How do you decide which bag to carry for the day? What are the essential bags? How can you change bags so often? Today I will answer more of your questions and show you examples. Accessories can upgrade even the most basic combination of a white tee and jeans. It is good to have a light and a dark color bag for daytime, a small one for evenings, and a casual tote for busy days or vacations. Neutral colors with subtle or no logos and minimal hardware are most versatile.
The bag and shoes can relate by texture, color, or attitude, but the bag can also be a completely unrelated pop of color. For example, I love to wear an orange bag with a navy top and white jeans. On the other hand, a dressy pair of heels with a casual canvas bag would be jarring since they are from different worlds.
The casual attitude of the loafers blends well with the colors and textures of the tote.
Storing everything I usually have in my day bag within zippered pouches makes it easy to change to a smaller bag. Sometimes all I need is my cardcase, phone, glasses, and lip balm. A similar wallet is here.
Zippered leather pouch here. Other zippered pouches here. A small card case is here. I bought my black leather phone holder/wallet from Verizon. The skinny blue bag holds ink pens.
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