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    23 Weekender Bags You'll Want To Take On Your Next Trip

    "I need a vacation." —me, everyday (even after I come back from a vacation).

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    1. A faux leather bag with a leopard-print lining for when your ~wild~ side comes out and you decide to book a last-minute trip because you NEED to get away even for just a few short days.


    It also has a two-way zip closure, removable handles, an adjustable shoulder strap, and multiple pockets.

    Get it from Nordstrom for $89.95 (available in five colors).

    2. A duffle that has a separate compartment for your shoes because packing your shoes with the rest of your clothes is actually pretty gross when you stop to think about it.


    Promising review: "This bag is great! It is perfect for a weekend getaway. I was so impressed, this bag has fit under the seat in front of me on all of the flights I have taken it on! I have been able to fit 4 days worth of clothes in this bag! It is stylish and well made. Absolutely a must have!!" —Chad Tarnow

    Get it from Amazon for $34.99+ (available in eight colors and styles)

    3. A foldable one with an outside pocket big enough to fit your laptop so you can "work" from wherever you are, even if that means just having your laptop and email open while you lounge next to it reading a book. That totally counts, right?


    It's also made out of waterproof and tear-resistant fabric and has six pockets to keep everything organized.

    Get it from Amazon for $26.99 (available in four colors).

    4. A rolling bag that'll save your shoulders from feeling like they've aged 20 years due to carrying all your clothes around – because even if you're only leaving for three days, you need about 12 outfits.

    TJ Maxx

    Get it from TJ Maxx for $39.99.

    5. A vintage-style duffle you won't mind bringing to work because it'll let everyone know that you have amazing weekend plans, and they shouldn't bother you on Friday afternoon. Save it for Monday, Karen!


    Promising review: "I bought this bag as a carry-on for a short week trip to NJ for my son and me. It's a lot larger than I expected and fit everything I needed. Four outfits for the each of us, pajamas, bathing suits, sandals, toiletries, etc. I'm very impressed. It's very sturdy but lightweight." —Ashley B

    Get it from Amazon for $39.95 (available in three colors).

    6. A bag to have on hand because you can't be ~tide~ down. You'll ~wave~ goodbye to all your friends as you head off to somewhere fabulous. Again.


    Promising review: "This is a great bag. It's everything I was looking for. I love the extra compartment for shoes and other items. I have used it daily for work since I received it. It fits my laptop and other items easily." —Amanda MacPherson

    Get it from Amazon for $29.99+ (available in four styles).

    7. A twill one you'll proclaim "Olive so very much" after you use it...because it really is that great.


    It's made of 100% water-resistant cotton twill, has one exterior and one interior pocket, and metal feet to keep the bottom from getting too dirty.

    Get it from Everlane for $98 (available in five colors).

    8. A durable one with such a unique pattern your friends will for sure know it's yours. And you won't lose it – unless they love it *too* much and decide to walk away with it.


    And if they do, I can't blame them.

    Promising review: "This duffle bag is pretty heavy duty! I had about 35 pounds of stuff in this bag and nothing broke, ripped, or was torn. I’m really impressed! This purchase was well worth my money. I highly recommend!" —kawaiikat

    Get it from Amazon for $21.99 (available in 23 colors and patterns).

    9. A quilted style with both handles and a strap because you like to have options when you travel, and this bag delivers.

    Vera Bradley

    Promising review: "This is ultra-roomy and will hold 3-4 days’ worth of clothing, plus shoes and toiletries for a long weekend. But it still fits perfectly in the overhead compartment. It’s got several handy interior and exterior pockets and a detachable carrying strap. It’s the same high quality you expect from Vera Bradley. I love using this as a carry-on and also for road trips." —CeesMom

    Get it from Amazon for $119.99 (available in 15 patterns) or from Vera Bradley for $120 (available in 16 patterns).

    10. A duffle with two separate compartments on top so you can keep your dirty clothes from touching your clean clothes to avoid having to wash everythingggg when you get home.


    Promising review: "I haven't used this for soaking wet clothes yet, but I love this bag for mini overnight travels. The two compartments make it easier to sort my worn and unworn clothing. My shoes are always separate. I have the grey one, so far i have had no issues, and the grey color is super cute. The material feels like it will last for a bit. Now to just make my escape from the office." —Call me M.

    Get it from Amazon for $16.99+ (available in seven colors).

    11. A smaller tote that's flight attendant-approved, so you know it has to be good.


    Promising review: "This is not a huge duffle bag, but it’s the exact tote I was looking for. I’m a flight attendant and I’ve been looking for an all black waterproof tote to travel with. My employer offers one, but it’s just too big and bulky. This one is just right. My favorite feature of this bag is the area in the back that holds onto your suitcase. You’re able to pull your bags with one hand and use your other hand for important texting lol" —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $39.99 (available in black, tan, and red).

    12. A splurge-worthy one – we won't lie-lac, you'll be dreaming up trips to take just so you can use it more.


    Get it from Lululemon for $158 (available in four colors).

    13. A sharp travel tote with a ton of pockets so you'll know exactly where everything is and not have to spend five minutes holding up the TSA line while you're digging for your ID.


    Promising review: "This is a very nice bag. It's strong, feels good, looks good, and has lots o' pockets. This is my go-to overnight bag. I keep it in the trunk of my car loaded with a change of clothes, toiletries, and sundry drugs (most legal, LOL). Nice and strong zippers. I like it, so will you." —Douglas

    Get it from Amazon for $29.99+ (available in six colors).

    14. A canvas style made of foldable and wrinkle-resistant fabric so even if you look like a hot mess after you travel, at least your bag won't.


    Promising review: "I love this carry-on. It's the perfect size to hold everything you need. I packed for a 4-day trip and had room to spare. It's very sturdy and definitely worth the price. If you like it in the photos, I'm certain you'll be pleased with your purchase." —Joyce Colpetzer

    Get it from Amazon for $29.99 (available in four colors and patterns).

    15. A duffle with the a message on the strap that states what you would totally do if only your finances allowed it. Maybe one day. *Sigh*

    Get it from for $62 (available in five patterns).

    16. A velvet bag so chic, I wouldn't be surprised if Blair Waldorf used it when she traveled.


    Promising review: "I bought this bag after reading most of the other verified purchasers' reviews, and I have no regrets. It is definitely a great value for the price, and it's really classy. It does not look cheap at all. The velvet is sleek and the bag has a lot of space. I used it twice since I bought it, and I have not seen any sign of damage. The packaging was great and my purchase arrived on time." —Mich C

    Get it from Amazon for $29.98+ (available in light pink, hot pink, and black).

    17. A bag that folds up small so you can keep it in your luggage, bring it on vacation, and then use it when you inevitably buy too many souvenirs. Everyone you know needs something, right??


    Promising review: "As simple a design as I have found and invaluable as a carry-on. The bag is deceptively large, with a simple large compartment, an exterior pocket (held my passport and tickets handy), and a zippered pouch pocket that slipped over my wheeled carryon. I used it a couple of times with great ease, making this a good investment already. It seems to be sturdy enough to make an overseas trip, too." —Sammie Cur

    Get it from Amazon for $14.99 (available in 19 colors).

    18. A weekender from the cult-favorite brand Away. You've seen their luggage everywhere, so you better believe that their bag is just as good.


    It has a lined shoe compartment, a hidden 15" laptop pocked, interior and exteror pockets, and holds about the same amount as their carry-on does.

    Get it from Away for $245 (available in black, beige, and green).

    19. A lightweight tote you can use as your beach bag when you get to your destination. We like a bag that can do both.


    Promising review: "I love this tote. It's huge, lightweight, and seems sturdy for how light it is. I love the colors, it looks just like the pictures. It has a zipper top which I also like. I would definitely buy one again." —Michelle526

    Get it from Amazon for $55+ (available in 21 patterns).

    20. A nylon tote you'll be blushing to use for even the shortest trips. Who says going over to a friend's house for dinner doesn't qualify as a trip?


    Get it from Nordstrom for $134.98.

    21. A classic leather style that expands because overpacking is a natural habit and your bag shouldn't discourage you from doing it.


    Promising review: "WOW!!!! This is such a nice bag and at a fraction of the cost of the brand name ones. It makes you wonder why some people are so label conscious?? The style, size, and quality are top notch! When I opened it, it had the awesome smell of fresh leather and you could immediately see that the craftsmanship was superior. I recommend this bag highly for all weekend travelers." —Fuzzy Yellow Balls

    Get it from Amazon for $139+ (available in five colors).

    22. A convertible style you can use as a backpack to distribute the weight evenly on both your shoulders.


    Promising review: "I used this for a three day trip to Boston. I fit everything I needed in it, including a camera and lens. The many compartments helped me stay organized. It’s a pretty good quality bag for how much it costs. It’s not the highest quality, but I got lots of compliments on the looks and style of it. It can be used as a backpack and as a duffel bag, which is really cool." —Will Annunziato

    Get it from Amazon for $34.99 (available in four colors).

    23. An essential bag you'll use for years because it's durable and will never go out of style.


    Get it from Madewell for $188 (available in green, brown, and black).

    You saying goodbye to all your responsibilities as you head on another weekend trip:

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    Reviews have been edited for length and/or clarity.

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