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MacBook Air (11-inch) bags and sleeves

Check out the latest in bags and sleeves for Apple's smallest laptop.

Stash Messenger Bag for 11-inch MacBook Air

Beautifully crafted, Stash's $115 Messenger Bag for 11-inch MacBook Air emanates class, charm, and durability. The bag combines a custom, vintage-fabric exterior; leather accents; and canvas interior to provide a sturdy-yet-fashionable accessory for working professionals, students, and consumers alike.

Booq Viper Hardcase 11 for MacBook Air

If you're looking for a sleeve for protecting your new 11-inch MacBook Air inside a larger bag, or a case for carrying the Air and a few small items between meetings, the Viper Hardcase 11 is a nice option that offers quite a bit more protection than the typical sleeve—at the price of un-Air-like bulk.

BBP Bags DSLR Slinger with iPad Slot

This sturdy and well-built bag is a traditional sling-style camera case with an iPad holding twist.

Osprey Flare

If you’re looking for a light, featured-rich pack that you can take to work and then unload and take to the woods, the Osprey Flare is a great option.

Moderate Embarrassment laptop messenger bag

Crumpler's Moderate Embarrassment is a fun and protective messenger-style laptop bag.

Fossil Lizette Messenger

Fossil’s Lizette Messenger is a nice hybrid between fashion-forward and real-world-useful, offering a surprising amount of space for your gadgets without awkwardly bulking up your bag. Unfortunately, the Lizette's strap leaves something to be desired for long commutes.

Booq Cobra Courier XS

The Cobra Courier is a minimalist's iPad bag built with premium nylon and leather. Apart from some minor gripes, this is a great choice if you don't need much more than your iPad for the day (and if you don't mind carrying a "man bag").

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Booq Mamba Shift M Denim

Booq designed a bag exclusively for Apple, and it has a custom pocket configuration with spots for an iPad and even an Apple Wireless Keyboard. We had to get our hands on one.