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Best Personalized Teacher Bags: Professional & Fashionable

by Albert Varkki updated 01-05-2023

best personalized teacher bags

Are you wondering what the best personalized teacher bags are?

If so, this guide is for you.

The best teacher bags tend to be those with a modern design, a generous number of pockets and firm, dependable straps.

And adding personalization helps to add a special touch to make the bag unique to you, one that your students will love as much as you do.

Best Personalized Teacher Bags 2023

Here we go over the best personalized teacher bags by type and style:

Best Personalized Leather Tote Bag

elegance leather laptop tote bag brown

Winner: Elegance Tote Bag

A tote bag is a classic for female teachers, and the Elegance Tote is a more fashionable version that's still very practical. The main compartment has a zip, which ensures your items are secure no matter if you're walking through the school corridor, or storing it underneath your desk. It has a dedicated laptop compartment, and is made from premium quality full grain leather (which looks and feels fantastic).

Pros:

  • Full grain leather
  • Compartment for up to 14 inch laptop.
  • Spacious zipped main compartment
  • Internal pockets for essentials like your phone.
  • Reliable YKK zippers.
  • Durable cotton lining.
  • Available in brown, black, red, and tan.
  • Can be personalized.

Click here to check the price

Best Personalized Laptop Bag

city leather laptop bag with shoulder strap

Winner: CITY Leather Laptop Bag

If you prefer a traditional laptop bag, then the CITY is the bag for you. The full grain leather is amazingly high quality, and helps you look professional when walking into class. The dedicated laptop compartment keeps your tech protected, and the detachable and adjustable shoulder strap lets you use it as both a briefcase and messenger bag.

Pros:

  • Full grain leather
  • Detachable shoulder strap
  • Fits up to a 15.6 inch laptop (also a 17 inch version here)
  • Handmade in Italy
  • Dedicated laptop compartment
  • Additional zipper pockets

Click here to check the price

Best Custom Laptop Backpack

prime large leather laptop backpack

Winner: Prime Leather Backpack

If you prefer a backpack, but don't want it to look unprofessional, then the Prime backpack is for you. The full grain leather looks smart and fashionable, and ages well with leather patina (unlike canvas that looks weathered after a few months). It has a useful laptop sleeve, to keep your tech protected yet easy to access.

Pros:

  • Full grain leather
  • 14 inch laptop sleeve.
  • Multiple front zipped compartments.
  • Adjustable shoulder straps
  • Durable cotton lining and YKK zippers.
  • Handmade in Italy
  • Can be personalized

Click here to check the price

Best Custom Messenger Bag

exquisite leather messenger bag

Winner: Exquisite Slim Leather Laptop Briefcase

If you prefer a low profile style briefcase, then the Exquisite bag is for you. The slim design is very stylish, yet it is still large enough to hold a 14-inch laptop. The detachable shoulder strap makes it function as both a briefcase and messenger bag. It's available in a range of colors, but we love the black.

Pros:

  • Full grain leather
  • Slim profile
  • Detachable shoulder strap
  • 14 inch laptop compartment
  • Mobile and tablet slip pockets
  • Large internal zipped pocket
  • Three pen slots
  • Fits A4 size paper
  • Handmade in Italy
  • Can be personalized
  • Available in black, brown, red, or tan

Click here to check the price

Best Personalized Backpack Purse

minerva leather backpack

Winner: Minerva Leather Backpack Purse

The Minerva is a cross between a backpack and a traditional purse. This satchel style teacher bag is made from full grain leather, and has the look and feel of a much more expensive bag. It has a durable cotton lining, as well as a dedicated tablet pocket.

Pros:

  • Full grain leather
  • Adjustable shoulder straps
  • Magnetic snap closures.
  • 10 inch tablet pocket.
  • Durable cotton lining and YKK zippers.
  • Handmade in Italy
  • Can be personalized
  • Available in tan or black leather.

Click here to check the price

Best Personalized Rolling Bag

voyager rolling leather carry-on bag unisex

Winner: Voyager Leather Carry-on with Wheels

The Voyager bag is an excellent work bag if you prefer a rolling bag. It's made from full grain leather, which looks and feels very professional, perfect for a teacher. The external laptop compartment is really handy, and the main compartment has plenty of space for school essentials.

Pros:

  • Weight: 7.72 lbs (3.5kg).
  • Full grain leather
  • Hand luggage compliant.
  • 16 inch laptop sleeve.
  • Luggage tag included.
  • Two exterior pockets for easy-to-reach items.
  • Durable cotton lining and YKK zippers.
  • Handmade in Italy
  • Designer travel bag.
  • Can be personalized

Click here to check the price

Best Custom Garment Bag

grand leather garment bag

Winner: Grand Leather Garment Bag

If you want to carry a suit or dress to school without creasing it, then the Grand garment bag is perfect. The garment is zipped into the fabric of the bag itself, so it avoids any hard creases, and reaches school as good as when you ironed it before leaving. It's made from high quality full grain leather, and has plenty of space for school essentials.

Pros:

  • Full grain leather
  • Dedicated garment carrier.
  • Carry a suit and shirt without creasing.
  • Large main compartment for other items.
  • 16 inch laptop compartment.
  • Adjustable shoulder strap.
  • Durable cotton lining and YKK zippers.
  • Handmade in Italy
  • Can be personalized

Click here to check the price

Best Personalized Duffle Bag

leather weekender bag

Winner: Weekender Leather Travel Bag

If you prefer a duffel style bag, then the Weekender is for you. It has a large main compartment for your school items, as well as a dedicated laptop bag for a 17 inch laptop. The full grain leather looks really professional, and ages really nicely with leather patina.

Pros:

  • Full grain leather
  • 16 inch internal padded laptop sleeve.
  • Internal zipped pocket for travel essentials like your passport.
  • Plenty of space for all your gear.
  • Adjustable shoulder strap.
  • Durable cotton lining and YKK zippers.
  • Perfect overnight bag.
  • Handmade in Italy
  • Can be personalized

Click here to check the price

Best Custom Mini Backpack

bella small leather backpack in tan

Winner: Bella Small Leather Backpack

Pros:

  • Full grain leather
  • Petite and stylish leather backpack.
  • Adjustable shoulder straps
  • Multiple internal pockets.
  • Durable cotton lining and YKK zippers.
  • Handmade in Italy
  • Can be personalized

Click here to check the price

What to look for in a personalized teacher bag?

Quality and durability are two of the most important things you need to think about when you’re scouring the market for a personalized teacher bag.

Seek out a bag that’s made from tough materials so it can last for a few years before it starts to wear out and look old. You can save a great deal of money in the long run by purchasing a bag that’s manufactured from quality materials.

This is because you won’t regularly need to replace your bag or spend money on repairing it. It’s important to look for bags made out of materials that are well-known for withstanding wear and pressure.

These materials can include leather, canvas, twill, denim, novelty drapery, and upholstery fabric.

Weight

Weight is also an important factor to bear in mind when you are looking for a personalised teacher bag. Look for something that’s as light as possible when empty. A light weight is particularly important if you’re a teacher who commutes to work.

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Versatility and capacity

The best teacher bags on the market tend to be those that are multifunctional. Look for a bag that you can use for both work and leisure. Popular bags for teachers include those that can be used casually and can hold essential items for school.

It’s best to seek out a bag that has multiple compartments which will allow you to organize contents well and separate items that are needed for work and personal usage.

What should I keep in my teacher bag?

Teachers have lots of items to transport to and from school. To ensure you’re ready for the day ahead as well as any activities you’ll be enjoying after work, consider keeping the following items in your personalized teacher bag.

A personal care kit

By carrying a personal care kit with you, you can freshen up at various points throughout the working day. A personal care kit can include goods such as lip balm, deodorant, a comb and hand sanitizer.

First aid supplies

If you start to feel under the weather during the working day, it’s always helpful to have access to products like painkillers, fever medicine and band-aid.

Protein or chocolate bars

Protein bars are great snacks when you need to refuel during the working day. If you start to feel rushed off your feet or drained from hard work, it’s always good to have easy access to a protein bar or a chocolate bar.

Breath mints

As a teacher, you’re likely to have conversations and come into close contact with a wide range of people throughout the working day.

Food and drink can have a negative impact on our breath and therefore cause you to leave a bad impression when you converse with parents and colleagues.

Breath mints can freshen up your breath within just a few moments.

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Stationery

Many people use their mobile phones to take notes these days, but having easy access to a pen and post-it notes can still be very helpful.

Carrying a pen with you ensures you can sign documents whenever you need to, and post-it notes enable you to create reminders for students and colleagues whenever necessary.

Conclusion

We hope you enjoyed our article on the best personalized teacher bags.

If you have any questions or comments, contact us at info@vonbaer.com, or leave them in the comments.

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Author: Albert Varkki
Albert Varkki is the co-founder of Von Baer. He understands leather products as a consumer, supplier, and a manufacturer, helping you with the inside knowledge you need, to choose the perfect leather product for you. Connect on Linkedin

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