Stylish and Convenient Options for Men Who Have Too Much to Carry

Best Crossbody Bags for Men

Stylish and Convenient Options for Men Who Have Too Much to Carry

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Now more than ever, a man needs more than just pockets to carry a wallet, mask, hand sanitizer, vaccination card and whatever else to venture out into the world. Sure, you might be able to stuff your pockets full of those, but good luck sitting down or feeling comfortable.

An easy solution: a crossbody bag that can carry it all. Not only is it functional, but a crossbody can be a great accessory to add an additional fashion element to your outfit. Celebrities like A$AP Rocky, Kanye West, Liam Payne and more have rocked them on the red carpet and around town.

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And while some of the bags on this list are technically under the women’s section, a stylish bag has no gender. All of these are extremely versatile and gender-neutral. Not all menswear brands have caught onto this need, so snag one up and be on trend!

The Italian Leather Sling by Everlane


If you’re looking for something simple, sleek and sexy, this Italian leather sling from Everlane is just for you. With its unique shape, it stands out without being too over-the-top. It has only one pocket, but it’s large enough to hold your phone, keys, wallet, masks and everything in between. You can take this refined bag to even your fanciest of events.

$55 at

The Belt Bag by Rothy’s


This Rothy’s belt bag is a simple accessory you can feel good about. It’s knitted with 100% recycled marine plastic and is even machine-washable! It can be worn as a true belt bag around the waist, across the body, over the shoulder or as a clutch if you want. With a decent size main compartment, two smaller interior compartments and a card slot, this bag can easily carry everything you need. It also comes in some extremely fun colors if you want to add some flair to your wardrobe.

$165 at

Dagne Dover Ace Fanny Pack

Dagne Dover

This fanny pack made of premium neoprene is stylish and sturdy. It has pockets to stash cards and cash, with an easy-to-access card pocket on the back for the one you use most. While it’s a fanny pack, it can easily be worn as a crossbody to keep your items close and secure. It’s a perfect everyday or night out bag.

$90 at

Beltpack in Veg Tan by Building Block

Building Block

The Beltpack by Building Block drops the traditional rectangle crossbody shape for something with more flair. It’s made from buttery, vegetable-tanned leather with a comfortable, adjustable leather belt with collar pin closure, adding another fascinating element. Gorgeously crafted and incredibly luxe, the half cylinder bag is for the fashion lover. Their Cylinder Sling is also a great option if you’re looking for something a bit smaller.

$395 at Building–

Sport Crossbody by Baggu


Baggu’s bags have exploded in popularity over the last few years and for good reason. Their recycled nylon bags are built to last and provide the function you need. The sport crossbody is easy to throw on, has a large main compartment, an inner zip pouch and an exterior zip pocket for quick access. And at $38, it’s extremely affordable.

$38 at

Saddle Bag by Mifland


Do you want something that will really stand out? Add this beautifully made saddle bag from Mifland to your collection. It takes design cues from horseback riding and is fully constructed with leather. And with Mifland’s extremely fun print, this bag will have people stopping you left and right with compliments. The print not for you? They have the same bag in gorgeous neutrals as well.

$390 at

Nylon Shoulder Bag by Armani


This designer bag is beautifully crafted by Armani and features the iconic eagles embossed on the front. Being made of nylon, it’s very durable while looking expensive. It’s a great urban bag to wear to work and around town, and it’s elegant enough to go with any more formal attire.

$195 at

Ripstop Paracord Crossbody by Lululemon


This crossbody bag from Lululemon adds a fun twist by using a cord instead of a conventional strap that wraps around the front of the bag. It’s water-repellant and just big enough to fit what you need without being too large. It’s made to move, so feel free to take it on a hike, running around town or just down the street.

$19 at

The City Pouch by Bellroy


Bellroy’s City Pouch is a super slim sidekick for all your essentials. This is the premium edition, upgraded with smooth leather panels and contrast webbing, while the original City Pouch is made of nylon. It has plenty of room in the main compartment with a key clip, a front zip compartment for frequently used items, a back mesh pocket for your phone, and a smooth padded divider to protect a small tablet. What can’t this bag do?

$129 at

Multi-Pocket Phone Case by Zara


This multi-pocket phone case from Zara has a larger bag to fit your phone with three smaller pockets along the strap for easy access for whatever you need most. It’s a sophisticated, modern bag to wear anywhere.

$20 at

Transport Camera Bag by Madewell


This Madewell camera bag is made in a fun box shape that can hold everything you need. It has a simple zip closure and an exterior slide pocket for quick access. It also comes with two interchangeable leather and woven straps to change up your style and become a go-to bag for any occasion.

$128 at

Padded Crossbody Bag by COS


If you’re looking for the most comfortable bag, this quilted, padded crossbody from COS is perfect. It features a concealed side-seam zip-fastening and a front zipped pocket to easily access your essentials. And it’s made from recycled polyester!

$45 at

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