While a smart business suit and a classy tie can help make a workplace outfit for a man, a perfect briefcase is just as necessary. While the dull black briefcases of yesteryear will still serve you well, there's been a movement towards more fashion forward options that will still be appropriate in nearly any office environment. In what follows, you'll learn about five of the top briefcases for men.
This powerful briefcase should be high on your shopping list if you want a case that denotes respectability with more than a bit of flash. This one comes in black or brown and has a calfskin leather body with a detachable leather shoulder strap, a tonal BOSS logo and a heavy duty leather top handle. The bag has one main compartment with a single zip pocket, as well as a soft fabric lining with a brand logo stripe. The briefcase originally sold for $396 but now goes for 25% off.
This is one of the most classic briefcase looks from the famous American brand Filson, which started in 1897. The briefcase as a tan body with a wide carrying compartment, two big open pockets and narrow pockets at each end. The top has a two way zipper with leather tab pulls, a storm flap with leather snaps, a brass clasp for your keys and a hanging loop as well. This one will go great if you work in a more casual and creative work environment.
This one sells for $325 at Zappos.com. The black suitcase has a smooth leather body and is focused on technology, with spaces for your laptop and smartphone. The bag has two top handles with a removable cross-body strap, a zip pocket in the front in silver and a larger zip around closure. This one also has a lined interior with a back wall zip, a slip pocket and a slim profile.
Nordstrom sells this bag, and it's a top pick for those who want a more vintage look without the big price tag. The bag comes in brown or black and has a tumbled leather body with a pebbled look. The Tyler has a carry handle with an attached adjustable shoulder strap, magnetic snaps on the flap closure and an exterior zip with slip pockets as well. Inside, you'll find a laptop compartment, a wall flap and a cellphone pocket, as well as spaces for your pens.
This collaboration between Filson and Lucky is best for a great casual Friday look. The bag has a dark washed body made of premium heavy Japanese denim. The bag has double leather handles in a light brown, with an attachable leather shoulder strap and a small leather logo plate on the front. This one also has gold tone zippers both on the front pouch pocket and the top compartment, which has room for your laptop and nearly anything else.