Remember high school algebra, when everything was complicated until you found the right formula — and then it all just worked? That's what it's like when you add a crossbody bag to your repertoire. Suddenly, your hands are free, your stuff is safe — and you look pretty darn cute. To prove our loyalty to this essential bag, we've rounded up summer's best and brightest options. Click through for the solution to all your carryall conundrums.
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Gaya Two-Toned Cambridge Messenger, $158, available at 80s Purple. Score this bag for less with R29 Shops!
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H&M Shoulder Bag, $14.95, available at H&M.
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3.1 Phillip Lim 'Scout' Small Drawstring Crossbody, $575, available at 3.1 Phillip Lim.
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Zara Calfskin Messenger Bag, $35.90, available at Zara.