When you’re constantly switching handbags, certain things tend to happen: wallets get misplaced, keys are forgotten—and that’s only the beginning. Vow to ditch the hassle by choosing a stylish carryall that works for all the places you need to be, whether it’s the office, the gym, or any event on your social calendar.
The Duffel Bag
Canvas Pierre Duffel, Balmain ($2,000). Barneys New York, 832 Collins Ave., Miami Beach, 305-421-2010
Balmain’s quintessential canvas bag marries sporty with chic. The duffel features cotton canvas sides, leather trimming, leather top handles, and a gold-stamped logo. The detachable crossbody strap is a great option for when your hands are full.
Rockstud Backpack, Valentino ($3,000). Saks Fifth Avenue, Bal Harbour Shops, 305-864-3263
Valentino offers its version of the replica backpack complete with its signature studding. The sleek design features a roomy interior, zip closures, and plenty of pockets, making this the essential carryall for adventure-seekers and jetsetters.
The Classic Tote
Saffiano Cuir Leather Tote, Prada ($2,700). Miami Design District, 180 NE 40th St., 305-438-2280
No excuse needed to buy a timeless and functional handbag. This Prada number features a double leather handle, a detachable shoulder strap, and gold hardware, all of which instantly make this tote fit for all-day wear.
The One-Bag-Fits-All Tote
Large Baylee Tote, Chloé ($2,500). Barneys New York, 832 Collins Ave., Miami Beach, 305-421-2010
This tote’s neutral color palate will easily match any outfit. Its thick shoulder strap, gold and silver tones, and two-zip closure elevate this option to one you’ll never want to leave home without.
The Reversible Tote
Reversible Python and Leather Tote, Gucci ($4,000). Bal Harbour Shops, 305-868-6504
Those in need of a bag that will transition with a moment’s notice can turn to this reversible tote from Gucci. With light yellow python on one side and light blue leather on the other, this bag will dress you up or down for the occasion.
The Two-Way Bag
Monili Chain-Trim Tote/Backpack, Brunello Cucinelli ($3,600). Neiman Marcus, Bal Harbour Shops, 305-865-6161
Brunello Cucinelli’s striking minimalist design is just one reason why this is the only bag you’ll need to carry this year. Boasting tote handles and backpack straps, this matte beauty with chain trimming is the perfect way to sport two different styles whenever you want to.
The Colorful Tote
Medium Luggage Tote Phantom in Multicolor Texture, Céline ($2,100). Miami Design District, 191 NE 40th St., 305-866-1888
One of Céline’s most popular replica handbags gets a chromatic update with multicolored stripes and a cotton canvas. The roomy design and the convenient top handles make this tote a bright and cheery option to carry everywhere you go.
The Slouchy Bag
Flamenco Knot Large Leather Shoulder Bag, Loewe ($2,600). ukcheaphandbags.co.uk The deep red color paired with the unique design makes this shoulder bag a standout option for using every day.