How are your plans coming along for summer? Got a festival or two on tap? Maybe a cheeky mini-break for the May bank-holiday weekend? How lovely.
But, have you spared a thought for the accessory that is going to transport you and your worldly possessions here, there and everywhere? Step forward the messenger bag.
This cross-body style is roomy enough to throw everything you need inside for a day spent listening to your favourite band in a field or even an overnight stay. And to really make this easy on you, we’ve picked the seven chicest styles to wear all summer. Which one's coming with you on your next getaway?
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Miss Selfridge Pink Faux Ostrich Satchel, £39, available at Miss Selfridge.
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Mary Portas The Beat Double Zip Feature Cross Body Bag, £119, available at House of Fraser.