The 10 Best men's weekend bags

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Whether you’re a chap about town or country gent, pack up your troubles in style - for a long weekend at least.

1. Burton

£26, burton.co.uk

A backpack is effective for a brief getaway, especially if the destination is a muddy field and hands must be free to carry lager. This nylon one will also withstand rain.

2. Debenhams

£30, debenhams.com

There are rucksacks out there that would suit those who prefer a smarter or preppy style. This tan canvas bag with its suede base and cream straps is anything but scruffy.

3. Maison Martin Margiela

£845, luisaviaroma.com

This brand may be known for its avant-garde designs but the brains behind it are also responsible for understated luggage like this bag.

4. Dunhill

£695, mrporter.com

It's a good job this oh-so-chic holdall is made of treated leather that is water and scratch proof, because the last thing anyone would want is to scuff it.

5. Topman

£38, topman.co.uk

If you haven't the budget to stretch to the real thing then there's no shame in faking it, you know. This leather-look holdall is a great overnight companion.

6. Louis Vuitton

£875, louisvuitton.co.uk

Those who enjoy the finer things in life will already have a collection of monogrammed luggage courtesy of Louis Vuitton. The "Keepall" is the perfect place to start.

7. River Island

£30, riverisland.com

With a slightly squarer shape than the norm, this black canvas and camel-strapped tote is a highly adaptable option: the classic styling should go with everything.

8. Ally Capellino

£223.30, allycapellino.co.uk

Capellino's signature styles never date so are a wise investment – the sale has just started so this is the right time to snap up a good quality bag at a reduced price.

9. Zara

£49.99, zara.com

This bowling bag is a fine all-rounder. The design is sleek and the perforated surface means it can complement a casual look but would work well with a suit, too.

10.Boden

£89, boden.co.uk

This duffle is a timeless multi-purpose option, good for carrying gym kits, but just large enough for a weekend away in the country. It's crafted in canvas and leather.

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