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Thanks to years and years of back-to-school backpacks, we’re Pavlov-style conditioned to desire a new bag every September. But since a leather handbag is quite a bit pricier than a ripstop nylon rucksack, the investment needs be stylistically adaptable and functionally practical.
Our favorites this season are classic rectangular shapes with interesting hardware. Most importantly, they're put-together enough for work but still fun enough to hang at night.