a briefcase for formal occasions.
8. River Island Red Satchel – £30.00
Stand out from the crowd with this red satchel. The long adjustable strap make for easy ware, while inside there is a spacious main compartment with phone and wallet open pockets as well as a secure zip-fastening pocket.
9. Sandqvist Arne Laptop Bag – £65.00
This smart laptop bag is spacious and stylish. The interior consists of two main compartments large enough to hold a 17" laptop with two zipped pockets on the outside to carry smaller gadgets.
10. Ted Baker Leather Messenger Bag – £179.00
Ted Baker’s leather messenger bag has three external zipped pockets for secure but easy access to you phone as well as a convenient front slip pocket for tablet use. It boasts a spacious inner compartment with attractive lining styled as postcards for added interest.