Grab and Go! The Leather Overnight Bag

A leather overnight bag is small in size but big on style.

When it comes to stylish travel bags and luggage, leather is where it’s at. A high-quality leather bag is extremely durable, will look better with age and telegraphs that you’re a man who cares about style.

We’ve already discussed the full/medium-sized leather duffle. A leather overnight bag is a smaller version with many of the same pros and cons. But, the well-prepared and rakish traveler has the perfect bag for every occasion and situation.

leather overnight bag

Pros: Versatile – can be used for work, play, travel and just about anything in between; small (see below, also); lightweight; very stylish; fits only and exactly what you need and nothing else.

NOT BIG ENOUGH? Try a full-size leather duffle bag.

Cons: Small – not a bag for multiple-day trips, unless you’re an extremely good packer; not a bag you’ll want to take out in a rain storm.

leather overnight bag

| WEARING | Billy Reid jacket, Neiman Marcus shirt, J.Crew jeans, Goorin Bros. hat, Beams Plus scarf, To Boot New York loafers | LUGGAGE | Leather overnight bag c/o Ted Baker | PHOTOGRAPHY | by Rob McIver Photo

I have to be honest and say that I use my medium-sized leather duffle much more than my overnight bag. But that’s a result of the kind of traveling I do. Most of the trips I take are weekend jaunts up to NYC or multi-day stays somewhere, so I need a little more room than a smaller bag affords.

DON’T MISS: How To Store a Leather Duffle Bag

Having said that, it is nice to have a smaller, but equally stylish, leather bag to take with me when I only have to spend one night somewhere. I’ve also used it as an airplane carry-on, when I’ve got to check a suitcase and don’t want to be rolling my carry-on as well.

Perfect For: Day trips, a quick overnight stay, heading to the gym in style; train travel; the guy who’s out in the city all day and doesn’t know where he’s going to end up; rakish carry-on-only airplane passengers.

Our Pick: J.W. Hulme Leather Overnight Bag

leather overnight bag

leather overnight bag

leather overnight bag

Thanks for reading.

Stylishly Yours,

Brian Sacawa
He Spoke Style

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  • metranger

    That Billy Reid sport jacket is nice. I’m trying to find it.
    Do you know which season and model?
    Thanks

    • http://hespokestyle.com/ Brian Sacawa

      Thanks! I don’t believe it’s currently available. It was from last summer’s collection. Good luck!