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Personally, my computer is my most valuable possession, both in terms of pure monetary value and how much of a bummer it would be if I needed to replace it because it stopped working.
Keeping your laptop safe in transit is of the utmost importance. Whether your commute to work involves traffic or trains, a long walk or a long wait on the subway platform, you want a backpack that's designed to look good and keep your gear safe and secure.
Thankfully, there's no shortage of options when it comes to picking out the perfect bag to fit your computer, style, and budget.
If you have yet to find a quality bag that can handle your needs as a commuter, consider the options below and think about investing just a little more in your laptop. It could pay dividends in the long run.
Chances are you know Incase as the company that makes the laptop sleeve that keeps your MacBook safe in transit. From cases to luggage to backpacks, the brand specializes in ensure your technology travels free of harm, so it’s no surprise that they’ve constructed a sleek and sturdy backpack designed with your laptop in mind.
The Modern Commuter Backpack from Everlane might be the most stylish option on this list. Its simple design is beautiful in both form and function; there's a padded pocket dedicated to your computer. And with the brand’s commitment to transparent pricing, it also comes in as one of the best values on the market, costing only $68.
Chrome Industries makes my favorite messenger bag for when I’m riding my bike, but the company has a lot more to offer than that. You can check out its entire catalog of bags here, but the Yalta 2.0 stands out to me for its unique style. The bag has a waterproof roll-top main compartment and a built-in laptop pocket that will comfortably fit your 15" MacBook. Best of all, as with all bags from Chrome Industries, it comes with a lifetime warranty.