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Best Picks For Men’s Briefcases

If you’re in the market for a briefcase, make sure it’s functional, rugged and sleek. Look for a durable leather finish that will age gracefully, and look for a briefcase with plenty of pockets and compartments to keep your things organized. A good briefcase will be able to fit your laptop, a lunch, some clothes and a water bottle or two. Choosing the right briefcase will help you feel more prepared and professional for whatever the day might bring.

If durability is your top priority, check out this rugged briefcase from Filson. Originally created to outfit Klondike gold miners in the 19th century, this briefcase is simple, functional and made in the USA with the sturdiest all-natural materials you can find very thick twill and veg-tanned leather from legendary Pennsylvanian tannery Wickett & Craig. And to prove it, this briefcase comes with a lifetime warranty.

The classic finish of this tan briefcase will blend with almost any professional look you might have in mind, whether you’re going for a slim, sleek style or something more rugged and casual. If you want to add a little extra color to your look, you can always pair this briefcase with other leather items in brighter hues like royal blue or cherry red.

Another classic finish option forĀ best picks for men’s briefcases is black, which is versatile enough for more relaxed workplaces but still professional enough for some more formal offices. Black is also a great option to pair with brighter colors in your wardrobe, and it’s easy to carry with dark blue or green suits as well.

A more modern take on a briefcase, this bag is sleek and sturdy, making it perfect for some more relaxed professional environments. The top zipper closure allows you to keep your valuables safe, and this briefcase has plenty of pockets and compartments to organize everything you need for the day. Plus, this bag can be worn as a backpack or tote, so you have plenty of options for how to wear it.

While this isn’t the most spacious of all our best picks, it does have a nice amount of room for your essentials and it looks really sleek and cool. We love how the front flap folds back on itself to protect your laptop and documents, and this case is slim enough to slip under your arm or across your shoulder without taking up too much space.

This leather briefcase is a real work of art that will only get more beautiful over time, and it’s incredibly affordable at under $200. The interior of this case is lined with full-grain vegetable tanned leather, and it features a padded computer sleeve, plenty of organizational pockets and dividers and a smart design that keeps everything in place and accessible.

If you’re looking for a more compact option, this slim nylon briefcase from Knomo is an excellent choice. It’s smaller than our other best pick, but it has enough room for your laptop and a few other key necessities, and it’s eye-catching thanks to gold-colored hardware and sleek leather accents. The padded handles can sit comfortably in your hand or on your shoulder, and you’ll be able to adjust the strap length to suit your needs.