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Best Buy customers often prefer the following products when searching for thin messenger bags.

If you're looking for a bag that's just the right size and just the right shape, but you don't want to sacrifice comfort or style, you're in luck. There are plenty of options out there that strike the balance between those two things. Browse the top-ranked list of thin messenger bags below along with associated reviews and opinions.

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  1. Targus - 17" Classic Backpack - Black - Front_Zoom

    Model: TBB944GL
    SKU: 6559597
    Top comment

    "I've typically use a different stylem of bag (i.e. messenger) for work, but thought I'd give it a try. ...nice bag...Bought this for work and it is a great bag for the computer"

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    Product Description

    Stylishly carry your workday essentials with the Targus 17” Classic Backpack. Equipped with multiple pockets and ample storage, the main padded compartment safeguards your laptop from the inside, while lockable zippers help keep your gear safe from the outside. The thin, lightweight bag features form and function with a standable design for easy loading, spacious 21.5L capacity, built-in workstation, and two easy-access water bottle pockets. It even has a special soft-lined pocket for valuables, glasses, or favorite sunnies.
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    Top comment

    "I've typically use a different stylem of bag (i.e. messenger) for work, but thought I'd give it a try. ...nice bag...Bought this for work and it is a great bag for the computer"

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    Product Description

    Stylishly carry your workday essentials with the Targus 17” Classic Backpack. Equipped with multiple pockets and ample storage, the main padded compartment safeguards your laptop from the inside, while lockable zippers help keep your gear safe from the outside. The thin, lightweight bag features form and function with a standable design for easy loading, spacious 21.5L capacity, built-in workstation, and two easy-access water bottle pockets. It even has a special soft-lined pocket for valuables, glasses, or favorite sunnies.
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    See all Laptop Backpacks
  2. Targus - 16" Groove Backpack - Black - Front_Zoom

    Model: CVR600
    SKU: 7848779
    Top comment

    "Nice Bag...Overall, this is a very nice bag. There is a lot more room in the bag that it looks like. ...s and batterys plugs everything. it doesn't look bulky like i think most messenger bags do. it has a peice of fabric across the neck aread between the two straps and it seems to distribute the weight evenly making it seem more easier on the back . i like the backpack idea cause no one really knows what is in there u would never think it was a laptop. if you are looking for something of great value and durability this it the product for you."

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    Product Description

    The Targus Groove laptop Backpack is the affordable backpack for your laptop and all your gear. The padded sleeve protects laptops with screens up to 16". The front section provides generous storage for CDs, pens, a key clip, mobile phone pocket and a port hole for headphones. In addition, there is an extra pocket for files or accessories and even a side pocket for your water bottle. All these features are designed into a durable nylon case with a PVC bottom for protection against water and wear making this the backpack to own.
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    Top comment

    "Nice Bag...Overall, this is a very nice bag. There is a lot more room in the bag that it looks like. ...s and batterys plugs everything. it doesn't look bulky like i think most messenger bags do. it has a peice of fabric across the neck aread between the two straps and it seems to distribute the weight evenly making it seem more easier on the back . i like the backpack idea cause no one really knows what is in there u would never think it was a laptop. if you are looking for something of great value and durability this it the product for you."

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    Product Description

    The Targus Groove laptop Backpack is the affordable backpack for your laptop and all your gear. The padded sleeve protects laptops with screens up to 16". The front section provides generous storage for CDs, pens, a key clip, mobile phone pocket and a port hole for headphones. In addition, there is an extra pocket for files or accessories and even a side pocket for your water bottle. All these features are designed into a durable nylon case with a PVC bottom for protection against water and wear making this the backpack to own.
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    See all Laptop Bags & Cases
  3. Targus - 15.6” Legend IQ Backpack - Black - Front_Zoom
    Top comment

    "Bought this for a trip to Europe (needed something bigger than my messenger bag). My stuff stayed organized and protected, and it has become my daily office bag. ...Cool bag!...Nice bag."

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    Product Description

    The Targus Legend IQ Backpack is perfect for the on-the-go techie. It’s durable, and has plenty of multi-purpose pockets, including a large padded pocket for a laptop up to 15.6” and a separate section for your tablet that’s lined with soft-touch material. There’s also a media pocket with a built-in cord and headphone jack so you can keep the tunes going while you walk.
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    Top comment

    "Bought this for a trip to Europe (needed something bigger than my messenger bag). My stuff stayed organized and protected, and it has become my daily office bag. ...Cool bag!...Nice bag."

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    Product Description

    The Targus Legend IQ Backpack is perfect for the on-the-go techie. It’s durable, and has plenty of multi-purpose pockets, including a large padded pocket for a laptop up to 15.6” and a separate section for your tablet that’s lined with soft-touch material. There’s also a media pocket with a built-in cord and headphone jack so you can keep the tunes going while you walk.
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    See all Laptop Bags & Cases
  4. Nomatic - SLING (6L) - Black - Front_Zoom

    Model: NVSL06-BLK-01
    SKU: 6436932
    Top comment

    "It's OK, better then my messenger bag though. BTW, I thought stabilizer strap is retractable but it is just a line....I was so impressed that I ordered the messenger bag"

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    Product Description

    SLING (6L)
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    Top comment

    "It's OK, better then my messenger bag though. BTW, I thought stabilizer strap is retractable but it is just a line....I was so impressed that I ordered the messenger bag"

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    Product Description

    SLING (6L)
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    See all Sling & Crossbody Bags
  5. Peak Design - Everyday Backpack V2 20L - Ash - Alt_View_Zoom_11

    Model: BEDB-20-AS-2
    SKU: 6489886
    Top comment

    "Best bag, period....What makes this the best bag? It's simple really. Use of magnets for hidden pockets, customisable interior layout, flawless fit for a thin 15.6in laptop & most importantly, accessible from both sides and top to everything inside. ...If it is just a one-day city walk, it will be too large. You can also use a messenger bag. I'm going to buy a 6L one when it's on sale. "

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    Product Description

    An iconic, award-winning pack for everyday and photo carry, the Everyday Backpack is built around access, organization, expansion, and protection. Unique MagLatch hardware provides lightning fast top access, with dual side access via two weatherproof UltraZips. Inside, 3 configurable FlexFold dividers keep gear organized, protected, and not bunched at the bottom of your bag. Dedicated sleeves for up to 15” laptop (or 16" MacBook Pro), tablet, or documents, plus a variety of internal slip pockets for small items. 100% recycled 400D weatherproof shell keeps everything safe. Huge external carry capacity made possible by a versatile tuck-away strap system. Expandable side pockets for water bottles or tripods. Integrated luggage carry makes this bag equally suited for daily commutes and extended travel. All-custom hardware, minimal dangling straps. Now in its 2nd generation, v2 boasts aesthetic and functional updates based on feedback from thousands of passionate customers. Available in 20L and 30L sizes. Fair Trade Certified and 100% carbon neutral.
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    Top comment

    "Best bag, period....What makes this the best bag? It's simple really. Use of magnets for hidden pockets, customisable interior layout, flawless fit for a thin 15.6in laptop & most importantly, accessible from both sides and top to everything inside. ...If it is just a one-day city walk, it will be too large. You can also use a messenger bag. I'm going to buy a 6L one when it's on sale. "

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    Product Description

    An iconic, award-winning pack for everyday and photo carry, the Everyday Backpack is built around access, organization, expansion, and protection. Unique MagLatch hardware provides lightning fast top access, with dual side access via two weatherproof UltraZips. Inside, 3 configurable FlexFold dividers keep gear organized, protected, and not bunched at the bottom of your bag. Dedicated sleeves for up to 15” laptop (or 16" MacBook Pro), tablet, or documents, plus a variety of internal slip pockets for small items. 100% recycled 400D weatherproof shell keeps everything safe. Huge external carry capacity made possible by a versatile tuck-away strap system. Expandable side pockets for water bottles or tripods. Integrated luggage carry makes this bag equally suited for daily commutes and extended travel. All-custom hardware, minimal dangling straps. Now in its 2nd generation, v2 boasts aesthetic and functional updates based on feedback from thousands of passionate customers. Available in 20L and 30L sizes. Fair Trade Certified and 100% carbon neutral.
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    See all Camera Bags & Cases
  6. Peak Design - Everyday Backpack V2 30L - Black - Angle_Zoom

    Model: BEDB-30-BK-2
    SKU: 6443576
    Top comment

    "The best bag - the bags choice of bags!...Do your readers h and then get yourselves this bag!...Useful work and travel bag...I also got the bigger tech gear pouch - it takes up a lot of space in this bag. Basically I take this backpack in more places than I used to with my messenger bag. "

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    Product Description

    An iconic, award-winning pack for everyday and photo carry, the Everyday Backpack is built around access, organization, expansion, and protection. Unique MagLatch hardware provides lightning fast top access, with dual side access via two weatherproof UltraZips. Inside, 3 configurable FlexFold dividers keep gear organized, protected, and not bunched at the bottom of your bag. Dedicated sleeves for up to 15” laptop (or 16" MacBook Pro), tablet, or documents, plus a variety of internal slip pockets for small items. 100% recycled 400D weatherproof shell keeps everything safe. Huge external carry capacity made possible by a versatile tuck-away strap system. Expandable side pockets for water bottles or tripods. Integrated luggage carry makes this bag equally suited for daily commutes and extended travel. All-custom hardware, minimal dangling straps. Now in its 2nd generation, v2 boasts aesthetic and functional updates based on feedback from thousands of passionate customers. Available in 20L and 30L sizes. Fair Trade Certified and 100% carbon neutral.
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    Top comment

    "The best bag - the bags choice of bags!...Do your readers h and then get yourselves this bag!...Useful work and travel bag...I also got the bigger tech gear pouch - it takes up a lot of space in this bag. Basically I take this backpack in more places than I used to with my messenger bag. "

    See all customer reviews

    Product Description

    An iconic, award-winning pack for everyday and photo carry, the Everyday Backpack is built around access, organization, expansion, and protection. Unique MagLatch hardware provides lightning fast top access, with dual side access via two weatherproof UltraZips. Inside, 3 configurable FlexFold dividers keep gear organized, protected, and not bunched at the bottom of your bag. Dedicated sleeves for up to 15” laptop (or 16" MacBook Pro), tablet, or documents, plus a variety of internal slip pockets for small items. 100% recycled 400D weatherproof shell keeps everything safe. Huge external carry capacity made possible by a versatile tuck-away strap system. Expandable side pockets for water bottles or tripods. Integrated luggage carry makes this bag equally suited for daily commutes and extended travel. All-custom hardware, minimal dangling straps. Now in its 2nd generation, v2 boasts aesthetic and functional updates based on feedback from thousands of passionate customers. Available in 20L and 30L sizes. Fair Trade Certified and 100% carbon neutral.
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  7. Peak Design - Everyday Sling 10L v2 Bag - Ash - Alt_View_Zoom_11

    Model: BEDS-10-AS-2
    SKU: 6524223
    Top comment

    "Fits easily in the suitcase, so on arrival, just swap from Messenger to Sling for a lighter carry around. Backpack remains de facto for gear intensive loads. ...Everyday Messenger Bag...I've used this bag on a few trips and couldn't be more pleased with it. "

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    Product Description

    The smallest, lightest bag in our Everyday Line, the Everyday Sling comes in 3L, 6L, and 10L sizes so you can pick the perfect companion for minimalist, on-the-go carry of everyday or photo gear. Different sizes work for a range of creative setups, from a rangefinder camera to a pro DSLR, lenses, and laptop. The Sling’s padded cross-body strap features a quick-adjuster that you can loosen when accessing gear and tighten when actively hiking or biking. A weatherproof UltraZip provides quick, expansive access and FlexFold dividers allow instantly customizable organization and protection. Internal stretchy pockets for small items and a dedicated tablet sleeve (6L and 10L only). A weatherproof 100% recycled 400D shell keeps your gear safe. Now in its 2nd generation, v2 boasts aesthetic and functional updates based on feedback from thousands of passionate customers. Pick your size: the 3L bag is designed for a single mirrorless body/lens. The 6L can fit a DSLR. The 10L can fit a small kit, and is an ideal minimalist 13" laptop bag. All bags are Fair Trade Certified and 100% carbon neutral.
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    Top comment

    "Fits easily in the suitcase, so on arrival, just swap from Messenger to Sling for a lighter carry around. Backpack remains de facto for gear intensive loads. ...Everyday Messenger Bag...I've used this bag on a few trips and couldn't be more pleased with it. "

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    Product Description

    The smallest, lightest bag in our Everyday Line, the Everyday Sling comes in 3L, 6L, and 10L sizes so you can pick the perfect companion for minimalist, on-the-go carry of everyday or photo gear. Different sizes work for a range of creative setups, from a rangefinder camera to a pro DSLR, lenses, and laptop. The Sling’s padded cross-body strap features a quick-adjuster that you can loosen when accessing gear and tighten when actively hiking or biking. A weatherproof UltraZip provides quick, expansive access and FlexFold dividers allow instantly customizable organization and protection. Internal stretchy pockets for small items and a dedicated tablet sleeve (6L and 10L only). A weatherproof 100% recycled 400D shell keeps your gear safe. Now in its 2nd generation, v2 boasts aesthetic and functional updates based on feedback from thousands of passionate customers. Pick your size: the 3L bag is designed for a single mirrorless body/lens. The 6L can fit a DSLR. The 10L can fit a small kit, and is an ideal minimalist 13" laptop bag. All bags are Fair Trade Certified and 100% carbon neutral.
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  8. Peak Design - Everyday Sling V2 6L - Black - Alt_View_Zoom_11

    Model: BEDS-6-BK-2
    SKU: 6489866
    Top comment

    "I personally wanted to use this bag a lot in cross-body messenger mode, but without a stability strap, it moves around too much. ...Outstanding bag...This is the first bag I find to be the perfect design. I now have both sizes."

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    Product Description

    The smallest, lightest bag in our Everyday Line, the Everyday Sling comes in 3L, 6L, and 10L sizes so you can pick the perfect companion for minimalist, on-the-go carry of everyday or photo gear. Different sizes work for a range of creative setups, from a rangefinder camera to a pro DSLR, lenses, and laptop. The Sling’s padded cross-body strap features a quick-adjuster that you can loosen when accessing gear and tighten when actively hiking or biking. A weatherproof UltraZip provides quick, expansive access and FlexFold dividers allow instantly customizable organization and protection. Internal stretchy pockets for small items and a dedicated tablet sleeve (6L and 10L only). A weatherproof 100% recycled 400D shell keeps your gear safe. Now in its 2nd generation, v2 boasts aesthetic and functional updates based on feedback from thousands of passionate customers. Pick your size: the 3L bag is designed for a single mirrorless body/lens. The 6L can fit a DSLR. The 10L can fit a small kit, and is an ideal minimalist 13" laptop bag. All bags are Fair Trade Certified and 100% carbon neutral.
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    Top comment

    "I personally wanted to use this bag a lot in cross-body messenger mode, but without a stability strap, it moves around too much. ...Outstanding bag...This is the first bag I find to be the perfect design. I now have both sizes."

    See all customer reviews

    Product Description

    The smallest, lightest bag in our Everyday Line, the Everyday Sling comes in 3L, 6L, and 10L sizes so you can pick the perfect companion for minimalist, on-the-go carry of everyday or photo gear. Different sizes work for a range of creative setups, from a rangefinder camera to a pro DSLR, lenses, and laptop. The Sling’s padded cross-body strap features a quick-adjuster that you can loosen when accessing gear and tighten when actively hiking or biking. A weatherproof UltraZip provides quick, expansive access and FlexFold dividers allow instantly customizable organization and protection. Internal stretchy pockets for small items and a dedicated tablet sleeve (6L and 10L only). A weatherproof 100% recycled 400D shell keeps your gear safe. Now in its 2nd generation, v2 boasts aesthetic and functional updates based on feedback from thousands of passionate customers. Pick your size: the 3L bag is designed for a single mirrorless body/lens. The 6L can fit a DSLR. The 10L can fit a small kit, and is an ideal minimalist 13" laptop bag. All bags are Fair Trade Certified and 100% carbon neutral.
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  9. Peak Design - Everyday Backpack V2 30L - Charcoal - Angle_Zoom
    Top comment

    "One of the best bags out there...Is one of the most sturdy, well padded and with plenty of room camera bags i have ever got, majority of my bags are leather ONA. ...Looks sharp and it’s the same great, rugged material as my beloved messenger bag. I recommend this bag often to to anyone who’s looking for a new camera bag."

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    Product Description

    An iconic, award-winning pack for everyday and photo carry, the Everyday Backpack is built around access, organization, expansion, and protection. Unique MagLatch hardware provides lightning fast top access, with dual side access via two weatherproof UltraZips. Inside, 3 configurable FlexFold dividers keep gear organized, protected, and not bunched at the bottom of your bag. Dedicated sleeves for up to 15” laptop (or 16" MacBook Pro), tablet, or documents, plus a variety of internal slip pockets for small items. 100% recycled 400D weatherproof shell keeps everything safe. Huge external carry capacity made possible by a versatile tuck-away strap system. Expandable side pockets for water bottles or tripods. Integrated luggage carry makes this bag equally suited for daily commutes and extended travel. All-custom hardware, minimal dangling straps. Now in its 2nd generation, v2 boasts aesthetic and functional updates based on feedback from thousands of passionate customers. Available in 20L and 30L sizes. Fair Trade Certified and 100% carbon neutral.
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    Top comment

    "One of the best bags out there...Is one of the most sturdy, well padded and with plenty of room camera bags i have ever got, majority of my bags are leather ONA. ...Looks sharp and it’s the same great, rugged material as my beloved messenger bag. I recommend this bag often to to anyone who’s looking for a new camera bag."

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    Product Description

    An iconic, award-winning pack for everyday and photo carry, the Everyday Backpack is built around access, organization, expansion, and protection. Unique MagLatch hardware provides lightning fast top access, with dual side access via two weatherproof UltraZips. Inside, 3 configurable FlexFold dividers keep gear organized, protected, and not bunched at the bottom of your bag. Dedicated sleeves for up to 15” laptop (or 16" MacBook Pro), tablet, or documents, plus a variety of internal slip pockets for small items. 100% recycled 400D weatherproof shell keeps everything safe. Huge external carry capacity made possible by a versatile tuck-away strap system. Expandable side pockets for water bottles or tripods. Integrated luggage carry makes this bag equally suited for daily commutes and extended travel. All-custom hardware, minimal dangling straps. Now in its 2nd generation, v2 boasts aesthetic and functional updates based on feedback from thousands of passionate customers. Available in 20L and 30L sizes. Fair Trade Certified and 100% carbon neutral.
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  10. Peak Design - Everyday Backpack V2 30L - Midnight - Alt_View_Zoom_11
    Top comment

    "I have several products, (anchor links, lens holders, hip pads, backpack, messenger bags 13" and 15"...) and I love them all. ...Great Bag...Great Bag for daily use. I would like to see a zipper pocket in the top mag latch flap like the messenger bag has. "

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    Product Description

    An iconic, award-winning pack for everyday and photo carry, the Everyday Backpack is built around access, organization, expansion, and protection. Unique MagLatch hardware provides lightning fast top access, with dual side access via two weatherproof UltraZips. Inside, 3 configurable FlexFold dividers keep gear organized, protected, and not bunched at the bottom of your bag. Dedicated sleeves for up to 15” laptop (or 16" MacBook Pro), tablet, or documents, plus a variety of internal slip pockets for small items. 100% recycled 400D weatherproof shell keeps everything safe. Huge external carry capacity made possible by a versatile tuck-away strap system. Expandable side pockets for water bottles or tripods. Integrated luggage carry makes this bag equally suited for daily commutes and extended travel. All-custom hardware, minimal dangling straps. Now in its 2nd generation, v2 boasts aesthetic and functional updates based on feedback from thousands of passionate customers. Available in 20L and 30L sizes. Fair Trade Certified and 100% carbon neutral.
    See all Camera Bags & Cases
    Top comment

    "I have several products, (anchor links, lens holders, hip pads, backpack, messenger bags 13" and 15"...) and I love them all. ...Great Bag...Great Bag for daily use. I would like to see a zipper pocket in the top mag latch flap like the messenger bag has. "

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    Product Description

    An iconic, award-winning pack for everyday and photo carry, the Everyday Backpack is built around access, organization, expansion, and protection. Unique MagLatch hardware provides lightning fast top access, with dual side access via two weatherproof UltraZips. Inside, 3 configurable FlexFold dividers keep gear organized, protected, and not bunched at the bottom of your bag. Dedicated sleeves for up to 15” laptop (or 16" MacBook Pro), tablet, or documents, plus a variety of internal slip pockets for small items. 100% recycled 400D weatherproof shell keeps everything safe. Huge external carry capacity made possible by a versatile tuck-away strap system. Expandable side pockets for water bottles or tripods. Integrated luggage carry makes this bag equally suited for daily commutes and extended travel. All-custom hardware, minimal dangling straps. Now in its 2nd generation, v2 boasts aesthetic and functional updates based on feedback from thousands of passionate customers. Available in 20L and 30L sizes. Fair Trade Certified and 100% carbon neutral.
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