Looking for the perfect office bag for men to carry all your daily essentials?
Homegrown Korean independent designer labels are taking over the fashion world by storm and many of them are not just known for being stylish, but also feature designs that are practical, of high quality and made for lasting use.
That’s exactly the kind of thing you’re looking for in a men’s office bag. You want it to be spacious enough to hold all your daily necessities, but also look sharp enough to go with your office clothes.
Whatever your work bag needs, we have curated some picks straight outta Seoul for every style and price point.
#1. Stylish Men's Bags by Sweetch
Founded in 2010, Sweetch is a homegrown brand from Korea and their product line of bags, briefcases, wallets, and other office essentials for men features careful attention to detail.
They strive to offer the ultimate practicality and focus on creating simple, yet stylish designs from carefully selected materials.
The Helmet Bag in Black is Sweetch’s best selling briefcase for men.
Measuring 430 x 360 x 40mm, the Helmet Bag is spacious enough to fit most laptop models, and the two compartments on the outside are perfect for keeping your phone, keys, pen or anything else you might need to pack easily.
Made of high-quality canvas material and Italian leather, this bag can be worn as a briefcase or a messenger bag as it comes with a detachable shoulder strap.
15' Portfolio Touch Bar
If you’re looking for an extra functional laptop sleeve, the 15” Portfolio Touch Bar from Sweetch may be perfect for you.
It fits laptops 15” or smaller and has a soft synthetic suede lining that offers extra protection for your device.
The case also comes with a phone compartment on the outside, as well as an extra pocket for any accessories you might have.
#2. Designer Collections for Men by JENNER
Not to be associated with the infamous Kardashian-Jenner family, Korean brand JENNER produces some of the most functional and stylish bags out there.
Their designer collection ranges from leather goods to canvas totes and backpacks, all designed and made locally in South Korea. Their minimalistic styles come packed with pocket-friendly prices and quality made to last.
Classic Tote Bag
The name of this model says it all – this is a Classic Tote Bag, with a bunch of compartments to help you keep your stuff organised and handy.
The buckle closure on the front hides a large outside pocket and the inside features a mesh compartment and another two pockets, perfect for your phone and keys.
The bag measures 30cm x 36.5cm x 10cm and is 100% sturdy nylon. The Classic Tote Bag is also available in colour Gray and Khaki.
Youth Backpack – Navy
If you prefer backpacks over briefcases and shoulder bags, the Youth Backpack by JENNER is exactly what you’re looking for.
With three huge outside pockets and a built-in laptop compartment, this nylon monster is the ultimate backpack for work.
Despite being big enough to fit a 15” laptop and half of your office desk inside it, the backpack doesn’t seem bulky at all.
Also comes in the colour of Black, Gray and Khaki.
#3. GEAR3 - Designed for Simplicity, Functionality & Style
Designed for simplicity, functionality and style, GEAR3 combines the functionality of tech-wear with stylish designs inspired by modern street style.
If you’re looking for the most stylish office bags with both form and functionality that will leave a lasting impression, GEAR3 is the go-to brand you’re looking for.
Code 03-014-16 Backpack – Grey
Part of their Code3 line, the Code 03-014-16 is a classic canvas backpack for work.
The outside compartment is decorated with a leather strap detail that makes the bag look interesting and expensive, yet still subtle enough for the office.
The backpack also features a mesh pocket and a laptop compartment on the inside.
Code3-014-2 N Briefcase
If you’re more of a briefcase person but still like GEAR3’s aesthetic, the Code3-014-2 N Briefcase is the best model for you.
It can be worn over the shoulder or in your hands, and is equally as spacious and functional as the backpack, with lots of compartments both on the inside and outside. The black leather handles create a striking visual impact.