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ladies' bags

Postby oldie » Mon Apr 01, 2013 9:39 pm

oh lord, i hate to ask this. i'm a midlevel that is doing some in-house interviews (think large, sprawling corporate campus). i don't normally carry a tote in my place - usually i wear a backpack/commute in the city. is that lame? whatever.

anyways, i need a tote to tote my crap during some full-day interviews. suggestions? it cannot be too high end. it just needs to look decent. and not lame. i hate all the coach stuff right now or i'd just go coach. (it's so benign).

thought since JDs tend to be more into the bag discussion, i'd ask.

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Re: ladies' bags

Postby IAFG » Mon Apr 01, 2013 9:44 pm

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Re: ladies' bags

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Apr 01, 2013 10:50 pm

Try looking at corporette or

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Re: ladies' bags

Postby sheD » Mon Apr 01, 2013 11:07 pm

Kate Spade makes great-quality, classic bags - might be a little expensive for what you're looking for though (retail on a large tote will run about 400, although you can get great deals at the outlet).

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Re: ladies' bags

Postby MissMock » Tue Apr 02, 2013 12:26 am

I'd suggest a large Longchamp Le Pliage. They're affordable, waterproof, and classic with tons of room. ... tback=1976

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Re: ladies' bags

Postby rad lulz » Tue Apr 02, 2013 12:36 am


cop dat longchamp

functional and classic

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Re: ladies' bags

Postby canarykb » Tue Apr 02, 2013 12:45 am

Oh dear now I'm looking at way too many bags I can't afford. But this one is nice & functional too: ... tback=4241

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Re: ladies' bags

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Re: ladies' bags

Postby kryptix » Tue Apr 02, 2013 7:54 am

The Mrs. seems to like Chanel/Prada...

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Re: ladies' bags

Postby oldie » Tue Apr 02, 2013 8:26 am

i decided to go with the longchamp le pliage. it's not my favorite, i prefer an open leather/more structured tote, which i found in electric purple (rebecca minkoff) and totally bought [and i would use this bag every day if i drove a car, which i don't] but i am also buying the longchamp le pliage in bilberry. it looks safe to me and even though it's a little preppy for my personal style, it is very standard and i think pretty corporate/west coasty, not too flashy.

fyi lots of bags qualify for the 20% off shoes (including the minkoff) on amazon, and bloomingdales has 20% off everything. i added a bra to my cart to get to the free shipping threshold (99% chance of returning it)

thank you for your advice, definitely everyone says long champ.

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