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The Best Weekender Bags to Buy Now

We're always on the hunt for the perfect weekend bag—one that's sturdy but stylish, lightweight but spacious. These 18 meet all our needs and more.

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Everlane The ReNew Transit Weekender

There’s little that Everlane can do wrong, and the Transit Weekender is no exception. Its exterior is made from a fuss-free 100% recycled polyester, and details like the two water bottle holders make it even better. In black or warm quartz as shown above, this minimalistic weekender is sure to fit any style.

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Cole Haan Grand Ambition Large Weekender Duffle Bag

Made from pebbled leather with sturdy top handles, this Cole Haan weekender is an eye-catching option for packing up your stuff.

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Filson Medium Duffle Bag

Filson is king when it comes to high-quality craftsmanship and outdoorsy-chic style. The Medium Duffle features the brand’s signature water-resistant Rugged Twill fabric, plus vegetable-tanned leather trim and rust-proof brass hardware.

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Sole Society Lacie Large Vegan Weekender

For a vegan-friendly option, we love Sole Society’s faux-leather bag. This one is super spacious (big enough to fit at least 2-3 outfit changes, plus other essentials) and looks ultra chic with its animal print interior lining.

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Baggu Travel Cloud Bag

Prefer the tote bag style? We recommend the Travel Cloud Bag from Baggu. If you don’t stuff it all the way full, you’ll likely be able to squeeze it in as your personal item on most planes.

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A.P.C. Sac Maybellene Nylon Duffel Bag

For a sporty look, go with this nylon logo duffel from A.P.C. It’s roomy enough to fit one or two changes of clothes for a weekend getaway, while also compact enough to carry as your daily gym bag.

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Gucci Ophidia GG Supreme Logo Weekend Bag

If you’re all about the glam life, there’s no question that this Gucci bag is the one for you. With its signature red and green stripe detail and classic GG logo and plaque, it’s the perfect accessory for an Italian weekend getaway—that’s where it was crafted, after all.

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H&M Weekend Bag

On a budget? This weekend bag from H&M is a total steal for under $50. It’s the perfect size for a short weekend trip, or for light packers.

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Madewell Canvas Overnight Bag

We’re just a tad obsessed with Madewell’s Transport Tote, so it should come as no surprise that we’re big supporters of the Canvas Overnight bag, too. It’s spacious, durable, and comes in three wearable colors.

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Herschel Supply Co. Duffle Bag

Herschel bags are the definition of tried-and-true—there’s a reason the brand is consistently top-rated and has become a household name. The proof is in the details: exterior zip shoe compartment, interior wall pocket, tech construction, two-way zip closure, minimalist style.

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Free People Willow Vintage Tote

For a unique twist on typical duffels and messengers, try this cool tote from Free People. The slouchy half-moon shape stands out in the crowd, and wooden top handles add to the vintage aesthetic.

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Cuyana Classic Weekender Bag

Cuyana is known for its sustainable “fewer is better” mentality, offering high-quality products meant to last forever. That ethos extends clearly to this weekender, thoughtfully designed with plenty of pockets and handcrafted in Turkey using heavy cotton Turkish canvas and Turkish and Italian leather. Bonus: you can get it monogrammed with foil or embossing for a personalized touch.

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Vintage Louis Vuitton Monogram Keepall 55

Through What Goes Around Comes Around, a luxury vintage reseller available on Shopbop, you can find gems like this Louis Vuitton Keepall, with its famous monogram coated canvas and tan leather trim.

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Patagonia Black Hole Duffel Bag

If you’re looking to use your weekender bag on hiking trips or outdoor adventures, go with one from Patagonia. The Black Hole duffels come in a durable water repellent finish with weather-resistant TPU-film laminate, and they feature multiple pockets and padded shoulder straps for easy carrying. The 45L size is perfect for short trips, but check out the larger options if you tend to overpack.

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Paravel Weekender Bag

The Weekend Bag from Paravel marries functionality and fashion perfectly. Offering a classic canvas and leather look, this one’s sure to pull together any look.

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Adidas Original Santiago Duffel Bag

This vibrant bag from Adidas isn’t afraid to show off—with a bright white vintage branding across the side and front, it’s best suited for brand superfans and sports lovers (or anyone after the old-school look that’s so in right now).

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LONGCHAMP Le Pliage Club Tote

We love the simplicity of this sleek bag from Longchamp. The embroidered logo appears sophisticated, rather than flashy, and the bits of contrasting colors offer a cool yet understated touch.

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L.L. Bean Hunter's Tote Bag

For an affordable carry-all tote, we like this rugged L.L. Bean bag. It’s tough as can be with a polyester shell, water-resistant thermoplastic interior coating, and double-stitched nylon seams.

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