Small and thin laptops are very common these days and can fit certain designer tote bags. Using some of the more popular laptop sizes from Apple, HP and Dell ranging from 11 to 13 inches (see below), we offer a handy guide to choosing your next tote to carry one of these laptops. Luxury brands like Chanel, Louis Vuitton, Givenchy, Saint Laurent and Prada, offer large bags wide enough to carry small laptops. Most of these bags also have numerous pockets and have enough space to fit other essentials like a wallet, make-up kit, smartphone and other small accessories.
Check out the sizes of some of the top laptops for 2014 below:
|MacBook Air 11||11.8” x 7.6”|
|MacBook Pro 13||12.8” x 8.9”|
|HP Chromebook 11||11.8” x 8.1”|
|Dell Inspiron 11 3000 Series||11.8” x 7.9”|
Chanel Laptop Option
From Chanel Fall/Winter 2014 Collection Act 2 is the CC Delivery Shopping Tote Bag. It has acetate plexi handles and it can also be carried on the shoulder with its chain and leather shoulder strap. The sturdier closure allows the bag to keep its shape and distributes the weight across the bag more evenly.
The iconic GST bag can also hold a small laptop. It has an open top with a zip compartment in the middle, at 13″ across the smallest 11″ laptop may be a tight fit. The GST XL Bag is likely more useful to fit a laptop.
|Chanel CC Delivery Large Shopping Tote Bag||$5,200.00 (USD)||10.2” H x 15” W x 4.3” D|
|Chanel GST Bag||$2,900.00 (USD)||10” H x 13” W x 5.25” D|
|Chanel GST XL Bag||$3,500.00 (USD)||10” H x 16” W x 5” D|
Louis Vuitton offers a variety of large handbags for business or casual style. The Pont-Neuf GM Bag is perfect for business meetings with its professional look. It has three compartments and has a center zipped pocket. Some of the popular Louis Vuitton bags like the Brea GM and Montaigne GM, both offers spacious interiors and lots of pockets. Measuring at more than 14″ in width, these bags are able to fit a laptop thats between 11″ – 13″ in width.
|Louis Vuitton Monogram Empreinte Montaigne GM Bag||$3,500.00 (USD)||11” H x 15.4” W x 6.3” D|
|Louis Vuitton Monogram Vernis Brea GM Bag||$3,050.00 (USD)||10.6” H x 15.4” W x 5.9” D|
|Louis Vuitton Monogram Canvas Sac Plat NM Bag||$1,350.00 (USD)||14.2” W x 14.2” W x 3.5”|
|Louis Vuitton Epi Pont-Neuf GM Bag||$3,100.00 (USD)||11.8” H x 14.6” W x 5.9” D|
Givenchy’s Pandora Pure Satchel in Medium size fits a small laptop perfectly. It includes an adjustable flat shoulder strap and a top handle. The bag has a split interior with a zip pocket. The brand also has the Easy Tote bag, a geometric shape tote bag that comes in various materials like leather, suede and python.
|Givenchy Suede Easy Tote Bag||$1,645.00 (USD)||13.5” H x 12.5” W x 5.5” D|
|Givenchy Pandora Pure Satchel Medium Bag||$2,390.00 (USD)||11” H x 15” W x 7” D|
Saint Laurent offers handbags with minimal design and big enough to hold a laptop. The classic Sac De Jour bag in large size has two compartment interiors separated by a zip compartment. This bag also has several slip pockets and a zip pocket, with its large size, you can still put your daily necessities even if you’re carrying your laptop. The Briefcase Bag makes a great office bag. It also includes a detachable and adjustable shoulder strap, this bag cannot fit a 13″ laptop though.
|Saint Laurent Sac De Jour Large Bag||$2,950.00 (USD)||11.5” H x 15.75” W x 8.25” D|
|Saint Laurent Monogramme Cabas Medium Bag||$2,750.00 (USD)||9.8” H x 14.1” W x 7”D|
|Saint Laurent Briefcase Bag||$1,890.00 (USD)||8.6” H x 13.4” W x 4” D|
|Saint Laurent Cabas Y Bag||$2,750.00 (USD)||9.8” H x 14.5” W x 7” D|
The Prada Lux Calf Flap Large Satchel Bag has a center flap pocket which divides the bag’s interior. It has a flap top with belted straps and expandable snap sides. The iconic Saffiano Executive Tote Bag can also fit a small laptop. It has front and back zip compartments. The bag includes a removable and adjustable shoulder strap.
|Prada Saffiano Executive Tote Medium Bag||$2,500.00 (USD)||10.5” H x 13.5” W x 7” D|
|Prada Lux Calf Flap Large Satchel Bag||$3,990.00 (USD)||10.5” H x 13.5” W x 7” D|