In the haze of shopping for trends and statement-making pieces, it can often be the most essential everyday pieces that get overlooked. Finding the right work bag is a prime example of something you use daily but might not give a second thought as you’re running out the door to work in the morning. I have to admit that I, too, spent way too long stuffing my laptop and daily essentials in a random canvas tote until I finally made the life-changing decision of investing in a quality work bag. As a fashion editor, I’m always running around from the office to meetings and market appointments, so having a bag that’s both chic and spacious was a priority in my search.
If you’re also on the hunt for a work bag that fits the criteria above, you’re in luck. I’ve gathered the most luxe-looking picks that’ll not only fit your tech and necessities but will also act as a final touch to a polished work outfit. There’s no “one size fits all” with work bags, so I’ve gathered all the different styles to suit many preferences. Looking for a classic, no-fuss tote? Madewell and Longchamp have you covered. Want a designer option that you’ll keep for years to come? Thank The Row and Khaite. On a budget until you can push for that raise? You’ll love the Zara and Target picks below. Keep scrolling to grab that final piece to complete your work wardrobe.