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6 Types of bags for office going men

Bags are an essential for every office going man. These bags need to be handy and convenient enough to carry most of your basic amenities such as a mobile phone, charger and documents. These bags need to match your office style as well. When it comes to a work bag, fashion means staying minimal yet allowing the item serve its sole purpose, besides it being appropriate for your workplace.

To save you the hassle of going through different styles available, we’re here to help you make the right choice. Here are top 6 bags that can be used by office goers.

Briefcase:

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For years, professionals all over the word most commonly carry a briefcase. Its elegant appearance fits in perfectly with the corporate environment. This box-style case is popularly made of a leatherexterior with interiors that consist of compartments that are meant to hold all your important documents as well as your laptop. This type of bag is best suited for a formal office.

Laptop Bag:

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Just as the name suggests, the primary purpose of laptop bags is to carry a laptop. This bag uncomplicates storage for a lot of important work-related information besides just carrying your laptop, allowing you to carry your documents as well.These type of bags are usually carried in the hand with an option long handle for hands-free carrying. Laptop bags perfectly compliment the formal or semi-formal business look.

Backpack:

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It’s okay to carry a backpack as a grown man, it just has to be the right type. Backpacks are convenient, and the easiest to carry. They offer the most in terms of storage. Not to mention, most will come with compartments for specific things like laptops, phones, and tablets. Backpacks can be in natural or synthetic fabrics or even leather. Look for a backpack with muted, earthy colours for a neutral look. Depending on the type of material chosen, it can suit a semi-formal to casual office.

Messenger Bag:

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Completely different from the previous style, the messenger bag gets it name from the bag carried by courier men. This urban fashion essential is crafted in a way so they can be worn over one shoulder, crossbody or on one side. This design allows easy access to the bag’s large single compartment.The bag is usually made of cloth, natural or synthetic fibres, or leather. It’s convenient for carrying your office essentials since it’s easily expandable and can bear heavier items while maintaining the formal business look perfect for young professionals.

Sling Bag:

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A sling bag is actually a smaller version of the messenger bag. Popular among the youth, people love it for the easy casual look it bears. Professionals prefer leather sling bags instead of their fabric counterparts because of their elegant and corporate appearance. This type of bag suits casual and semi-formal offices.

 

Duffle Bag:

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We’ve seen celebrities frequently carrying these cylindrical luggage bags as an airport fashion statement. Have you ever wondered how you can include it in your office wear? Duffle bags are often used to carry a lot of things together at once, hence, making them more than apt for office goers who usually carry a bunch important documents, laptop, lunch box, mobiles phones, etc. We’ve recently seen duffle bags in real and faux leather that would look good in an office atmosphere.

The best part? You can also take this for a short overnight trip!
This type of bag can be carried in casual and semi-formal offices.

So there you have it! Those are our style tips on the best bags for office going men. Know that your bag can make or break your look for the day.

After you choose the style of bag, remember to choose neutral, muted colours as a work bag needs to show your professional side. Leave the loud colours and bells and whistles to casual and holiday bags where the fun side of your life is meant to be shown.

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Red Carpet Fashion Evolution – The 90th Academy Awards

Everyone, from the common man to the fashionistas, looks forward to the trendsetting Red Carpet fashion at the Oscars. As always, we saw a varied range of men’s outfits from different styles and cuts of suits to a variety of textures combined with embroidery. To mark the celebration of one of the most prestigious award ceremonies, let’s take a look at the fashion evolution that took place over a span of five years, that is from 2013 to 2018 at The Academy Awards.

2013

Tuxedos, the ultimate red carpet classic, shone excessively on the 2013 Oscars red carpet. Actors Eddie Redmayne, Chris Evans and Chris Pine sported their rendition of classy black and white Tuxedo and finished the look with a stunning pair of shoes and perfect ties and bow ties.

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2014 

This year we saw a fashion curve taking place as men took to wearing solid-coloured suits on the red carpet. We loved Ansel Elgort’s bold royal blue suit and a neat black bow tie,  Michael Strahan’s maroon tux underlined with black trim and singer turned actor Jared Leto adding a twist to his tuxedo by wearing a white blazer, black trousers and a red velvet bow tie.

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2015

Another year, another tuxedo, but 2015 was about experimenting with the classics. One of our favourites was Actor Adrien Brody wearing a white jacket with black lapels while David Oyelowo shone in his brick red attire and the host of the night, Neil Patrick Harris in his neat grey ensemble.

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2016

Shades of blue, grey and monotones graced the red carpet in 2016. Our favourite picks from the red carpet were Ryan Seacrest, popular radio personality, TV host, and producer, who looked dapper from head to toe in a well-fitted cool grey suit. Also, The Hulk protagonist Mark Ruffalo in his midnight blue blazer and Kevin Hart in his all-black ensemble with embellished outlines.

 

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2017

The year 2017 didn’t really experience bold fashion statements, yet actor Dev Patel went classic with a white jacket and a black bow tie. Ryan Gosling hit the jackpot in a classic black tuxedo with a white ruffled shirt, while, Pharrell Williams was seen with his own version of a morning coat on the red carpet.

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2018

Velvets, leathers, bold colours and exquisite embroidery were a few elements that were vividly seen on the red carpet. The top pick for the day had to be Black Panther protagonist Chadwick Boseman, looking stunning as he arrived at the red carpet in an intricately embroidered long black jacket paired with leather zippered boots. Other favourites of the day were Armie Hammer who was dressed in a red velvet-clad tuxedo and Timothée Chalamet who effortlessly pulled off an all white-on-white ensemble.

(Image credits: Kevin Mazur/WireImage, Steve Granitz/WireImage, Kevin Mazur/WireImage)

It is clearly evident that male fashion has been embracing colour and individuality. There so much more for the modern man to look up to that just the classics. Which of these do you think you are looking to recreate in your own unique style?

 

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