Though some of us make the mistake of lugging one 'everyday' bag to just about everywhere, it often means spoiling a carefully considered outfit. There's nothing worse than a beautiful cocktail dress hidden behind a large, black overstuffed tote. And yes, we know bag-swapping adds an extra step to getting ready, but a tip to making it easier is to cull your 'essentials' for the occasion or event you're going to.
Here we round up the best of our new-in bags for every occasion:
Invest in a high-quality, leather bag and choose one with shape and structure to show off your inner #girlboss. This is the bag that needs to work as hard as you do during the week, so make sure it's one that displays your professional, but still stylish, side.
For a Night Out
Forget 'go big or go home' — it's all about the mini bags this season. Miniature versions of designer It-bags, like the Valentino My Rockstud, have landed with room only for a card holder, your mobile and maybe a lipstick, a.k.a. all you really need for a girls' night out.
For the Weekend
Have fun with prints and trim for your weekend bag. New to David Jones is iconic English brand Liberty London, whose bags bear their signature prints and designs. Our pick is the Saddle Bag (below), a perfect cross-shoulder bag for weekend bike rides.