First, I need a big tote type bag. I frequently need to lug around files, and none of my cute purses that were big enough for my law school books really cut it anymore. I loathe briefcases. LOATHE. I want a bag that functions professionally, but doesn’t scream, “work has taken over my life!” I spied a bag yesterday at a cute bag place on Webster with a $800 price tag and nearly fainted.
Ahhh…the plight of the modern, working Recessionista. A work bag that doesn’t look like something your dad carried to work in the ’80s. Here’s five cute, oversized bags without an oversized pricetag: