Feb 10, 2011 10:19 AM
Jael writes: "Hi my name is Jael and I have a huge problem! Spring semester is here and I have no way to carry around my new laptop. I have searched high and low to find the perfect bag that is both stylish and practical. I have been at this for at least a month and tried every suggestion on this site for a laptop bag but sadly none of those worked for me. Ok, I have been known for being very specific but I think that's a good thing in this case. My laptop is a 15.6' screen but is a bit on the thick side so something at least 16' should work and I need a bit more room for my extra battery, bluetooth mouse and power cable, also a pocket for my nook would be nice. I hate anything too girly but have no problem with delicate feminine prints and I definitely do not want something masculine that looks like a briefcase. I prefer a messenger style bag or something with a shoulder strap and my taste tends to gravitate towards artistic elements or classic and vintage looks. I really love jack spade products but sadly they're out of my student budget of less than $100. Can you please help me find something that is unique and stylish but quality enough to hold up to daily use? I would appreciate it very much. Thanks for your time, Jael"
Jael, you certainly know what you want, and I, Rachel H., Outblush Operative,hope I have found something that fits the bill... and the laptop, and the extra battery, and the mouse, and the...
1 - Tepper Jackson Bloom Laptop Messenger Bag ($110)
2 - Target Multi Souvenir Large Laptop Bag ($50)
3 - High Sierra Dwight Messenger Backpack ($70, on sale, in two colors)
4 - OGIO Brief Laptop Messenger Bag ($65)
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