Working in the fashion industry, and attending events and previews can honestly make you wish you were a millionaire. Being exposed to some of the best clothing and accessories months before they hit stories can really hurt your wallet. Though I am always in the market and making a mental list of what I want to add to my wardrobe, that doesn’t necessarily mean I’m actually swiping my credit card and making a purchase (it’s unfortunately not possible). Each week though, I will round up ten things to buy that I’m currently obsessed with. This week’s inspiration? The best black bags to help you kill it at your summer internship!
I remember when I was first starting out, and preparing at this very time for my first internship; I really wanted to make sure I made a good impression. Aside from working super hard and always being early, I believe part of making a good impression is looking the part. This doesn’t have to mean going out and spending a fortune on good items. Personally, before my first internship, I went out to Nordstrom Rack and found some amazing designer pieces at super discounted prices. So in an attempt to help you move ahead and make a good impression, I rounded up a selection of the best (and super adorable) black bags. For more of my #GottaHaveIt edits checkout my Instagram @cvazzana.
I love a good structured tote, and this one is the perfect size to carryall of your essentials. Plus, the croc-style fabric adds some texture to your look.
Asos, $49; asos.com
Varying stripes and contrasting patterns add some edginess to your everyday work wear.
Topshop, $65; topshop.com
Carry as a mini bag when walking to work in the morning or drape over your shoulders if your hands are full when out running an errand.
J. Crew, $180 (originally $198); jcrew.com
Need to bring your laptop to the office? This black tote is just the thing you need to help you do so in style.
Old Navy, $25 (originally $35); oldnavy.com
Look for a bag with a little something extra; this soft leather style is super luxe.
Liebeskind, $258; liebeskind-berlin.com
There’s no need to carry an extra large bag if you don’t have to, and this mini black one is super cute and fun.
Zara, $36; zara.com
Add a playful touch to any look with this black satchel adorned with small bows.
Betsey Johnson, $96 (originally $128); betseyjohnson.com
The light underlay of this woven lattice bag makes it work in the office but also on the weekend.
Mango, $40 (originally $70); mango.com
Get two for the price of one with this reversible tote- what could be better?
Target, $37; target.com
The gold hardware on this classic bucket bag style gives it a touch of sophistication.
Banana Republic, $198; bananarepublic.com
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