While I can fill half my wardrobe with jackets and coats (no joke), when it comes to bags, I have a fairly practical, streamlined approach. Okay, so when I say practical, I mean that in the context of being a fashion editor, so I'm not exactly toting sporty backpacks, however, I do have a set of requirements that have to be ticked off. Form and function both have an equally important role to play in finding the perfect bag. So what do I look for? Firstly, it has to be roomy enough to fit in the essentials (purse, phone, keys, lipstick, etc.). Secondly, it has to be versatile enough to work with a large percentage of my wardrobe. Finally, it has to be hands-free. The result of these specifications is that I almost exclusively buy crossbody bags.
In the interest of our readers, I thought I'd tell you about the three bags that I wear on repeat. They pretty much cover all the bases when it comes to my bag needs. My lin-up is a mix of high-street and high-end brands, but the uniting factor is their grab-and-go appeal. After all, no one has time to be trying on different bags when you're rushing for the train on a weekday morning. From Wandler's minimalist design to the Coach's Tardis-like interior, scroll down to see and shop the styles I can't live without.
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