The weekender bag is a practical, versatile piece of luggage designed for short trips. Large enough to fit a few days’ worth of clothing, yet compact enough to stow in the overhead compartment, these smart accessories deserve a special place in any traveler’s arsenal. They are easy to carry around and come in all styles, colors, and materials to suit everyone’s needs.

Pack like a pro for your next wedding/business trip with a sleek garment weekender from Hook & Albert, or head to Paris in style with the latest monogram keepall from Luis Vuitton. For those who want to rough it, there’s hardly a better option than The North Face’s kick-ass adventure duffel, while for everyone else, there’s always a sublimely versatile leather travel bag that screams both cozy countryside getaway and luxurious city escape.

Wherever your whirlwind trip may take you, make sure you stand out with one of these handsome weekender bags that blend style and functionality into the ultimate travel companion:

Stuart & Lau Monaco Weekender

Monaco Weekender

Whether you’re off on a business trip or a city break, The Monaco Weekender will ensure you go in style. Handcrafted from lightweight, waterproof DuraLite nylon, this leather-trimmed model exudes timeless sophistication, with its classic form and refined navy/tan color combo, while meeting all carry-on requirements set by airlines.

Accompanying its roomy interior are a handful of outside pockets to hold your magazines, tablet, or passport for easy access. Further special details include a built-in umbrella holder, locker compatible zippers, and a luggage tag with a detachable pen. The soft, comfortable handles and adjustable shoulder strap make this Stuart & Lau bag a pleasure to carry around.

The Everywhere Bag by Away

The Everywhere Bag

Though designed as a companion to their iconic hardshell rolling suitcases, Away’s Everywhere Bag is perfectly sized for an overnight trip on its own. Take your pick from a selection of classy muted tones that go with everything, or opt for one of their special edition models in unique textures and shades.

With six interior pockets – including a 13-inch laptop sleeve, this modern carryall is style-meets-function at its best. Made from water-resistant nylon, it’s not only extremely practical, but also blissfully lightweight and compact enough to fit under your seat. It also comes with an umbrella pocket and optional shoulder strap.

Project 11 Garment Weekender by Hook & Albert

Garment Weekender by Hook & Albert

If you’re looking to splurge, Hook & Albert’s Project 11 Garment Weekender is totally worth the investment.

An excellent choice for traveling professionals, this luxe leather bag is made to last a lifetime and sports an ingenious garment section that accommodates up to two full suits/cocktail dresses and a pair of shoes in perfect condition. There are also zip pockets for storing your accessories, as well as a sliding shoulder strap for carrying comfort. At 22 x 13 x 9, the bag meets all major airline carry-on requirements, and, when not in use, it folds flat for easy storage.

Practicality aside, this piece will add a touch of class to any business trip, with its luxurious Premium Pebbled Leather exterior designed to age beautifully with time and use.

The Transport Weekender by Madewell

Madewell Transport Weekender

Make the most of your next spontaneous getaway with this versatile carryall from Madewell. Now available in striped canvas, the Transport Weekender is effortlessly chic, gloriously sturdy, and big enough to fit a few days’ worth of outfits.

A couple of interior pockets let you keep your phone, keys, and wallet on hand, while its strong top handles and detachable shoulder strap give you multiple carrying options. This tasteful oversize tote is crafted from durable cotton canvas with a flawlessly worn-in finish and accented with Italian leather trim.

The Weekend Bag + Güell-Lamadrid

Palmio weekend bag

Created in collaboration with reputed Spanish textile supplier Güell-Lamadrid, this Palmio weekend bag makes a stylish statement wherever she goes. Inspired by Florence’s Palazzo Vecchio, it combines high-quality vegetable-tanned leather and precious jacquard in a bold, geometric pattern into a timeless, feminine silhouette ideal for a Friday-to-Sunday escape with your girlfriends.

This 50 x 27 x 27 cm weekender is made in Spain and comes with a removable shoulder strap and a small, zippered interior pocket for securing your valuables.

Porsche Design Carbon Weekender

Porsche Design Carbon Weekender

If both durability and aesthetics are important to you, then look no further than the Carbon Weekender. Meant for the urbane man on the go, this modern, luxurious weekend bag by Porsche Design is crafted from ultra-light carbon fiber and finished with black Nappa leather accents for a sleek, refined look.

The minimalist, high-tech design will definitely turn heads, and the spacious interior, which includes an interior zippered pocket, will ensure you can fit everything you need for a few days away.

For easy access to your belongings, the duffel is fitted with an oversized two-way zipper opening on top, which can also be attached to the sides of the bag with snap buttons in order to keep it open.

TriFold Carry-On Bag “Tinsley”

Duffel & garment bag

Whether attached to the Moore & Giles Parker rolling suitcase or used separately, the Tinsley Trifold Carry-On gives frequent travelers exceptional convenience without compromising on style. With room for two suits, shirts, and shoes, this handsome piece of luggage is perfect for wrinkle-free business trips.

Part-duffel, part-garment bag, it features a comfortable shoulder strap with pad, two spacious exterior pockets, as well as an internal leather patch pocket for small items. Its distinctive Autumn Plaid and Baldwin Oak pattern makes it a top choice for men with classic tastes.

The Premium Leather-Base Weekender by Everlane

Weekender by Everlane

Designed to go into any overhead compartment, Everlane’s Premium Leather-Base Weekender can fit more than you might think. Made from durable water-resistant cotton, it features premium leather straps and base, plus one internal zip pocket for small essentials.

The simple, practical shape and minimalist design give this man’s tote a stylish, sporty touch. Its 12-inch handles are long enough to function as shoulder straps too, while the clean interior compartment is the perfect size for about two changes of clothes, iPad, and other travel necessities.

The S.C Holdall by Bennett Winch

Two-in-one hand luggage

Understated elegance and splendid functionality make this two-in-one hand luggage one of the best bags for men. Handmade in England, the S.C Holdall combines a travel bag and a suit carrier into one revolutionary product – ideal for busy, modern travelers.

Developed in collaboration with Permanent Style, this clever Bennett Winch 2-piece design is made from British waterproof cotton canvas and includes a cylindrical holdall, complete with military-grade detachable shoulder strap, a removable waterproof shoe bag, and an external pocket for small items. The suit carrier ingeniously wraps around the central bag and accommodates one jacket and one pair of trousers safely. And the best part is that each section can be used separately.

Brunello Cucinelli’s Country Bag

Luxury weekend bag

Carry your short trip essentials in style with the new Country Bag from the luxury Italian fashion designer Brunello Cucinelli. Crafted from soft, delicate suede and complimented by exquisite buffalo leather trim, this makes an inspired accessory for a weekend away in the English countryside, but it’s sure to steal looks wherever you go.

The interior is lined with water-resistant fabric and equipped with a side compartment and a zip pocket, and there’s also a removable shoulder strap for added versatility.

Cuyana’s Classic Weekender Bag

Best weekender for women

A timeless, feminine design makes Cuyana’s Classic Weekender Bag a stylish pick for quick jaunts out of town. Its generous interior, along with a variety of interior/exterior pockets, allows you to store clothes, cosmetics, and accessories for three days, while its delicate Soft Grey/Natural color scheme pairs well with just about anything in your wardrobe.

This chic weekender is handcrafted in Turkey from durable, textured native canvas and comes appointed with sleek gold metal hardware and top handles in premium Vachetta leather.

The Humber Travel by KOVERED

Vintage multi-purpose holdall

Whether used for daily commute, an overnight stay, a weekend adventure, or to hold your laptop and books, this durable multi-purpose holdall by KOVERED is guaranteed to become your favorite throw-it-all-in-and-go bag.

Made of durable waxed canvas with genuine reclaimed leather detailing, The Humber has a beautiful vintage feel, yet is as modern and functional as they come. Think heavy duty brass fixtures, adjustable backstraps, plus heaps of pockets to stash your bits and pieces.

H&M Leather Weekend Bag

H&M Leather Weekend Bag

If you’re looking for a first-class leather travel bag that won’t break the bank, then this lovely H&M carrier is the one for you. Made from premium quality leather in light brown, it can easily hold all of your weekend essentials in the spacious zipped inner compartment, and has a soft, luxurious texture that ages elegantly.

A detachable and adjustable shoulder strap with a padded section allows for breezy, comfortable transportation, while the interior cotton lining keeps contents protected. No matter the outfit, season, or destination, you can never go wrong with a timeless leather weekender!

Getaway Duffel Bag by ban.do

Getaway duffel bag

This cute, colorful Getaway Duffel by ban.do is a perfect selection for when you want an affordable weekend tote that’s both chic and practical. Constructed from pink heavyweight 16 oz. canvas and printed with dazzling sangria metallic foil, it fits a ton of stuff while lending a fun, cheerful touch to your summer weekends away.

With leatherette covered handles and an adjustable canvas shoulder strap, the bag can be carried by hand or across the shoulder, and comes with an ample main compartment for all your last-minute travel must-haves, from outfits to gear to beauty products. The bright, bold “AVAILABLE FOR WEEKENDS” print is the icing on the cake.

Cavalier II No. 97 Twill Duffel Bag by Ghurka

Stylish travel bag for jetsetters

It’s hard not to love a timeless, refined Ghurka bag steeped in rich heritage style. Constructed to stand the taste of time, their posh Cavalier II No. 97 Twill Duffel Bag makes the perfect weekend accessory for globetrotting jetsetters with a sense of adventure.

A versatile mid-size carry-on, this model offers ample storage space and comes in a striking khaki and orange colorway, with dual leather handles and an adjustable strap that can be removed. Its fold-end design allows a wide top opening for effortless packing, while the gorgeous leather trim will develop a unique patina over the years, reflective of your life on the road.

Cenzo Leather Garment Duffle

Garment duffle crafted from Italian leather

Pack up your wardrobe in pristine condition with the Cenzo Leather Garment Duffle. Crafted from supple Italian calfskin leather, this 1-3-night weekender combines the aesthetics of old-school men’s travel bags with modern-day functionality and has a classic luxurious feel that will never go out of style.

What sets it apart is its smart, efficient design, which unzips to lay flat, revealing an elegant cotton/denim-lined garment section for your suit, plus plenty of room for your other clothes. Once arrived at your destination, just unpack your wears and hang your suit in the bag by the handle.

For tech and accessory storage, this leather duffel bag offers 3 interior multi-function zip pockets.

Otis Weekender by O My Bag

Best bag for a weekend trip

One of the most beautiful weekenders in the list, this eco-friendly leather stunner from O My Bag hits all the right notes. Fashioned from luxurious, vegetable-tanned leather in camel, one can expect to use it for a lifetime, whether for overnight stays, weekend-long events, or spur-of-the-moment road trips.

Multiple interior storage options help jetsetters stay organized, while an exterior zipper pocket provides quick access to items on the go. Other thoughtful details include twill cotton lining and a detachable canvas shoulder strap. At L55 x W22 x H35 cm, the Otis Weekender is accepted as hand luggage for all airlines.

Logan Overnight by Frye

Overnight bag from Frye

The rugged, high-quality leather and antique brass hardware give this exquisite overnight bag from Frye a charming vintage look. Ideal for last-minute travel, it features a spacious main compartment, two internal zip pockets, and multiple straps so you can also wear it as a crossbody when needed.

An original American heritage brand, Frye is synonymous with outstanding quality and craftsmanship, and this is evident in all aspects of their sophisticated Logan Overnight.

Trail Weekender, United by Blue

Water-repellent bag

Made from 100% recycled polyester, United By Blue’s Trail Weekender is a must have for the weekend warrior who cares for the environment. This sturdy water-repellent bag includes a padded 13″ laptop sleeve and is compact enough to fall under the carry-on size limit.

Understated, well executed, and loaded with pockets, it adapts to just about any weekend scenario, whether that involves a short plane flight, a family road trip, or an outdoor music festival. And best of all, for every product sold, the company removes one pound of trash from oceans and waterways around the world.

VANOOK Cotton Weekender Bag

Minimalist travel bag

You’d be hard pressed to find a more versatile way to carry your belongings than this tasteful, minimalist Weekender Bag from German label VANOOK. Handmade in Munich using super lightweight coated cotton, not only does it sport a modern and clean unisex design, but it takes you from the gym to the shopping mall to the departure lounge seamlessly.

The vegetable-tanned leather straps add to both its functionality and its aesthetic appeal, and so does the clever roll-top closure, which lets you elegantly adjust the measurements of the bag to your current needs. Two open outside pockets and three inner pockets provide additional storage and convenience.

Voyager Waxed Weekender by Boarding Pass

Affordable weekender bag

Made by Boarding Pass in Brooklyn, NY, the Voyager Waxed Weekender is all at once practical, elegant, and adventure ready. Built from Martexin waxed canvas and adorned with exceptional leather detailing from the likes of legendary Wickett & Craig, it’s as suitable for a quick fall escape in the Catskills as it is for an epic sightseeing trip to Barcelona.

With a capacity of 40.78 liters, the bag is roomy enough to handle extended trips, without having to check it in at the airport. Its interior is complemented by two large zipper pockets and lined with soft navy cotton twill to keep your menswear essentials and gear protected. Each order comes with a free tin of Martexin wax to extend your weekender’s life and maintain its waterproof qualities.

The North Face Base Camp Duffel

North Face cylinder travel bag

Created with outdoor expeditions in mind, 30 years ago, The North Face Base Camp remains one of the best adventure duffels on the market. Extremely durable, weather-proof, and easy to carry, this legendary cylinder travel bag is in a league of its own. You can wear it as a backpack, tie it to the back of your truck, and even drag it down the road.

With an improved design, the 50-liter volume comes with detachable alpine-cut shoulder straps, padded side handles, and tons of useful pockets, providing ideal storage for weekend adventures and short camping trips.

Le Pliage 21-Inch Expandable Travel Bag by Longchamp

Expandable travel bag

A clever system of zippers makes this origami-inspired weekender from Longchamp gloriously adaptable to your vacation needs. It’s chic, durable, and light as a feather, but its main selling point remains the foldaway design, which makes it the perfect companion on staycations, city breaks, beach escapes, road trips, and everything in between.

Available in a variety of colors, Le Pliage Expandable Travel Bag is made of water-resistant nylon with brown leather trim, and features an optional shoulder strap for hands-free carrying.

Louis Vuitton Keepall Bandouliere 50

Keepall Bandouliere 50

Hewn from Louis Vuitton’s iconic monogram canvas and decorated with colorful trompe-l’oeil details, this special edition Keepall Bandouliere 50 is a showstopper. It’s glamorous, cabin size, and will have you looking like a celebrity next time you’re jetting off on holiday.

Part of the Trunk Summer 2018 collection, the luxe designer duffel measures 19.7 x 11.4 x 8.7 inches and features an adjustable leather shoulder strap so you can customize it for comfort. There’s also sleek cotton-canvas lining, a zipped inside pocket for stashing your valuables, as well as a removable leather name tag.