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How to Style Wedge Sandals This Spring

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A few weeks ago, I published a post about sandal trends for spring, and I’m so glad the wedge sandal is making a comeback this season!

Wedge sandals are the perfect marriage of form and function because they can be comfortable without looking frumpy. Today I’m teaming up with Zappos to style two different pairs of wedge sandals for spring.

How to Style Wedge Sandals This Spring Dolce Vita sandals (8) // AG jeans (28) // KUT from the Kloth jacket (S) // Michael Stars tee (S) // Tory Burch hobo // similar sunglasses

The first pair is the Dolce Vita Nilton that I’ve already worn a few times this season. I love the combination of sandstone leather at the heel and ankle and the braided toe strap in a natural canvas fabric.

The stitching around the edges and jute-wrapped wedge heel keeps these sandals breezy and summery. While they have a 3 3/4″ heel, the platform is 3/4″ so they’re actually quite walkable, and the ankle strap adds stability.

Longer jeans are also making a comeback this season, which is perfect timing because they look amazing with wedge sandals.

These are the AG Mari High Rise Slim Straight in a faded mid-indigo wash with a finished hem.

AG Jeans are made in the USA, and these have the perfect fabric composition (98% cotton/2% elastane) for holding their shape without sacrificing comfort.

I like how they extend over the back of the sandal to create a long, lean leg line. They’re true to size; for reference, I’m wearing my usual 28.

I topped off the look with a white tee and tarragon green denim jacket.

This jacket has a cropped silhouette with a raw hem and lots of stretch, and I love this fresh shade of green for spring. It pairs beautifully with blue jeans.

I like this jacket so much, I also have it in coral, but that one is almost sold out. I ordered the green in small and the coral in a medium, and both fit fine. It’s just a matter of how snug you like your jackets to be. The medium is definitely a little more comfortable, but the small might be slightly more flattering.

I don’t worry about whether it buttons or not because I’ll never wear it that way. I prefer it to fit well through the back and shoulders, so if it’s too snug to button, I’m okay with that.

For my second look, I styled a pair of SoftWalk wedge sandals in the crossover style, which is very on trend this season.

I had some requests for comfort sandals with a lower heel, so I wanted to find a pair that fit those qualifications.

SoftWalk sandals (8) // KUT from the Kloth jeans (6) // Madewell blouse (S) // similar tote

These sandals are extremely well made and comfortable, with a memory foam midsole and a leather upper, lining, and insole. They have a 3″ heel with a 1/2″ platform, so the heel drop is only 2 1/2″.

I realize some ladies need a heel strap, so the slide style may not be the best, but these are worth a try. They come in medium, narrow, and wide sizes for the perfect fit.

These sandals run true to size; or you may want to size up if in between. I’m wearing my usual 8, but I often size down in slides due to my narrow feet.

I wore these sandals with cropped jeans, to show a different way to style a wedge sandal. I love how the combination of shorter pants and lower vamp on the sandal extend the line of the leg.

These jeans have a 26″ inseam, which is the perfect crop length for me. Yours may be different, but I encourage you to learn your ideal inseam measurements; it makes online shopping so much easier.

I get asked a lot about the correct length for cropped jeans and pants. The hem on a pair of cropped jeans should it below the widest part of your calf, but two or three inches above your ankle bone.

If they hit within an inch of the ankle bone, they’re ankle-length. If they hit in the middle of the calf, they’re capri-length, and I do not recommend those. Capris aren’t very flattering on most women.

I topped off this look with a drapey black button-up shirt. I like how the black of the shirt and shoes bookend the look, but I really wish I’d thought to add a belt. That would complete this outfit nicely.

This shirt has an oversized silhouette with a high-low shirttail hemline. The pleating at the back yoke and deep-cut short cuffed sleeves keep it breezy and casual, but it looks a little dressier than your average t-shirt. It runs true to size; I have the 2-4 (SM).

I know the sandals I featured are low inventory, and I’m sorry about that! They were well-stocked when I ordered them. I’ve rounded up some more wedge sandals from Zappos for your shopping inspiration.

As always, when you shop at Zappos, you get the benefit of their 24/7 customer service and generous return policy, and be sure to link your Amazon Prime membership or sign up to be a Zappos VIP member for free upgraded shipping. Also, military members, students, and teachers can get 10% off their Zappos orders — see their Student, Teacher & Military Promotion page for more details.

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What to Wear to Your Child’s Graduation

I’ve had some requests for what to wear to your child’s graduation, so I thought I’d tackle that topic today. You can pretty much find everything you need at Nordstrom. From dresses to blouses and pants, from shoes to accessories, they have it all!

I put together two outfits that I think would work well for most graduation ceremonies, but you can dress up a bit more if you want to. Here are two looks I styled for what to wear to a spring wedding that could also work for graduation ceremonies, if you need something more formal.

Paige dress (S) // Dolce Vita sandals (8) // earrings // silver link bracelet // YSL crossbody (similar for less) // similar sunglasses

In my experience, high school graduations are a little more casual than college, so I styled two looks that are similar to what I wore to my kids’ high school graduations.

The first look features a casual dress that I would typically wear with sneakers or flat sandals for errands or casual get-togethers with friends, but I think it works for a graduation too.

The drawstring waist gives it a bit of structure, and the flutter sleeves are a trendy touch. The fabric is a really nice slub jersey in a rayon/polyester blend, and there’s a subtle texture to it.

It’s cool and soft and comfortable, perfect for outdoor venues or warm climates. You could bring a white denim jacket along for an extra layer of warmth.

These wedge sandals are a great way to elevate a casual dress. I really like how this pair has the combination of sandstone leather in the back and a canvas braided strap in the front, but there are other color combinations available.

The jute-wrapped heel keeps them summery, and they should give you enough stability if you end up walking on grass or turf. These sandals they run true to size; I’m wearing the 8.

For jewelry, I kept it simple with brushed silver teardrop earrings and a silver link bracelet, and I carried a camera style crossbody bag. Tory Burch makes a similar style for less.

I like the crossbody for events such as this because you might be standing around for a while, and it’s lightweight and easy to manage.

My second look features white jeans and a navy top. If your school colors include navy, either of these outfits will be perfect for you! I didn’t try to wear school colors at either of my kids’ high school graduations, but it’s fun if it works out that way.

Wit & Wisdom blouse (S) // Good American jeans (6) // sandals (7.5) // earrings // necklace // similar bracelet // YSL crossbody (similar for less) // similar sunglasses

Peasant style tops are trending this year. This one is nice because it isn’t as long or voluminous as some, and the split neck style is flattering but not too low.

I especially like how the eyelet embroidery and blouson sleeves add texture and femininity to the outfit.

And these jeans are my Good American Good Straight with the raw hem that I can’t stop talking about.

They have good coverage and lots of stretch, and the 27 1/2″ inseam with 14 1/2″ leg opening is the perfect slim straight ankle style to go with all of your spring and summer tops.

These jeans have a high 11″ rise, so I don’t always want to tuck into them. Fortunately this shirt isn’t so long that it needs a front-tuck, so I left it out for a streamlined silhouette.

I’m wearing my regular size 6 in these jeans, but they do seem really tight when you first pull them on. I recommend giving them a little time to break in because they do give a little with wear, and I love how they shape the rear and smooth out the midsection.

These braided block heel slides are very easy to walk in, and they add interest to the outfit without stealing the show.

I wore these a ton last year, and they still look like new. I’m so glad they brought them back. They’re true to size, or size down if you typically do in slides. They also come in other colors.

I accessorized with chunky white hoops and a gold chain link necklace. I feel like these pieces look current without being so trendy that you’ll look dated when you look back at the pictures years down the road.

If you don’t have a graduation coming up this spring, these outfits will also work for church or going out to dinner, or maybe even some work environments.

All the pieces I’m wearing are classics that you can easily mix and match with other items in your closet to maximize the cost per wear potential!

As always, when you shop at Nordstrom, you get their free shipping and free returns. And don’t forget about their BOPUS (Buy Online Pick Up in Store) and contactless curbside pickup options.

And if you aren’t already a Nordy Club member, be sure to sign up so you can start earning points toward Nordstrom Notes when you shop. You also get to enjoy exclusive perks like members-only access to sales, offers, and events — like the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale, which is just around the corner!

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March Favorites

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Greetings, friends! It’s time for my March Favorites. This is a roundup of new finds and old favorites that I’m loving right now.

March Favorites

one // I’ve been loving this little makeup kit lately. It’s called 30 Seconds to Stunning, and you can read more about it in this post. I already use and love the mascara, and lately I’ve been using the Maracuja Juicy Lip Creme in Mauve and the Shadow Liner in Eye Catching almost every day.


jacket (old) // t-shirt (old) // similar belt (M) // jeans (28; more at Shopbop) // clogs (8) // handbag

two // I wore these clogs all day on Sunday, and they were so comfortable. They make a nice transition shoe for spring and fall, when you don’t want to wear boots but it’s too soon for open-toe shoes. They have really good support, and I appreciate that they give me some added height as well. I also like this lighter color at Evereve. These clogs run true to size.

The jacket I’m wearing here is from last year, as are the t-shirt, earrings, and necklace. My belt is also sold out, but these jeans are on sale, and I’ve got more on the bag below!


jacket (S) // t-shirt (S) // jeans (28) // sneakers (39) // sunnies // earrings

three // This lightweight utility shirt jacket is a great completer piece for casual outfits this spring. It’s soft and comfortable and doesn’t weigh you down or feel constricting, but it adds a light layer of warmth without being fussy. It’s true to size, or size down if in between. I have the small.

four (also at Saks) // Best news! These Mother Insiders are currently 25% off! These were my favorite bluejeans last spring and summer, and I find myself reaching for them again this season. They’re lightweight and stretchy and so comfortable, plus the distressed elements keep them casual. They run true to size, or size down if in between.


five // I’ve been burning this candle a lot recently. It has a nice, light scent for spring. Plus the branding is so elegant, it makes a nice addition to my new powder room.


top (S) // jeans (28) // booties (8.5) // similar necklace

six // This lightweight, super soft pullover is a great little transition piece for spring, and it’s currently 25% off! It runs true to size with a relaxed fit, or you could size down if you don’t want the extra length in the arms.

As an aside, the Wit & Wisdom jeans I’m wearing here are a good option for a straight crop style under $100.


top (not available) // jeans (28) // sandals (8) // similar handbag

seven // I’m loving these slim straight white jeans for spring/summer. They denim is nice and thick, and they have contoured high waist for a gap-free fit.

Sorry, but the top I’m wearing there is not available, but the shoes are. I love these with dresses or for dressing up jeans.


jacket (S) // t-shirt (S) // sunnies // earrings

eight // These earrings make such a nice bright statement for summer, and they’re lightweight and comfortable. I should have probably added these sunglasses to my March Favorites as well.


sweater c/o // jeans c/o // similar shoes // earrings c/o // necklace c/o // bracelet c/o // similar bag

nine // The Alicante Boho Cuff was one of my favorites for the past two seasons, so I was thrilled when they came out with a mini version! This one is a little more subtle, perfect for everyday.

I believe the BOGO sale is still going on, but after it ends, you can use code 40JoLynne to get 40% off your Victoria Emerson orders as long as they aren’t in conjunction with another sale. This is an on-going promotion they’re offering my readers, as part of our 6-month partnership.


nail polish // bracelet c/o

ten // This is the nail polish I’ve been wearing lately. It’s one of my go-tos for spring and summer. I also love this bracelet, by the way!


jacket (S) // t-shirt (S) // jeans (28) // shoes (8) // handbag // mini boho c/o // wrap bracelet c/o

eleven // This is pretty much the perfect everyday bag for year-round use. The pebbled leather is buttery soft, and it has a nubuck lining with a large slip pocket for your phone. I also love the leather covered metallic clasp. Zulily has it on sale, but you can see more images of it at Nordstrom, where it’s full price.

Also, the AG Mari jeans and Caslon jacket I’m wearing there are 25% off right now, but sizes are going fast.


sweater c/o (S) // earrings // necklace c/o // bracelet c/o

twelve // I’ve been wearing this sweater a lot lately. It’s such a nice weight for this time of year, when I’m tired of my wool and cashmere, but I still need some warmth. It also pairs well with shorts for summer.


thirteen // I cannot believe I’ve never used a tote organizer before now. It makes it so much easier to find what I need and keep everything sorted. It’s perfect for both travel and everyday use. I like this tote organizer so much, I got the Large for my Neverfull MM and the X-Large for my Goyard GM. You can use them in any tote, not just the ones listed. There are measurements on the website, to help you determine the right size.


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What I Wore in Florida

Greetings, friends! It’s time for another What I Wore Lately, and today I put together a post with my Florida outfits from last week so you have all these looks in one post without having to scroll through a bunch of sweaters and boots.

Also, Evereve started a Spring Sale this morning, just in time for spring break planning! They have 10% off everything, with a few brand exceptions, and shipping is free over $50.

SIZING NOTES: I’m 5’5″ and I usually take a 6/28 in pants/jeans, a small in tops, and size 8 shoe. Gifted items are indicated by c/o; everything else I purchased myself.

What I Wore In Florida

I get a lot of questions about how to dress when flying from a cold location to a warm one, and this is one of my go-to travel uniforms. I always wear a t-shirt under a jacket or cardigan so I can remove the jacket or cardigan when I get to my warm weather destination, and I try to wear my biggest and heaviest shoes on the plane to save room in my suitcase.

Sometimes I wear joggers with a denim jacket over a t-shirt, but for this trip, I opted for my favorite crop flares and a utility jacket.

KUT from the Kloth jacket (S) // AllSaints tee (S) // Mother denim (28) // AllSaints belt (M) // P448 sneakers (39) // Evereve necklace // Lagos earringsring, and two bracelets // Away luggage

I didn’t end up needing the sneakers in Florida, but I thought I might want them for sightseeing, and I wasn’t too keen on wearing sandals to the airport when it was 25 degrees.

When it’s really cold here at home, I wear a big parka over my travel outfit on the way to the airport and leave it in the car. I usually park and take a shuttle rather than having Paul drop me off at the terminal, but I can usually handle the cold for that short period of time. Fortunately the shuttles are heated.

Also, that is the smaller of two suitcases I brought with me. The big one was already in the car when I took that picture, but I have a picture at the end of this post with everything I brought.

A friend from home came along to keep me company, and we flew into Jacksonville and stayed at The Lodge & Club at Ponte Vedra. It has a beautiful pool overlooking the ocean, spacious guest rooms with high ceilings, and several nice communal sitting areas for working or hanging out with friends.

Our room wasn’t ready when we arrived, so we shed our jackets and stowed our luggage with the bellhop and walked around the property to get the lay of the land, so to speak. Then we grabbed lunch at The Oasis, the oceanfront bistro.

When our room was ready, we unpacked and then pretty much crashed on our respective beds. We had both been up since about 4AM and we were zonked! We left the door to our balcony open so we could enjoy the sounds and smells of the ocean.

After a nap, we were both ready to explore. We got dressed for dinner, and Sidney picked us up and took us to Neptune Beach where she had reservations at North Beach Fish Camp.

Jo-Lynne’s Outfit: Michael Stars jumpsuit c/o (S) // Vince Camuto wedges (8) // Loeffler Randall baguette bag (similar) // earrings // necklace // bracelet

Leslie’s Outfit: LOFT blouse // LOFT white jeans // similar espadrille wedges

Our table wasn’t quite ready when we arrived, so we walked around a bit and found a quiet side street to take a few pictures.

I wore this black jumpsuit from Evereve. Sidney told us the restaurant was pretty casual, so I tried to dress it down a bit with the cognac wedge sandals and large rattan earrings. Earrings tend to get lost in my hair, but I think those showed up pretty well in person.

The jumpsuit is really nice quality, and the fabric is soft and stretchy. You just pull it up and down, so you don’t have to futz with buttons or anything. It runs true to size; I have the small.

I wore these lightweight smoothing shorts underneath. They don’t have a lot of compression, but they do keep things smoothed out. I’ve also taken to wearing these under my white jeans.

Despite our long travel day and late night, I was still up bright and early the next morning. I went down to the Sea View Lounge to work so Leslie could sleep in. They provide coffee service starting at 7AM every day, and there are several tables scattered about as well as a cozy seating area in front of the fireplace.

Some of the ladies from the community (members of the club, I presume) like to gather in that seating area by the fireplace every morning, so I grabbed a table by the window where I could sip my coffee and work.

I wore the grey t-shirt and Vuori joggers in terracotta heather from this outfit to go down to the lounge to work each morning. Whether I wear them for traveling or pack them in my suitcase, I always bring along a pair of comfy pants for this purpose.

Sidney and I met up to shoot some pictures later that morning, and then I changed and got ready to visit St. Augustine for the afternoon. We had a 2PM lunch reservation, so we spent a couple hours wandering up and down St. George Street.

It was an absolutely perfect day, weather-wise, but it was quite crowded. We still managed to find a few quiet side streets to take pictures.

Evereve wrap c/o // Z Supply tank c/o (M) // 7FAM shorts c/o  (28) // Tory Burch sandals //YSL sunnies (option) // Evereve hoops  //Evereve bracelet // Evereve necklace

This is Sidney, our fabulous tour guide and personal photographer for this trip. She’s also the digital strategist and consultant I’ve been working with for the past year.

I brought these wedges along in my tote and switched into them to take pictures of this outfit. I think it’s so cute for lunch or getting together with friends for coffee, but I didn’t want to walk in the wedges all day.

Evereve wrap c/o // Z Supply tank c/o (M) // 7FAM shorts c/o  (28) // Vince Camuto wedges (8) //YSL sunnies // Evereve hoops  //Evereve bracelet // Evereve necklace

Unfortunately, this wrap sold out. I’m so bummed because it’s adorable.

We ate lunch at the Columbia Restaurant, and I had their famous 1905 Salad. I was trying to eat light, but that salad is anything but light! Still, it was delicious… as were the mojitos. Both the salad and the pitcher of mojito were prepared table side, which was really cool.

After lunch, we wandered down to the water and walked around Castillo de San Marcos, the oldest fort in the U.S. I would love to bring my boys back here some day. Both Paul and D love historical sites like this.

And of course, we took a few more pictures! Sidney’s pretty good with the iPhone.

Evereve wrap c/o // Z Supply tank c/o (M) // 7FAM shorts c/o  (28) // Tory Burch sandals //YSL sunnies (option) // Evereve hoops  //Evereve bracelet // Evereve necklace

Once we had our fill of St. Augustine, Sydney drove back and dropped us off at the resort. Leslie and I weren’t really hungry, but we felt like we should at least eat something before going to bed, so we went down to the Sea View Grille and split their Charcuterie and Cheese Board.

It was dark, so we didn’t get the benefit of the ocean view, but the ambiance was nice and the service was very good. I wore this casual top with white jeans and those wedge sandals again. They turned out to be quite the workhorse on this trip! FYI, I recommend sizing up half.

BR Factory dolman top (S) // Mother denim (29) // Vince Camuto wedges (8) // Evereve bracelet // Evereve necklace // Evereve hoops

I was up bright and early the next morning to finish up that day’s blog post, and then Sidney and I met to take some more pictures. I was only able to find a professional photographer for the last day of our trip, so Sidney offered to pinch hit so we could maximize my time away in a warmer climate. Next time, I’ll plan further in advance, but it worked out.

After we wrapped up, I changed into my swimsuit, and we met Leslie for lunch at The Oasis. By then it was well past noon, and I was ready for some R&R.

Robin Piccone coverup (S) // Tory Burch sandals (8) // Birdsong tankini top & bikini bottoms // DIFF sunnies // Amazon bracelets // Hat Attack tote // Madewell hat

After lunch, Leslie and I hung out by the pool for a few hours and chatted and soaked up the sun. I love how the pool overlooks the ocean. I wish I’d taken more pictures of the property, but I just didn’t think about it.

We were curious to see the Ponte Vedra Inn, the other resort that’s part of the community, so we made reservations at the Seahorse Grille for dinner that night. It was okay, but a little stuffy and very pricey. We agreed that we prefer the Sea View Grille, but that’s okay. Now we know for next time!

I wore this Halogen tank that you all have seen before with my Frame straight ankle jeans and gold ankle strap sandals. I brought along a denim jacket, but I didn’t need it. It’s all linked below.

Halogen tank (S) // Frame denim (28) // Sam Edelman heels (8) // YSL camera bag (similar for less) // Baublebar necklace // Baublebar necklace

I met with Sarah of Sarahdipity Photos on the last morning of our trip to shoot the remaining outfits I brought along. I saved the resort wear and beach/poolside looks because I knew she would be capturing the scenery as well as my outfits.

We met at 7:15 am, just in time to capture the sunrise, so they should be really cool. I can’t wait to see how they turned out. We spent a couple hours together, and that left me with about an hour to enjoy the pool before we needed to pack up.

R coverup (XS/S) // Prima Donna tankini top // matching swim bottoms // Tory Burch sandals (8) // DIFF sunnies

Leslie and I enjoyed one last lunch at The Oasis, and then we went up to our room to pack.

I wore pretty much the same outfit going home that I did on my way down. These jeans are almost as comfortable as joggers, and I feel more put-together wearing real pants in the airport. Plus, I have TSA Precheck so I don’t have to worry about taking off my belt and shoes.

ATM t-shirt (M) // Mother denim (29) // P448 sneakers (39) // similar AllSaints belt (M) // Madewell earrings // Evereve necklace // Goyard tote // Away luggage

And that, as they say, is a wrap! It was really fun having Leslie along with me, but next time I do this, I’ll definitely plan an extra day to relax and enjoy some downtime.

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20 Handbags for Fall from Nordstrom Rack

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I get a lot of requests for handbag recommendations at more of a budget-friendly price point, and Nordstrom Rack is a great place to find brand name bags for less. I was really impressed with the selection when I started looking through their handbag section, so I decided to focus this whole post on fall handbags!

Whether you’re looking for a lightweight crossbody, a practical shoulder bag, or generous tote to carry all the things, I’ve rounded up 20 handbags I recommend checking out. Most of these are under $200, and a lot of them are even under $100.

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20 Handbags for Fall from Nordstrom Rack

#1. Vince Camuto Kenzy Large Leather // This leather crossbody features a unique fold-down detail and a roomy interior. I love the caramel color for fall, but it also comes in black and orange.

#2. Hobo Kendall Leather Backpack // I’ve been a fan of the Hobo brand for years. I love the look and feel of their leather, and this adorable ivory leather bag is the perfect size for a backpack. It has a drawstring closure, and it’s just over $100.

#3. Hobo Bridge Convertible Leather Messenger Bag // Another Hobo brand bag, this one can be worn on your shoulder or as a backpack back. I think it has such a unique shape to it, and I love the tassel ring detail on the flap. It comes in taupe, ivory, and tan.

#4. Hobo Token Smartphone Leather Crossbody Bag // How perfect are these smartphone crossbody bags for running errands?! Just the right amount of space for your cellphone and money. This one is under $50 and comes in a ton of fun colors.

#5. Vince Camuto Corin Leather Phone Crossbody Bag // Here’s a similar smartphone crossbody, also under $50. I really like the pebbled leather and the zipper detail, and that grey-blue is gorgeous. It also comes in a sunny yellow.

#6. Bruno Magli Leather Shopper Tote Bag // If you need something with more storage space, this gorgeous Italian leather shopper tote is a great choice. This bag is a bit of a splurge, even on sale, but it’s an amazing deal for the quality, an it’s a classic style you can carry for years.

#7. Marc Jacobs Supple Leather Tote Bag // Another black tote, and this one’s under $200. I really like that interior pocket with a zipper for stowing a small laptop, and the leather on this one looks gorgeous as well. It comes in black, grey, and a yellowy-beige that would be really nice for fall.

#8. Marc Jacobs The Groove Leather Messenger Bag // This is the perfect medium size handbag for your everyday essentials, and it also comes in ivory and a really pretty tan for fall.

#9. Marc Jacobs Leather Hobo Bag // The shape of this bag is so fun and classic. It comes in several beautiful colors and is right at $150.

#10. Marc Jacobs Commuter Leather Tote Bag // This bag is timeless, and it comes in 3 classic colors.. It makes a great work bag, and it’s also nice for travel.

#11.Marc Jacobs Commuter Crossbody Bag// Simple and classic! I also appreciate the exterior slip pocket for stowing a smartphone.

#12. Dooney And Bourke Woven Leather Hobo Bag // I love how this bag adds texture to an outfit.

#13. Lucky Brand Mak Shoulder Bag // Lucky Brand makes gorgeous leather goods — so soft and supple, and it always smells like the real deal, lol! (I love the smell of genuine leather.) This bag has just the right amount of slouch, and a little bit of a boho vibe.

#14.  Matt And Nat Vignelli Dwell Vegan Leather Backpack // If you prefer an alternative to leather, this vegan leather backpack by Matt And Nat is a great option.

#15. Frye Lucy Leather Tote Bag // Speaking of brands that do beautiful leather goods, you simply can’t go wrong with Frye. This tote will hold everything you need. and it would also make a great work bag.

#16. Marc Jacobs Quilted Nylon Messenger Bag // I love the quilted texture of this bag, and it should be fairly lightweight. Plus, I’m seeing nylon coming back in handbags this fall.

#17. Frye Olivia Leather Crossbody Bag // Another option by Frye, this minimalist crossbody is really nice everyday size.

#18. Frye Lucy Leather Crossbody Bag // I love this burnished leather for more casual outfits, and the fold-over front flap with snap-flap closure.

#19. Ted Baker Heather Curved Leather Crossbody Bag // This tan leather crossbody is beautiful, and the gusseted design provides plenty of room for all your purse essentials.

#20. Marc Jacobs Playback Leather Crossbody Bag // This bag is simple, but elegant. Perfect for date night.

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