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Great messenger bags for nurses

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Looking for a bag that’s practical and hip to carry to your shift? A messenger bag may be just the perfect thing. Whether you’re a male or female nurse, you’ll love the multiple outside pockets to organize all your things and an adjustable cross body strap that leaves your hands free.

Messengers are roomy enough for your nursing gear, paperwork and a packed lunch. For your off-duty hours, throw in your gym clothes or your computer. Messengers are also great all-weather bags that come in a range of fabrics from waterproof material such as nylon to cotton canvas and leather. The waterproof bags are great in the rain and can double as your beach bag!

Check out the assortment of colors and styles below—there’s a perfect bag for every nurse!

Messenger bags for female nurses
Classic leather messenger bag to pair with scrubs
Springy whimsical messenger bag for feminine scrubs
Bold striped messenger bag to pair with pale scrubs
Hip, stylish messenger bag to pair with dark scrubs
Quirky messenger bag to pair with solid scrubs

Messenger bags for male nurses
Classic messenger bag to pair with scrubs
Versatile messenger bag for scrubs or t-shirt and jeans
Sleek messenger bag to pair with warm ups
Messenger bag style — you build it!

Our first find —  the perfect distressed leather messenger bag…

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Katie Sparks

Katie Sparks has been a renowned television show costume designer for more than 20 years. She received a nomination from the Costume Designers Guild for excellent costume design for Arrested Development. When she's not dressing movie stars, she loves to write, and says, "Writing for Scrubs gives me the opportunity to write and give fashion tips! A perfect combo."

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2 Responses to Great messenger bags for nurses

  1. Jon Spangler

    I have two Timbuk2 bags, both custom-made in San Francisco. Rickshaw Bag Works and Chrome also make tough and well-designed bags in the city.

    Make sure that the bag you buy is not only well designed but built well from durable materials. Timbuk2, Rickshaw, and Chrome bags are expedition-tough with durability proven on the streets of San Francisco by bike messengers, so they will
    withstand the abuse a nurse puts up with every day, too.

  2. This is a cool messenger bag. Great for travel nursing