A traveler needs three go-to bags: a carry-on, a backpack, and something a little less bulky and more attractive for day-to-day use. For the latter, we swear by the cross-body. Below, our favorite finds.
This two-toned bag gold hardware is the perfect pop of color to pair with a black dress or shirt.
To buy: target.com , $30
This Italian leather bag comes in seven colors perfect for fall. To make it even more your own, you can add a monogram to the bag or the tag.
To buy: jcrew.com , $128. Monogram, $10
3. Loeffler Randall Tasseled Leather Shoulder Bag
Pair this papaya leather bag with a flame-red lip to up the sass factor on any outfit in your suitcase .
To buy: netaporter.com , $195
4. Elizabeth and James Suede Cynnie Micro Cross-Body
5. Valentino Rockstud Textured-Leather Shoulder Bag
A mini-tribute to the rock-romance language Valentino has been speaking so fluently as of late, this cross-body pairs baby-pink leather with the label’s signature studs.
To buy: netaporter.com , $1,395
With deep teal leather and a bobber-inspired tassel, this Tory Burch bag practically begs to be worn seaside .
To buy: bloomingdales.com , $250