1. Bag, $1,269, from Proenza Schouler
Get in the sci-fi mood with a silver handbag. Even if you’re not embarking on a long journey to Mars, it’ll still look fab and keep your belongings stowed securely.
2. Bag, $1,387, from Roksanda
The flash of lavender peeking out from inside and the abstract circular patch all add to the artsy appeal of this bag, while the olive green outer colour keeps it versatile and classic.
3. Bag, $1,200, from Anya Hindmarch
Play peek-a-boo with your colleagues with a semi-see through tote bag. Big enough to fit your laptop, documents and a small pochette in, you can also use this bag on the weekends for your Sunday essentials.
4. Bag, $1,800, form Mulberry
Slouchy handbags can sometimes veer into the territory of looking dowdy or sloppy, but not this lavender blue design from Mulberry. Given that it comes with a structured base and a statement chain across the front, it’s still chic and 100% office appropriate.
5. Bag, $910, from Wandler
Nothing says “classic” quite like a minimalist brown hobo. This bag will easily slip on your shoulder or your elbow, and given that it’s made out of hardy leather, will never divulge how much items you’ve stuffed in there.
6. Bag, $1,400, from Victoria Beckham
Sometimes, a white handbag can help to inject some much-needed freshness and spirit back into your look. Whether it’s worn with a printed dress or a pantsuit, it’s the perfect bag that goes with everything.
7. Bag, $59.90, from Mango
Super-slouchy bags are super in right now, thanks to brands such as Celine and Victoria Beckham, but if you don’t want to drop a cool grand on a passing trend, this affordable option can remedy that.
8. Bag, $139, from Zara
Not just a work bag, this bag can also be carried over the weekend. Two bags for the price of one? Sign us up.
9. Bag, $1,562, from Anya Hindmarch
A bright pop of yellow is a mood-lifting way to inject some colour into a work look. Plus, this bowler bag can carry all your post-office workout essentials too.
10. Bag, $3,316, from Balenciaga
If you’re looking for something more structured, then try on this leather tote bag from Balenciaga, which can carry a ton of belongings and documents.
11. Bag, $1,221, from Carolina Santo Domingo at Moda Operandi
Channel resort-vibes without looking like you just came to work from the beach with a bucket bag that features wooden handles. The bi-colour combination also helps dress it up a little.
12. Bag, $3,268, from Dolce & Gabbana
No sketchy business here! Instead, this Dolce & Gabbana tote bag serves up just the right about of playfulness and function without being too loud.
13. Bag, $2,990, from Givenchy
Even on days when you’re feeling a little ‘off’, trust a simple white hobo to elevate your look. Plus, the little bit of gold hardware adds a sense of luxe and glamour to your outfit as well.
14. Bag, $2,301, from Loewe
So you want a bag that fits into a more laidback work environment, but you don’t want to look like you don’t care? Then go for a simple drawstring tote bag in calf leather.
15. Bag, $266, from MM6 Maison Margiela
Add a sporty twist to your outfit with a mesh bag. Throw in your yoga gear, a small refresh kit and your laptop and you can head straight to your yoga studio from the boardroom.