Crossbody Bags

Crossbody Bags
ESSENCE.COM Sep, 30, 2010

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Christina Milan keeps her load light with a cross body strapped clutch.

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This cute shimmery purse is perfectly sized for a cell, lip gloss, and cash.

Party Box Lizard Minaudiere, $59, Nine West

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The perfect everyday bag for the minimalist. We love the fold over closure.

Big Buddha Liberty, $80, Piperlime

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Even if it’s just for show, the criss-cross detailing on the front of this hobo give a sense of added security for your goods.

Olivia Harris By Joy Gryson Bonded Hobo, $495,

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Beyonce totes a miniature hobo with all of the vacation necessities.

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The gold studs and thin chain strap are such a glam addition to this cute purse.

Rebecca Minkoff Collection Studded Cinched Bag, $495, Saks Fifth Avenue

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Add a pop of purple to your outfit with this grape-colored pouch.

MICHAEL Michael Kors Handbag, Hamilton Crossbody Bag, $148, Macy’s

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Mix in a touch of opulence with gorgeous gold studs and a refined link chain straps.

Marc by Marc Jacobs Embellished Dot Perfect Purse, $280, Net-A-Porter

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Rihanna keeps her hands free by toting her purse on her shoulder.

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The zip front shape has the look of an updated and much more chic fanny pack.

Botkier BIJOUX Crossbody, $295, Ssense

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Sleek strips of leather are so in line with this seasons fringe trend.

Isabel Marant Frangie fringed leather bag, $875, Net-A-Porter

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Joy Bryant is showing some skin (cow skin that is) mixing a tan leather strap bag with a cropped black leather jacket.

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The striped cloth strap against olive toned leather makes for a nice mix of high end and low end in one piece.

Marc by Marc Jacobs Saddlery Perfect Purse Messenger, $278, Barneys New York

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Zipper-like edges along the envelope flap-top and gold chain linked straps looks like a cool biker jacket transformed into a purse.

Matt & Nat Hendrix Handbag, $165.00

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Chanel Iman knows how to rock her Chanel. Here, she’s carrying a bright red quilted purse.

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Every lady is bound to feel even more ladylike with a classic quilted Chanel purse.

Chanel Black Caviar & Gold Jumbo Classic Quilted Purse, $3,495

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Perfect for wearing cross body, this extra long chain-link strap (10 3/4" drop), attached to a mini embossed suede purse will easily free up your hands to tote shopping bags with your other splurges.

Tory Burch McLane Mini Bag, $350.00

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This super cute carryall looks like an oversized retro coin purse. The added details—gold studs, strap and dangling fringe, makes it even more fab.

Rebecca Minkoff Quilted Kiss Bag, $345, Revolve Clothing

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Paula Patton tops off her sexy black ensemble with a white strap purse.