- Feb 6, 2010   Updated: Jul 26 2011
It is now easier than ever to spot a professional thanks to this slideshow of balling briefcases. Briefcases are the grown-up backpack, and they always mean business.

Or not. Fake it til you make it with these balling briefcases. Some of Trend Hunter's coolest carriers are on display here. Ditch the messenger bag and get back into the mainstream with these balling briefcases. You'll thank me later.

Implications - Especially when you're lugging around the ceramic briefcase, which features orange accents on an all-black casing. If that doesn't float your boat, you can also check out the portable record player briefcase, which lets you break out the vinyl and your favorite oldies tunes.

From See-Through Briefcases to Ceramic Satchels: