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The Affordable Crossbody Bag You'll Take Everywhere

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Today's Editor's Pick comes from Racked LA editor Natalie Alcala

Rebecca Minkoff Jelly Bean crossbody bag, $150 at

Big bags aren't my thing. Although pretty to look at, I can never find enough "stuff" to put in them. Plus, the thought of schlepping a luggage-sized accessory around all day gives me anxiety. (Words of a true Angeleno.) This is why I tend to veer toward smaller styles that can carry my bare-minimum essentials and allow me to go hands-free at any given moment. Rebecca Minkoff's adorable Jelly Bean crossbody fits the bill.

Sized at just 8" wide and 6" tall, this buttery leather, pint-sized wonder features an interior with six card slots and one pocket, eliminating the need for a wallet. There are also two exterior pockets, one of which fits a phone perfectly. What really sealed the deal for me was the detachable leather strap that can take the bag from crossbody to clutch in an instant. Done and done. I'm a fan of all-black-everything, but if you like color, Shopbop has a few bright hues on sale here.
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