17 Work-Ready Bags On Sale — To Make Mornings Easier

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During the week, we strive to look put-together, professional, and poised. Our morning routine, however, is not so chic: Too often, we find ourselves transferring all our belongings from one bag to another, unable to locate our bus pass or our keys, while our second — okay, third — snooze alarm is going off on the other side of the room. (All of this, of course, before we've had the chance to drink our morning coffee.) The easiest way to streamline the 8:00 a.m. dance around our living room is with a timeless, spacious bag that goes with every piece in our work wardrobe, so we can simply grab and go.

A life-hacking piece like this is worth investing in. Luckily, we're catching the tail end of sale season here, so the sticker shock won't even be as severe as if you were buying that new go-to bag at full price. Click through to shop 17 of the best redlined carryalls — to make your life that much easier. 

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If you're workwear's on lock, your bag should be, too.
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Tickled pink.
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We're still mourning Kate Spade Saturday, but extra 40% off everything is easing the pain.
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Before colorblocking feels stale, give color waves a go.
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All boxed up.
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A snap-and-buckle closure keeps your belongings in check, while a neat exterior pocket eliminates fumbling for your keys.
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For the Mary Poppins in the office: a seemingly bottomless shoulder bag.
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You can sneak some ombré into your office wardrobe.
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Your black/navy/white wardrobe needs a hint of mint.
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The working girl's solution to outgrowing backpacks: a structured tote that fits your tech gadgets, notebooks, and magazines — and makes you look very adult.
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That classic satchel, with much more room.
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Fashion's answer to a briefcase.
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Because when we say "carry-all," we mean it.
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A fiery touch for your neutral office wardrobe
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Your work bag should say: "I'm here to get down to business... But, in the case of an emergency, I also have all the essentials I need to survive."
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A bright bag for sunnier days ahead.