Fashion bags: The Corporate edge

7 Jul 2017 by Business Traveller India
Bags Burberry, Louis Vuitton, Hugo Boss

Left to right: Burberry, Louis Vuitton, Hugo Boss

A complete outfit isn’t just about a well-fitted suit or a classy tie. The bag you pick is a versatile accessory that apart from adding utility, can also up your corporate appeal. From sophisticated document cases to old-school briefcases, we’ve made that choice easier for you by carefully picking out a list of bags. They can add an edge to your business attire or simply work as handy travel companions.

Medium London Leather Messenger Bag by Burberry

This chic messenger bag by Burberry works well for daily use and for business travel as well. Crafted out of durable leather, it has an adjustable strap that adds to its casual look. It’s still quite formal with its straight lines and clean cuts. The Burberry logo is on the fold. There is an external back zip pocket where you can comfortably store documents and small articles. The bag can hold a laptop as well — making it ideal for those corporate visits. Its available in black, dark navy and burnt sienna. burberry.com

Président Classeur briefcase by Louis Vuitton

It’s difficult to go wrong with Louis Vuitton’s classic rectangular briefcase that looks like it’s right out of a ’40’s Hollywood movie. This quintessential corporate bag has a removable ID holder and a comfortable leather handle. If you fancy the brand’s logo, its monogram canvas print is an ideal option for you. For something more subtle, pick the Président Classeur briefcase in Louis Vuitton’s Damier Graphite canvas. The bag is also available in Taiga leather for an elegant understated look. It can hold a laptop and several other documents, making it convenient and fashionable at the same time. louisvuitton.com

Signature Collection laptop bag with leather trim by Hugo Boss

From the BOSS signature collection, this iconic leather bag is a smart multipurpose accessory. An embossing on the leather delivers a muted two-tone effect on this sturdy work bag. It is crafted from lightweight nylon and textured Italian calfskin. The bag incorporates two main zip compartments along with an outside zip pocket to store any belongings or tiny articles. Its external pocket has the brand’s logo stitched on the front as an emblem. The handles are comfortable, however, there is no shoulder strap, making it a formal finery. hugoboss.com

Bags Mont Blanc, Salvatore Ferragamo, Giorgio Armani

Left to right: Mont Blanc, Salvatore Ferragamo, Giorgio Armani

Meisterstück Selection UNICEF Slim Document Case by Mont Blanc

Meisterstück Selection UNICEF collection by Mont Blanc is an initiative by the brand as homage to UNICEF. A part of this new capsule collection is the Slim Document Case that is crafted from plain and printed leather. It has an adjustable nylon strap, which is black in colour. A classy bag, it is spacious with a couple of zipped compartments. While the roomy main compartment can accommodate quite a few items, there are also two cell phone pockets and three spaces for writing instruments. montblanc.com

Briefcase by Salvatore Ferragamo

This  “computer briefcase”  by Salvatore Ferragamo is a great pick if you’re a perennial business traveller. Designed from calfskin, it features interior and exterior zip compartments that can store a laptop alongside documents. Its detachable shoulder strap makes it well-suited for flights while two sturdy leather handles are more apt for corporate meets. The brand’s logo is stitched onto the front of this bag that is available in black and red or ultramarine. ferragamo.com

Leather Tote Bag by Giorgio Armani

The tote is a functional choice for short work trips or leisure outings. It is made out of drummed calfskin leather and has two handles along with an adjustable and detachable shoulder strap — allowing you to wear it as a duffle bag. The brand’s logo is embroidered on the bottom right, keeping it clean and classy. It features one large compartment with a metal zip and a small zipped compartment on the inside that can either store a wallet or a passport. The Leather Tote Bag is only offered in black. armani.com

Bags Michael Kors, Hermes, Thom Browne

Left to right: Michael Kors, Hermes, Thom Browne

Harrison Medium Leather Flight bag by Michael Kors

This stylish cross body is a convenient pick for short flights and informal meetings. It is crafted from cross-grain leather and has the brand’s logo embroidered on the outside of the bag. The compact and elegant cross body has an adjustable strap as well, adding to its casual look. It is designed with two zip pockets, one tablet sleeve and one slip pocket. The Harrison Medium Leather Flight bag is offered in black and brown. michaelkors.com

Cityback 27 by Hermes

A smart accessory, more for travel than corporate meets, Cityback 27 is an oval shaped backpack. Made out of Cristobal’s bull-calf leather, this bag features one large zipped enclosure that can hold a laptop alongside some documents. There are adjustable straps for you to wear the bag as per your liking. The bag’s interior has a single sleeve that can be used for small items like a cardholder, a passport or even a pair of keys. Cityback 27 is only available in a deep charcoal colour. hermes.com

Mr. Thom Doctor’s Bag by Thom Browne

A snazzy name for a sophisticated bag — Mr. Thom Doctor’s Bag is sure to add elegance to your meeting room presence. The spacious rectangular shaped bag has one leather-trimmed zip pocket to fit all your office essentials. It features three slip pockets on the inside to store smaller items. There are gold coloured bumper studs at the bottom of this chic accessory. There is also a red, white and blue leather tab as well as a handy detachable travel tag on the bag. Created from alligator skin, it comes in two colours: medium grey or black. thombrowne.com 

Netra Venkateshwaran

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