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Best Macbook & Laptop Sleeves Every Working Man Needs

  • LAST UPDATEDThursday 9th January, 2020

The fine line between work, tech and play is often a hard one to navigate. When it comes to laptop cases and sleeves though, men have a plethora to choose from these days with exotic materials and impeccable craftsmanship all making its way into the humble protective sleeve.

If you’re in need of a special case that speaks volumes of your own personality whilst still remaining cool and preppy, then you’ve come to the right place. These are the best Macbook and laptop cases to kick off your working year in style.

Mujjo Sleeve For Macbook Pro



Mujjo have been in the protective case game for a while now but their distinctive design and beautifully finished sleeve has ensured it continues to sell like hotcakes for tech-inclined men who are after something a few rungs above a backpack. The Mujjo sleeve features black felt contrasted by vegetable tanned leather.It also comes in various sizes to accommodate all Macbook sizes.

BUY €57

Gustav Cognac Brown


Exude pure elegance in any professional environment with the Gustav leather case set in a beautiful tan finish with lines that mimic the classic messenger pouch. The Sandqvist name is proudly embossed onto the main flap to ensure that the Swedish minimalist design is recognised without being overbearing. This particular case holds the 13″ Macbook but others are also available.

BUY €119

Want Les Essentiels Florio Computer Folio


Step into the white with Want Les Essentiels Florio folio that is exceptionally stylish and crafted from Japanese fabric designed to resist sagging and pilling. A padded body ensures that any 15″ macbook or laptop will be kept in safe working order. Slim back pockets make for quick access to essential items whilst the leather zipper strap finishes things off nicely.

BUY $225

Hardgraft Grab Laptop Folio



Refinement and style is on offer for Hardgraft’s uber cool folio case with built in hand strap. The quality is right up there with felted wool pairing with a full width leather pocket that’s been hand stained. The whole kit is crafted in Italy for that touch of excellence. The case can fit all Macbooks, iPads and A4 documents as a complete package.

BUY €165

Hardgraft 50/50 Sleeve White Sand


This one’s more for the designer crowd who don’t mind standing out for all the right reasons. Following the strict design criteria of all Hardgraft pieces, the 50/50 is a soft Macbook or iPad Pro sleeve made from unique coated suede & felted wool with a sneaker inspired shoelace zip detail. Besides the cool sneakerhead detail, it also features white coated suede and a felted wool combo with discreet branding. Made in Italy, naturally.


Gentlemen’s Hardware


Boasting no-nonsense sturdy construction with a dash of cool, the Gentleman’s Hardware pouch is designed to be an affordable sleeve which punches into the premium ranks.The material construction is polyester and polyurethane but those who aren’t touching it will seldom realise. Details includes a felt foldover flap and cross stitching to give it the messenger look.

BUY $85

Mismo M/S Pouch


Quintessential Japanese craftsmanship adorns the Mismo M/S pouch which can accommodate  a 13″ Macbook as well as A4 documents and magazines. The material is Japanese jacquard weave feature blue wave patterns with the functionality of three inner pockets. It’s also foamed to ensure it’s soft to touch.


BUY €93

Herschel Anchor Sleeve


Another one made for the loud crowd comes in the form of Herschel’s minimalist in design but striking in print sleeve for Macbook Air and Pro 13″. It’s an affordable and stylish piece which is fully padded and lined in striped fleece. It’s super affordable too.

BUY $55

Defy Horween Rio Latigo Leather


Vintage American good looks can be found in Defy’s Horween Rio Latigo leather case. Proudly hand-crafted in the USA, the case exudes pure and simple aesthetics with hand cut patterns to form the base whilst a single strap to hold down the sleeve makes it a truly elegant case that can be taken anywhere. It will fit the Macbook with other options on offer.

BUY $241

PKG LS06 Chocolate Chip


Go for the preppy Londoner look with the LS06, an affordable case which can store a 14″ laptop with the addition of front pockets for peripherals. The main flap is magnetically held down whilst a padded body will keep your gear safe. Extra touches of faux leather and cotton finish makes this an affordable option without dropping the cool factor.

BUY $60


Silva Limited Macbook Touch Bar Edition


Colleagues will no doubt be talking with this standout piece from Silva. The 15″ case is crafted entirely from bamboo to ensure a unique finish and lightweight credentials. Inside the case is lined with black wool felt and wrapped in a hand burnished leather that really gives it a premium finish that is both unique and cool.


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