42 Must-Have Bags Seen At New York Fashion Week

Photographed by Victoria Adamson.
Our bags hold our life. So when it comes to picking out the perfect carryall for our day-to-day, practicality is just as vital as style.

This Fashion Week, we saw women take the streets with their totes in tow, sporting a variety of purses that fit all the bills. There were expansive envelope clutches (with creative stickers and personalized twists); structured, luggage-style bags that made even the most casual of outfits feel elegant; and low-maintenance backpacks and fanny packs, ideal for the girl who is always on the go.

With fall right around the corner, what better way to enhance your purse collection than by pulling inspiration from the best looks we've seen on the city streets? If you're on a mission to take your bag game to the next level (because let's be honest, who isn't?), look to these 42 gorgeous numbers for some serious shopping motivation.
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A sunny bag guaranteed to brighten even the darkest days.

Poppy Lissiman bag.
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Leave it to Eva Chen to take her neon clutch to the next level with a little slice of personalization.

Proenza Schouler bag.
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Let a simple, structured purse make even the most casual look feel more sleek.

Mark Cross bag.
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Pucker up!

Saint Laurent bag.
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The secret to upgrading your favorite all-black outfit? Two words: This. Print.

Ralph Lauren bag.
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Proof that there is a way to revive grandma's hand-me-downs.
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For this leather tote, it's all about the details (just check out that stitching!).
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The secret to giving those street style photographers a taste of their own medicine.

Charlotte Olympia bag.
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This clutch is quite eye-catching, no?

Sarah's Bag bag.
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A summery crossbody that looks especially good from the back.
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When your bag reminds you to put on a happy face.

Anya Hindmarch bag.
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The fanny pack revival has officially commenced.

Loeffler Randall fanny pack.
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More is more, especially when it comes to stickers.

Anya Hindmarch bag.
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A bold blue number can seriously pack a punch.
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Simple in both color and shape.

Mark Cross bag.
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This little black bag is the perfect size for your essentials. Plus, it goes with pretty much everything.

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A stylish way to get your daily dose of vitamin B.
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How elegant is this?

3.1 Phillip Lim bag.
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Tweed and lace: the perfect combination (especially in this gorgeous burgundy.).
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A little crotchet goes a long way.
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A box bag that feels super-feminine (but also pretty bossy).

Mark Cross bag.
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A timeless shoulder bag, like this tan leather number, is the perfect investment piece.
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So. Many. Tassels.
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The subtle details on this bag make us fall in love.
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Amazingly creative, but also amazingly practical.
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The cutest little monster on the block.

Fendi bag.
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Pretty in pink.

Louis Vuitton bag.
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We love a bag that makes a statement.
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A white bag is a daring (but sleek) choice for the city. Just be careful where you put it down.

Mark Cross bag.
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An old-school Gucci crossbody gets a new life.

Gucci bag.
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Lost in a turquoise dream.
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This bag is more than ready to party.
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Stars, colors, shapes: How much pizzazz can one little bag have?

Paula Cademartori bag.
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Snakeskin on snakeskin. We approve.

Chloé bag.
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We're officially dubbing this the most creative look of the week.
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A rose by any other name would still look this good.
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Zip it up!
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How to transition your beach bag to the city streets.

Rae Feather bag.
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Embroidered flowers: classic.
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We can only imagine the goodies tied up in this package.
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When all else fails, you can look to your clutch for a little outfit inspiration.
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See, backpacks aren't just for back-to-school.

M2Malletier bag.
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