The 18 Best Weekender Bags to Buy Right Now

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Sure, vacation is nice and all, but you know what isn't? Trying to cram all of your must-haves into a backpack for your weekend getaway. No, lugging around a suitcase isn't the answer. (Not to mention, who wants to pay for that extra bag at the airport?) Lucky for you, we've just found the perfect solution: From cute and affordable bargains to splashy designer splurges, getting that (much needed) R&R has never been easier. Take a look at the best weekender bags below and get ready to travel in style... Happy shopping!

Printed Quilted Bag

Zara

$35.90

At this point, it's almost like Zara can do no wrong. Seriously, go into any of their stores, and you already know you'll be leaving with lots more than that one pair of jeans you went there for. After all, from their trendy prints to their affordable prices, what's not to love? Safe to say, their Printed Quilted Bag is no exception. With snap button closure and lots of storage space, the large tote will come in handy on any overnight trip - or, if you're like us, for your next shopping outing. Point is, the versatile bag is worthy of a spot on your shelf. And at $35.90? Your wallet will also be thanking you. Check it out in the link above and feel free to thank us later...

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Zara

Go Getter Bag

Lululemon

$158

If it's Lululemon, you know it has to be good. But we're not here to talk about their life-changing leggings: We're here to talk about their Go Getter weekender bag. Safe to say, the fan-favorite is equally as impressive. With a sleek, modern design and lightweight feel, this weekender was practically designed to be on the move. And with water-repellant fabric? Is there anything the Lulu gods didn't think of? Whether you're traveling with your little ones or partying it up in Cabo, the durable bag is there for the ride. So what are you waiting for? Pop on over to the official site to pick up "the most versatile bag you'll ever buy," as one reviewer put it. And keep scrolling, there's more finds where that came from...

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Weekender Travel Bag

Vera Bradley

$120

Looking to spice things up a bit? Look no further than Vera Bradley's Weekender Travel Bag. Since 1982, the beloved brand has been giving us the tools (well, colorful quilted bags) to make our splash in the world. Fast forward to today, and "female-led ingenuity and the desire to bring meaningful beauty to the world remain at the heart of the company," as the official website proudly put it. But if by some chance, that's not reason enough to join in on the fun? Hang on while we break down what makes this purchase so great. With adjustable, removable straps, 5 inside pockets, a trolley sleeve, and carry-on compliant? The 6 eye-popping color options aren't the only reason you'll want to add this one to your collection.

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Vera Bradley

Open Story Weekender Bag

Target

$79.99

For travelers by travelers, Open Story has been fueling our adventures for months now - one bag at a time. Ever since its launch in 2020, the exclusive Target line has been reminding shoppers why we can't get enough of the one-stop bargain shop. "Open Story truly represents the magic of Tar-zhay and the power of our owned brands," Julie Guggemos, Target's senior vice president, perfectly put it. In fact, just one look at their Weekender Bag, and it's no surprise it's quickly morphed into a customer favorite. From its secure laptop storage to its fool-proof zippers, the overnight bag is as top-notch as it gets. But if by some chance you're still iffy? Open Story's 365-day happiness guarantee is sure to do the trick. Risk-free and reliable? What more could we ask for...

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Luka Duffel

Calpak

$110

Whether you've already caught it on your Instagram feed or not, trust us when we say you're going to be hearing lots more about the Luka Duffel. From its futuristic, metallic finish to its lightweight, pillowy design, the luxe bag is hard to miss. As for what makes it worthy of a spot on our list? Not only does the bag slip right on top of any suitcase, but it comes stacked with 9 different compartments - including a separate one for your shoes. That's right, it might look small, but don't let Luka fool you: "this thing is PACKED!" as one of many satisfied customers put it. Oh, and for those of you looking to keep things more lowkey? The versatile bag comes in several neutral tones as well. Check them out for yourself on the official site.

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Bedford Travel Logo Stripe Weekender Bag (XL)

MICHAEL Michael Kors

$398

We know, that price tag looks a little intimidating. But for those looking to pamper themselves, you've come to the right place. MICHAEL Michael Kors' Bedford Travel tote will have you on your way to jet-set luxury in no time. With a smooth leather finish and trimmed detailing, the luxe bag is as easy on the eyes as it'll be on your shoulders. That's right. Not only was the bag designed with long-haul travels in mind, but it also features a removable shoulder strap added for your comfort. Not to mention, it's Bella Hadid-approved. Check out the bag for yourself on the official site above. And keep scrolling for some more sweet finds.

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Michael Kors

Court Weekender

Coach

$135

Enjoy the finer things in life but not yet ready to shell out the big bucks to do so? Don't worry, we hear you. Luckily, so does Coach. That's why they've blessed us with the Court Weekender, a luxe leather bag - now on sale for 70% off. Yes, really. As for why you won't want to miss out on this bargain? The unisex weekender (which typically retails for $450, by the way) comes stacked with everything you could possibly want in an overnight bag. With adjustable straps, several pockets, and a durable Nylon finish, the Coach must-have is ready for whatever adventure awaits you. Though we'd act fast if we were you, good deals like this don't come around often...

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Spade Flower Jacquard Stripe Weekender Bag (L)

Kate Spade

$498

Kate Spade's Spade Flower Jacquard bag isn't just any bag. With precious stitching woven in a textile mill in Italy, the intricate weekender is as luxurious as it gets. Then again, would we expect anything less from the chic designer? "Jacquards are part of our heritage almost as much as nylon," the official site proudly revealed of the bag's rich history. But forget the beautiful detailing for a second. This eye-catcher won't only make any outfit pop, but will also manage to fit all your necessities (including laptops as large as 15"). And with adjustable shoulder straps, expect comfort and luxury morphed in one. Unfortunately, we should mention that it'll set you back a bit more than our other options. But hey, you can't put a price on convenience, can you?

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Kate Spade

The Weekender

Béis 

$98

Ever wondered what bag Mary Poppins was using? We might have just found it. Meet "The Weekender," otherwise known as the bag that literally fits it all (including a spoonful of sugar). With an easy-access opening, the durable weekender can fit anything from shoes and travel necessities to your favorite blow dryer. Yep, really. But don't let its large size scare ya. Not only is it surprisingly lightweight, but the crafty bag also features a zipper pocket to slide right over your luggage handle. Safe to say, Béis' promise to "give everyone the opportunity to pack up their stuff and hit the road with bags and accessories that wouldn't break the bank" is all too real here. It's no wonder the Weekender Bag has been deemed the ultimate travel companion by many. 

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Novel Duffle

Herschel

$89

When Herschel designed their Novel Duffle, they put themselves ahead of the game. Not only does their weekender come with a separate shoe compartment, but you can also forget about any backaches or muscle cramps here: this swanky duffle comes with removable shoulder pads that take lugging around those carryons to the next level. And suddenly we can't help but wonder why we didn't think of this first. Genius, if you ask us. That being said, this bag's game-changing design and eye-catching color options (20 of them, to be exact) are reason enough to pick up a set today. Durable, comfortable, and stylish. We'd call that a win-win in our eyes. Just like our next bag, which you've probably already seen everywhere...

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The Everywhere Bag

Away

$245

With the Everywhere Bag, expect to go places you never even dreamed of - we're talking everywhere (had to). Featuring top-of-the-line technology, the durable bag is up for any adventure. Thinking of staying an extra night? Worried about a potential flight cancellation? Feel free to pack that extra pair of clothes, "just in case," this weekender's certainly got the room. But that's not all it has. From a waterproof umbrella pocket to a separate laptop sleeve, the spacious leather bag has literally thought of everything. And while its price tag might be a bit on the steeper side than some of our others, feel free to rest easy knowing you'll be getting your money's worth. Not to mention, it can also double as your new favorite gym bag.

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Deluxe Large Weekender

LeSportsac

$120

Founded in 1974, LeSportsac has been providing us with bags we can rely on for years now. In fact, if you're anything like us, there's a good chance your childhood sleepovers once called for the overnight bag. And hey, maybe you've still even got it stashed in your closet. After all, the Deluxe Large Weekender was designed to last. But that's not all. The versatile overnight bag comes in endless styles and options - seriously, every pattern that your heart desires. And that's exactly what we love about it. In a world filled with influencers and infinite competitors, the ever-evolving brand somehow continues to find new ways to keep things fresh and exciting. And with several zippers and detachable straps featured for added convenience, their products' eye-catching designs aren't the only thing keeping LeSportsac a household name after all these years. 

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LeSportsac

Black Hole 40L Duffel Bag

Patagonia

$129

Based on the sleek modern design, you'd probably never guess you were looking at something that could rough it on your next camping trip or nature hike. But that's where you'd be wrong. The Black Hole 40L Duffel might just be as durable as it gets. From its water-resistant design to its burly ripstop fabric, the Patagonia overnight bag is up for the challenge. Looking to lug heavy camping gear? Need to stash an extra set of clothes (or two)? With removable straps and strategically located pockets (including the perfect spot to store those marshmallows and graham crackers, btw), this versatile weekender has got it all. And when you're done using it? The bag folds into itself for easy storing - until your next adventure...

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City Zen Duffle

Alo

$198

There's a 99.9% chance you've either already heard the name "Alo" on your Instagram feed or have their famous yoga leggings stashed in your drawers. But we're actually here to talk about another one of their must-have products: the City Zen Duffle. Whether you're a yogi or not, the versatile weekender is bound to leave you feeling zen. And with good reason. With stretchy straps, a secret stash spot for your sweaty gym clothes or shoes, and RFID protection, this overnight bag has got your back (literally). As their official website perfectly put it, "mindful movement leads to better living." And we couldn't agree more. Pop on over to their site today and get ready to get those chakras flowing.

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Le Pliage Expandable Travel Bag

Longchamp

$255

If it's good enough for the Duchess of Cambridge? You can rest easy knowing the Le Pliage can safely store your PJs and Sephora goodies. Ever since its founding in 1993, Longchamp's large tote has been adored by people all over the world (including, yes, Kate Middleton). And we're not surprised. With an endless array of color options to choose from and a breezy, lightweight feel, the timeless piece will never go out of style. Whether it's a trip to the gym or a spontaneous getaway, Le Pliage is always a good idea. But perhaps our favorite part? The nylon/Russian leather bag was inspired by Japanese origami. In other words? It can be folded and unfolded as many times as you'd like for easy storage. And who knew art could look so good?

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BGETAWAY

Steve Madden

$89

When Steve Madden started selling shoes outside the trunk of his car back in 1990, he had no idea it'd morph into a global empire. I mean, seriously, who hasn't owned at least one pair of Steve Maddens in their life? Ever since the designer founded his footwear brand, it's found its way into households around the world. But in expanding his passion project, Madden's since added accessories and clothing into his roster... which brings us to your new favorite tote: the BGETAWAY. The quilted weekender is as youthful and trendy as you'd expect a Steve Madden product to be. And with 6 playful colors to choose from (including leopard print and faux snake skin)? The lightweight overnight bag is the perfect companion for your next weekend getaway.

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Book Tote

Dior

$3,250

There's the Hermès Birkin. There's the Chanel Quilted Bag. But when it comes to Dior? Their recent claim to fame is none other than the Book Tote. Ever since it made its debut on the runway back in 2018, the flashy tote has found its way onto endless shoulders around the world (including RiRi, btw). And while, yes, it's a bit (okay, a lot) on the pricey side, if you're looking to treat yourself? Look no further - we've found you "the one." From its intricate detailing (calling for over 37 hours of stitching) to its versatile design, the spacious embroidered bag is a staple for any fashion enthusiast. Not to mention, who wouldn't want to share a wardrobe with the Fenty queen?

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Keepall Bandoulière 50

Louis Vuitton

$2,050

Look familiar? There's good reason for that. Ever since it made its first appearance in 1930, the Keepall Bandoulière has made more airport runs than we can count. From Angelina Jolie to Bella Hadid, the Louis Vuitton cult classic has become the perfect travel companion for any trip. As for what makes it so great? Not only can you stash a week's worth of clothes in the spacious duffle (yes, really), but it fits perfectly under those cramped economy seats. And while most of us won't have to hide from TMZ as we trot through the terminal, the lavish weekender will have you feeling like the star that you are.

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