19 Stylish Messenger Bags: Made in USA

According to manufacturer Timbuk2, messenger bags originated with telephone linemen in New York City and was then adopted by bicycle messengers. They are distinguished by a foldover flap and a cross-body strap.

We don’t really see ourselves weaving between cabs to deliver packages, but a messenger bag works just fine on an easy ride to the office, carrying an iPad, Phone, EDC (Every Day Carry) items and keys – and maybe a Nutella sandwich. Check them out and we’ll see you on the road.

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Timbuk2 has a large selection of customizable Made-in-USA messenger bags made in San Francisco.

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Zazzle offers artists the opportunity to sell merchandise imprinted with their art, including these Made-in-USA Rickshaw messenger bags.

messenger-bag-shed2700Mission workshop makes its clean-lined bags in San Francisco.

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Looking for an oversized messenger? Try the Gokey Heritage Messenger Bag from Orvis.

2515993-p-4xHarvey’s Messenger Bags are made from excess seatbelt material.

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The  Small City Messenger Bag, made of cotton twill, is produced in Brooklyn, NY by Brooklyn Industries.

 

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This Carole S. Miller Messenger Bag is smaller than average – at the request of female customers – and is made in cowhide.

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Park Avenue Messenger Bag from Allen Edmonds

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Strand Messenger Bag from Allen Edmonds

Chrome Bags are available at Zappo’s.

 

filsonHere’s a Filson messenger bag, carried exclusively by Brooks Brothers and flashing a touch of Harris Tweed.

Black-Leather-Messenger02_1024x1024Messenger bags by Stanley & Sons, a heritage brand resurrected in Brooklyn.

Brown-MessengerArchival Clothing makes their bags out of waxed canvas, so they’ll take on a creased, broken-in look.

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Tucker & Bloom offers a variety of fresh shapes in messenger bags.

Mission Workshop bags carry a lifetime warranty.

BaileyProductDetail_SuperPro_ZoomInShot_v2Bailey Works bags are made in New Hampshire

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Ogden Made bags got their launch on Kickstarter and are produced in Ogden, Utah.

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Seagull Bags started as one guy in a basement and has grown into a successful business in Columbus Ohio.

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