Today Show: Man Bags Include Camo Totes & a Heritage Sleeve Bag Review

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Today Show: Man Bag Review

How small can a man’s bag be before it seems too small for him? From book bags to the hand bag, what is appropriate for a male to carry around when they go places? To help answer those questions the Today Show brought on Giltman.com’s Tyler Lorison and Today Show co-host David Gregory who loves carrying around his very small, makeup bag-like man purse.

Lorison’s first piece of advice for the size of the bag is to make sure it does not look like a makeup bag a woman would carry. If the bag you use is this small, Lorison said you might want to upgrade to something a bit bigger. He also advised everyone to think about where you are going that day. If you are heading into a business meeting, leave your little bag at home and use a briefcase. If you are heading out with the kids, think about bringing a backpack.

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Today Show: Man Bags Include Camo Totes & a Heritage Sleeve Bag Review

The Today Show looked at different man bags, went over which man bag is too small and which isn’t and Al Roker explained why he likes a backpack.

Today Show: David Gregory’s Man Bag

The Today Show made fun of David Gregory a bit as they went through his very tiny makeup bag look-alike where he said he keeps his aspirin bottle for migraines, his coin purse which is actually a wallet in his man bag, his keys, some money and his iPod. Although Gregory said he doesn’t carry his “man purse” everywhere, the Today Show had quite a few pictures of him with the man purse or what he referred to as a “masculine clutch.”

They also looked inside Al Roker’s book bag where he likes to keep a camera at all times and he always brings some snacks with him just in case he is out with kids and they get hungry.

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Willie Geist even jumped in on the conversation and said he doesn’t even have a wallet. He just puts everything in his back pocket and hopes it stays there.

“You lose things from time to time but that’s the cost of business,” Geist said.

Today Show: Heritage Sleeve Bag Review

To try and help Gregory get away from his masculine clutch, Lorison tried to offer some suggestions for better bags he could use. They looked at a Ticon Bag and Heritage Sleeve Bag, both of which were much bigger than the small clutch he carries around with him.

Lorison even suggested getting a tote bag in camo to make it that much more manly.

Everyone was so into getting Gregory to move onto a new bag they even brought on Martha Stewart to get her opinion on when a bag is too small for a man. She pointed out Gregory needed a larger bag because he is such a tall guy and he dwarfs the bag making himself look even smaller. She suggested he get a briefcase and she said never wear a backpack over a suit because it will ruin the suit.

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