6 types of travel bags every stylish woman should have

Do you tote these bag styles for your travels too? Image: Cool-Find K-Style

Some women can end up packing 5 to 7 pairs of shoes per trip. Others like me can carry up to four bags even on a five-day holiday. I mean, how can you choose just one to tote? Whether you’re like me or perhaps a bit less bag-obsessed, I’m sure you’ve at least one staple bag to turn to, whenever you travel. Read on to see if you’ve these popular bag styles too!

1. THE DUFFEL BAG
This designer bag style is the default ‘handcarry’ for the stylish traveller. Be it slouchy, structured, quilted or monogrammed, I’m sure you’ve at least one of these in your bag collection.

Canvas leather bag, $3,050 from Louis Vuitton

Canvas leather bag, $3,050 from Louis Vuitton

6 types of travel bags every stylish woman should have

Marc by Marc Jacobs leather bag, $852.10 from Net-A-Porter

2. THE MINI BAG
It’s large enough to store just the bare minimum of what you need (your passport, wallet, cards), while being small enough such that it won’t weigh you down, while you’re spending the whole day out.

6 types of travel bags every stylish woman should have

Michael Michael Kors leather bag, $228.08 from Net-A-Porter

Man Chien crossbody bag

Man Chien leather tote bag, $499 from Cool-Find The Online Store

3. THE TOTE BAG
If you can’t leave home without a huge bag of your daily essentials — you never know if it might rain and you must have your iPad! — it’s hard to imagine doing the same, while abroad. Just toss everything into this roomy bag so that you’ll never have to fret about fitting everything in.

6 types of travel bags every stylish woman should have

Issey Miyake polyvinyl chloride tote bag, $1,104 from Club 21 eShop

4. THE STRUCTURED BAG WITH COMPARTMENTS
This “everyday” handbag is roomy enough to store everything you need, while looking oh-so professional and sleek for your next business trip. The different compartments within neatly section your items for you, to keep it all within easy reach. Bonus points if it comes with a handy crossbody strap!

6 types of travel bags every stylish woman should have

Saint Laurent calf leather bag, $3,450

5. THE FOLDABLE BAG
You need this because you never know how much you’re going to buy in a day, especially at your favourite shopping cities. Tote bags like the ever-favourite Longchamp Le Pliage style can fit practically everything, without adding that much extra weight to your luggage. Just whip it out on the days when you know you’re going into a shopping frenzy.

6 types of travel bags every stylish woman should have

Nylon bag, $250 from Longchamp

6. THE LUXE BACKPACK
The trusty bag style of your school years gets luxed up in leather, while staying sturdy enough to store your laptop, files plus any other travel must-haves that you’ll need.

6 types of travel bags every stylish woman should have
Metal studded leather backpack, $860 from Furla

6 types of travel bags every stylish woman should have

Leather backpack, $449.99 from Cool-Find K-Style

Bonia backpack

Bonia leather backpack, $550

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