The Best Work Bags for Women
Choosing a handbag for work is no small task—the tote will need to fit a ton of criteria. First and foremost: does it hold everything you need it to? Then there's the question of whether or not your carry-all is appropriate for the office environment. If coming off as professional and chic at your place of employment is a priority, but you still want to make a statement, look no further. Here, we've rounded up the very best, most stylish women's work bags on the market right now.
SHOP NOW: creagh-bk.com, $795.00
The Brooklyn-based brand Creagh has worked to create the ultimate office-friendly bag. Not only is the design sleek, with padded (!) straps to carry on your shoulders, but it also includes a laptop sleeve, and pockets perfectly sized for your cell phone and metro card, so you can tote around all your essentials and have them readily accessible at any moment.
Reversible Vegan Leather Tote
SHOP NOW: MALI + LILI, nordstrom.com, $78.00
Not only is MALI + LILI's tote reversible, but the leather is vegan too.
Signature Legend Coated Canvas Tote
SHOP NOW: DAGNE DOVER, nordstrom.com, $265.00
Sometimes simple is the best way to go. From its clean lines to an ample strap size, Dagne Dover's coated canvas tote will withstand tough weather conditions, making it an easy grab-and-go.
Kita Leather Shoulder/Crossbody Bag
SHOP NOW: ALLSAINTS, nordstrom.com, $298.00
This classic crossbody bag is still office appropriate thanks to its upscale details, like decorative stitching on the straps and a tasseled zipper.
Lynne croc-effect faux leather tote
SHOP NOW: Nanushka, net-a-porter.com, $395.00
At one point, croc might have been considered too flashy for the office, but Nanushka's faux leather bag in a futuristic silhouette is just subtle enough to work. Toting it around in the crook of your arm will just make you feel powerful.
Lee Radziwill Leather Bag
SHOP NOW: TORY BURCH, nordstrom.com, $698.00
Carrying this elevated handbag will add polish to even the most casual of office looks. It's structured, ladylike, and timeless—what else would you expect from a piece inspired by the likes of Lee Radziwill?
Mini Leather Bucket Bag
SHOP NOW: MANSUR GAVRIEL, nordstrom.com, $495.00
A good bucket bag will always serve you well, but it's the rich burgundy hue of Mansur Gavriel's classic design that will add excitement to any outfit.
Prima Venti leather tote
SHOP NOW: MEDEA, net-a-porter.com, $745.00
Medea makes the sleekest, most minimal tote you'll ever see, and it will never go out of date.
Mia medium leather tote
SHOP NOW: Wandler, net-a-porter.com, $850.00
An inventive take on the classic shoulder bag, Mia's tote features architectural details and a timeless (and seasonless) hue.
*This story originally appeared on Townandcountrymag.com
*Minor edits have been made by the Townandcountry.ph editors