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Staad Attaché
Staad Attaché
Staad Attaché
Staad Attaché
Staad Attaché
Staad Attaché
Staad Attache specs
Staad Attache specs
Comes with removable strap
Comes with removable strap
Front pocket fits iPhone 6s, 6s Plus and similarly-sized phones
Front pocket fits iPhone 6s, 6s Plus and similarly-sized phones
Fits neatly on suitcase handles
Fits neatly on suitcase handles
Staad Attaché
Staad Attaché
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
Waxed Canvas with Grizzly Leather
Waxed Canvas with Grizzly Leather
Waxed Canvas with Black Leather
Waxed Canvas with Black Leather
Ballistic with Chocolate Leather
Ballistic with Chocolate Leather
Ballistic with Grizzly Leather
Ballistic with Grizzly Leather
Ballistic with Black Leather
Ballistic with Black Leather

Staad Attaché

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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 or MacBook (13", 12", 11") and the NEW! 13" and 15 MacBook Pro with Touch Bar and Touch ID, sketchpad, notebook, smartphone, earbuds, or power cord. Also fits a range of third party tablets and laptops including the Surface Book. 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.
  • 15": 16 inches x 3.5 inches (at bottom) x 11.25 inches; 2.15 lbs.


  • 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 7 Plus 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 has a built-in padded sleeve for a tablet or laptop. The laptop pocket fits these devices:

  • 15" Laptops and Tablets up to 14.4" x 9.8" x 1.0"
    • 15" MacBook Pro Touch Bar
    • 15" MacBook Pro Retina
    • Microsoft Surface Book

  • 13" Laptops and Tablets up to 12.8" x 9.9" x .75"
    • 13" MacBook Pro Touch Bar
    • 13" MacBook Pro Retina
    • 13" MacBook Air
    • 12" MacBook
    • iPad Pro 12.9"
    • iPad Pro 10.5"
    • Asus Pro B9440
    • Microsoft NEW Surface Pro
    • Surface Laptop
    • Dell XPS 13
    • Razer Blade Stealth
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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 101 reviews
Connor Graham C.G. Connor G.
Great bag for iPad Pro 12.9" + MacBook 12"

I carry an iPad Pro 12.9" and a MacBook 12" as my main computing devices, as well as an Apple Pencil, battery pack, and a few chargers plus whatever miscellaneous items I need on a given day and this bag is great for it. The iPad and MacBook fit in the padded pocket side-by-side with a Smart Cover on the iPad, so I can keep them both protected. The Pencil fits in one of the pen pockets along with an actual pen (in case I have to--gasp--hand write something), and the remaining pockets hold whatever cords or chargers I need, and only then do I start putting loose items into the large main pocket, which holds its shape well whether it's stuffed full or totally empty.

Great bag, and if it ever fails (not that I expect it to!), I'll order another one just like it.

Staad Attaché not closing when full

The styling of the bag is great. The materials used are durable and the bag is very well crafted. My issue is with the flap and latch. When the bag is full, e.g. holding a laptop, an ipad and a binder with paper notes, the bag itself has the capacity to hold all of these things, but the flap cannot close properly because it cannot reach the latch. There should be a longer latch strap that is adjustable to accommodate when the bag is full.

Robert Rose R.R. Robert R.
So far - great

I have been using this bag for a few weeks now and really love it. Seems very well made with excellent materials. The design is really nice and the bag is the perfect size as I don't carry a laptop with me. My only small complaint is that when the bag is full, it is challenging to get the flap closed and buckled as you cannot adjust the buckle for wider loads. Other than that, this bag is really great.

Mike Mariscal M.M. Mike M.
Staad Attaché

Great bag I'm using as I write this e-mail. It has great space for accessories and headphones, an iPadPro 9.7 my MacBook Pro, awesome!!

Cristian Miranda C.M. Cristian M.
Almost the perfect bag but with a clear space to improve.

The bag is incredible, but i have 2 main issues that avoid me to give you the 5-Stars. This is an honest and with grounds review. The Materials are great, the quality in materials are just there for you to touch, but there is space to make the bag just outstanding. First, the buckle/Latch. The mechanism is just now of a kind, but is build in plastic. You really should build it in aluminum or steel. I wonder how much time this will work until breaks itself. The second issue i really miss, is a waterproof zipper when I open the leather cover to access the attaché. This feature is for security purposes and to avoid any water/dust damages of the things inside the bag. Currently, you have two clear holes in each side, where this situations could happen. In Overall, really good bag, with a clear space to improve. Cristian Miranda from Chile.

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 Air, or a 13" MacBook Pro Retina. Smaller-sized devices can also fit, like the 11" MacBook Air or 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.

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