The 10 Best Vintage Briefcases
When you decide that you want to carry around all your gear in something a little more professional and stylish than a backpack, you may wish to consider one of these vintage briefcases. Although they have an elegant, aged appearance, they are capable of holding all your modern devices, including laptops, tablets, phones and more. When users buy our independently chosen editorial picks, we may earn commissions to support our work. Skip to the best vintage briefcase on Amazon.
The HLC GVB43 has a stiff satchel top that keeps your belongings protected, and a wide opening, so you don't need to rummage through it to find what you're looking for. Plus, the buckles fasten instead of just snapping on. Unfortunately, the tanning can be uneven.
- very roomy main compartment
- difficult for pickpockets to get into
- inner lining can rip
|Rating||3.5 / 5.0|
The S-Zone England Fashion has a zippered spot to keep your valuable items that sits close to your body, hidden in the back, so it's the perfect travel briefcase. Plus the interior compartments are large and can hold binders or notebooks.
- leather is hypoallergenically processed
- handle material is soft on your hands
- cannot stand on its own
|Rating||3.5 / 5.0|
The SKH Men's Genuine is a classic brown color that will complement any suit or casual wear, and it has a padded interior to protect your laptop or tablet. The bag is smartly designed with several pockets on the outside, so you can grab your phone or keys quickly.
- sides are made from supple goat hide
- cool retro crinkles in the leather
- shoulder strap is not removable
|Rating||4.0 / 5.0|
The Ecosusi 025013008 is the perfect combination of style and function, with a canvas exterior that breathes and feels nice on your skin, and leather accents that protect the bottom from scuffs. Plus it has two front compartments perfect for a wallet and passport.
- bronze buckles and attachments
- two rows of magnets keep it firmly shut
- cannot support too much weight
|Rating||4.0 / 5.0|
The Banuce Pu Tote has a sturdy handle that's comfortable to hold for hours, even when the bag is heavy with items. It has quality nickel metal hardware on the buckles and the adjustments on the shoulder straps, and the strap material doesn't get too hot.
- material is very flexible
- stain-resistant gloss
- hinges are a little squeaky
|Rating||4.3 / 5.0|
The Handolederco Buffalo has a rustic look and is very versatile, with a removable shoulder strap that attaches and detaches with strong clips. It features a quick access rear pocket with an easy-grab tab on the zipper where you can stash commonly used items.
- strap is long enough to wear cross-body
- has thick padding for your shoulder
- hard to fit in thick laptops
|Rating||4.4 / 5.0|
The Kattee Men's XZ101-2 is a sophisticated looking bag that a seasoned businessman will admire. The front enclosure has quick-access press clasps so you can get to your important files fast, and it also has a zipper that runs along the interior for security.
- has two pen holders
- the bag is lightweight
- not deep enough for a laptop
|Rating||4.1 / 5.0|
The Phoenix Craft Satchel features strong and durable brass fittings and buckles along with quality zippers that won't snag or get stuck after lots of use. With quality seams and sturdy material, it can easily support twenty pounds of your belongings.
- bag stands upright on its own
- has a great leather smell
- has a good, antique worn-in look
|Rating||4.9 / 5.0|
If you want a bag that looks like it costs hundreds, but can't afford to spend that, you'll love the Berchirly Messenger. It has a slim profile and sleek appearance but can easily hold a 16-inch laptop along with a few other items, like a notebook, wallet, and phone.
- comes in three neutral colors
- magnetic closure on the front
- faux leather feels soft to the touch
|Rating||5.0 / 5.0|
The Komal's Passion 16 is made from 100% genuine leather and lined with olive green heavy duty canvas that won't rip, even after years of stuffing it with sharp-edged binders. It has an adjustable shoulder strap, as well as a firmly-stitched top handle for easy carrying.
- lots of organizational compartments
- has one large exterior pocket in back
- chemical and dye free
|Brand||Komal's Passion Leather|
|Rating||4.8 / 5.0|