7 Cool Everyday Bags
Lulu by Lulu Guinness Spot On Satchel
With this faux-leather carryall, you get the cachet of a status handbag but with a guilt-free price tag. Cha-ching! Also in clay and black.
To buy: $44, jcpenney.com.
Danielle Nicole Jaida Satchel
Ideal for the person who needs to lug a lot: This refined bag of faux leather can fit it all. Carry it by the handle or use the convenient shoulder strap. Also in black and nude.
To buy: $98, danielle-nicole.myshopify.com.
The Limited Tall Tote
Its crocodile-embossed texture makes this faux-leather steal look super-expensive. Also in burgundy and black.
To buy: $75, thelimited.com.
H+M Small Bag
Picture it: You’re wearing your wool coat. How cute would this unexpected navy faux-leather duffel look nestled in the crook of your arm?
To buy: $50, hm.com.
Vince Camuto Janet Drawstring
A bit more on the casual side, this gold-accented bucket bag still has enough polish to elevate your jeans-and-sweater uniform. Also in olive.
To buy: $178, vincecamuto.com.
Deux Lux Bleecker Small Messenger
Don’t be fooled: You can totally pull off a cream-colored handbag all year round—especially when it’s as ladylike as this mini cross-body style. Available in five other colors.
To buy: $110, deuxlux.com.
Zara City Bag With Shoulder Strap
Minimalist? Sleek? Versatile? Yes. Basic? Not on your life. This structured faux-leather carryall has the hallmarks of a true classic.
To buy: $100, zara.com.