Not many people bother to find the perfect gym bag because it seems unnecessary. So we’ve selected a few that will not only up your bag game for the gym, but also look appropriate while strolling the streets. For those of you that don’t go to the gym that often, perhaps this list would tempt you get in?
Our list is full of prints, bright colors and sleek black for every type of gym-goer. Rest assured that they are all durable and water resistant to withstand the abuse you place on them. For more bag selections, see our other buyer’s guide.
See the full list of gym bags on the following page.
A.P.C. Cotton Toile Bag
With one large roomy compartment and a two zip closure, the idea of this bag is simple and basic. It’s tough with the reinforced rectangular bottom and features a leather embossed patch on the exterior that says ‘Good Luck’ because everyone likes luck, don’t they? $280
Aether Black Canvas Bag
Made with heavy-duty, water resistant Italian Canvas and Schoeller fabric, this gym bag is not only great for your essentials, but doubles up as a travel or work bag. $395
Comme des Garçons Shirt Black Large Canvas Weekend Bag
This subtle gym bag is large enough to fit everything you’ll need in and out of the gym and you’ll never have to worry about throwing it around with the studded base and waxed canvas. $270
Polo Ralph Lauren Leather Gym Bag
Calling all gentlemen out there, this calf leather vintage inspired gym bag is all about timeless sophistication for the modern man. Featuring double handles and an adjustable webbed shoulder strap, this gym bag could doubles up well as a travel bag. $495
Marc by Marc Jacobs Padded Packables Large Duffle
For those that worry about the weight of a gym bag, this one’s for you. With padded polyester and a chunky plastic zipper, it is incredibly smooth and lightweight. $200
Topo Designs Duffle Bag
This duffel bag is made with ultra durable Cordura fabric – making it the perfect bag for throwing around. We are also very fond of the bright print to perk up our daily routine. Check out more colors in our review. $129
This expandable nylon duffle bag is slightly hard to explain – with multiple carry handles and the ability to convert into a backpack or as a messenger, it’s like the ninja of all bags. Made with heavy duty water repellent nylon twill, this bag can be worn in so many ways and expanded to carry more – making it seem unwise to not put this on our list. For a more in depth look, visit our post. $250
Hudson Sutler Burlington Commuter Duffle
Made of heavy-duty canvas and silver nickel hardware, this bag is tough enough for both your daily commute and the gym. The unique navy blue gingham print lining and contrast stitching works well for us too. $95