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Basic Silhouettes for a Timeless Bag Collection

We’re outlining the basic silhouettes you’ll need to help you build an intentional wardrobe for a lifetime of wear.

It’s no secret we’re advocates of cultivating an intentional wardrobe. Given that leather gets better with age, it’s the perfect material to invest in for a lifetime of wear. Whether you prefer a minimalistic approach to personal style or you’re a maximalist at heart, we can all agree that you need more than just one bag to fit every outfit and occasion. We’re outlining the basic silhouettes you’ll need to help you build a timeless bag collection you’re sure to keep in rotation for years to come.

The Crossbody

A subtle silhouette that never really goes out of style, the crossbody is a versatile piece that works for work, weekends and travel settings alike. With hands-free practicality, the crossbody allows for the perfect balance of fashion and function while on the go.

Sawyer Circle | Emery Small Crossbody | Phoebe Flap Bag

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The Shoulder Bag

Durable enough to handle your essentials yet stylish enough to make you feel put together, the shoulder bag is ideal for the days you need to carry extra baggage while still looking chic. Available in various shapes, the perfect hobo or satchel exists no matter your style preference.

Scarlet Small Hobo | Piper Hobo | Kriss Kross Traveler

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The Backpack

Built for daily commuters and the adventurous alike, the backpack is a staple for every sense of style. Stay organized with everything you need easily accessible within the roomy main compartment with multiple pockets for small accessories like your phone, wallet and keys.

Joni Backpack | Teardrop Multi Zip Backpack | Creel Backpack

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The Tote

Whether you’re running errands or en route to the office, some days call for a carry-all that can fit your laptop, planner and toiletries all in one. The tote looks polished and professional, making it the perfect vessel for hauling all your things from meeting to meeting.

Payton Tote | Riley Small Tote | Aurora Tote

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The Clutch

There’s no denying some occasions require a smaller bag. The clutch perfectly complements your outfit for evenings out and special events while keeping simply the essentials on hand. This compact-sized accessory easily transitions from day to night as an ideal wallet replacement.

Wallet Bag | Charlotte Small Zip Foldover | Clea Wallet Bag

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Trends may come and go, but a timeless collection of bags are always worth the investment. With the longevity to last a lifetime, you’re sure to discover the perfect OM to incorporate into your style rotation.