You don't neccessarily need 20 Birkins, but having only one bag that you carry every day just won't cut it. We've narrowed it down to the five key handbags every women, on any budget, should own. How many of these essentials do you have in your closet?
1. Day Bag
Buy one in a neutral color and make sure it can hold everything you need from 8am to midnight.
Bargain: GUESS Dizzy Satchel</p>
2. Chic Clutch
Sparkle works with jeans or for formal occasions.
Bargain: Moyna Beaded Fold-Over Clutch
3. Crossbody Bag
'Hands-free' isn't just for cellphones anymore. If it's going to be a busy day, don't let your handbag wear you down (so to speak)!
Splurge: BALENCIAGA Classic City Bag
4. Classic Black Purse
It's the one your daughter will want to borrow a million years from now.
Bargain: Tory Burch Dena Tote</p>
5. Travel Bag
No matter what your budget, make sure it's sturdy and wheeled.