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The 16 Best Everyday Bags, According to BAZAAR Editors
We carry these totes, shoulder bags, and satchels 24/7.
The best everyday bags need an effortlessly chic exterior and a spacious, organized interior to be worth carrying 24/7. Inside and outside, versatility is the most important factor.
Every BAZAAR editor taking stock of their accessories collection said their hardworking everyday bags eclipse 2023 trends. To these certified fashion experts, whether they’re relying on a streamlined leather tote by Cuyana or a cult-favorite bag like Luar’s Ana tote, the best everyday bags can carry all the workday essentials with a sense of originality. Some editors count forever investments like quilted Chanel bags or triangle-printed Prada totes as their most-carried bags; others rely on affordable hidden gems with extra compartments and smart strap attachments. For editors who are constantly traveling, their everyday handbags double as a roomy personal item for plane rides. And yes, most of the best everyday bags come in classic neutral shades like black, brown, and camel—to remove any overthinking from the getting-ready process.
The following luxurious designer tote bags, nylon shoulder bags, and roomy laptop bags all balance practicality and personal style. It-bags come and go, but the 16 best everyday bags ahead are permanent wardrobe heroes.
Halie LeSavage is the fashion commerce editor at Harper's BAZAAR. Her style reporting covers everything from reviewing the best designer products to profiling emerging brands and designers. Previously, she was the founding retail writer at Morning Brew and a fashion associate at Glamour.
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