under $100: laptop bags + covers


it was so fun to guest blog at my lifescoop about my favorite tech-related design, so i’m going to keep the guest blogging going for a bit longer with a few more budget-friendly tech posts! today my post is dedicated to great design-focused laptop cases that are all under $100. i picked out 35 of my favorites, ranging from patterned cases by amy butler and bold metallic mock-crock sleeves to hand-crocheted cases at etsy and some fun neoprene striped bags. i think there’s something for everyone here, whether your style is classic, traditional, girly, or wild.

CLICK HERE for check out the full roundup of 35 laptop cases under $100

*to my lovely twitter tweeps: so sorry for the delay on the patio post. i’ll get that done for the next under $100




  1. Haha…I love the vintage typewriter cover!

  2. Alix says:

    Alas, bear in mind that the gorgeous BookBooks by TwelveSouth aren’t recommended for white MacBooks, because there’s a chance of the red lining staining the exterior. Waaaaah!

  3. whitney says:

    i use a vintage carpet bag (purse) bought off etsy to hold my netbook, cheap, sturdy, and stylish.

  4. Nik says:

    i love the laptop sleeves, but what do you do with the powercord? laptop bags/sleeves never have room for powercords, speakers and files you’d need for a presentation!

  5. my spatula says:

    love this! i’ve been on the hunt for the perfect laptop bag for years it seems. thank u thank u! xo.

  6. nikki says:

    You posted an under $100 right before I purchased my iPhone and now one right before I purchase a new laptop. Thanks for being so in sync with me!

  7. Maggie says:

    These are all adorable! I feel compelled to mention my pink Sumo sleeve– I throw it in my messenger bag, which then stores all my other junk.

    http://www.ebags.com/product/sumo/15-nylon-sleeve-pink/131513?productid=1340555

  8. stefanie says:

    Thank you! This is a constant obsession of mine! I think i need the canvas bag and a colorful case!

  9. Kelsey says:

    The BookBook is THE best case I’ve ever had. For a book nerd like me, it’s perfect. Looks lovely, stands up to the daily wear, and it’s perfect in stealth mode on the bookshelf to ward against all those would-be Mac robbers who never think of stealing books…right?

  10. angie says:

    i love the NottyPooch sleeve. perfect timing. i just started looking for a simple laptop bag. *a

  11. amy says:

    So many amazing choices! I couldn’t be happier with my laptop sleeve made by Built, which I blogged about a month back. Such a fab alternative to the big, bulky laptop bags out there.

  12. Rachel says:

    I just ordered the BookBook! It is too cute!

  13. summerbl4ck says:

    These laptop sleeves are so cool and clever. Makes me sad that they rarely fit my 17″ laptop!

  14. BriBriMX says:

    Cool moi qui doit m’en faire un, voici une belle idée…

  15. Kamil says:

    Very nice and orginal laptop sleeves.

  16. green pc says:

    Laptop bags aren’t just the standard business colors of black or brown anymore. They can come in a wide array of colors and patterns. But making your own is a great way to not only exert your personal style, but also save some money.

  17. Christina says:

    Thank you so much for this entry. I suffer with my ugly black computer bag. I’m always looking for alternatives. If you come across other interesting ones, even on the higher end of the price scale, I beg you to let us know!

  18. I like to have a laptop bag that is colorful or girly. Also, I wanna have accessories like that too. It is very nice !

  19. Anna S says:

    The link on this page (“CLICK HERE for check out the full roundup of 35 laptop cases under $100″) doesn’t work! Would you mind sending me a new one? It says “Page not found”

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