21 Most Stylish Camera Bags for Women

Sometimes it feels like you just can’t find a camera bag that suits your style. They either look bland and boring or too bulky. If you follow influencers with designer budgets, quality camera bags that look great seem impossibly expensive.

Luckily, there are many great camera bags for women out there. Not only do these bags look great and minimize unsightly bulk, but they keep your equipment safe. More than that, there is an option for affordable camera bags for women at every price point. 

Take a look at this list of the best camera bags for women to find your perfect bag!

The Best Camera Bags for Women

  1. The Voyager
  2. Compagnon The Backpack
  3. ONA The Monterey Backpack
  4. Epiphanie London Backpack
  5. Jo Totes Bellbrook Backpack
  6. Kelly Moore Pilot Backpack
  7. The Honey Pie From Brinn Bags
  8. Tenba Cooper Slim Backpack
  9. The Mini Tog Bag
  10. Kamrette Lyra Camera Backpack
  11. BLUBOON Vintage Canvas Camera Bag 
  12. The Explorer 
  13. Kelly Moore Luna 
  14. Pompidoo Tokyo
  15. Purple Relic DSLR Leather Camera Bag
  16. Oberwerth Kate
  17. Fig Bags The Lincoln
  18. Aide De Camp Valencia Camera Travel Tote
  19. Kelly Moore Weekender
  20. Jo Totes Gracie Shoulder Bag
  21. Kamrette Avana Handbag

What to Consider:

Budget

One of the most important things to consider is the price point. With bags ranging from budget-savers to more of an investment, there is something for everyone.

Size

Another factor to consider is size. Some photographers prefer to travel light, whereas others like to have equipment options on them. With an array of sizes, there is a camera bag for anyone on this list.

Durability:

If you’re investing in a camera bag, you’re going to want it to last. This is especially true for traveling and outdoor photographers.

Security:

Your camera and equipment are an investment alone. It stands to reason that you’d want a bag that can keep it all safe.

Aesthetic

Of course, I had to consider aesthetic appeal. After all, camera bags can be both functional and stylish. 

No matter your budget, style preferences, or photography needs, this list has it all

Let's dive in! 

 

Camera Backpacks

Backpacks have grown in popularity. Many women carry them as diaper bags or leisure bags, but they also make great camera bags. Camera backpacks are an ideal option for those who travel and need to take a lot of gear with them. 

 

1. The Voyager

The Voyager Camera Backpack is one of the best options for women — it's stylish, extremely durable, and lightweight. The back features highly breathable mesh padding for complete comfort so carrying the pack is a breeze.

You can also strap your tripod to the side, or the bottom and secure it with a strong closure buckle.

Another benefit of this backpack is that it opens from the back which makes it a great anti-theft option and it will keep everything safe and sound.

Style: ★★★★★

Build: ★★★★★

Ease of Use: ★★★★☆

Value: ★★★★☆

Overall: ★★★★☆

VOYAGER CANVAS CAMERA BACKPACK SPECS

  • Price: $159.00
  • External size: 17 in x 11 in x 6 in
  • Weight: 3.4 lbs
  • What Fits: 2 DSLRs, 1-7 lenses, 16” laptops and tablets
  • Color: Khaki, Grey, Army Green

 

2. Compagnon The Backpack

Perfect for travelling in style, The Backpack from Compagnon is another great camera bag for women. In a variety of neutral colors, The Backpack fits everything you need and more. Unlike some of the other options on this list, The Backpack has room for things like a tripod and drone. Although a little bulkier, The Backpack is ideal for those who love to travel and bring lots of equipment.

Style: ★★★☆☆

Build: ★★★★☆

Ease of Use: ★★★☆☆

Value: ★★★☆☆

Overall: ★★★☆☆ 

Compagnon The Backpack Quick Specs

  • Price: $545.71
  • External size: 19.5 x 12.6 x 8.6 in
  • What Fits: DSLR, 2-3 lenses, mirrorless camera, tripod, drone, 15” laptop, personal items
  • Color: Black, Dark Green, Dark Blue, Gray, Sand

3. ONA The Monterey Backpack

Less bulky than the Compagnon backpack listed above, The Monterey by Ona is just as functional. Although you may not be able to carry a drone in this one, there is room for multiple DSLR bodies and more lenses than any other option on this list. The capacity and style of this bag makes it great for photographers who travel frequently or simply need several options on-hand for a shoot. 

Style: ★★★★☆

Build: ★★★★☆

Ease of Use: ★★★★☆

Value: ★★★☆☆

Overall: ★★★★☆ 

ONA The Monterey Backpack Quick Specs

  • Price: $349
  • External size: 14.5 x 10.5 x 6 in
  • What Fits: 1-2 DSLRs, 4-6 lenses, 13” laptop, personal items
  • Color: Black, Smoke, Olive

4. Epiphanie London Backpack

Designed specifically for travel, the London backpack from Epiphanie is another great camera bag for women who travel often. This soft leather backpack allows you to safely stack your gear as needed. A removable padded box makes room for things like clothes and the included dust bag doubles as a laundry bag. 

Style: ★★★★☆

Build: ★★★★★

Ease of Use: ★★★★☆

Value: ★★★☆☆

Overall: ★★★★☆ 

Epiphanie London Backpack Quick Specs

  • Price: $347
  • External size: 15.5 x 13.5 x 6 in
  • What Fits: DSLR, 3-4 lenses, 15” laptop, tablet or e-reader, personal items
  • Color: Red, Olive, Tan, Black

5. Jo Totes Bellbrook Backpack

Made from waxed canvas, the Bellbrook backpack from Jo Totes is both chic and versatile. Side pockets allow easy access to your camera and an adjustable, padded insert lets you arrange your items however you want. When not being used as a camera bag, the Bellbrook backpack works great as a comfortable leisure bag. 

Style: ★★★★☆

Build: ★★★★☆

Ease of Use: ★★★★☆

Value: ★★★★☆

Overall: ★★★★☆ 

Jo Totes Bellbrook Backpack Quick Specs

  • Price: $199
  • External size: 15.75 x 12 x 6.25 in
  • What Fits: DSLR, 1-2 lenses, accessories, 15” laptop, personal items
  • Color: Black, Olive, Gray

6. Kelly Moore Pilot Backpack

Another Kelly Moore camera bag, The Pilot Backpack is perfect if you need to go from one place to the next as efficiently as possible. With room to  hold your camera and extra items like water bottles and tripods, you’ll be able to pack everything you need into one bag without worry. There’s even a specialized wallet compartment so you can have all your cards on you without the bulk of an actual wallet. Whether you’re using it as a camera bag or leisure bag, the Pilot backpack will always be in style and last you a long while.

Style: ★★★★★

Build: ★★★★☆

Ease of Use: ★★★★☆

Value: ★★★☆☆

Overall: ★★★★☆ 

Kelly Moore Pilot Backpack Quick Specs

  • Price: $349
  • External size: 16” x 12.5” x 7.5”
  • What Fits: DSLR, 1-2 lenses, 15” laptop, additional equipment, personal items
  • Color: Black

7. The Honey Pie From Brinn Bags

For fans of the high-end designer look will love The Honey Pie from Brinn Bags. It has the look of a Gucci bag in the form of a camera backpack. Vegan quilted leather is timelessly stylish. Inside, adjustable padded compartments let you organize your gear to your heart’s desire. It’s also a great bag for travel and fits to most carry on sizing guidelines. 

Style: ★★★★★

Build: ★★★★☆

Ease of Use: ★★★★☆

Value: ★★★☆☆

Overall: ★★★★☆ 

The Honey Pie From Brinn Bags Quick Specs

  • Price: $448
  • External size: 17 x 12 x 6 in
  • What Fits: 1-2 DSLRs, 2-4 lenses, 15” laptop, additional equipment, personal items
  • Color: Black

8. Tenba Cooper Slim Backpack

The Cooper Slim Backpack is another backpack with the luxury look. Reinforced cotton canvas provides a sturdy exterior and leather accents add style. The padded removable camera insert easily turns this bag into a travel or overnight backpack. As a camera bag, it is up to par with many of the others on this list, fitting a DSLR, multiple lenses, and a tablet. 

Style: ★★★★★

Build: ★★★★☆

Ease of Use: ★★★★☆

Value: ★★★★☆

Overall: ★★★★☆ 

Tenba Cooper Slim Backpack Quick Specs

  • Price: $199.95
  • External size: 17 x 10.5 x 5 in
  • What Fits: DSLR, 2-3 lenses, 10” tablet, personal items
  • Color: Black

9. The Mini Tog Bag

The Mini Tog Bag is a great option for those who want to carry their camera, but don’t want to carry a large bag. It has enough room for your DSLR and attached lens, an accessory, and some personal items. For bloggers, this makes a great bag for travel or everyday. Velcro dividers let you customize the inside and part of every purchase is donated to an animal welfare charity. 

Style: ★★★★★

Build: ★★★★☆

Ease of Use: ★★★☆☆

Value: ★★★★☆

Overall: ★★★★☆ 

The Mini Tog Bag Quick Specs

  • Price: $97.87
  • External size: 11 x 8.6 x 5.5 in
  • What Fits: DSLR, 1-2 lenses, personal items
  • Color: Black, Tan, Grey

10. Kamrette Lyra Camera Backpack

Closing out this list is the Lyra Camera Backpack from Kamrette. Its simple vegan leather design is effortlessly stylish. Despite its excellent visual appeal, the Lyra backpack fits a DSLR, multiple lenses, accessories, a laptop, and personal items. It also works great as a carry on. A luggage slip lets you easily attach this backpack to your suitcase for easy airport navigation. 

Style: ★★★★★

Build: ★★★★☆

Ease of Use: ★★★★☆

Value: ★★★★☆

Overall: ★★★★☆ 

Kamrette Lyra Camera Backpack Quick Specs

  • Price: $199
  • External size: 16.9 x 13.7 x 6.3 in
  • What Fits: DSLR, 3-4 lenses, 15” laptop, accessories, personal items
  • Color: Black, Tan, Grey

11. BLUBOON Vintage Canvas Camera Bag

A cute and affordable stylish camera bag, the Vintage Canvas backpack from BLUBOON comes in a variety of colors. Several internal pockets allow you to store your personal items easily. Although lacking the padded compartments that many of these other options have, you can insert your own if you have one or prefer to save money and use a less expensive compartment organizer. 

Style: ★★★☆☆

Build: ★★★☆☆

Ease of Use: ★★★★☆

Value: ★★★★☆

Overall: ★★★☆☆ 

BLUBOON Vintage Canvas Camera Bag Quick Specs

  • Price: $46.99
  • External size: 17.8 x 12 x 6.5 in
  • What Fits: DSLR, 1-2 lenses, accessories, 15” laptop, personal items
  • Color: Black, Coffee, Green, Grey, Light Blue, Light Coffee, Mint Green

 

Messenger Bags

Messenger bags are a classic choice for photographers. They are easy to wear on your shoulder or crossbody for extra security. Furthermore, the flaps on messengers bags allow for easy access. They also make great office bags when not being used as a camera bag.

 

12. The Explorer Camera Messenger Bag

Messenger bags are a classic style that make great camera bags for women. What’s also great is that they can double as a work bag, overnight bag, or even a diaper bag when you need it. The Explorer messenger bag from Sunny and 16 is a timeless mix of waxed canvas and leather. With neutral color options, this bag never goes out of style and is durable enough to last you years. 

Style: ★★★★☆

Build: ★★★★☆

Ease of Use: ★★★★★

Value: ★★★★☆

Overall: ★★★★☆ 

The Explorer Camera Messenger Bag Quick Specs

  • Price: $149
  • External size: 10 x 14 x 4.9 in
  • What Fits: DSLR, 1-2 lenses, 13” laptop, hard drives
  • Color: Black, Light Grey, Army Green, Khaki

 

13. Kelly Moore Luna Messenger Bag

Perfect for everyday use, the Kelly Moore Luna messenger bag is a great camera bag for women. It holds a DSLR, a lens or two, a small tablet, and some personal items. Its lightweight design means you’re never weighed down. This bag is great for use as a leisure bag or diaper bag as well, thanks to the removable padded basket. 

Style: ★★★☆☆

Build: ★★★★☆

Ease of Use: ★★★★☆

Value: ★★★★☆

Overall: ★★★★☆ 

Kelly Moore Luna Messenger Bag Quick Specs

  • Price: $179
  • External size: 11 x 9 x 5 in
  • What Fits: DSLR, 1-2 lenses, mirrorless camera, 10” tablet, personal items
  • Color: Bone, Walnut

14. Pompidoo Tokyo Messenger Bag

Pompidoo Tokyo Messenger Bag

For those who want a more masculine look to their camera bag, the Tokyo Messenger from Pompidoo is an ideal option. With its vintage inspired look, the Tokyo Messenger bag is both timeless and modern. A removable insert instantly transforms this bag from a camera bag to a leisure bag. Magnetic closures provide easy access and an adjustable strap suits your height. 

Style: ★★★★☆

Build: ★★★★☆

Ease of Use: ★★★★★

Value: ★★★☆☆

Overall: ★★★★☆ 

Pompidoo Tokyo Messenger Bag Quick Specs

  • Price: $313.14
  • External size: 11.4 x 8.2 x 5.1 in
  • What Fits: DSLR, 2-3 lenses, mirrorless camera, accessories, tablet, personal items
  • Color: Black, Brown 

15. Purple Relic Vintage DSLR Leather Camera Bag

For those who are looking for something with a vintage, androgynous feel, the Purple Relic Vintage DSLR camera bag is just that. Artfully distressed leather gives this bag a worn-in look. Gold clasp closures provide extra security and a vintage vibe. This bag is suitable for carrying a DSLR, a couple of lenses, a laptop, and some accessories or personal items. Despite its menswear-inspired aesthetic, this is a classic camera bag for women. 

Style: ★★★★☆

Build: ★★★★☆

Ease of Use: ★★★☆☆

Value: ★★★★★

Overall: ★★★★☆

Purple Relic Vintage DSLR Leather Camera Bag Quick Specs

  • Price: $128.88
  • External size: 15 x 11 x 6 in
  • What Fits: DSLR, 2-3 lenses, mirrorless camera, accessories, 15” laptop, personal items
  • Color: Vintage Brown 

Crossbody Bags

Crossbody bags are a long-time favorite. Their size and ease of use make them a great option for photographers on the go. They are often smaller than messenger bags, so they are good for travel or even use as a leisure bag.

 

16. Oberwerth Kate Bag

Another multi-functional bag, the Kate by Oberworth works not only as a camera bag, but also a shopper, diaper bag, or personal bag. A variety of classic colors provide options for everyone’s style. You can even choose between gold or silver hardware. This bag is perfect for carrying your camera with a lens attached, an extra lens, some accessories, and a small laptop or tablet.

Style: ★★★★☆

Build: ★★★★☆

Ease of Use: ★★★★☆

Value: ★★☆☆☆

Overall: ★★★☆☆ 

Oberwerth Kate Bag Quick Specs

  • Price: $648.95
  • External size: 9.8 x 5.9 x 3.1 in
  • What Fits: DSLR, 1-2 lenses, mirrorless camera, accessories, 13” laptop, personal items
  • Color: Black, Beige, Bordeaux Red, Dark Brown, Dark Gray, Green, Light Brown, Navy Blue

17. Figbags The Lincoln Leather Camera Bag

Best Camera Bags for Women - Fig Bags The Lincoln

Another option that doesn’t look like a camera bag at first glance is The Lincoln from Figbags. It may look like a stylish purse, but this designer camera bag purse is actually made to carry your DSLR with a lens attached, an extra lens, and a personal item like your phone or wallet. This premium leather bag is a great camera bag for women who want a stylish option that’ll last a long time. 

Style: ★★★★★

Build: ★★★★☆

Ease of Use: ★★★★☆

Value: ★★★☆☆

Overall: ★★★★☆ 

Figbags The Lincoln Quick Specs

  • Price: $336
  • External size: 4.9 x 6.9 x 10.4 in
  • What Fits: DSLR, 1-2 lenses, mirrorless camera, personal items
  • Color: Black, Burgundy, Green, Tan, Yellow

Shoulder Bags

Shoulder bags are great for those who like the chic look of a tote bag. What’s more, they are spacious. For photographers that like to look great, carry a lot, and perhaps like to use their bag as an overnight bag on occasion, these shoulder bags are the anwer.

 

18. Aide De Camp Valencia Camera Travel Tote

Great for both travel and everyday, the Aide De Camp Valencia Camera Travel Tote is a classic option for any woman. At the size of a standard large tote bag, the Valencia Camera Travel Tote fits your DSLR, up to three lenses, a tablet, and some accessories. Whether you’re taking it on a trip or even using it as a leisure bag, the Valencia Camera Travel Tote is a great camera bag for women. 

Style: ★★★★☆

Build: ★★★★☆

Ease of Use: ★★★★★

Value: ★★★☆☆

Overall: ★★★★☆ 

Aide De Camp Valencia Camera Travel Tote Quick Specs

  • Price: $314.19
  • External size: 19.5 x 14 x 11.5 x 8 in
  • What Fits: DSLR, 2-3 lenses, mirrorless camera, accessories, tablet, personal items
  • Color: Black, Dark Brown

 

19. Kelly Moore Weekender Tote

Best Camera Bags for Women - Kelly Moore Weekender Tote

This simple bag does a lot. With its classic style and full-grain leather exterior, the Kelly Moore Weekender Tote is a great all-encompassing camera bag for women. With two carrying styles, you can take this bag anywhere. Its size is also great for storing a weekend’s worth of clothing and personal items. As a camera bag, it allows you to carry your DSLR, some lens options, accessories, and personal items. Whatever you use this multifunction bag for, it’ll get the job done in style. 

Style: ★★★★☆

Build: ★★★★☆

Ease of Use: ★★★★☆

Value: ★★★★☆

Overall: ★★★★☆ 

Kelly Moore Weekender Tote Quick Specs

  • Price: $299
  • External size: 16 x 6.5 x 13.5 in
  • What Fits: DSLR, 2-3 lenses, mirrorless camera, accessories, personal items
  • Color: Brown

20. Jo Totes Gracie Shoulder Bag

At first glance, this Jo Totes camera bag doesn’t look like a camera bag. A look inside will reveal padded compartments perfect for storing your camera and lenses on the go. These adjustable sections allow you to customize the internal compartment. Protective foam sewn into the sides provides extra protections. With classic leather colors and even a more colorful mint option, the Gracie is a great camera bag for women. 

Style: ★★★☆☆

Build: ★★★★☆

Ease of Use: ★★★★☆

Value: ★★★★☆

Overall: ★★★★☆ 

Jo Totes Gracie Shoulder Bag Quick Specs

  • Price: $119
  • External size: 13.25 x 13 x 4.75 in
  • What Fits: DSLR, 2-3 lenses, mirrorless camera, accessories, tablet, personal items
  • Color: Black, Butterscotch, Mint

21. Kamrette Avana Handbag

The Kamrette Avana Handbag doesn’t even look like a camera bag. In fact, it looks like a regular purse at first glance. Don’t let this chic bag fool you, though. It’s a great option for carrying your camera. Not only is it lightweight, but adjustable sections allow you to customize your layout. Bring your DSLR, a couple of lenses, some accessories, and even your laptop all in style. 

Style: ★★★★★

Build: ★★★★☆

Ease of Use: ★★★★★

Value: ★★★★☆

Overall: ★★★★☆ 

Kamrette Avana Handbag Quick Specs

  • Price: $169
  • External size: 15.7 x 6.3 x 12.6 in
  • What Fits: DSLR, 1-2 lenses, accessories, mirrorless camera, 14” laptop
  • Color: Black, Tan

The Best Camera Backpacks for Women

Finding the right camera bag that suits your personal style and carries your camera well doesn’t have to be a struggle. With a variety of messenger bags, shoulder bags, and backpacks at every price point, there is an option out there for everyone. When it comes to having your cake and eating it too, you can do it with these camera bags for women.

This article only scratches the surface of the best camera bags for women — if you're looking for a stylish camera backpack, you'll need to take a look into our article that breaks down the very best backpacks for women. 

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