Published by Lindsey Treffry.

Whether you’re sick of cramming all your valuables into an outdated backpack from middle school or you’re looking to take your professional outfit to the next level, there are many vegan briefcases, bags, backpacks, duffels, and messenger bags in which you can store and haul your stuff. The following are our picks for durable, animal-friendly carriers that you can pack to the brim:

Nevele11’s vegan Snakeskin Luxury Gym Bag can easily take you from work to the gym to the weekend.

Matt & Nat’s Lesson messenger bag in midnight with adjustable strap, flap-and-lock closure, and two interior compartments

Matt & Nat Bag

Tokyo Bags’ Signature Briefcase is available in both black and brown vegan leather. Check out all of their stylish items.

Doshi Pro Sport+ Backpack is a high-performance backpack that features nylon and microfiber leather details.

Doshi Modern Professional Soft Structured Briefcase is a well-designed shoulder bag features a padded shoulder strap, multiple zippered and open interior pockets for storage, and a padded laptop sleeve.

Matt & Nat’s Raylon travel bag with adjustable (and removable) strap, top zipper closure, multiple pockets and a cork tag

Matt & Nat Bag

Gunas New York’s Troy bag with top zipper, exterior pockets and room for a 14-inch laptop

Gunas bag

Gunas New York’s Cougar backpack in brown with one-entry zipper

Gunas backpack


Corkor’s Small Briefcase fits a 12-inch laptop, and is made with natural cork.

Corkor’s Briefcase will fit all of your daily necessities without weighing you down.

Alchemy Goods’ Mercer Mini Shoulderbag with shoulder strap made from seatbelt, interior pockets, and an interior iPad mini-sleeve

Black Bag

Herschel Supply Co.’s Novel Weekender Duffel Bag with woven poly shell, large main compartment, zippered side shoe compartment, synthetic leather carry handles, and removable and adjustable strap with shoulder pad

Herschel Gym Bag

The North Face Apex Gym Duffel Bag with 45-liter capacity, side clips to decrease size, external pocket to vent shoes or sweaty gear, external and internal zip pockets, and top and cross-body straps

The North Face Gym Bag

The Benson Backpack in Robin Blue/Waxed White Denim made of heavy cotton with a padded laptop sleeve, side pockets, and cardholder pockets (Purchases help provide students in need with scholarships via Carry an Education.)

Blue Vegan Bag

The Essential Backpack from Miomojo is functional, durable, and made from 100% recycled bottles. It features an interior laptop compartment and strong faux leather handles.

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