The correct bag can make or break the outfit. You can’t help being a bag lady with so many wonderful choices of bags to carry. Women of substance are so used to relying on their bags to be the keeper of their stuff that they think they need throughout the day.
The classic “Alfred Hitchcock” style bags that you carry on your arm are making a huge comeback. But you may have to size down on certain occasions when you don’t want to keep your bag on your arm. The cross-body bags are essential for this; you can use them for events where you need your hands free, such as shopping or outdoor events.
I’ve found that the more expensive the bag, they last forever, so you get bang for your buck.