The Best Duffle Bags

There are few bags as simple, versatile, and satisfying to use as a duffle. Its utilitarian design—a soft, oblong bag with one zippered opening, two handles, and/or a shoulder strap—suits anything from your daily commute to a weekend away to a fishing trip. After considering 88 bags and testing 33, we chose eight that...

The Best Briefcases

Even if your journey to the office these days is from your bed to the kitchen table, a briefcase can help you get into the work mindset. (Though for now you may just use it to store your laptop when it’s time to eat.) If you’re traveling to an office, a briefcase is a...

The Best Kids Backpacks for School

A great school backpack for kids should be able to corral all the stuff they need for the school day. It should also be appropriately sized for smaller bodies and comfortable to lug around. Also, since kids will carry a backpack every day for a school year (or beyond), it should be durable and...

The Best Laptop Backpacks

If you take your laptop with you to work or school, a backpack is the best way to carry it. A backpack is more ergonomic than a messenger bag, capable of holding more than a briefcase, and more stylish than a rolling bag. Seven Wirecutter staffers took 53 backpacks on buses, trains, cars, and...

The Best Bag and Cable Organizers

Whether you commute to the office, the coffee shop, or your backyard, you probably need a way to organize the pens, tech accessories, and toiletries you take with you every day. To find the best options to carry what different people might need with them, we’ve researched more than 70 bag organizers and tested...

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