Cute Bags for Day and Night
If you have a job interview or are traveling for business, grab this structured, ladylike classic. It goes just as well with a chic trench like Victoria Beckham as it does an edgy leather jacket a la Diane Kruger.
Leather, $450; visit toryburch.com for stores.
Suede and leather, $589; at brunomagli.com.
Leather, $4,500; at select Prada stores.
Embossed leather, $188; visit viaspiga.com for stores.
Commuters and jet-setting actresses like Katie Holmes and January Jones love the hands-free convenience of the cross-body strap on this sophisticated yet casual design.
Spongy patent leather with leather straps, $995; call 212-453-4722.
Faux snakeskin, $45; at aldoshoes.com.
PVC with metal hardware, $95; visit ninewest.com for stores.
3.1 Phillip Lim
Printed suede with leather trim, $695; call 212-334-1160.
Take one of these goes-everywhere carryalls, spotted on Jessica Biel and Salma Hayek, from the office to the gym and away for the weekend.
Michael Michael Kors
Printed leather, $268; at michaelkors.com.
Leather, $1,100; call 212-759-4646.
PVC, $128; visit macys.com for stores.
Snakeskin, $525; visit beirnbag.com for stores.
When you’re running from the office to errands and back, you’ll appreciate the sporty flair of this utilitarian style favored by Claudia Schiffer and Miranda Kerr.
Suede with leather trim, $950; at ferragamo.com.
Embossed leather, $195; visit dkny.com for stores.
Dooney & Bourke
Leather, $350; at dooney.com.
Embossed leather, $245; at brahmin.com.
A dressy weekend activity (like Sunday brunch) is the perfect match for this slouchy shape, favored by style setters like Beyonce and Rachel Bilson.
Leather with metal handle, $1,695; at burberry.com.
Leather, $595; at nordstrom.com.
PVC, $75; call 800-847-0072.
Leather, $150; call 800-847-0072.
This classic style, as ssen on Alexa Chung and Thandie Newton, brings a touch of old-school glamour to your next fancy cocktail party (or hot date).
Calf hair, $885; call 305-674-7899.
Metallic python, $1,100; call 212-334-6920.
Marc by Marc Jacobs
Leather and viscose, $278; vist saks.com for stores.