Sometimes a clutch or cross-body bag works wonders to carry your essentials, but they just don’t fit the bill when you have a list as long as your arm of things you’ve got to bring with you. When you need a bag that can take anything you throw at it, a bag that can hold your keys, purse, phone, tablet, cables, papers, make up, shoes and all the other bits you might decide you can’t live without. A wonder bag! A good sized bag that’s both fashionable and affordable is hard to come by, so here’s our five faves to fit all your files in – and all the other ‘essentials’ you need to bring along.
#1 Zara Everyday city bag £49.99
#2 New Look Crosshatch Formal Backpack £19.99
#3 Topshop Structured Tote £38.00
#4 Pull&Bear Compartments Handbag £29.99
#4 House of Fraser Therapy Nala Backpack £30.00
Cover photo: Helmut Newton