Best Designer Weekender Bags: Top 11 Reviewed

Traveling in style includes everything from your destination, accommodation, plane seat, airport outfit, and let’s not forget luggage! Weekends spent on vacation are the ultimate sign of luxury, so don’t let a drab old bag cramp your style. Pick something to match your 2-day holiday vibe; any old bag just won’t do!

The 11 Best Designer Weekender Bags

So, if you’re planning the perfect weekend getaway, and need the perfect weekender bag to accompany you on your trip, have a look at our top picks:


Gucci Print Leather Travel Bag

The Gucci travel bag will have anyone green with envy, no matter what your destination is! The bag features the notable Gucci logo in the front with the iconic green and red stripes. The body of the bag is made of grained black leather, as are the thick top handle and the adjustable shoulder strap. The bag features a spacious center compartment for all your essentials and two pockets; one on either side for anything you want to grab quickly on the go. The hardware on the bag is all a dull gold tone, perfectly complementing the simple design.


Goring 13” Leather-Trimmed Fiberboard Vanity Case

Feel like royalty carrying this handmade vanity case in oxblood complemented by midnight blue. It is made of luxury fiberboard and lined with white leather. The top is secured with a gold combination lock so your essentials are kept safe. The inside of the case has a roomy main compartment that is topped with a smaller tray for any smaller items you’re taking on your travels.

The vanity case made by Globe-Trotter was the result of a collaboration with the Goring Hotel in London. This location is frequented by the Royal Family on multiple occasions, and the brand is a favorite of theirs since the late 1940s.


Mini Main Line Duffel Leather-Trimmed Canvas Weekend Bag

This classic color and simple design is perfect for the understated weekend getaway. The body of the duffle bag is made of resilient cream colored canvas, which is trimmed with black calf leather. The same leather is used for the two straps that run vertically on either side of the bag and make up the top handle.

The bag also comes with an adjustable and detachable shoulder strap. It fastens at the top with a sturdy zipper; all the hardware on the bag is gold toned, including the stands featured at the bottom of the bag to avoid scratches and dirt.

Bottega Veneta

Leather Travel Bag

Bottega stays true to the brand by making this bag using its traditional and iconic intrecciato weaving pattern on this dusty rose weekender bag.  The bag is made of calf leather in Italy using the age-old weaving technique. You can carry this bag using the top handles or the detachable and adjustable shoulder strap. You can secure the spacious middle compartment of this bag using the double zippers at the top. However you choose to carry this bag, or wherever you go, you’ll be sure to turn heads.

Moncler Genius

+ 2 Moncler 1952 Valextra Textured-Leather and Shell Down Weekend Bag

This bag is classic and chic but has an edgy twist. The bag is made in collaboration between two brands; Moncler Genius and Valextra. If you look closely, you can see the stamps of both brands in gold featured on the bag. It has a structured rectangular shape that is beautifully crafted with textured black leather. The bag can either be carried with its top handles or then the down-stuffed shell strap. The bag closes with a zipper and concealed buckle on the top.

Karl Lagerfeld

Exchange Weekend Rue St Guillaume

Stamped with the iconic Karl Lagerfeld name and address to the KL headquarters, this bag is the ultimate weekender for the fashion devotee. The bag is made of a coated canvas material that is durable and luxurious looking. It has two top handles and an adjustable and detachable shoulder strap. The top is fastened by two zips that enclose a central compartment, a zipped compartment and two slip pockets. This bag is timeless, but makes a statement!

Bottega Veneta

Large Intrecciato Leather Travel Tote

This is another Bottega classic but this time with a more masculine appeal. It features the same classic Bottega intrecciato leather weaving technique in Italy. It has a slouched shape that gives the user more room on the inside to fit all their essentials. The bag can be carried using its top handles and can be fastened using the zipper along the top. It is the perfect classy accompaniment for a business trip where you want to be noticed.

Karl Lagerfeld

K/Ikonik Patch Nylon Weekender Bag

This one is for the traveler with an upbeat personality and loud style; and isn’t afraid to show it! This weekender bag is eye-catching with the quintessential KARL appliqué on the front, but has a sleek shape keeping the overall design classic and not too in-your-face. The body is made of nylon with cow leather trims. The bag has a detachable and adjustable shoulder strap that it can be carried with or then the attached top handles can be used. Secure the bag with the featured dual zipper to keep your travel essentials safe inside.

Mansur Gavriel

Calf Travel Bag

This elegant bag is for those who prefer sleek lines, muted colors and have a minimalistic aesthetic. The travel bag exudes luxury with its midnight blue Italian calf leather exterior. The bag is lined with a matte patent interior and features an understated stamp of the brand name in gold on the exterior. You can carry the bag with the attached leather top handles and secure it with a zipper on the top.


Printed Leather Weekend Bag

This bag is made for the young traveler that has an elevated street style. The bag is made of black and white cow leather in Italy and showcases the symbol for “This Way Up” on one side and the word “SCULPTURE” along with the brand’s wording on the other side. The white leather is used to create on two straps that run vertically on either side of the bag and create the top handles.


Courier Soft GG Supreme Duffle Bag

Gucci is always there to make a statement. This funky bag has the iconic Gucci printed microfiber fabric as the base, which is trimmed with brown leather. The body of the bag is appliquéd with colorful and interesting logos and figures including a spaceship, Saturn and the vintage Gucci logo. The bag has the Gucci green and red stripes running vertically on either side of the bag that attaches to a leather top handle. Alternatively, the bag can be carried with the adjustable and detachable leather shoulder strap. All the hardware on the bag is a dull gold tone, including the zipper that runs along the top edge.

Our Final Thoughts

We hope you find your perfect travel bag in our list! These luxury designer bags are the perfect addition to any outfit; you will show people you have style, even if you’re wearing your most comfortable tracksuit to the airport! Whichever bag you choose, we hope you have a great weekend trip!

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