Need A New Bag? Here Are 38 Options You'll Love

Bags are hard to shop for. Although they have a lot of utility — they're used to tote our items all around town — designers only have so many ways to get creative. So when it comes to shopping for a new handbag, we're usually on the prowl for something functional, but also exciting. Sometimes, that means a small velvet bag that can hold only a few business cards and a lipstick. Other times, it's a light-blue backpack that looks sleek enough to take to work. Regardless of the situation, we shouldn't settle for something meh just because we're in need of something new.

If you're on the hunt for a bag for work, a night out, or just for every day, feast your eyes on the 31 solid options ahead. Invest in one statement-maker or stock up on a few. You know what they say: A bag a day...
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Yes, please, to this fur trim.

Vasic Marche Fur Mini, $395, available at Vasic.
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Puffer coats are all the rage this season; why not play around with the trend on your bag, too?

Zara Quilted Maxi Bucket Bag, $49.90, available at Zara.
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Take note of the rad topstitching.

Tod's Small Wave Bag, $3,025, available at Tod's.
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If you're looking for a new backpack, my suggestion is to go for something super-sleek. It looks more grown-up.

Donatienne Kelly Icy Grey, $375, available at Donatienne.
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It's time to change up your idea of how to wear a fanny pack. These days, people are wearing them fastened over one shoulder and under the arm, like a crossbody.

Alexander Wang Padlock Fanny Pack in Cheetah Printed Shearling, $595, available at Alexander Wang.
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This clutch has a handle you can actually clutch.

AllSaints Ikuya Small Clutch, $166.44, available at AllSaints.
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And with that, we'll end on a bag absolutely worth the splurge.

Proenza Schouler Large Hex Whipstitch Bucket Bag
$1,960, available at Proenza Schouler.
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A little dose of summer, all year round.

Shaffer Greta Drawstring Bag, $59.40, available at Shopbop.
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A backpack that's nice enough to wear to work.

Roma Leather Backpack, $123.38, available at Camelia Roma.
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The shopping-bag look, without the shopping-bag feel.

Baggu Leather Baggu, $98, available at Baggu.
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This bag goes with everything and isn't boring.

Tovi Sorga Leather Tote, $355.50, available at Tovi Sorga.
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You can carry this backpack by its top handle, too.

Matt & Nat Chanda, $140, available at Matt & Nat.
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Only Miu Miu can make this print something to obsess over.

Miu Mogador Crystal-Embellished Brocade Cross-Body Bag,
$1,670, available at Matches Fashion.
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Talk about a cool and adorable evening bag.

Charles & Keith Evening Wristlet, $39.90, available at Charles & Keith.
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It's hard to believe this bag costs less than $25.

Forever 21 Faux Leather Shoulder Bag, $24.90, available at Forever 21.
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If you're going to splurge on a trendy bag, go for a fun color that is still basic enough to go with most of your wardrobe, like this navy blue. You're going to want to get a lot of wear out of the piece, but you'll also want it to stand out.

Loewe Flamenco Knot Small Bag, $1,690, available at Loewe.
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Hands-free, all the way.

Unif Cass Backpack, $90, available at Unif.
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No need to worry about your things falling out.

Cafuné Mini Basket Bucket, $410, available at Cafuné.
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For the bag lady in all of us...

Rachel Comey Shoe Bag, $265, available at Rachel Comey.
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A teddy bear for adults.

Staud The Deneuve Bag, $215, available at Staud.
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Yellow is in. Try it out with a tote bag.

Bill Blass Buckley Shopper, $348, available at Bill Blass.
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Try this structured bucket.

Paradigm Vegan Leather Bucket Bag, $48, available at Nasty Gal.
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Keep your shoulders happy with a wide strap.

H&M Small Shoulder Bag, $34.99, available at H&M.
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Coach Western Embroidery Turnlock Saddle Bag 17, $595, available at Coach.
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The fact that this bag comes with a matching pouch makes the relatively high price point that much better.

Cuero & Mor Blush Mini Tote, $620, available at Cuero & Mor.
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This Prada bag is classic and on-trend.

Prada Cahier Notebook Shoulder Bag, $2,660, available at Bergdorf Goodman.
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There's nothing like a bucket bag thats also a carryall.

Dagne Dover Ava, $325, available at Dagne Dover.
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We're obsessed with this bag's clean lines and PVC detailing.

Death in Paris Horizon Solar Shopper, $193.85, available at Death in Paris
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This bag's got depth.

Trademark Woven Bucket Bag, $628, available at Need Supply Co.
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The change-purse shape may have you thinking this fuzzy crossbody is for fancy events, but in reality, it looks dopest with your daytime clothes.

Raye Tog Fake Fur Bag, $128, available at W Concept.
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Sometimes, big bags have trouble maintaining a clean look. Not this one.

Veda Half Moon Bag, $495, available at Veda.
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We're playing with a lot with mesh this season, as the texture makes your outfit sing.

Cos Mesh Tote Bag, $49, available at Cos.
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A cute purse at a cute price.

Loéil Seed Bucket Bag, $82, available at Loéil.
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I'm looking at you, velvet backpack.

Sandro Avril Bird Backpack, $470, available at Sandro.
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Okay, someone please buy me this bag.

Opening Ceremony Crystal Nev Zip Clutch, $350, available at Opening Ceremony.
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The long chain on this mini bucket is something we can get behind.

Whistles Sylvan Mini Croc Bucket Bag, $162.60, available at Whistles.
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Well, this bag is literally on fire.

Gucci Sylvie Gucci Signature Bag, $3,500, available at Gucci.
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Swap out your average black bag for a printed one instead.

Topshop Leather Whipstitch Crossbody Bag, $80, available at Topshop.

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