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Whether you need a carry-all to get you through your work or school day or a pack that'll take you through a weeklong adventure, we've got you covered. We've spent hundreds of hours researching and testing the best bags to make sure you're carrying your stuff in comfort and style.
  • The Best Duffle Bags

    The Best Duffle Bags

    by Kit Dillon

    After lugging 25 duffles through airports, to beaches, and on weekend trips, we chose eight bags that’ll carry what you need carried in a range of scenarios.

  • The Best Briefcases

    The Best Briefcases

    by Tim Barribeau, Daniel Varghese, and Justin Krajeski

    A briefcase is still de rigueur for certain careers, and these picks will suit anyone for any purpose, from internship to retirement party.

  • The Best Kids Backpacks for School

    The Best Kids Backpacks for School

    by Ellen Lee

    A great school backpack should be comfortable, durable, organized, and let kids express themselves. Here are the four backpacks we think kids will love.

  • The Best Laptop Backpacks

    The Best Laptop Backpacks

    by Wirecutter Staff

    Finding a laptop backpack that carries everything you need and matches your style is hard. We’ve found 14 backpacks that will suit every taste and need.

  • The Best Bag and Cable Organizers

    The Best Bag and Cable Organizers

    by Kaitlyn Wells

    Always losing cables, SD cards, and tubes of lip balm in the depths of your backpack? A bag organizer will help you corral what you carry every day.

  • Our Favorite Messenger Bags

    Our Favorite Messenger Bags

    by Jordan Bowman and Haley Sprankle

    We’ve found eight messenger bags to suit everyone from the hard-core cyclist to someone who needs a chic day-to-night accessory.

  • Why I Love My Fanny Packs

    Why I Love My Fanny Packs

    by Judith Newman

    A fanny pack isn’t just an accessory. It’s a state of mind. Author, journalist, and fanny pack aficionado Judith Newman explains why.

  • The 6 Best Tote Bags to Match Any Style

    The 6 Best Tote Bags to Match Any Style

    by Justin Krajeski

    We’ve found six totes in a variety of styles and materials that’ll suit your schlep, regardless if it’s to the grocery store, a fancy dinner, or the beach.

  • The Best Packable Daypack for Travel

    The Best Packable Daypack for Travel

    by Kit Dillon

    After testing 18 packable daypacks, we chose five to fit a variety of situations, whether you’re trekking across the globe or just on your daily commute.

  • Our Favorite Slim Wallets

    Our Favorite Slim Wallets

    by Jason Chen

    A slim wallet is better for your style and your spine. We’ve found nine fantastic wallets, all of which are less than an inch thick (with cards and cash).

  • The Best Purse Organizer

    The Best Purse Organizer

    by Kaitlyn Wells

    If you tend to lose things in the bottom of your purse, get a purse organizer. Our favorite, the PurseN LittBag, will keep everything stowed in its own spot.

  • Our Favorite Laptop Tote Bags

    Our Favorite Laptop Tote Bags

    by Kaitlyn Wells

    Our favorite laptop bags are more stylish than a messenger bag but also more refined and work-appropriate than a tote you might take to a grocery store.

  • The Best Fanny Packs

    The Best Fanny Packs

    by Jordan McMahon and Kaitlyn Wells

    If you carry less than a backpack but also want to keep your hands free, we’ve found six fanny packs in a variety of sizes and styles that will meet your needs.