These On-Sale Bags Will Make Your Morning Commute Better, Promise

We can all agree that mornings are often a chore (although, they certainly don't have to be!). On the laziest days, getting out of bed can feel like pulling teeth, jeggings become your saving grace for a comfy-yet-somewhat-office-appropriate outfit, and what makeup you can manage gets applied in a mass transit daze.

But, there's an easy trick to looking at least somewhat put-together even at your groggiest, and it's as simple as throwing all your workday essentials into a well-defined and structured bag. Yes, it's true: Toting around a well-designed carryall can immediately distinguish you as a budding young exec from just another half-asleep workhorse.

Since affordability is an utmost priority for the budget-conscious working gal, we've rounded up 19 on-sale schleppers that won't drain your checking account — or, at least, are well worth the investment. From shoulder totes to roomy backpacks, scope out your next grab bag for the next time you've got a case of the Mondays (or the morning blues).
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This kangaroo pouch has a surprise baby pouch inside.
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A tote that fades to black as you carry it from day to night.
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For the office gal who likes it a little wild.
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This perfectly neutral seafoam will go with any outfit.
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This boxy beauty definitely has your back.
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Slither up to this carryall.
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This nude crossbody will catch everyone's eye.
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Approach every day with a perfectly sky-blue outlook.
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A perforated white cincher to bag up your whole summer.
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This sugary two-toned tote is twice as sweet.
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A big scoop of bold red is always on point.
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You can never go wrong with a standard black handbag.
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We're having a beige moment with this plunging shopper.
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A waterproof bag to keep your classified files dry.
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A roomy shoulder bag that pairs perfectly with red wine at happy hour.
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High shine and deep-sea tones elevate this carrier.
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A beaded detail to really strap things in.
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A bag to match your office lipstick.
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A see-through tote for the office-goer who has nothing to hide.

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