(1). ASPINAL NAVY CROC
The pinnacle of laptop bag design. Aspinal's offering has an arresting, mock-croc calf leather exterior, high-quality nickel fittings and a Swiss zip which comes with its own lifetime warranty.
2. KNOMO SLIM SLEEVE WITH STRAP
With quilted exterior, leather embellishments and both briefcase and satchel strap, the Slim Sleeve is a superb buy at less than £50 from a specialist company.
3. MATIAS ALUMINIUM
Aluminium cases aren't just for secret agents and diplomats: you can have one to carry your laptop in too. This one comes in three different colours and guarantees to protect your computer even if you drop it from 10ft off the ground.
4. BELKIN DOVE HIDEAWAY CASE
This ultramodern laptop bag is fashioned from special water-resistant material which will keep your computer safe and dry on even the wettest spring afternoon.
5. PORT DESIGNS INDIANA
The laptop bag equivalent of cargo trousers, this little number will survive just about everything you throw at it. With hardened inner shell and a vast number of pockets, it's as good on building sites as it is in the library.
6. SMYTHSON HIBISCUS
Raise your laptop's self-esteem with this beautiful Smythson carrier. Part of the royal stationer's new Hibiscus range, it's inlaid with shagreen leather hide ? and you can have it personalised with your initials.
7. PHILIPS HEATPROTECT SLEEVE
This case is made of a special neoprene which deflects heat, so you can use it as a base to rest your laptop on and your knees will never get sweaty. Perfect for long train journeys and a bargain considering all the whiz-bang technology in it.
8. McLAREN SPORT BACKPACK
Designed by luggage-maker Samsonite in conjunction with McLaren cars, this bag is made of reinforced nylon to give maximum durability at the minimum weight. An unbeatable bag for cyclists.
9. FLICKZ ATTACHÉ
The Attaché comes in five different colours and has extra padding on the shoulder strap so you won't get any nasty aches and pains as you rush around town.
10. MAPLIN LAPTOP CASE
This case may be on the cheap side but it's bulging with features, including shower-proof polyester exterior, loads of inner pockets and a leather trim.