Knomo's 11" Leather Envelope for MacBook Air is sturdy, cushioned, and attractive, if a bit heavy relative to the MacBook Air itself.
For a stylish, efficient messenger bag to cart around urban areas, Brooklyn Industry's City Bag Medium gives quite the bang for your buck.
SGP’s first foray into sleeves for Apple’s smallest laptop, the Gariz Modern Series Genuine Leather Case, is attractive and well-made, but pricey and a bit too snug.
For storing your MacBook inside another bag or suitcase, or for some extra protection while carrying your laptop by itself, Thule's cargo-carrier-inspired 13" Protection Sleeve is a solid option.
The 70s Girls Laptop Case won't let you bring a lot of items along for a day, but it's great for running out for a quick meeting or to do some work at the coffee shop. You'll want to check out the adventurous prints before buying, but the $68 price tag is a bargain for a bold, comfortable tote that keeps your laptop snugly in place.
Strange design choices for notebook padding and accessory pockets don't do any favors for a bag that otherwise sports some of Timbuk 2's more clever innovations.
The idea of a laptop bag that doesn’t look like one is good, but American Apparel’s laptop tote doesn’t provide nearly enough protection, comfort, or laptop-focused design to warrant a purchase.
Ecogear's Black Rhino backpack sports environmentally friendly construction, but if you manage to fill most of its plethora of pockets and compartments, you'll find that it's simply uncomfortable to carry.
The Cartella is a unique case that puts the book back in MacBook. It doesn’t offer a lot of protection from drops and shock, and you’ll want to care for its leather covering like you would the hand-bound books that inspire it, but contemporary bookworms will enjoy the Cartella's literary look.
Skooba Design advertises its line of laptop and iPad bags as "designed by women, for the way women really work and travel." Unfortunately, while the company adds several interesting design flourishes, the overall look and feel of the bags leaves something to be desired