Packing your shoes for a quick weekend trip can be tough, as smaller bags tend to offer less storage space for your pairs. Not to mention the fact you’ll want to prevent your shoes from dirtying the rest of the clothes in your bag. Thankfully, there are innovative options available that come with specialized compartments for holding footwear. These styles come in a variety of shapes and sizes to fit your needs. Some feature a zippered section at the bottom of the bag to store multiple pairs, while other designs incorporate side pockets to slip single pairs right into. Ahead, we rounded up some of the best of these styles. They’re all super functional and durable, so they’ll last you awhile.
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1. Jadyn B Weekender Bag
Durable clips and zippers make this style long-lasting, while an adjustable strap allows you to customize the length of the strap for optimal comfort.
Pros: On top of an exterior phone pocket and interior organizational pockets, this bag includes a well-ventilated side shoe pocket to let pairs air out after wear. It’s roomy enough to hold athletic gear, shoes and apparel, so can easily double as a gym or work bag.
Cons: The pad of the strap may slide down/not sit flat.
2. S-Zone Weekender Bag
Coming with a detachable and adjustable long strap, there are many ways to wear this weekender bag. It’s done in patterned canvas and leather for an ultra-chic look.
Pros: It includes a hidden storage section underneath the main compartment so you can store more than just one pair of shoes. A backside sleeve allows you to slide it right over the handles of a rolling bag for easy transport. Plus five metal studs on the bottom of this tote keep it clean by lifting it off the ground.
Cons: This bag may be smaller than other options on the market.
3. Wowbox Duffel Bag
Complete with a 40-liter main compartment, two front pockets, a side zippered pocket and one large rear pocket, you’ll never run out of space with this canvas and leather option.
Pros: A water-resistant shoe compartment is ideal for holding wet or muddy pairs. It also comes with a separate waterproof shoe bag. The front pockets are secured with magnetic clasps to guarantee secure storage and easy access to items.
Cons: The compartment only fits up to a men’s size 9 shoe.