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This fabulously fluffy satchel comes in a not-too-small, not-too-big size with panels of the softest shearling we could find on the front and back. It's a bit like carrying a pet poodle around with you-minus the shedding-so go ahead and get used to strangers asking if they can pet it. 5 1/2" handle drop. 9"H x 13"W x 6 1/4"D. Shearling, leather. Import.
J.Crew Shearling satchel $598 $479.99
This is the bag we could never find (not even in our favorite vintage store). Adapted from a classic field bag, it's made from superdurable leather with a buttery feel (we kind of can't stop petting it). The material is designed to improve with age-which means it's one of the few things in your closet that looks better when you bang it up. Removable, adjustable shoulder strap fully extends to 23" shoulder drop. 9"H x 12 1/2"W x 4 1/4"D. Leather. Import. Online only.
J.Crew Canyon hobo $288 $224.99
It takes two (leathers). This roomy satchel is made with contrasting textures of soft pebble and velvety nubuck, so it feels as good as it looks. And because we like keeping our options open-even when we're committing to a new handbag-our designers added an adjustable strap, so you can wear it crossbody or remove it to carry the bag in hand. Our favorite detail? A roomy zipper pouch that keeps essentials like a subway card, keys and phone close at hand. Removable, adjustable strap. 7" handle drop for short , 16" handle drop for long. 11 1/4"H x 13 1/4"W x 6"D. Leather, suede. Import. Online only.
J.Crew Colby satchel in mixed leather $318 $204.99
This roomy satchel is made from a soft pebbled leather, so it feels as good as it looks. And because we like keeping our options open-even when we're committing to a new handbag-our designers added an adjustable strap, so you can wear it crossbody or remove it to carry by hand. Our favorite detail? A roomy zipper pouch that keeps essentials like a subway card, keys and phone close at hand. Removable, adjustable strap. 7" handle drop for short , 16" handle drop for long. 11 1/4"H x 13 1/4"W x 6"D. Leather. Import. Online only.
J.Crew Colby satchel $318 $204.99
The newest member of our beloved Downing family. This bag comes in a not-too-small, not-too-big size, with a sleek, updated hobo shape. So yes, we have a feeling there's going to be some sibling rivalry in our closet. 11"H x 10 1/4"W x 5 3/4"D. 9 3/4" handle drop. Leather. Import.
We gave this houndstooth clutch extra-roomy proportions so you can tuck it under an arm after work without leaving important extras (makeup, credit card, keys-even a slim paperback) at home. The winning detail? Textured leather, which is stamped with a houndstooth pattern to create a woven look (although the magnetic closure-which shuts with a satisfying snap-runs a close second). 7 3/8"H x 11"W x 1 3/4"D. Leather. Import. Online only.
J.Crew Textured leather houndstooth clutch $248 $184.99
A minimalist tote with maximum schlep-ability. We found this classic style in our archives and updated it with ultra-smooth leather, a tie closure and a handy inner pocket (so you don't have to go digging around for your chapstick or keys anymore). 10 1/2"H x 11 3/4"W x 6 3/4"D. 9" handle drop. Leather. Import.
It proves your work bag, errands bag, gym bag and going-out bag can all be the same bag. The special leather gets softer with use, which is great since you'll be using it all the time. 9" handle drop. 13 1/2"H x 13 1/2"W x 6 1/4"D. Leather. Interior detachable wristlet. Import.
J.Crew Downing tote $168
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Made from crackled metallic leather (we dyed the base leather, then added a specially formulated metallic topcoat and gave it a good machine tumble), the smallest item in your lineup just became the fanciest part of your outfit. 5"H x 8"W x 1 1/8"D. Leather. Import.
Made out of mesh with racing-stripe and leather details, this tote is the perfect size for all your essentials (whether you're actually sporty or not). 14 3/4"H x 11 1/2"W x 6 3/4"D. Removable shoulder strap with 6" shoulder drop. 4 3/4" handle drop. Poly. Import.
Your schlep just became a cinch. A new addition to our Downing family, in the silhouette of the season-this roomy bucket bag is finished with details we love, like an adjustable crossbody strap (so you can throw it over chunky sweaters, coats, whatever), an interior pocket and easy cinch closure. Adjustable strap. 23" handle drop. 10 1/2"H x 7 3/4"W x 5 3/4"D. Leather. Import.
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This do-it-all tote is one you're going to want to carry everywhere. (Bonus: It proves that your work bag, errands bag, gym bag and going-out bag can all be the same bag.) 9" handle drop. 13 1/2"H x 13 1/2"W x 6 1/4"D. Leather. Import.
J.Crew Downing tote in colorblock stripe $178 $129.99
Textile junkies rejoice-this woven clutch is the perfect size for all your essentials (phone, wallet, that new tube of perfect red lipstick...) without weighing you down. Your chiropractor will thank you. 8 1/4"H x 11 1/2"W. Viscose with nylon tassel. Import.
After a trip to Africa in 2003, Laurel Brandstetter was inspired to launch an accessories collection that would help support local artisans while showcasing their traditional crafting techniques. Her line, Mar Y Sol, is committed to using sustainable materials like woven sisal, raffia and seagrass (all found here in this fun, stripe tote). 13"H x 17 1/2"W x 8"D. 3 1/2" handle drop. Sisal/seagrass with leather handles. Import.
Have crossbody, will travel. This versatile little bag is made from ultra-smooth leather with an adjustable strap and has a surprisingly roomy central compartment, so now it's easier than ever to go totally hands-free. 6 3/8"H x 8"W x 1 3/4"D. Adjustable shoulder strap fully extends to 24" shoulder drop. Leather. Import.
Bunting bags are the ultimate solution when it comes to baby's winter outerwear protection. Our down-filled version has a chill-proof hood, cozy hand covers and a soft polar-fleece lining (perfect for baby's sensitive skin) to keep baby supercomfy and extra warm. Perfect for stroller travel and all the outdoor places baby goe Nylon. Machine wash. Import. Online only.
Beach days call for a proper tote. Like this one, in fun stripes with tassels. Bonus? The sturdy leather handles mean it can easily carry all your essentials (see also: magazines, sunscreen, snacks, drinks and that beach read you'll never finish). 12"H x 16 1/2"W x 6 3/4"D. 9" handle drop. Straw. Import.
J.Crew Stripe straw tote $59.50
New York-based designer Tracey Tanner hand-cuts utilitarian leather goods in her Brooklyn studio. Each one is carefully designed with thoughtful details and, with the premise that they will be much loved and well used, will get even better with age, like this pretty rose-gold pouch, which helps you keep your loose ends all tidied up and in one place. 7"L x 9"W. Italian leather. Zip closure. USA.
Keep everything you need (pens, your compact, dry-cleaning slips, that piece of paper with the number of that guy you're never gonna call...) all in one streamlined, textured pouch. Bonus? The flat-bottom design means it stands up all on it's own, so no more spill 7 1/2" W x 2 3/4" H x 2 1/4" D. PVC/polyethylene. Zip closure. Import.
J.Crew Woven pencil pouch $32.50
Originally invented by French waitstaff in the 1920s to stash tips and receipts, the magic wallet snugly secures all your bills and credit cards. Just drop them inside, and voilà ! the wallet (magically) organizes and keeps everything safe. 4"L x 2 3/4"W. PVC plastic. Import.
J.Crew Printed magic wallet $22.50 $15.99–22.50