Every guy needs a nice weekender bag and the Bayside Leather Duffel is a classy take on a classic bag that looks beautiful while being fully functional. Part of Solo’s Roadster Collection, the Bayside Leather Duffel exudes confidence and provides an upscale look for going from the office to vacation. This luxury duffel looks like a million but won’t cost you an arm and a leg.
The Bayside Leather Duffel features a two-tone black and brown rich full grain pebbled leather for that upscale accessory that will elevate your look. The polished metal hardware pops against the beautiful stitched leather pulls and matching Brown leather handles and accents.
The exterior features two side by side open pockets for quick storage and a full length zippered pocket for larger more important items you want to get to without rummaging through the main compartment. Sifting through your bag to find your keys can be a frustrating situation so the front zippered pocket also has an attached key clip so you always know where your keys are. A detachable & adjustable shoulder strap with matching leather shoulder pad keeps it easy to throw over your shoulder when you need to.
You can fit quite a bit of travel gear inside this bag, your clothes for the weekend, extra shoes, laptop, tablet, toiletry bag and more. On the backside of the Bayside is a leather panel that is open and meant to toss over your extended carry-on luggage handle for convenient integration for the traveling man.
Because the bag is designed to also throw on top of your carry-on bag when rolling through the airport it does lack feet. The lack of feet on the bottom of the bag means you should be gentle when placing it down on abrasive surfaces.
On the interior is a fully padded laptop section for up to a 15.6″ laptop as well as an additional pocket that easily fits a 10″ tablet. Both laptop and tablet compartments can be secured with the Velcroed strap. A subtle camouflage pattern in heavy twill fabric lines the main section and smaller compartments for a soft durable interior that will cradle your contents with care. Camouflage pattern anything, unless we’re going on a covert mission or hunting isn’t really our cup of tea, but this lining doesn’t bother us.
The bag weighs 5.1 lbs and is much fuller than the photographs depict. It measures 12.5″ x 21″ x 10″, it’s relatively large but trim enough to carry around and not look foolish. The Bayside works well as a luxury leather bag yet still looks like a man’s bag. Utilitarian and stylish the Bayside Leather weekender bag works well for going from the office to travel and even out for corporate happy hour. Many a deal has been made over drinks, look the part.
SoloNew York’s Bayside Leather Duffel is a classy weekender bag that will take you from the office to meetings to happy hour and beyond; and keep you looking good doing it without costing you a fortune. The Bayside Duffel comes with a 5 year warranty and is made right here in good ol New York City. If you’re looking for something more slender with the same look, the Shorewood Leather Briefcase is it’s slimmer brother.
Solo New York Bayside Leather Duffel $299.99