looking for a work bag

Thursday, June 05, 2014

Top: ||Long Champ Large Le Pliage tote | Marc by Marc Jacobs Take Me leather tote ||
Middle:  ||Fossil Sydney Shopper||
Bottom: || Vera Bradley Tablet Tote | Lilly Pulitzer Resort Tote||

In the past few months, I have started to travel for work a lot more. It does not seem like it is going to slow down any time soon! Between now and labor day there is a potential for three more week long trips. I am actually flying home from Phoenix today, as I have been here all week for work. I really enjoy traveling for the most part. It is fun to get out of the office every once in a while, but I miss home!

The one thing I have noticed while traveling is that I really need a new work bag. I normally carry the Marc Jacobs Pretty Nylon Tate (seen recently here). I love the bag. It was a birthday present from Tyler, is easy to clean, and fits everything I need. The one downfall is that it does not zip to close. This normally doesn't bother me, but I am not a fan of it while traveling in an airport.

 I have decided my next big purchase will be a new work bag! Above are my current top choices. I am having a really tough time because all the bags I like online have a button, or clasp, to close... and no zipper! I think the top runner is currently the Long Champ. However, if you have any suggestions on bags to check out please let me know! After days of purusing the web and still coming up short, I will take any and all advice : ).

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26 thoughts

  1. I am loving that Fossil bag! And my roommate has the Vera Bradley tablet tote and absolutely loves it! I am such a fun of giant bags to tote everything around in - I always have way too much stuff to lug around!

  2. Love the bags. So hard to choose one!

  3. I really like the fossil Sydney bag... I hope you can find one with a zipper, I would feel safer traveling too :) Have a really great day Darcy :)

  4. I like the resort tote and the take me leather tote, so classy even for work. ;)


  5. Great looking totes.

  6. The Longchamp is cute! My bestie used one at uni and has been suggesting to me that I need to get one too - I checked them out the other day, they seem like sturdy little bags :)

    Away From The Blue

  7. I've had my Longchamp for a few years now and I will say that when I purchase my next bag I want it to be more structured. If you're going to be carrying folders or files I think they're might be more ideal bags for it that hold their shape a little better. But that being said, if you've got your heart set on it you can definitely make it work. It is large enough for my lap top to fit in no problem and goes with everything!


  8. The fossil is super cute! I had a Longchamp and I loved it because it was so easy to clean!

    <3 Shannon

  9. That middle bag is adorable! I haven't had a Longchamp before but in college everyone had one and I wanted it sooo badly.

  10. I do love the Longchamp bag. However, I recommend not getting navy. I think a work bag should ideally be in a tan/beige/luggage color. That way you can wear it with lighter and darker colors. It will match with any outfit. If you tend to wear mostly dark colors to work then black would be a safe bet.


  11. I have the Navy Le Pliage Large from Longchamp and LOVE IT. It fits everything you could possibly need and is easy to clean. The leather handles are really nice and the small pocket on the interior is perfect to hold a lipstick, your phone, and headphones.

    xoxo, Sydney

  12. I definitely agree with you. The Long Champ is my favorite as well (:

  13. The middle bag looks so pretty! You should go for that one, it looks really usefull :)


  14. I get a lot of mileage out of my Longchamp- you can stuff those babies FULL. :)


  15. I'm currently using a Lilly Pulitzer tote for summer, but in the past I had a Michael Kors tote bag I got at the outlets, it had just enough pockets to hold all my work stuff!

  16. Lovely bags!!!!!

  17. Highly suggest the LongChamp! I use it for school and it's perfect!

    xo Kylie

  18. Love the color-blocked teal tote. Just beautiful. =)

  19. I have the Longchamp and I can attest to how roomy it is! It's so versatile and easy to clean as well. It will take you from travel tote to work bag easy!

    xo Deborah
    Coffee, Prose, and Pretty Clothes

  20. I love the Longchamps! And I am dying for one of the Thirty one bags to take with me to work. But thats not what youre looking for! haha

    Love Always,

  21. I don't blame you for wanting a bag with a zipper. Longchamp is an excellent brand!

  22. I have the black Le Pliage Longchamp bag and adore it! I used it all the time this past semester while abroad as a weekend bag and a school bag. There's so much room, and I think it's perfectly stylish and flexible.



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