Looking for a statement-worthy handbag when you head back to the office? Sure, a branded piece might just do the trick, but if you’re on the hunt for a bag for work that won’t break the bank, then you’ve come to the right place. While the options out there can be overwhelming, we’ve done all the legwork to sieve out the best affordable pieces that are truly worth adding to your collection.
A large shopper bag like this number comes in really handy especially if you love chucking everything you need in it before running out of the house. It’s spacious, it fits your laptop or tablet, and it’s perfect especially if you can’t deal with editing what goes in and what stays out.
Can’t decide between carrying a large or small bag? Why not opt for a medium-sized piece like this handbag that’s perfect especially if you don’t need to carry a lot of things to the office. Besides, it’s super versatile and it’s perfect even when you’re bringing it out on the weekends too.
The iconic Dumpling Bag from the homegrown label Beyond The Vines is well-loved for many reasons. It was adopted quickly by many, not only for its design, but also for its function, and has enjoyed a surge of crazy popularity in 2021. Available in different sizes and colourways, the bag is made with lightweight water-resistant nylon and comes with handles of two lengths and an elastic opening. On top of that, it also features a large flap pocket, a D-ring to attach your keys to, and is spacious enough to fit all your daily necessities.
Another hot favourite from homegrown label, Beyond The Vines, would be the Canvas Carryall 01. Made from 18oz cotton canvas, this bag comes with short handles and adjustable straps, so you have multiple ways of carrying it. It’s also spacious enough for you to chuck in all your items, and comes with an inner pocket so you can separate your keys or your phone from the rest of the things in your bag.
As we all know, big handbags give you the freedom to carry everything you need while you’re on the go. And if you’re looking for a stylish piece that can hold all your essentials (and other whatnots), then this piece from Gentlewoman is one that won’t disappoint.
Heading out for a nice dinner or for some drinks with your colleagues? The one thing you’ll need is a versatile day-to-night bag that goes with everything and strikes the perfect balance between style and function. Take, for instance, this particular number from Zara that can be worn in the daytime with a casual look or with a chic nighttime ensemble.
Elevate your dressy edits with a stylish shoulder bag just like this piece from Charles & Keith. Arriving in a boxy silhouette, this minimalist piece is roomy enough to hold your work-week essentials and more.
Shoulder bags have a sleek and sophisticated yet sporty appeal. If you like to separate your other knick-knacks from the rest of the items in your bag, you’ll definitely appreciate the small pouch that this bag comes with.
Every woman needs a bucket bag and not just one that’s large enough to haul stuff around in, but one that can also look polished and professional. On top of that, if you’re looking to inject some colour into your everyday outfits, try opting for a bright colourway like this Cerulean-coloured bucket bag.
The design may be minimalistic, but the details on it surely haven’t been compromised. We love how the bag comes with a curved-bottom silhouette and bold cow prints, that’s sure to turn heads. Not to mention, it’s also roomy enough to fit all your essentials and then some.