And before you ask, no - just because you've had it for years, it doesn't count as vintage. Even if it's just for transporting your sandwiches and laptop, the right bag will get noticed. Just make sure you select one that's appropriate to your industry, office and of course, sense of style.
Industry: architecture, design, advertising and anything where your boss has the word "creative" in her title.
The buy: Royal Republiq Explorer Laptop Bag, $259, someplace.com.au.
Industry: Law, finance and anything where people use a bunch of acronyms - kpi, roi, ipo.
The buy: Hunt Leather Two Compartment Flap Brief, $1195, huntleather.com.au.
Industry: Education, training and anywhere the phrase "so to summarise the key points" is used.
The buy: Tanner Goods Everyday Tote, $479, tannergoods.com.
Industry: IT, e-commerce systems and anything where the new Star Wars movie was a really big deal.
The buy: Jack Spade Waxwear Zip Brief, $551, jackspade.com.
Industry: Travel, leisure and anything where the odd night away from home is required but you don't want to wait near the baggage carousel.
The buy: Shinola Detroit, $1450, shinola.com.
Industry: Consulting, strategy and anything where people say "what we need is to think outside the box".
The buy: Bottega Veneta Leather Briefcase, $3831, mrporter.com.
Industry: Media, comms and anything were the term "monetising content" rings a bell.
The buy: Berluti Formula 1001 Leather Holdall, $4888, mrporter.com.
Industry: Community service, NGOs and anything where earnest nodding is involved.
The buy: Toffee Lincoln Briefcase, $329.95, theiconic.com.au.