Totes Ready for Fall

I’ve been shopping for a new everyday bag, a tote that could hold all my daily essentials. I wanted a tote that had a clean and unstructured silhouette. I also wanted this tote to have a wear-with-everything color. I eventually decided on burgundy because it’s such a rich color that can be worn like a neutral.

I shopped around. I tried some bags on. I was tempted by a few that didn’t fit all the requirements I had set, like the . I saw that bag in Nordstrom, and the green color was so striking in person that I considered it. Here are my top four choices, including a surprise , which retails for only $27.90 and looks like it should cost much more than that.

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If you saw my post yesterday, Transitioning Summer wide-leg pants into Fall, then you already know that I purchased the . I even got a little discount (15% off) by signing up for emails at the . Here’s what I’ve been carrying in the bag.

The unlined tote is just that. It has a no-frills interior. It comes with a matching pouch that can be snapped on or off, and that’s it.

The tote is made from a buttery-soft pebbled leather accented with studs along the sides of the bag and at the base of the straps.

What do you look for in your everyday bag?




  1. September 22, 2015 / 4:05 pm

    I love my tote bag. I can put things I shop for on my lunch break, a pair of shows, or a packed lunch in it. The perfect all in one everyday work bag.

    • October 4, 2015 / 2:50 am

      I hear you, Sing! Totes make perfect all day bags.

  2. September 22, 2015 / 8:28 pm

    Cuyana has beautiful totes with no fuss and clean lines. It's on my Autumn wish list.

    • October 4, 2015 / 2:52 am

      Cuyana totes are beautiful! Thanks for putting them on my radar, Robyn!

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