It%27s in the bag - essential handbags

Essential Handbags
 

A classic shape, design and colour fused with versatility and style – that’s what to look for in a handbag. Here we’ve picked our top indispensable bags for all occasions.

 
 
 
Colour Block
 

With contrasting colours, this is a bag that will suit a wide range of outfit ensembles. This leather look monochrome tote from Dune is the perfect choice for anything from a trip to the shops, to an evening out.

 
Calvin Klein Sofie Small Leather Across Body Bag
 

You know that feeling when you’re rummaging around your bag, wondering where you’ve put your purse, keys or travelcard? Well, this smart leather cross-body bag from Calvin Klein is the answer. With its sleek and streamlined design, it has pockets forhelping you keep your essentials close to hand and the across body strap means you can be hands-free when rushing about town.

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Paul%27s Boutique Maisy MEdium Tote Bag
 

If you need a briefcase for work, but don’t want to look like every other commuter, then this striking tote from Paul’s Boutique will surely perk up your day. With pockets and compartments to keep you organised, this bag is practical as well as being
stand-out stylish.

 
 
 
 
 
Collection Weekend by John Lewis Grainy Rucksack
 

Appealingly retro, the satchel has evolved into the ideal every day bag. Complete with useful pockets, compartments and adjustable straps, this Collection WEEKEND bag by John Lewis strikes the right balance between tradition
and versatility.

 
 
 
Nica Grace Weekender Bag
 

Be prepared for anything with this smart weekender bag from Nica. Ideal for weekends away and short trips, it even has a detachable purse for your valuables, whilst the main bag has plenty of room for your getaway outfits.