Whether you're on your daily commute or decompressing on a sandy shore somewhere, emails need to be sent, work needs to be done. Luckily, it's easier than ever to tote your laptop with you, since manufacturers have put smart, protective laptop sleeves in everything from backpacks and briefcases to messenger bags and airport luggage. Here are the 12 best computer bags, whether you're traveling by car, bike, or plane.
Jack Spade Work Twill Swiss Brief With Flap
Heavy cotton-twill fabric is durable enough to withstand the scuffs and scratches of everyday use. In fact, this brief actually looks better the longer you use it. An elegantly formed leather handle eases into your hand (a shoulder strap's included too), while large interior pockets expand to fit your stash. [$375; jackspade.com]