The handbag every #girlboss needs

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Hey Ladies!

I am back from a huge big break that i took in order to attend my BFF wedding in Israel! For the first time i was 7 days with just my hubby and me tuning out and enjoying the peace and quiet without our little munchkin. It was amazing!  The worst though is to get back home to reality and realizing that all your issues are actually still here waiting for you lol. Anyways so it was back to work for me and regular life is picking up quickly. My must have these days is my favorite work bag that i use everyday to get to work and stash all my stuff. It doesn’t matter if you’re clocking hours in a corporate cubicle, startup company or home office – every #girlboss needs a reliable carryall. The best bag is one that can be functional and fashionable, for every budget. Here are my shopping tips when looking for your best carry all and some shoppable links

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Office Bag Checklist

  1. Lightweight: As much as i love big, b0xy fashionable bags after an hour holding all my stuff while commuting it gets very heavy. So look for something that without anything inside is ultra light like fabric bags, shoppers, totes etc.
  2. Lots of compartments: You do not want to fumble for 10 minutes when searching for your house keys. Look for something that has small zip compartments and dividers to keep keys, pens, phones, lipstick, and loose change safe.
  3. Sturdy and safe: Even if a bag is light, make sure it’s sturdy and thick enough that it shouldn’t rip or get your laptop, phone etc. damaged. Make sure the handles are big enough and for me a big bonus is when there is a shoulder handle options in case i want my hands free.
  4. Versatile: You want your work bag to match your outfit more or less. So pick a universal color that matches your wardrobe. Grey, Black, Blush, Beige are great everyday colors that go with anything. To pick things up a tassel keychain or colored pompom will give you some more variety.

 

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I found this bag online when zara had a sale it was only 14$ and sold out by now but i have linked some of my favorites here for you to shop.

What is your favorite handbag style? what is most important to you when you are looking for a new handbag?

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lots of love girls,

Toby x

9 Comments

  1. March 31, 2016 / 3:04 pm

    Glad you’re back at it, Toby! Hope you had a lovely time in Israel. You should blog about that! 🙂

    Also, loved this post and absolutely agree with your checklist. I’m thinking of buying that white bag from Forever 21 you linked here!! Thanks for sharing 🙂

    Gunjan | http://www.songbirdechoes.com

    • Toby
      Author
      March 31, 2016 / 3:14 pm

      aww thank you gunjan! yes i will post about my trip for sure! and i really hope you get that bag 🙂 xx

  2. March 31, 2016 / 3:51 pm

    Toby, that is such a beautiful handbag and you look absolutely adorable!!

    Best,
    Mariam

    • Toby
      Author
      March 31, 2016 / 3:55 pm

      thank you mariam xx

  3. March 31, 2016 / 5:40 pm

    Omg this bag so chic so elegant yet so practical! Thank you so much for sharing can’t wait to get one of my own. Xo C

    • Toby
      Author
      March 31, 2016 / 5:44 pm

      thank you courtney! let me know which one you got xx

  4. April 1, 2016 / 2:37 pm

    Toby, that is such a beautiful handbag and you look incredible!

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