Light and compact but can hold your gear
Light and compact but can hold your gear
More press below
More press below
Two padded pockets
Two padded pockets
13" Staad Attache specs
13" Staad Attache specs
Comes with removable strap
Comes with removable strap
Front pocket fits iPhone XS Max and similarly-sized phones
Front pocket fits iPhone XS Max and similarly-sized phones
Fits neatly on suitcase handles
Fits neatly on suitcase handles
Waxed canvas with chocolate leather and ballistic with black leather
Waxed canvas with chocolate leather and ballistic with black leather
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More press below
See more User Reviews below
See more User Reviews below
Carry with comfortable leather handle
Carry with comfortable leather handle
Waxed Canvas with Chocolate Leather
Waxed Canvas with Chocolate Leather
Ballistic with Chocolate Leather
Ballistic with Chocolate Leather
Ballistic with Black Leather
Ballistic with Black Leather

Staad Attaché

Fits the NEW iPad Pro, MacBook, Surface Pro 6

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Ready to Serve. The Staad Attaché bridges the gap between the messenger bag and the briefcase. Named after the ever-reliable foreign diplomatic attaché, this bag is always at your side carrying the basic necessities. Light and compact, it holds an iPad Pro (9.7", 12.9") with Apple Pencil and the 13" and 15" MacBook Pro with Touch Bar, sketchpad, notebook, smartphone, earbuds, or power cord. Also fits a range of third party tablets and laptops including the Surface Book 2. Wear over the shoulder or carry by the handle. 

Part of the Staad Collection.

All our products are crafted locally in our workshop by the most skilled sewing team in San Francisco.


  • Waxed Canvas or 1050 Denier Ballistic Nylon body for durability
  • Full-grain premium leather Flap and Handle

Dimensions & Weight:

  • 13": 14 inches x 3.5 inches (at bottom) x 10.5 inches; 1.8 lbs.
  • Volume: 8.5 Liters
  • 15": 16 inches x 3.5 inches (at bottom) x 11.25 inches; 2.15 lbs.
  • Volume: 10.25 Liters


  • WWII-era ammunition buckle
  • Metal snap hooks and D-rings

  • Flap is double-sided full-grain leather
  • Fully-padded built-in laptop/tablet pocket
  • Easy-to-see gold liner
  • Two front angled pockets for faster access. Can fit iPhone XS Max or similar.
  • Includes removable, padded, non-slip, adjustable color-matched Suspension Strap.
  • Dedicated pocket for the Apple Pencil
  • Pocket in the back for quick access
  • Convenient wheelie handle slip
The Staad Attaché comes in two sizes, each with a padded laptop compartment and a padded tablet compartment. Below are the devices that fit in these compartments:

  • 15" Size - Laptop Compartment fits devices up to 14.25" x 9.75"
    • 15" MacBook Pro Touch Bar, Retina
    • Surface Book 2 (13.5" & 15")

  • 15" Size - Tablet Compartment fits devices up to 12" x 8.75"
    • iPad Pro (11” & 12.9")
    • Surface Pro 6, Go
    • reMarkable (paper tablet)
    • Pixel Slate

  • 13" Size - Laptop Compartment fits devices up to 13" x 9"
    • 13” MacBook Pro Touch Bar, Air Retina, Retina
    • 12” MacBook
    • 12.9” iPad Pro
    • Surface Laptop 2

  • 13" Size - Tablet Compartment fits devices up to 12" x 8.75"
    • 11” iPad Pro
    • reMarkable (paper tablet)
    • Surface Pro 6, Go
    • Pixel Slate

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Best of 2016 - Best Mac bag

iMore - December 2016

"If you need a stylish bag for the new MacBook Pro or your iPad, you can't go wrong with the Waterfield Staad: It has a cushioned compartment for your primary device and pockets and pouches to spare." — Serenity Caldwell

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Review: Get the Staad Attaché by WaterField Designs for the MacBook and Travel in Style

MacTrast - March 4, 2016

“WaterField Designs has expertly paired a modern textile like ballistic nylon and double-sided full-grain leather into yet another wonderful bag. Apple gadgets, with their highly engineered aesthetics, will look right at home in it.”

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Waterfield Staad Attaché

Gear Diary - March 31, 2016

“I really love this bag.”

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iPad Pro WaterField Designs Staad Attaché: le NEC + ULTRA

Mac Aficianados - March 11, 2016

“Si vous êtes à la recherche d’un excellent sac de transport pour vos produits électroniques et que vous possédez aussi un iPad Pro, le Staad Attaché de WaterField est ce qui se fait de mieux dans le genre.”

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The Staad Attaché is a classy briefcase alternative for your iPad Pro

iMore - March 7, 2016

“If you want quality craftsmanship and a bag that can fit your iPad Pro, accessories, and still leave room for your wallet and snacks, you'll love the Staad Attaché.”

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MacSparky - February 08, 2016

“Best of all, the Staad Attaché is extremely attractive and absolutely fits in a professional environment. It's the perfect size for my iPad Pro or MacBook (or both) when I'm on the road and want to look professional.”

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The handsome, rugged Staad Attache has room for a MacBook AND an iPad Pro

Apple World Today - February 01, 2016

“WaterField Designs touts its Staad Attaché, as 'a beautifully-designed, unique bag for the new Apple iPad Pro and 13-inch MacBooks.' The company imagines you’ll fill it with either the tablet or laptop, but I stash both in mine — and it works great.”

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This attaché ready to serve your iPad Pro

Cult of Mac - January 12, 2016

“Like a valued attaché in the foreign service, the Staad is ready to serve without calling much attention to itself.”

Customer Reviews

Based on 140 reviews
Great minus the clasp

The bag is well made, the and perfect size. Unfortunately the clasp is difficult for quick access.

Perfect in Every Way

I have been looking for a small not compact case for my iPad Pro and my lose keyboard and this one is the best! I also bought myself cable bags for my hearing aid equipment and made a second one as my wallet. I have everything I need with me, small and light. LOVE IT!

My Favorite bag (Staad Attache)

Hello all,
This is my second bag from SFBags (and many many other bags). Hands down my favorite bag! ive had a lot of different bags over the years backpacks, briefcases, messenger, And even duffels. I decided for my everyday/work bag that I liked messenger bags the best. I own six right now ( I know right??? it used to be more!) The only ones I still is the Staad Attache and the cargo. I got the cargo because I'm a very organized person. I could tell you everything in my bag and how to get it over the phone or blindfolded ( I've don't it (8 ) But the cargo ended up getting to big after I started a new job. So make way for the Staad, it is amazing how much I can put I this bag with the size of it. And its all organized too! This is a day bag for sure don't try doing a weekend in it or anything no way. I've had it sense the beginning of December. Its has aged nicely! but I'm afraid that its aging quickly and that it could get bad? but I have faith. Thanks Gary!!!!!!

Great Bag

Bought this bag for my son as a gift, he's been purchasing from this company for about a year now and absolutely Loves the products they make. The bag itself is sturdy, durable, and spacious. It looks professional and has a great feel to it. Always a quality product.

Casual hip style that is hard to find.

The casual, rugged style is perfect for those who don’t have to where a suit and tie. Actually had a hard time trying to find a selection of bags that fit the bill. Functional, well made and stylish to my liking.

Will I need to put my iPad Pro or MacBook in a sleeve?

It's not necessary. The Attaché has its own built-in compartment that will snugly hold your device.

Does the Attaché fit other devices other than the iPad Pro?

Although the built-in compartment is sized for the iPad Pro, it can also fit a 13" MacBook Pro and 15" MacBook Pro. Smaller-sized devices can also fit the 12" MacBook .

What's with the WWII ammunition buckle?

We chose this hardware because it's easy to hook/unhook. It also looks different enough to dissuade potential pick-pockets in crowded buses or trains.

Have a question about this product? Contact us at

  • "Saw my new Attaché in an article and I fell in love."
    - Jan T., Czech Rep.
  • "Beautifully crafted bag with a very thoughtful layout."
    - Jordan C.
  • "Am delighted by the daily compliments this Attaché receives."
    - Joshua K.
  • "Even better looking than in the pictures. Beautiful and built like a tank."
    - Mark T.
  • "It carries in an extremely balanced way. Works with any combo of tech I haul around."
    - Michael E.