June 26, 2018

Planning that brief getaway or long weekend staycation? Weekender bags are the breezy solution to housing all your short stay essentials without the need for bulky luggage. They’re also great for those quick out-of-town work trips if you want to pack light. From designer duffles to functional expandable travel bags, here are 5 to match your personality.

Everywhere Bag, Away

True to its name, this waterproof nylon travel bag is one for all seasons and situations. With plenty of room including six pockets to house everything from your 13-inch notebook to pens plus external nooks for your mobile and umbrella, Away has pulled out all the stops to create the ultimate versatile over-nighter that’s also compatible with any suitcase.

Clariaa Travel Bag, Ted Baker

This cool carrier from Ted Baker doesn’t just look the part with its reflective finishing. The convertible carry-on also features wheels and an extendable handle bar that easily turns into a cabin bag. Its design features a standout quilted bow on the front, and a pattern repeated on the lining inside. With just enough compartments, it makes an ideal option for short trips.

Ikonik Nylon and Leather Weekender Bag, Karl Lagerfeld

It’s hard to resist the classy allure of Karl Lagerfeld—and this unisex weekender bag is all about functional fashion. Pure black with only an applique cartoon of the iconic designer, it keeps its sleek appeal by incorporating multiple slots on the inside. The entire look is completed with chrome detailing on the zippers, making this carrier both accessible and flaunt-worthy.

Courrier GG Supreme Duffle Bag, Gucci

If you’re someone who appreciates colourful labels and prints, you’ll want to get your hands on Gucci’s Courier GG Supreme Duffle bag. Decorated in embroidery as well as print-on appliques featuring delightfully whimsical UFOs, planets, flowers and even a cat, this duffle with a leather padded shoulder strap is a chic way to port around your weekend necessities. It’s a sure way to get noticed too.

Le Pliage Expandable Bag, Longchamp

For minimalistic practicality, look no further than Longchamp’s Le Pliage expandable travel bag. Simply unzip and extend to double its volume or fold it away, origami-style to paperback size for easy storage when unused. It keeps your essentials within easy access and even comes with a detachable sling. With its lightweight material, you won’t be bogged down when you’re on the go.


Image Credit: Ted Baker, Karl Lagerfeld, Gucci, Longchamp