For those of you who are used to wearing business outfits with stylish leather handbags, what kind of bags do you carry on the weekend when you go back to your down-to-earth, casual street outfits? There’s no question that you can still carry your leather handbag to keep looking elegant, but you can also carry a messenger bag to look more casual and approachable. Just style. It is in fact designed to be very practical and easy to use. To show you some ways to style it, I have compiled a list of some of the best messenger bag outfit ideas for you. let’s dive in
Navy blue long sleeve t-shirt with blue jeans and army green shoulder bag
To create this cool and creative outfit, you can wear a navy fitted long sleeve t-shirt as a top. Combine it with light blue slim-cut jeans. Wear a pair of royal blue leather ankle boots with a red flat hat for a totally edgy and artistic look. Finally, wear an army green crossbody bag to look more casual and stylish.
White sleeveless blouse with blue denim shorts and light gray shoulder bag
To achieve this casual and youthful look, you can simply wear a white sleeveless blouse and pair it with a pair of light blue denim mini shorts. Team these pieces with a brown skinny belt and white sneakers. Add a light gray shoulder bag to the mix to complete this cool street look.
White sweater with matching knit midi skirt and brown suede shoulder bag
Not only can you create a rugged and boyish look with a shoulder bag, you can also look quite ladylike with it. For example, you can wear a white knitted sweater with a matching fitted midi skirt. Pair them with white sandals and a brown suede crossbody bag to look both stylish and feminine.
Military jacket with black plaid scarf and brown suede shoulder bag
To create this rugged and slightly gendered look, you can wear a light gray sweater with an army green military jacket and black scarf as a top. Pair them with gray blue cuffed jeans and a pair of white sneakers. Wear a brown crossbody bag to complete this cool look.
Denim jacket with jeans and beige large shoulder bag
To create this simple and stylish look, you can wear a white t-shirt with a light blue denim jacket and a pair of matching light blue slim-cut jeans as the core of this outfit. Combine them with white sneakers and a large beige and black shoulder bag to complete the outfit in a simple and stylish way.
Black square neck top, blush cardigan and leather crossbody bag
Now let’s look at a very ladylike yet natural outfit that you can wear both casually and for work. To create this outfit, simply wear a black square neck cap sleeve top with a pink cardigan. Pair them with black skinny jeans and black ballet flats. Add a black leather crossbody bag to the mix to look stylish and sophisticated.
Ivory longline cardigan with blue jeans and black leather bag
Here is a chic layered outfit. To create this outfit, simply wear a white button down blouse and navy skinny jeans. Pair them with an ivory ribbed longline cardigan. Pair the shoes with a pair of black ankle strap heels with open toes to look sleek and elegant. Add a black leather crossbody bag to look even more stylish and sophisticated.
Black leather jacket with light blue jeans and green shoulder bag
A black leather jacket is a wonderful idea for a stylish and casual outfit. For example, you can wear a white t-shirt with a black leather jacket and light blue slim jeans. Pair them with a pair of black suede ankle boots and a green crossbody bag to complete the outfit cleanly.
Long denim jacket with black skinny jeans and leather shoulder bag
To achieve this sleek and tall street outfit, you can wear a white linen top with a light blue printed denim long jacket. Pair them with black skinny jeans that make you look extra slim and tall. For the rest of the outfit, wear a black leather crossbody bag and a pair of black ballet flats to complete the outfit in a stylish and casual way.
White short-sleeved blouse with black skinny jeans and dark blue leather bag
To create this minimalistic yet attractive look, you can wear a white short sleeve blouse with black skinny jeans. Combine these pieces with a dark blue leather shoulder bag, which gives the outfit a lot of depth. As shoes, either white sneakers and black ballet flats would work very well.
Black polka dot t-shirt with white mini jean shorts and blush leather shoulder bag
To achieve this youthful and beautiful look, you can wear a black and white polka dot t-shirt that is slightly cropped. Team it with white mini jean shorts. Wear a pair of black sandals and a pink leather crossbody bag to add a classy and ladylike touch to his outfit.
White printed tunic t-shirt with black jeans and pink leather shoulder bag
To achieve this simple and youthful look, you can wear a white printed long t-shirt and pair it with black skinny jeans to look long and slim. For the shoes, the black ballet flats would be a very good option. Add a pink leather messenger bag to turn this average look into a look way above average.
Gray suede shoulder bag with white lace top and light blue jeans
To look really casual and bring out the boyish and rugged look of a shoulder bag, you can go for a gray suede shoulder bag like this one. Just pair it with a white lacy t-shirt and light blue slim-fit jeans. Wear light pink ballet flats or white sneakers to complete the outfit.
I hope you enjoyed the above messenger bag outfit ideas. While men can certainly look cool with messenger bags, women can also look stylish and casual with them. Try them out and see how they fit your character.