Men who walk or ride bike a lot, who often carry laptops, and generally away from home on a regular basis, will have repeatedly asked themselves (and their friends, bros, mothers, etc.) to this question as old as time:
“Are messenger bags actually better and more comfortable than backpacks?”
For the first steps, it is safe to say that everything depends. Also, unless the environment and working place is in urban setting, where most men carry some sort of bag for their personal belongings, waiting to be looked at and even screened by security. And now, let’s dig right into it, what are the advantages of the messenger bags are? The Advantages / Pros :
1. They are more professional than other options, both in form and in function
Like most men with a white collar job today, they might need to carry their laptops from point A to point B, from time to time. Perhaps they work from home almost every day, but have the occasional business meeting downtown. Perhaps as a freelance and need to bring laptop to a network or brainstorming session or meeting. Perhaps commuting to work. Whatever the case, the messenger bag is the smarter choice, both in terms of style and functionality. In short, it is bigger than a fann pack (mono, but is not suitable for larger items), and almost as big as most backpacks. However, unlike a backpack, messenger bag will look very similar to a professional laptop bag. Bonus: it will also help to set the style as to avoid looking like a dorky schoolboy kid.
2. It is much easier to find stuff
At the time when a pen is needed to write something quickly, the phone is also ringing, and it is in some nook or cranny of the backpack. Meanwhile, arms behind the back as if giving a strange kind of reverse hug. Forget that hassle and carry a messenger bag instead. With all their pockets and inner compartments, it becomes a breeze for quick access to an item that is needed at this time.