Duffel Bags are often thought of as being very sporty and generic. However, duffel bags are enjoying a burst of renewed popularity. The term ‘duffel’ can cover a range of bags styles, from those with drawstring closures to more generic hold-all or travel style bags. The drawstring, or pouch, bag is great for teaming with a casual dressed-down outfit. Duffel bags can also come in quite streamlined and upmarket designs. Below are just some stylish duffel bags for you to check out.
1. Alexander Wang Rocco Duffel
Price: $875.00 at barneys.com
This designer duffel bag is a modern cult favourite on the fashion scene. Incorporated the popular studded trend into the design, this bag also manages to be sleek and stylish. It has a cylindrical design with a top zip fastening and grab-top handles. It also features rhodium plated hardware and a studded base. This tan colour would make be great for every day dressing.
2. Dorothy Perkins Camel Tassel Duffel Bag
Price: $62.00 at dorothyperkins.com
Duffel bags can also refer to those with a pouch design, such as this one. This bag features a drawstring opening with a gold trim and tassel detailing. It is made from synthetic materials and has a camel coloured finish. The long shoulder strap makes it ideal for wearing across the body.
3. Chloé Aurore Duffel Leather Bag
Price: $1795.00 at net-a-porter.com
This leather carryall is an elegant take on the duffel bag trend. If features two grab-top handles, tabs at the sides, and designer-stamped gold and silver hardware. It is also lined in black twill and features and internal pouch and press-stud fastening pockets. This duffel bag would be a sophisticated addition to your daily wardrobe.
4. Givenchy Medium Antigona Duffel Bag
Price: $2480.00 at barneys.com
This leather duffel bag is ideal for business or travel. It features a top zip fastening, top handles, and a flat leather shoulder strap. The top handles also feature gold hardware detailing. It’s an upmarket alternative to more casual and sporty duffel bags.
5. Calvin Klein Vienna Duffel
Price: $198.00 at zappos.com
This duffel bag is made from softly pebbled leather and has a classic, fuss-free design. It has dual shoulder straps, a top zip fastening, and metal feet at the base. The tan leather is ideal for matching with a range of everyday outfits.
6. Fendi Chameleon Duffel Bag
Price: $2420.00 at barneys.com
This duffel bag has a more rotund, square shape than its counterparts. It has a clean design and features dual grab-top handles, a detachable shoulder strap, and gold-tone hardware. It also features metal studs at the base. At over $2000, this bag is definitely for someone who means business.
7. Dorothy Perkins Black Zip Front Duffle Bag
Price: $48.00 at dorothyperkins.com
This black duffle bag features zipper detailing along the front. It has a pouch design, but one that is much more subtle and streamlined. I has a long shoulder strap and features gold-look hardware. This would make a great casual bag, and would compliment a range of outfits.
8. Meredith Wendell Leather Duffel Bag
Price: $795.00 at net-a-porter.com
This leather bag has a sporty appearance, which is common with most duffel bags. It is made from brown leather and features red patent-leather trims and purple plexi-glass detailing. It also comes with a detachable shoulder strap. Team this with casual weekend outfit for a street smart look.
As you can see, when it comes to duffel bags, styles vary greatly. From slouchy gym-inspired numbers to designer hold-alls, there’s a duffel bag to suit a range of tastes. While most of these bags are quite pricey, you can always take cues from certain design aspects. What are your thoughts on these duffel bags?
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