Top 10 vintage-style duffel bags for men

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A classic duffel bag is the perfect companion for everyday use or traveling. Dating back to the 17th century, the cylindrical, top-entry bag has been used for decades by military personnel, sailors and marines. The more modern weekend bags are heavily inspired by the original duffel bags but are turned around like a sports bag. Both versions are well known for great storage capacity, easy access to your essentials and that they are easy to carry over the shoulder. Get inspiration and helpful insight when choosing your favorite vintage-style duffel bag or weekend bag in our top 10-list below.

1: Waterproof leather-look travel bag by Seyfocnia:

Top-10 vintage-style duffel bags for men - Waterproof leather-look travel bag by Seyfocnia

The travel bag from Seyfocnia is made from top PU leather shell fabric which gives a great leather-look and offers protection from the rain. The bag has a handy shoe compartment at the end in addition to a large inner compartment with a zipper pocket and two insert pockets. You can choose to use the adjustable shoulder strap or remove that and simply carry via the canvas handles. The weekend bag is available in brown or black and has a classic design which would fit both business trips, everyday use and traveling.



2: Plambag X-large canvas duffel bag:

Top-10 vintage-style duffel bags for men - Plambag X-large canvas duffel bag

The X-large duffel bag by Plambag is made from durable canvas with three layers of lining and large zippers with leather pulls. 4 high-quality plastic cushions at the bottom offers maximum protection for your laptop and iPad and make it easy to keep the bag clean. The spacious bag has multiple pockets, a padded strap for comfortable carrying even when heavy and wear-resistant diamond-shaped rubber corners at the bottom. Plambag is a stylish and lightweight choice than can even be used as a gym bag. Available in large or X-large in army green, coffee, dark grey or grey.



3: Versatile duffel bag by WITZMAN:

Versatile duffel bag by WITZMAN

This vintage-style bag by WITZMAN features various carrying options as either a duffel bag or backpack. It’s made from premium cotton canvas and PU leather and has two front zipper pockets, side pocket and a main compartment perfect for storing your laptop or iPad. The design is military-inspired and has a clever solution for hiding the backpack straps when not in use. Choose between a variety of color options and 18.5 or 21 inches.



4: CoolBELL convertible duffel bag:

Top-10 vintage-style duffel bags for men - CoolBELL convertible duffel bag

The duffel bag by CoolBELL offers 42l of storage space and can easily be converted into a backpack or shoulder bag. The lightweight design and water-resistant material (Oxford Nylon cloth and 2100D waterproof polyester lining) make it a great choice for hiking and traveling. You can choose from six different colors – two of them camouflage.



5: BAOSHA HB-26 canvas duffel bag:

Top-10 vintage-style duffel bags for men - BAOSHA HB-26 canvas duffel bag

The vintage-styled duffel bag from BAOSHA is made from top-quality canvas that is both dense and durable. The straps are soft and made from PU leather which ensures a comfortable fit even when carrying heavy loads. With the extra straps, the bag can easily be converted from the classic duffel bag into a tote bag, messenger shoulder bag or a backpack. A versatile bag both for everyday use, traveling and sports. Available in black, blue, coffee and grey.



6: Classic canvas bag with leather details by Kemy’s:

Classic canvas bag with leather details by Kemy's

The classic design from Kemy’s is made from heavy canvas and with detailing in genuine leather. With time, the leather trim will add a nice patina that will complement the retro design. The bag has a practical shoe compartment and the large storage space is designed to keep your things separate, clean and safe. The bag is available in coffee, grey and military and comes with a leather luggage tag that Kemy’s offers to be personalized with up to 6 letters.



7: NEWHEY oversized & waterproof weekend bag:

NEWHEY oversized & waterproof weekend bag

The weekend bag by NEWHEY has a large main compartment with excellent storage space also for more than a single weekend. High-density waterproof canvas keeps all your belongings safe from the elements and won’t rip or tear. The genuine leather straps and the solid zinc-alloy hardware add a quality-feel to the bag. Rounded handles and the adjustable shoulder strap will make it a perfect travel companion – and the size is still perfect for a carry-on flight bag. Available in brown, camp or grey (all with dark brown leather straps).



8: All leather duffel bag by Komal’s Passion Leather:

All leather duffel bag by Komal's Passion Leather

The 24” duffel bag from Komal’s Passion Leather is made from genuine leather on the outside and durable canvas on the inside. Zippers are YKK and the hardware has an antique-look that fits the color of the leather and compliments the retro look of the bag. The practical size allows for multi-purpose usage but with the leather exterior, you do need to be careful with gym clothes and a wet towel. Only available in brown leather.



9: XINCADA Classic military-style:

XINCADA Classic military-style duffel bag

The large duffel bag from XINCADA is made from high-density canvas and has a classic look similar to the original duffel bags used in the military. Instead of a modern zipper, the bag is closed with a buckle after the top is folded in and locked. The adjustable shoulder straps and an extra strap across the chest make the bag comfortable even with a heavy load. You can choose to have your classic duffel bag in the military-inspired khaki or a more modern blue/black combination.



10: Full-grain leather travel bag by LeatherFocus:

Full grain leather travel bag by LeatherFocus

The classic and retro-looking bag by LeatherFocus is made from 100% pure full-grain leather. The natural material will get a beautiful patina with time and it gives a rustic yet luxurious feel to the bag. A large midsection, shoe compartment in the end and an inner slide pocket will keep your belongings safe and organized. Details like the rolled top handle, leather tag and the bottom protection make this bag stand out from the crowd!

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