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Distinctive duffle bags for men, high-quality and handmade

Stylish companions for the modern man: Discover our handcrafted men's duffle bags, in the trendy vintage design of the 19th century. Each duffle bag for men is a genuine unique piece and is meticulously crafted with passion in a small workshop. Traditional craftsmanship meets timeless elegance.

What is a men's duffle bag?

Men's duffle bags are large, elongated bags for clothing and travel accessories with short carrying straps. These bags are typically closed with a long horizontal zipper. Duffle bags are part of classic travel luggage and are ideal for weekend trips or relaxed journeys of up to 7 days. With their generous dimensions, they offer sufficient space for your clothes and personal belongings.

An alternative name for men's duffle bag is "weekender bag" or "men's weekender." Men's duffle bags are usually slightly larger and more distinctive in design. Men also tend to prefer darker and more subdued colors, such as medium-brown, dark-brown, and black.

Compared to a suitcase, a duffle bag for men is often more flexible and lightweight. It combines functionality with an elegant and high-quality look - a companion for a lifetime.


What makes a good duffle bag for men?

A high-quality men's duffle bag embodies durability and timeless design - characteristics that make it desirable even for future generations. Our exclusive duffle bags for men draw inspiration from late 19th and early 20th-century designs that continue to influence the creation of premium leather goods today. Duffle bags should preferably be made from natural materials such as leather or cotton and have beautiful details like leather appliqués or an inner compartment to emphasize their authentic character.


What categories of men's duffle bags are available?

In our shop, we offer different categories of duffle bags for men. Choosing the right type of bag can be a small challenge. The following options can help you in making your decision:

Duffle bags with integrated shoe compartment:

Models of this type are not only ideal for business trips but also serve as stylish gym bag. Choose a duffle bag with a shoe compartment to keep your shoes separate from the rest of your clothing. It's also practical for dirty laundry.

Weekenders for short trips:

These compact and handy duffle bags are specifically designed as companions for weekend getaways. With a volume of approximately 40 to 60 liters, they provide sufficient space. Some weekender models can also serve as an alternative to carry-on luggage for air travel.

Large duffle bags for longer vacations:

Our large duffle bags for men are suitable not only for short trips but also for longer vacations. If you're traveling for more than 5 days, an XL duffle bag with a capacity of 60 liters is often a good alternative to a trolley suitcase. In our shop, you will find a wide selection.


Which men's duffle bag for which occasion?

For business trips:

For overnight business trips, our smaller duffle bags for men with a volume of 40 to 50 liters are the first choice, such as the duffle bag models Finn or Toby. Especially in big cities like Berlin, New York, or London, where distances are short thanks to public transportation, a small duffle bag is a perfect companion. For colors, we recommend black, brown, or dark blue.

As a gym bag:

In principle, all of our duffle bags are suitable as gym bag. We particularly recommend our men's duffle bags with a side shoe compartment. This way, you can pack your sneakers separately or use the compartment for damp or dirty clothes.

For weekend getaways:

In our shop, you will find a wide selection of weekender bags in various designs, perfect for a short weekend vacation or a visit to relatives with an overnight stay. Color, size, material, or design are entirely up to your personal taste. You have the choice. Our absolute recommendation is Weekender David - an absolute eye-catcher and loyal companion.

For trips up to 7 days:

For vacations or trips up to 7 days, only large duffle bags with a 60-liter capacity are suitable as companions. Models such as duffle bag Steve or David. You'll be surprised how much clothing and items are needed for travels, especially considering the difference between traveling in summer or winter. For winter travels, trolley suitcases are more suitable as they offer higher storage capacity and make it easier to transport heavier winter clothing.


What features should a men's duffle bag have?

Size, dimensions, and capacity:

Ensure that the men's duffle bag provides enough space to store your luggage and personal items. Depending on the duration of the trip and your personal needs, you can choose from various sizes. Especially for air travel, pay attention to the carry-on baggage regulations of the respective airline.

Material and durability:

A duffle bag made of high-quality and durable materials, such as robust leather, is a good choice. This way, you can ensure that your duffle bag can withstand the stresses of travel and ensure long-term durability. With use, your leather bag will develop a beautiful patina over time. Leather typically comes at a slightly higher price than canvas.

Carrying options:

Check if the men's duffle bag offers various carrying options, such as a detachable shoulder strap and carry handles. This way, you can carry the bag comfortably and flexibly, depending on your individual preferences and needs. The installation and removal of the shoulder strap are straightforward.

Practical compartments:

Consider whether you prefer a duffle bag with various compartments and organizational options to keep your clothes and belongings in order. All our duffle bags have an inner compartment with a zipper for travel documents like tickets, passports, and wallets. Some bag models also offer exterior compartments. A separate shoe compartment on the side can help keep dirty shoes separated from clean clothes.

Color and designs:

Choose a men's duffle bag that matches your personal style and preferences. We offer a diverse selection of products, materials, designs, and colors to suit your individual taste and ensure that your duffle bag for men is both functional and aesthetically appealing. For men's duffle bags, we recommend brown or black as color choices.


How do I properly carry men's duffle bags?

Evenly distribute weight:

Ensure that the weight inside the bag is evenly distributed to maintain balance and avoid back pain.

Correct lifting:

When lifting the bag to a higher position, such as into the luggage compartment of a train or airplane, make sure to bend your knees and lift with your legs rather than straining your back.

Carrying position and transport:

Men's duffle bags come with carry handles and a shoulder strap. If the bag is not too heavy, you can simply carry it by the handle. For heavier loads, use the shoulder strap to distribute the weight across both shoulders and reduce the strain. The choice is yours.


Can a men's duffle bag be used as carry-on luggage?

A men's duffle bag is excellent as carry-on luggage for air travel. However, always check the specific regulations of the airline before departure. Small duffle bags, like weekender bags for men, with dimensions of up to 55 x 35 x 25 cm, should generally not pose any problems. The information in our shop always corresponds to the maximum dimensions. If a men's duffle bag is not filled to the limit, most of our assortment should be suitable as carry-on luggage.

In addition to size, weight is also crucial. Many airlines limit the weight of carry-on luggage to a maximum of 8 kg. Therefore, it's essential to ensure that the weight of your men's duffle bag stays within this limit.


Can men's duffle bags be used as checked baggage?

Yes, men's duffle bags can be used as checked baggage on air travel. However, we generally advise against it as the duffle bag could get soiled during handling. If circumstances require it, we recommend looking for a wrapping service at the airport and having your men's duffle bag wrapped in plastic film before checking it in. While this is not particularly environmentally friendly, it can serve as an emergency option.

It is also advisable to protect and organize the contents of your duffle bag before check-in. For example, use packing cubes or other organizational solutions to neatly store everything and minimize possible damage.

Also, make sure that the weight of your duffle bag complies with the checked baggage regulations of the airline to avoid additional fees. Inform yourself in advance about the weight restrictions and guidelines of the airline, as excess baggage comes at a cost. Your ticket should provide hints on the class you're traveling in.


Which men's duffle bag for a 1-week trip?

For vacations lasting up to a week, a duffle bag with a volume of 60 liters should be sufficient. You will find many different sizes, designs, and price ranges in our shop.


Which men's duffle bag for a 2-week vacation?

For a 2-week trip, a men's duffle bag might not be the optimal choice. Instead, a men's suitcase with a storage capacity of 80-100 liters would be more suitable. Unless the circumstances of the trip allow for two pieces of luggage, in which case two duffle bags with a volume of 40-60 liters each could also be an option. For example, this could work for a vacation by car. Currently, we offer bags with a storage volume of up to 60 liters, but some of our duffle bags can be expanded to 80 liters if needed.