The quintessential work handbag could easily be a smart investment piece – you’ll use it almost every day, and you’ll use it forever. But with pieces like this on big sale at Banana Republic, you don’t have to invest much. Start your work wardrobe off right or add to your collection for a smaller sum with these staple pieces.
The Sutton Straw Laptop Tote ($130, was $228) is a lighter, warm-weather version of the more staid black briefcase.
If you’re in the market for a modern, work-appropriate shoulder bag that’s not too huge, the Greenwich Flat Satchel ($100, was $168) is what you’ve been looking for.
Contrast stitching and silver hardware make the Flatiron Triangle Satchel ($130, was $228) look clean and professional.