Mixing black, blue, and brown was formerly considered a faux pas, but as this cute bag illustrates, the combination is an unexpected way to update neutrals.To buy: $58, neimanmarcus.com.Featured April 2014
Vibrant coral gives this prim style a fresh edge, allowing it to breezily transition from work to weekend. And at $70, it’s a not-so-guilty pleasure.To buy: $70, thelimited.com.
Touted for its surprisingly spacious interior, a bucket bag makes for a great hands-free alternative to a tote. Also available in tan.To buy: $33, oldnavy.com.
A glamorous glittery leather exterior belies all the smart organizational zippered pockets and card slots inside. Also available in metallic.To buy: $98, nordstrom.com.
Fill this bag with your most reached-for essentials—wallet, keys, phone—then tuck it into your larger work tote. Have an after-work event? Just grab the clutch and go. Available in two other colors.To buy: $79, bebe.com.
What to pair with all of spring’s ultralight fabrics and cheery colors? This crisp white carryall. Available in two other colors.To buy: $36, zara.com.
With expandable zip sides, this sophisticated work style can accommodate a laptop one day, then trim down on lighter days. But its refined hardware and lipstick-red color ensure you’ll look polished wherever you go.To buy: $158, stelladot.com.
Jazz up everyday basics with a woven cross-body pick. The playful black-and-turquoise mix looks just right, no matter the time of year.To buy: $110, deuxlux.com.
Bright, cheery, and gorgeous in green, this small handheld boasts a surprisingly sizable interior. Available in five other colors.To buy: $45, deuxlux.com.Get Daily Finds via e-mail