Style

This Is What Commuters Really Need (It's Not Comfy Shoes!)

June 1, 2016 by Justine Schwartz
shefinds | Style

I’m a commuter. There I said it–my dirty little secret. Why is it a secret? Because commuting is just not cool. It has zero cache. Think about when you hear the words “commuter shoes”–you immediately think of some middle aged women wearing stockings with dirty tennis sneakers.

But since I’m not a regular commuter, I’m a *cool* commuter, I am constantly trying to find ways to make traveling 60 miles to work a cute look. Comfortable shoes are a must–yes–but so is a great bag. And I just found the best one!

I was listening to the radio (yes, I live in the ‘burbs people!) and Bethany Watson of Elvis Duran just put this Alles Bag in her trending report. It has a detachable bottom part for holding shoes:

This is genius. I hate feeling like bag lady when I commute, and this totally simplifies/solves that.

Alles Bags – Bianca in Midnight Black ($169)

You don’t have to carry a separate tote bag for your shoes–you just zip them in to the bottom of the cool leather backpack. The bag itself is convertible from a backpack to a handbag, too–love it!

So tell me fellow commuters–will you be getting one?

Author:

Editorial Director

Justine Schwartz is a veteran women's lifestyle editor; she's written extensively about style & beauty tips, health advice and wedding planning for more than a decade. Her work has appeared in New York Magazine, Huffington Post and New York Weddings. Justine has been with SheFinds since 2010; you can reach her via email at [email protected]

From Our Partners

Learn more about RevenueStripe...

From Our Partners

Learn more about RevenueStripe...

Fashion

The Perfect Summer Blouse To Wear With *Everything* Just Went On Sale For 40% Off

Even though spring and summer are all about dresses, some ...

Fashion

Order This Flattering $39 Maxi Dress In Every Color While It's On Sale At Nordstrom

If you're working on stocking your closet for summer, ...

Fashion

The Easy Outfit Trend That Will Instantly Become Your New Go-To Look

Remember when your mom used to dress you in matching ...

Fashion

This $19 Top Is *Super* Flattering (It Hides Your Tummy!)

I don't know about you, but I'm all ...

Fashion

Shoppers Can't Stop Raving About This $14 Tee--It's So Soft And Flattering

Sure summer is all about skirts and dresses, but you'...

Fashion

Don't Miss Your Chance To Score This Super Popular, Stylist-Approved Bra For 40% Off

When we talk to celebrity stylists and personal shoppers about ...

Fashion

You Can Stop Searching For The Perfect Silk Slip Dress--I Found It

I don't really consider myself a dress person, but ...

LOAD MORE
+
LOAD MORE POSTS