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The North Face Insider Bag

The North Face Insider Bag – Messenger style laptop case.
Who says North Face gear is just for the backcountry? The North Face Insider Bag certainly proves that this is far from true. The North Face a slew of products that are made for tackling the urban jungle and the The North Face Insider Bag is one such product. It is sleek enough to carry around town, to the office, site seeing, or just out to your local coffee shop.

Just because it is styling doesn’t mean the The North Face Insider Bag is lacking in the craftsmanship that has come to be expected by gear with the North Face name. The North Face Insider Bag is as tough as laptop cases come. It is built with ballistic grade nylon to help protect it from the wear and tear of everyday use.

All of the basic computer bag must haves are here on The North Face Insider Bag. The outter most pocket is the perfect storage post for small items such as phones, keys, pens, etc. The main pocket offers plenty of room for just about anything from a change of clothes to several folders of business files. The laptop compartment is separate from the rest and is in its own padded compartment. This helps to protect your laptop from the rest of the gear in your bag.

The Quick and The Dirty

Where you can get one:
REI: $129

Why It Rocks:

  • Large main compartment stows books, files and so much more; elaborate organization panel provides storage for travel documents and gadgets. Front zippered compartment offers additional organization for business cards, credit cards, pens/pencils and a cell phone
  • Rear zippered compartment measures 16 x 11 x 2 in. and provides padded protection for a laptop computer
  • Side pockets house a small water bottle and compact umbrella
  • Removable, adjustable shoulder strap is padded for comfortable carrying; single carry handle lets you haul the bag at your side
  • Rear sleeve allows bag to slide over rolling luggage handles for simple transport
  • Ballistic nylon construction withstands everyday use

Seat-of-the-pants rating: 9 out of 10

There are plenty of laptop cases out there to choose from. The problem with many of them though, is that they are expensive or poorly made. The North Face Insider Bag is the perfect combination of a good price and quality craftsmanship. Making it one of the better laptop bags to buy.

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REI: $129