Seeking: The Perfect Leather Bag For The Season

Hobo Blaze Convertible Leather Bag in Mushroom
{ Hobo ‘Blaze’ – $188 }

Handbags are a big part of my grownup ‘fewer better things’ philosophy. Instead of stuffing my closet with trendy inexpensive purses, I treat myself to two nice leather bags each year: one at the start of spring, and another when fall comes around.

This season, I’m searching for an everyday carryall in a rich neutral color or sleek black. This Hobo ‘Blaze’ converts from a shoulder bag to a backpack, so it’s the best of both worlds, with a tassel! I just wish it was a smidge bigger so it would fit my laptop, planner, and all the other stuff I schlep to-and-from the flower shop.

These oversized totes and carryalls top my favorites list. And I couldn’t resist throwing in a ladylike backpack.


Rebecca Minkoff Unlined Tote Hunter
{ Rebecca Minkoff – $275 }
Madewell Snap Gusset Fenwick Tote
{ Madewell ‘Fenwick’ – $248 }
Jcrew peyton pebbled satchel
{ J.Crew ‘Peyton’ – $198 }
Cuyana Small Carryall Tote Sable
{ Cuyana Small Carryall – $185 }
Everlane The Petra Backpack Black
{ Everlane ‘The Petra’ – $330 }
Dooney and Bourke Suede Sloan
{Dooney & Bourke ‘Sloan’ – $298 }

About Keira Lennox

I’m a small town girl from the sunshine state with an affinity for bookstores, beauty counters and unfussy style.

I spend my days running my flower shop, and my nights blogging about what I love and what I wear.

(Or watching Netflix and drinking wine.)

32 thoughts on “Seeking: The Perfect Leather Bag For The Season

  1. I adore the Rebecca Minkoff bag! I have a similar one but in brown color and it’s perfect for fall! I also like Ralph Lauren bags, they are absolutely amazing! Nice post!

  2. Hey Keira, great blog! I completely agree and Whistles IS great for bags. I’ve just started my own fashion blog and still quite new to it, so please have a look if you get a second!! Xx

  3. Nice, classy looking bags. As I’ve gotten older I’ve learned to appreciate the benefits of having just a few expensive bags instead of a ton of cheap trendy ones.

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