As any girl can tell you, getting ready to go out is a massive undertaking that requires an effort of epic proportions. But once we’ve selected our clothes, shoes, makeup, and accessories, the biggest dilemma of all appears: what bag should we bring? Which one best matches my outfit? What if I need to carry a lot of stuff tonight?
Sure, finding the right going-out bag is hard, but you actually have a lot of easy solutions for every budget. Here are 20 bags and purses for all collegiettes to gaze over and consider next time you go for a night on the town!
$30 and Under
Nothin’ wrong with a bit of shimmer
Want a bit more room with a little extra sparkle? If so, think about investing in a bag like this shimmery silver one from H&M, whose mid-sized body makes it easy for you to carry all your things without looking like a bag lady!
À la Little Bow-peep
It’s flirty, it’s cute, and it’s fun! Let this light Forever 21 piece add a feminine touch with its tiny bow and cream-colored surface.
Playing with quilts
If you love quilted patterns and textures, this Steve Madden bag is perfect for you! A smaller bag, its sweet surface and quaint buckle are perfect for small outings with the girls.
From 500 days of Summer to Autumn days
One of the best things about the fall is finding gorgeous summer pieces that will still work, and at a reduced price! This red Nine West clutch matches perfectly with all your black leggings and dark-colored fall sweaters, so don’t be afraid to look through some summer items to find jewels for the fall.
Keepin’ it chic in satin
Jessica McClintock has no shortage of elegant, versatile clutches, as she shows with this lovely East-West satin clutch. While you may want to save it for slightly fancier occasions, definitely use the clutch to dress up a simple outfit!