1. $139, from Zara
Head to work with a brown bag instead of black — it’s versatile enough to be matched with any outfit, yet unexpected. Opt for a roomy tote bag that can hold all your belongings, like this piece from Zara.
2. $69.90, from Zara
We’re loving the preppy checkered detail of this tote that looks like a play on the Scottish plaid. Channel a back-to-school vibe by pairing it with a white short-sleeved shirt and a navy blue skater skirt.
3. $1,781, from Acne Studios at NET-A-PORTER
Flaunt this peach coloured suede knotted bag with a breezy sun dress. It’s sizeable enough to contain your beach hat.
4. $62, from Arket
A canvas tote like this striped piece is the ultimate go-anywhere, do-anything bag. It’s most useful when you’re hitting the beach during hot summer days.
5. $2,291, from Balenciaga
A shopper tote is one of the “It” bags this season. Add a touch of vibrancy to your look with this sunshine yellow Balenciaga piece.
6. $45.90, from Bershka
Look sharp with this work bag — it comes in a nice shade of pale rose that brings out your feminine side.
7. $2,011, from Calvin Klein at Farfetch
Fans of the Looney Tunes cartoon will love this bag which features the cheeky Road Runner. The bag’s long structured shape means there’s plenty of room for a shopping spree.
8. $5,270, from Chanel
Head to the gym in style with this Chanel bowling bag. The best part? It’s waterproof so you won’t have to worry about getting your perspiration all over it.
9. $79.90, from Charles & Keith
You always need a classic black bag in your wardrobe. Go with something that has texture, like this slouchy piece that can work as both a backpack or a shoulder bag. Dress it up with a shirt and pencil skirt, or dress down with a cropped top and swing skirt.
10. $67, from COS
A bright yellow bag always complements an orange or red outfit. Pair this casual carrier with an orange midi dress and red strappy heels and you’ll be the talk of the town!
11. $308, from COS
An eye-catching purse always stands out when you’re wearing an all-black (or white) outfit. Add a touch of personality by choosing this unique piece — it’s circular when placed flat on the ground. How cool is that?
12. $677, from Eugenia Kim at Moda Operandi
What an adorable piece this is! Mimicking the shape of a wide brimmed straw hat, it’s the perfect companion for a resort vacation. Its generous size means it will keep your precious belongings out of the sun.
13. $5,450, from Givenchy
Featuring leather, python and suede leather, this carryall gives off a vibe of maturity and sophistication. We say go for contrast instead: Pair this work bag with a backless mini dress and a pair of flat strappy sandals to switch it up.
14. $4,380, from Gucci
This oversized tote from Gucci is made of a dreamy suede leather. Pair it with a tailored pantsuit and tuck it under your arm for a professional look.
15. $1,779, from Isabel Marant
Say no to the flimsy Ikea shopper bag. Here’s a sturdier Isabel Marant piece that you should have. It’s equally spacious, but way more stylish.
16. $45.90, from Mango
Never lose your things again in this transparent tote that allows you to eyeball your stuff immediately. But keep the important belongings in the pouch. For a sassy and stylish vibe, fold this tote in half and simply hold on to it.
17. $2,924, from Marni
Spice up your outfit with this fun navy blue suede bag from Marni that sports a multi-coloured handle. It’s so buttery soft, you’d want to give it a squeeze.
18. $3,827, from The Row at NET-A-PORTER
This red shoulder bag speaks of classy elegance. It’ll pop when paired with an all-black outfit.
19. $76.90, from Topshop
Need a large tote to store your pool necessities? This blanket rope bag is for you! The plaid print and handles that’s fashioned in hunting rope will add a dash of colour against a simple white bikini and a pair of tan sandals.
20. $76.90, from Topshop
Animal prints are hot this season, and so will you be if you brandish this loud leopard print tote bag. Carry it with a muted outfit of nude or black — you don’t want to veer to the gaudy end of the spectrum.