Best Work Bags Under $200

Bag shopping is always hard—especially for work. You need a bag that has enough room for your papers and personal items, but something that has taste and reflective of your personal style as well. Getting the best of both worlds on a budget isn’t easy, but we’ve found 15 of the best work bags under $200 that are equally practical and beautiful.

Lindsay Peoples Oct, 27, 2015

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This satchel bag is super soft and is great for every day, but also fun enough to use on the weekends as it turns into a shoulder bag as well.

Morris Vegan Structured Satchel, $70, solesociety.com

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A more modern take on the tote bag, with a fun color combination.

Danielle Nicole Cora Tote, $98, macys.com

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A sophisticated Ralph Lauren bag will never go out of style with its clean, contemporary silhouette.

Crawly Leather Hobo, $118, ralphlauren.com

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Everyone needs a simple black bag, and at $30 this one is a steal!

Merona Satchel Handbag with Removable Strap, $30, target.com

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Suede is trending on and off the runways this season, so try it out for yourself with this shoulder hobo bag for only $54 at Urban Outfitters.

BDG Thayer Dome Stud Shoulder Bag, $54, urbanoutfitters.com

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A no-fail classic and elegant work bag that’s big enough to fit all your belongings without being bulky.

Kester Elegant Women's Leather Work Bag, $148, bluefly.com

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This Charles and Keith bag will brighten up your outfit and add that pop of color on days when you can’t help but wear all black.

Zip Closure Work Bag, $106, charleskeith.com

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If you prefer a less structured tote and like to just throw everything in your bag, try this mini reversible tote made from soft vegan leather with a matching wallet inside.

Mini Reversible Tote Bag, $44, urbanoutfitters.com

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A modern, scaled-down size of bigger tote bag with a double leather lining so it won’t get so scratched up.

Leila Small Leather Tote, $148, vincecamuto.com

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A hand-crafted leather bag like this is a steal not only because of the soft, unstructured style but the leather ages better over time, so the more you use it the better it looks.

Regatta Leather Shoulder Bag, $160, landsend.com

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This tri-color tote is just what you need for fall and winter—a color blocked bag that makes a serious statement without serious money.

Tri-color Tote, $70, express.com

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If you want a jazzier version of a plain neutral bag, go for one with embellishments like this one at Macy’s for only $70.

Big Buddha Grayson Large Hobo, $70, macys.com

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The long straps on this camel bag with gold hardware make it practical for everyday use and still chic.

Regina Sleek Work Wear Tote Bag, $84, monsoon.co.uk

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An expandable tote like this one from Ann Taylor is the perfect carry-all from work to the weekends.

Signature tote, $100, anntaylor.com

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If you still want to carry a cross body but need a little more room, this dual pouch BDG bag is the answer.

BDG Dual Pouch Crossbody Bag, $39, urbanoutfitters.com

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