The Best Travel Bags For Stylish Long Weekend Survival

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Lengthier trips away call for suitcases, but a weekend summer escape requires a travel bag that can help us sail smoothly through mini yet hectic train, plane, and automobile jaunts. The kind of bag that will hold all of our stuff, won't weigh us down, and will still look stylish. A weekender bag.
Weekenders run the gamut in sizes and shapes, so what's right for you depends upon your personal packing preferences. There are durable duffles for optimal stuffing, large canvas totes for folding up an extra outfit or two, and even hybrid types with secret roller wheels. But all of these bags are built for holding a select amount of belongings, which can help streamline your packing process to include only the essentials for short stays away.
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Flit to and from all of your upcoming weekend plans by slinging one of the options ahead over your shoulder. Whether you're staying away for one night or three, these sleek weekenders are here to help you do it in style.
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Lo & Sons Canvas Weekender



This canvas-rose weekender comes in a small yet powerful size with multi compartments for strategic long-weekend outfit storage (hello, separate shoe compartment) and convertible straps for adaptable toting (over-shoulder or cross-body).
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Everlane Twill Weekender



Made from durable twill with leather handles, this compact weekender is both soft and structured enough to safely store a few days worth of stuff.
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Cuyana Classic Weekender



This Turkish canvas tote comes equipped with a roomy interior, smooth leather straps, and multiple storage pouches for containing your every casual-chic need during those long-weekend beach trips.
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Away Smallest Carry On



Away's smallest carry-on suitcases come equipped with built-in battery packs for charging devices on-the-fly — a.k.a. an OOO work-from-homer's travel savior.
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Dagne Dover Large Landon Carryall



A more compact version of the larger duffle with interior compartments and an expandable design is ideal for travelers looking to streamline a strict, yet all-encompassing packing list.
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Bric's Rolling Duffel



Not quite a suitcase, not quite a weekender, this sleek rolling duffel trimmed with leather is the hybrid bag our weekend trips away have been missing — enough space to pack your essentials with room for bringing stuff back.
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Kendall + Kylie Weekender



Crafted out of a durable technical-weave with a secure zip-top and optional crossbody strap, this athleisure-style tote is ready to sport up your weekend getaway games.
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Calpak Drop-Bottom Duffel



This fatigue green, durable tote has a detachable strap for adjustable carrying options and enough space for a change of clothes (shoes included).
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LeSportsac Medium Overnight Bag



Breeze your way through a one to two day stay in style with this deluxe overnight bag — made from durable and stylish textiles with multi pockets, compartments, and convertible straps for super streamlined travels.
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ROAM The Jaunt Carry On



This endlessly customizable suitcase is optimally small and lightweight for the speediest of no-nonsense, carry-on travelers.
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Herschel Duffel



Longer weekends away call for a duffle bag with ample space for rolling and stuffing all the travel necessities — this compact, satin-accented option blends utility with style to cover multiple days away.
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Lipault 24-Hour Bag



Stylish with enough capacity to house your 24-hour stay necessities while remaining light and sleek enough for slipping in and dipping out with ease.
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BAGGU Large Canvas Weekender



This relaxed canvas tote can easily go from one night to two with its roomy interior and detachable compartment pouches.
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Amazon Canvas Duffel-Backpack



If you plan on packing presents, work materials, two pairs of boots, a few extra layering bits, that sweater your sister loaned you last year...THIS is the hold-everything convertible pack for you.
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Away The Everywhere Bag



This even tighter take on the roomy duffle is perfect for a strict and stylish one-night stay.
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