The bottomless pits (read: purses) will ensure you're fully prepared for whatever the day throws at you.

By Ruthie Friedlander
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Angela Merkel
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This content originally appeared on InStyle.

As New York Magazine so brilliantly pointed out, German chancellor Angela Merkel loves shuffling through an oversized, stuffed tote. Sometimes it’s leather, sometimes nylon. Sometimes the bag has a top handle! Other times, it’s a shoulder bag. But always, and I mean always, Merkel is constantly digging, searching, and foraging for… well, who knows.

We can relate. Everyone has that one bag that’s so big it could double as a piece of carry-on luggage. You hold your laptop, your phone, your wallet, your breast pump, your lunch, and a makeup kit all in one giant abyss of a thing. Need your mascara? TOO BAD! It’s all the way at the bottom. Regardless, we love this must-have elephant of an accessory.

So here are our favorites that will fit all your junk. You’re welcome, Angela.

Knot Shopper
Credit: Topshop

Topshop Tyson Leather Knot Tie Shopper Bag

To buy: Tyson Leather Knot Tie Shopper Bag, $85:

Winged Shopper
Credit: Topshop

Topshop Winged Pocket Shopper Bag

To buy: Winged Pocket Shopper Bag, $30;

Faux Leather Shopper
Credit: Nordstrom

Sole Society Dawson Oversize Faux Leather Shopper

To buy: Dawson Oversize Faux Leather Shopper, $65;

Miss Weekender Satchel from Save My Bag
Credit: Bloomingdales

Save My Bag Miss Weekender Satchel

To buy: Miss Weekender Satchel, $150;

Shopper With Clutch
Credit: H&M

H&M Gold Shopper

To buy: Gold Shopper With Clutch, $35;

Shopper With Ties H&M
Credit: H&M

H&M Shopper With Ties

To buy: Shopper With Ties, $25;