9 Best Leather Messenger Bags for Men in India 2019

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We all have been fascinated by CEOs of MNCs carrying beautiful brown messenger bags with them in movies. Why should not we be? Messenger bags carry elegance with them which is hard to ignore. This elegance of messenger bags has sparked us to compile this catalogue of best leather messenger bags for men in India (Version 2019).

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Leather messenger bags in India are evolving as an alternative to the traditional suitcase. They have the advantage of being more portable and versatile. In addition, best leather messenger bags will help you in creating your presence notable during an interview, client visit or a top management meeting.

We specifically focused on best leather messenger bags for men with laptop compatibility. This is because laptops are a must in today’s portable world. Carrying the laptop and other devices safe is a top priority for a working professional as well as a student. As a consequence, we can also call this catalogue a compilation of best laptop messenger bags for men in India with the leather construct.

This catalogue of best messenger bags for men in India features messenger bags from different brands. Some of these messenger bag brands are industry leaders. While others are growing at a rapid pace with an increasing base of satisfied customers.

Before going into the list of 9 best leather laptop messenger bags for men, let us briefly answer some of the basic questions related to leather messenger bags as well as laptop messenger bags in India.

If you directly want to jump on the product list of best messenger bags in India, please refer the index on top of the page.

Why Leather Messenger Bags for Men in India?

Leather messenger bags for men are perfect for people who usually commute on bike or public transport. The long cross-body shoulder strap of the messenger bag gives better convenience, comfort and security.

The leather is a strong, heavy-weight, rugged build material. As a result, you have more freedom to use this best leather messenger bag in extreme conditions. The high price tag of genuine leather messenger bags for men in India has a niche audience. As as a result, the popular brands which produce and delivers leather messenger bags for men are not as famous as American Tourister, Skybags, Wildcraft or Safari among others.

If the high price tag of a genuine leather messenger bag in India is not affordable to your budget, you can go with faux leather messenger bags for men in India. Faux leather or commonly known as synthetic leather and PU leather gives the same look at a lower price tag.

What to look in Leather Laptop Messenger Bags for Men?

Water-resistant build

If not waterproof, at least a water-resistant messenger bag keeps your electronic device and documents protected during rain. It becomes extremely necessary for working professionals as many times they carry important documents with them.

Most of the genuine leather messenger bags for men in India don’t have water-resistant build. If you specifically want a water-resistant messenger bag, we suggest you faux leather messenger bags for men.

Multiple Pockets and Compartments

Multiple pockets and compartments allow working professionals to effortlessly organise documents, electronic devices and accessories along with other objects like pen, business cards, workplace card (ID card), etc. Similarly, students can also easily manage their plenty of books, notebooks, research papers and electronic devices. Quick access pockets are deal-breaker due to their high utility scope.

The organisation and management of essentials object in messenger bags help in saving time as well as avoiding clutter which may bring mental unpleasantness.


The type of appearance you want usually depends on where you want to take the messenger bag with you. Additionally, the culture of the institution also has an impact on the appearance selection of the messenger bag in India.

Leather messenger bags for men in brown and black are preferred for office and workplace. These colours have a better combination with other formal appearances like a suit, trousers, loafers, etc.

College students mostly prefer ‘young and vibrant’ colours to match up with their high energy level. Messenger bags for college students may also use multiple colours as they love to experiment with their accessories.


The final and most important criteria for choosing a laptop messenger bag for men in the leather build is convenience. If the leather messenger bag doesn’t appear to be convenient due to weight, dimensions or material don’t buy it. Even if, it has a fantastic design or appearance.

A padded top handle is preferred with an adjustable padded shoulder strap for multi-utility.

We have tried our best to fetch the most accurate details and specifications about the bags from various sources and present them to you in an unbiased opinion but if you think we lagged somewhere please let us know in the comment box. Also, we might earn a commission if you purchase any messenger bag from links mentioned in this guide but we promise you, it doesn’t affect either the price to you or our opinion about the bags.

We have divided this guide of best messenger bags for men with laptop compatibility into different price ranges.  This was done so it becomes easy for you to select the right messenger bag in the budget.

Best Leather Messenger Bags for Men in India under ₹2000

Best Genuine Leather Messenger Bag for Men under 2000 in India: Hammonds Flycatcher

Hammonds Flycatcher Genuine Leather Laptop Messenger Bag for Men

Slim. Clean. Elegant.

Hello to office gentlemen from Hammonds Flycatcher. The exteriors of this two-compartment genuine leather messenger bag for men in India are minimalist. The minimalist exterior has nothing fancy other than a miniature branding. Interior of the messenger bag has a couple of pen pockets, regular pockets and one big zippered pocket.

This messenger bag for men in India is made from popular ‘Bombay brown NDM’ leather. The adjustable shoulder strap has metallic buckles at the corners. Both of the compartments have a common zipper closure.

This messenger bag can be your next office partner to carry documents and laptop.

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Best Faux Leather Messenger Bag for Men in India: K London Leatherette

K London Leatherette Modern Messenger Bag

This double stitched messenger bag for men from K London has a leatherette build in tan and blue colour combination. Leatherette is another name for synthetic leather.

The messenger bag for men comes with a padded grab handle along with sling for convenience while holding in hands. It is a single compartment messenger bag with dedicated space for a laptop, mobile phones and stationary. The laptop space can easily accommodate a 15inch device with space left.

Believe it or not, this comprehensive list of the best laptop messenger bag for men is inspired by this slim hunk.

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SCEVA PU Leather Messenger Bag for Men in India

SCEVA Leather Laptop Messenger Bag with Multiple Compartments

This light brown coloured messenger bag in India from SCEVA has a faux leather build like most of the peers in the price range.

The number of compartments can be a deal-winner for office persons. It has two compartments, one front pocket, one interior zipper pocket and two side pockets. Sales department persons will love this messenger bag which gives them more control over the organisation of stuff or products.

It is on the bulkier side in comparison to peers with a weight of about 1KG.

Other than this, it packs the standard features like zipper closure, laptop sleeve and padded handles.

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Best Vegan Leather Messenger Bag for Men in India: The Clownfish

The Clownfish Dark Brown Vegan Leather Messenger Bag

Here we are with another clean finish, slender, multi-compartment messenger bag. But this time in a faux leather build from The Clownfish.

This vegan leather messenger bag can easily accommodate a laptop of up to 14 inches in the laptop sleeve. The front face of this messenger bag for men has a zipped pocket for storing go-to essentials.

Adjustable shoulder strap with buckles on the extremes is detachable from the bag. On detaching it, the messenger bag transforms into a laptop briefcase. The grab or top handle is padded on top for convenience while using it as a briefcase.

It is also available in the chocolate colour other than the pictured dark brown colour.

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Best Vertical Messenger Bag for Men in India

BARBOSA Vertical Messenger Bag

Your hunt for a portable messenger bag can end with this vegan leather build. It has two compartments under snap-button powered flap, one of which is a vertical laptop sleeve.

This messenger bag for men also houses secure zippered pockets on the back as well in the interiors. This pockets will help you in guarding important essentials while travelling in public transport.

The packaging of the messenger bag mesmerises most of the buyers. One of the leading drawbacks of this vertical messenger bag for men is its weight. Even with the compact dimensions, it weighs around 1KG.

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Best Messenger Bags Best Messenger Bags for Men in India above ₹2000

In this price range, you’re going to find genuine leather messenger bags for men in India. Most of these messenger bags come from established brands. As a result, these messenger bags have a more ergonomic design.

Best Messenger Bag for Men in India: WildHorn

WildHorn Brown Laptop Messenger Bag for Men

WildHorn is known for producing bestseller messenger bags for men in India with contemporary design. This messenger bag is no different from its siblings on any of the dimensions. It features plenty of space in a lightweight build organised in a number of compartments and pockets.

This messenger bag for men is made from top-grain leather and features cotton fabric in the lined interiors. It can accommodate laptops of up to 15.5 inches easily in the laptop sleeve.

Zippered pockets are placed on the front face, back and interiors to store essentials according to their utility with security.

If you’re are looking for a genuine leather office messenger bag for men which can also act as an office briefcase, order this messenger bag now.

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Best Laptop Messenger Bag for Men in India: Le Craf Messenger Bag

Le Craf Leather Laptop Messenger Bag for Men

Made from pull up vintage leather in a timeless design, this messenger bag for men from Le Craf is special. It has a single compartment build supported by a number of pockets. The pockets include front zippered pocket, an interior pocket, laptop compartment and mobile phone/ tablet pocket.

It can act as an office briefcase with strong top handle and a removable wide shoulder strap. The wide shoulder strap is not made of leather.

With the dimensions of 7cms x 29cms x 38.5cms (HLW), it weighs around 1.5KG.

In short, it is “Absolute stealer at this price” as pointed out by Suman Bhowmick in his product review.

Other than the pictured brown, it is available in fancy Navy Blue colour.

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Best Black Messenger Bag for Men in India

WildHorn Black Genuine Leather Messenger Bag for Office

As we mentioned earlier, WildHorn is known for producing bestselling messenger bags for with contemporary design and this elegant messenger bag in classic pure black takes it to the next level.

The pure black colour can make your presence count in a client visit.

The primary compartment is spacious with a dedicated laptop sleeve with thick padding. It is assisted by a half compartment and a zipped front pocket. The interiors of these messenger bags are made from canvas.

All we can say about this black genuine leather messenger bag is ‘Go grab this black companion’.

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SCHARF Boston Sebastine Leather Crossbody Portfolio

If you follow e-retailing of leather bags, you must have missed SCHARF, which is a go-to brand in the niche.

It is primarily a leather portfolio which can be converted into a messenger bag with the provided detachable shoulder strap with brass fittings.

The retro design has push button flap closure which encloses the zippered compartments and pockets. The back of the messenger bag has a zippered pocket which can have a high utility if you travel a lot in public transports.

Black, Brown and Tan are other colour options, all of which are complementary for a formal appearance.

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Author: Praveen Sisodiya

Praveen is an E-commerce student at Institute of Management Studies, DAVV, Indore.