Getting away for the weekend or heading on a short trip is one of the real pleasures in life and having the right bag for the job is a must. If you know a chap that is always on the road or making short trips away that could do with a bag upgrade, our list of 5 of the Best Weekender Bags for Men is a must.
Feast your eyes on our selection below:
Billed as the most organised duffle you will ever own. It is a top quality, contemporary travel bag, which has been crafted with vintage waxed cotton & premium leather for an aesthetically superior finish. The Breton Weekender was designed to look and feel like a contemporary briefcase. It comes in three different colours: blue, black, and grey so whatever the personal tastes of the recipient, you’re sure to find one that suits.
Quality leather goods are the call of the day with American brand, The Whipping Post, and their top notch Weekender Bag is sartorially unequalled. This first class carry is a traditional style zip top duffle bag. It will be a workhorse for all sorts of activities such as travel, gym, or just tootling around town. It has two pockets on the ends as well as an internal pocket for all the essential EDC today’s men have. With a solid leather bottom and heavy duty zipper, it is built for any adventure.
Accessories extraordinaires, Hard Graft, are highly prolific when it comes to releasing visually superior and functionally unparalleled wares and their 1st Edition Travel Bag is a prime example of this. A combination of innovative design practices and traditional Italian leather mastery. Understated yet über smart, suitable for every style from dress down denim to dapper, tailored chap.
If your weekend breaks are more adventurous in nature and need something more wilderness ready, the Topo Designs Mountain Duffel is your man. Overflowing with storage and robust as they come, this cracking accessory from outdoor lifestyle specialists, Topo, has a padded base and sides which keeps you protected from the gear you are carrying. With plenty of internal and external pockets to keep smaller items well kept, the large main compartment can handle anything from ski boots to your trad rack.
With a name like Boarding Pass, you know this brand are going to do Weekender Bags right and so it has proven with their fantastic Voyager Weekender. It is made with waterproof and re-waxable 10.10 oz Martexin Original Waxed canvas in a variety of colours, with a striking and comfortable cotton twill interior. It boasts 7 oz harness leather straps from Wickett & Craig, one of America’s oldest tanneries so the dapperness is off the charts.
Leo is the creator of The Gent's Gift guide and takes inspiration from many a terrible gift both given and received over the years.