Whether you need your laptop for your day-to-day work, you’re writing a book, you’re seeking inspiration from your favorite style blogs, or any other reason, you’ll need the right bag to safely, stylishly carry your laptop with you. Let’s take a look at the best laptop bags for women that you could choose…

Why choose a special laptop bag

There are, of course, plenty of bags that will fit a laptop in and you’ll find a mix of stylish tote bags and laptop bags in this article. So why might you need a specially designed laptop bag? Why might you be looking for laptop bags for women?

Security and cushioning

Particularly if you use it for work, your laptop will be important to you and you will want to make sure it doesn’t get damaged, especially if you take it with you on your daily commute.

For travelling and commuting

Much of the world is now transitioning to a hybrid way of working, spending some time in the office and some time working at home, so you’re likely to be carrying your laptop around more often than you may have done previously.

Best laptop bags for women

Now, let’s look at some specific options you could choose. Take a look at see if you find a favorite.


Tumi is renowned for creating great travel bags. And you’ll find some stylish travel purses in this article. But they also do some fantastic options for laptops if you’re looking for the best laptop bags for women. The Tumi bag (below) is an absolute classic that you can carry two ways. It also has a sleeve at the bag if you want to slot it over your roller case at the airport.

Tumi Voyageur Joanne Nylon Laptop Carrier | 40plusstyle.com

Tumi Voyageur Joanne Nylon Laptop Carrier


Laptop bags for women - SENREVE Maestra Bag | 40plusstyle.com

The Senreve bag (below) is one of the designer options on the list, so it’s an investment. But it sure looks the part. It’s also incredibly versatile as you can carry it as a regular bag or a backpack. Reviewers say it looks elegant and expensive and we agree! You’ll be able to fit a laptop up to 15″ inside. You can take a look at more designer bag choices in this article.

SENREVE Maestra Bag | 40plusstyle.com

SENREVE Maestra Bag

kate spade new york

If you love a classic style, Kate Spade is a good brand to go for. The neutral bag (below) features separate compartments and you should be able to fit in a 15″ laptop.

Kate Spade New York Knott Colorblocked Commuter Bag | 40plusstyle.com

Kate Spade New York Knott Colorblocked Commuter Bag

dagne dover

Classic, simple and timeless, the Dagne bag (below) comes in the gray below or you could choose black, oxblood or a pale beige shade. It will go with everything in your closet, and you can fit a 13″ laptop inside.

Dagne Dover Allyn Tote | 40plusstyle.com

Dagne Dover Allyn Tote


The Mytagalongs bag (below) has a slightly sportier style than some of the other choices in this list so is a good choice if you like an urban style. There’s a padded compartment that will fit smaller laptops in.

Laptop bags for women - MYTAGALONGS Everleigh Mini Commuter Bag | 40plusstyle.com

MYTAGALONGS Everleigh Mini Commuter Bag

Tory Burch

Okay, Tory Burch tote bags aren’t especially designed for laptops, but they are a great size to fit in your computer to take with you. The leather tote (below) is timeless and is usually released in different colors each season.

Tory Burch Perry Triple Compartment Leather Tote | 40plusstyle.com

Tory Burch Perry Triple Compartment Leather Tote


Laptop bags for women - Cuyana System Tote | 40plusstyle.com

For the minimalists among you, the Cuyana bag (below) is perfect. Simple and chic, it perfectly suits the minimal aesthetic. You can use it for your day-to-day essentials and add the optional laptop sleeve for when you want to carry your work essentials.

Laptop bags for women - Cuyana System Tote | 40plusstyle.com

Cuyana System Tote


If you want a budget-friendly, stylish choice, the EaseGave bag (below) could be a great option. It comes in a huge range of colors so you’re sure to find one that goes with your work outfits. Reviewers say it is gorgeous and good value for money.

Laptop bags for women - EaseGave 15.6-17 Inch Laptop Bag | 40plusstyle.com

EaseGave Laptop Bag


With a briefcase style, the satchel below has great reviews from women who say it is sturdy and elegant.

Laptop bags for women - Estarer Leather 15.6 inch Laptop Bag | 40plusstyle.com

Estarer Leather Laptop Bag


Purse-friendly, and able to fit in a 13-inch laptop, the Kamlui laptop bag (below) comes in a choice of pinks and blacks. I like the classic black striped choice.

Kamlui Laptop Bag | 40plusstyle.com

Kamlui Laptop Bag


The CLUCI bag (below) is a leather option with classic styling. It comes in a choice of timeless neutrals that won’t date and has plenty of room to fit in your laptop.

CLUCI Leather Laptop 15.6 Inch Slim Work Bag | 40plusstyle.com

CLUCI Leather Laptop Slim Work Bag

kenneth cole reaction

A padded choice, the Kenneth Cole bag (below) is a good option for travel as it also comes with a strap to slip over your suitcase.

Kenneth Cole REACTION Chelsea Chevron 15" Laptop | 40plusstyle.com

Kenneth Cole REACTION Chelsea Chevron Laptop


The leather tote (below) features a padded laptop pocket. You could opt for a neutral shade, or add a pop of color with the yellow below.

BOSTANTEN Leather Laptop Tote | 40plusstyle.com

BOSTANTEN Leather Laptop Tote


If you have a lot to take with you, the structured tote (below) is generously-sized and you will be able to fit in your laptop, tablet and paperwork. Reviewers say it is classy and fits in a lot.

KTMOUW 15.6" Leather Laptop Bag | 40plusstyle.com

KTMOUW Leather Laptop Bag


Might you need a waterproof option? Maybe you’ll be commuting in the rain. The messenger bag (below) comes in a choice of prints. Reviewers say it is lightweight and holds all your essentials.

Dachee Peony Patten Waterproof Laptop Messenger Bag | 40plusstyle.com

Dachee Peony Patten Waterproof Laptop Messenger Bag


Reviewers say the crocodile effect bag (below) fits in a large laptop and women who have tried it say it’s a classy office look that looks more expensive than it is.

Lubardy 15.6" Laptop Tote Bag | 40plusstyle.com

Lubardy Laptop Tote Bag

best laptop backpacks

As well as a tote or briefcase style laptop bag, you might also want to look out for a backpack style, if this is something you will find easier to carry when travelling or commuting, or you feel it fits your style better.


Starting with another Tumi choice for you, the black backpack (below) features plenty of pockets to fit your laptop in and keep everything organized.

Laptop bags for women - Tumi Bradner Nylon Tricot Laptop Backpack | 40plusstyle.com

Tumi Bradner Nylon Tricot Laptop Backpack

herschel supply co.

The Herschel backpack (below) comes in a soft pink color and has an interior laptop sleeve.

Laptop bags for women - Herschel Supply Co. Orion Backpack | 40plusstyle.com

Herschel Supply Co. Orion Backpack


For a multi-functional choice, you could opt for the striped backpack (below) which fits in your laptop as well as charging your devices. Reviewers say it features endless pockets.

Laptopbags for women - LOVEVOOK Laptop Backpack | 40plusstyle.com

LOVEVOOK Laptop Backpack


Functional and with lots of storage sleeves and pockets, the Matein laptop (below) could be another good choice if you are travelling.

MATEIN Laptop Backpack | 40plusstyle.com

MATEIN Laptop Backpack

laptop sleeves

As well as a laptop bag, you could also think about a laptop sleeve. Perhaps you just need to carry your laptop from your car. Or, maybe you want a laptop sleeve to fit into your tote bag.

herschel supply co.

The Herschel laptop sleeve (below) would match the backpack you saw above.

Herschel Supply Co. Anchor 15" MacBook Sleeve | 40plusstyle.com

Herschel Supply Co. Anchor 15″ MacBook Sleeve


Choosing a laptop sleeve with some cushioning will help to protect your electronics. The Baggu laptop sleeve (below) has a funky print and will slip into your tote bag.

Laptop bags for women - Baggu Puffy Laptop Sleeve | 40plusstyle.com

Baggu Puffy Laptop Sleeve

native union

For a simple, sleek style that definitely won’t look out of place in any business meeting, the black sleeve below will work. It is especially designed to carry a Macbook.

Laptop bags for women - Native Union Stow Slim Macbook Sleeve | 40plusstyle.com

Native Union Stow Slim Macbook Sleeve


To add some texture to your office look while protecting your laptop, you could choose a faux fur option. The faux fur laptop sleeve (below) looks like a large clutch bag but will fit in your 15″ laptop.

MYTAGALONGS Faux Fur Laptop Sleeve | 40plusstyle.com

MYTAGALONGS Faux Fur Laptop Sleeve


A classic option, the Ytonet laptop sleeve (below) has a laptop sleeve and compartments to fit in your phone and notebooks. Reviewers say it is simple, durable and lightweight.

Ytonet Laptop Sleeve | 40plusstyle.com

Ytonet Laptop Sleeve


Of course, your laptop sleeve doesn’t have to be solely functional, it can also feature a pretty print. You can choose from florals or stripes with the Kayond laptop sleeve (below). Reviewers say it is a good choice for a Macbook, but to size up for different laptop models.

Laptop bags for women - Kayond Nylon Fabric Laptop Sleeve | 40plusstyle.com

Kayond Nylon Fabric Laptop Sleeve


In a huge choice of colors, the laptop sleeve (below) also comes with a matching pouch to store your charger.

Laptop bags for women - KALIDI Laptop Sleeve Case with Pouch | 40plusstyle.com

KALIDI Laptop Sleeve Case with Pouch

Do you carry your laptop around with your regularly? What bag do you usually use? I’d love to hear your recommendations in the comments below.

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