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Five bags that'll make you forget about your JanSport

Because showing up to a presentation or job interview with a JanSport is only acceptable in Seattle and highschool, we've scoured the internet and hand-selected only the most handsome of carriers. From durable rucksacks to handstitched leather satchels, these packs'll ensure your propositions will always be... in the bag.

Constructed using full-grain leather and sporting a removable laptop sleeve, this messenger is great for the office and displaying to other bag owners that you probably read Infinite Jest. Twice.

Snag the bag: Antique Cruz Leather Messenger

Every weekend warrior needs a good weekend carrier. This is that bag. With nickle-plated hardware, durable dark-green canvas, and a detachable leather strap, you'll be hauling 36 beers away in no time... seriously, we tested it. This bag can hold 36 beers.

Snag the bag: Kaufmann Mercantile Leather Weekend Bag

Stylish and functional, the Fjallraven Kanken comes in an assortment of colors and features a minimalistic 2-pocket design. Great to wear if you oft find yourself saying "minimalistic" when talking about design.

Snag the bag: Fjällräven Kanken Backpack

This washed canvas number sports 8 pockets total, 5 outside and 3 within, making this a great option for the festival goer who likes to stash their not-flask in.

Snag the bag: J. Campbell Washed Canvas Backpack

Able to convert from briefcase into backpack (mind = blown), the Classic from Saddleback is available in four colorways and three sizes -- all of which fit within carry-on limitations and badass bag expectations.

Snag the bag: Saddleback Leather's Classic Briefcase