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When you need a shoulder bag that's roomier than a purse, more flexible than a briefcase, and more compact than a tote, try a messenger bag! Tough Traveler's messenger-style bags are designed to be both heavy-duty and light-weight, and sized to suit all needs. From our small and organizable Dayout to our huge Super Messenger, we are sure you will find the right bag.

An all-purpose, lightweight, great cross-body Messenger Bag!

SIZE: 15"w x 15"h x 3.5"d

  • Roomy Inside-top main compartment, covered by front flap
  • Flat zippered pocket on front flap
  • Organizer pockets/pen slots under flap (on outside of main compartment)
  • Full zippered mesh pocket inside against one side of the main compartment
  • Inside flat pocket against the other side of the main compartment. Closes with Velcro strip.
  • Key-clip inside main compartment
  • Detachable, adjustable shoulder strap
  • Hide-away web backpack straps on back
  • Grab handle at top
  • Lightweight Packcloth material with durable Cordura bottom
  • Machine washable & water-resistant
  • 100% USA Made

Price: $95.00
Color: Royal, Yellow, Orange

Messenger Bag

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SIZE: 15"w x 15"h x 3.5"d
  • All of the features of our Messenger Bag
  • Vinyl 'patch' for attaching an extra pouch or charms (not included!)

Price: $95.00
Color: Royal, Teal, Orange, Red, Yellow

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"I have actually bought your purple Messenger Bag in the past. It is a wonderful bag. It's big enough for me to carry the paperback books and other materials for my job, but light enough so that I am not hurting my arms to carry it."
Mary Ann Jarvis, Albany, NY


SIZE: 11.5"w x 10"h x 3"d

  • A mid-size courier purse
  • Long, 2" wide adjustable-length strap
  • Main zippered pocket with internal zippered change purse
  • Includes key-clip and pen slots
  • Flat zippered pocket on outside flap
  • Made of sturdy Cordura material, also available in soft Saddlecloth

Price: $95.00
Color: Navy, Burgundy, Wheat, Camouflage, Navy(Saddlecloth)

Dayout Purse

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Size: 12"h x 13"w x 7"d. (plus 2"d front pocket) A great shoulder bag for travel, touring, and everyday use

  • Unisex shoulder bag, hybrid style. Great for men!
  • Long, adjustable shoulder strap.
  • Main pocket has flap-top lid with heavy-duty Velcro closure
  • Reversible reflective stripe can be flipped to hide or reveal
  • Two side pockets and one front pocket, all with secure Velcro closure and compression straps to keep contents from shifting.
  • Firm foam-padded back makes bag hold its shape
  • Grab handle on back
  • "Loop" Velcro patch on top
  • Material: 1000 d. Cordura
  • 100% Made in USA; Machine Washable; Water-resistant

    Price: $120.00
    Color: Black

  • TT M-P. USA made.

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    SIZE: 11.5"w x 10"h x 3"d

    • A mid-size courier bag
    • Long, 2" wide adjustable-length strap
    • Main zippered pocket with internal zippered change purse
    • Includes key-clip and pen slots
    • Made of sturdy Cordura material, also available in soft Saddlecloth

    Price: $63.00
    Color: Royal, Teal, Navy, Burgundy, Wheat, Camouflage, Navy(Saddlecloth), Black

    The Day-Bag

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    SIZE: 8.5"w x 7"h x 4"d

    • Flap top covers one main zippered compartment
    • Flat zippered pocket on reverse side of flap
    • Pencil slots, organizer pocket, and key clip on front of bag, under front flap
    • Full-size, flat open pocket on back
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    • Zippered change purse inside main compartment
    • A great little bag for special events or everyday!
    • Machine washable & water resistant
    • Available in either durable 1000 d. Cordura or attractive (and still very durable!) diamond-patterned Diamond Ripstop (choose when selecting colors).
    • 100% USA Made

    Price: $75.00
    Color: Red, BlackDiamond


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    American made briefcase

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    An elegant - and useful! - shoulder bag that also acts as an unobtrusive, small briefcase!

    SIZE: 14" x 10" x 3" (bottom expands to 6")

    • Main compartment has open pocket (for folders, etc.) with lightweight hidden rod inside for added rigidity
    • 2 zippered pockets
    • Open pocket & key hook under front flap
    • Zippered pleated pocket on back
    • Zippered bottom expansion from 3" to 6" depth
    • Made of sturdy 1000 d. Cordura material. Machine washable. Water-resistant
    • Perfect for travel, office, a day-out that includes papers
    • 100% USA Made

    Price: $0.00
    Color: Sorry, Sold Out


    Mule Bag


    SIZE:14"h x 10"w x 9"d

    • Wear with strap diagonally across your chest, or long at your side
    • Large main compartment closes with Velcro® for easy stashing and quick opening
    • Soft, padded, long shoulder strap
    • Open flat pocket on front
    • Mesh water-bottle pocket, or good for cell-phone
    • Decorative rainbow web
    • Sturdy Packcloth material. Machine washable. Water-resistant
    • 100% Made in America

    Price: $85.00
    Color: Black, Grey, Royal, Teal, Natural, Burgundy

    A roomy & lightweight shoulder bag, makes a great man-bag

    SIZE: 14"w x 12"h x 4.5"d

    • Full length top zipper with dual zipper pulls
    • Large front pocket with clamshell zipper with dual pulls, and double compression straps to keep contents secure
    • Full length & width zippered, flat, mesh pocket inside against the back of the main compartmet
    • Detachable, adjustable long shoulder strap. Long enough to carry cross-body for most adults.
    • "Loop" Velcro patch on front, so you can attach any "Hook" Velcro patch
    • Reversible reflective stripe on front for night visibility - simply flip over to conceal. Sewed on, so it can't get lost!
    • Grab handle at top
    • 400 d. Packcloth nylon material
    • Machine washable & water-resistant
    • 100% USA Made

    Price: $145.00
    Color: Black, Black/Tan, Black/Royal, Black/Purple, Black/Gold, Black/Burgundy, Black/Green, Black/Navy, Black/Olive

    Trekker Messenger

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