Small point of order: #5 is described as leather with the Daily Muse, yet with the link to more information the source says 100% synthetic.
Remember those years when you got a new backpack before going back to school each September? We do, and we miss them.
1. Nine West Uplifted Tote, $99
Mustard yellow gives this tote a sunny punch, ready for summer and fall, the office and the weekend.
2. Steve Madden Bcamila Croco Satchel, $65.99
A fun twist on a classic, this bag’s subtle crocodile print gives a sassy edge to the prim-and-proper tassel and leather trim.
3. Target Merona Tote in Spice, $34.99
With its warm mahogany color and boxy structure, this budget-friendly option will be a classic for years to come.
4. Style & Co. Metro Convertible Satchel, $51.99
Need a multi-tasker? With a top handle and shoulder strap, tons of pockets, and go-with-everything red leather, this bag might actually be perfect.
5. Melie Bianco Madison, $64.99
The warm camel color and a structured shape make this a serious bag; the gold chains and lock make it seriously fabulous.
6. Forever 21 Sophisticated Briefcase Bag, $35
Not your father’s briefcase. The pretty grey color and fun gold clasp make this piece modern, relaxed, and fun.