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    So next year I go to college and I need a new bag. So, backpack or messenger bag?

    BUT here are some things to throw into the mixer. Aside from the usual college stuff (books, pens etc.) I will be taking my 15.6" laptop as it will allow me to do work as I commute home (which is just over an hours journey on public transport).

    Also, I will have to wear a suit to college (so formal bags rather than big ADIDAS/Nike branding) and so what would look more professional and less year 7 style?

    Thanks in advance for any comments and if you can recommend bags also, that would be a great help.

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    There's some really classy backpacks you could get, which I think you'd find more ideal.
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    Buy a messenger bag it's more professional than a backpack. I personally dislike backpacks I feel like a turtle every time I wear one lol
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    (Original post by Matt_Taylor14)
    So next year I go to college and I need a new bag. So, backpack or messenger bag?

    BUT here are some things to throw into the mixer. Aside from the usual college stuff (books, pens etc.) I will be taking my 15.6" laptop as it will allow me to do work as I commute home (which is just over an hours journey on public transport).

    Also, I will have to wear a suit to college (so formal bags rather than big ADIDAS/Nike branding) and so what would look more professional and less year 7 style?

    Thanks in advance for any comments and if you can recommend bags also, that would be a great help.

    Matt
    Why would you wear a suit to university ?

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    (Original post by Grimm Reaper)
    Buy a messenger bag it's more professional than a backpack. I personally dislike backpacks I feel like a turtle every time I wear one lol
    Lol its all in your head. Messenger bags are for nerd

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    A backpack is waaaay more convenient, especially as it sounds like you might be doing a lot of walking around with said bag. And besides, I've seen plenty of men dressed in suits also wearing a backpack (some even kiddish ones too) - no one cares, as long as it's not going against any regulations, obviously.

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    Depends on your look, if you're skinny I think a messenger bag would be ideal, if you're fat go for the bag pack and if you're unsure go for the bag pack
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    I also go to college and at first I brought a messenger bag every day, but recently I've been bringing my laptop + charger with me, and I've found my backpack is much more convenient and spacious so I've been using it for that reason.

    Messenger bags do look more professional, but at the end of the day I'd rather go for whats more practical rather than what looks better. Having a messenger bag that is overloaded with your belongings is much more uncomfortable to carry, and it's harder to take out your belongings quicker.
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    (Original post by Kutta)
    Depends on your look, if you're skinny I think a messenger bag would be ideal, if you're fat go for the bag pack and if you're unsure go for the bag pack
    Omw

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    Ive had both and
    Backpack

    Messenger bags hurt your shoulders/ back and you really feel the weight

    but with backpacks the weight is evenly distributed across your two shoulders and rests on your whole back and its much more comfortable and theres more space to put stuff in without it looking weird or bouncing off your legs when you walk
 
 
 
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