Finds On A Dime: Fall 2011 Trend. The Boxy Satchel Bag

September 6, 2011 • Finds On A Dime, Magazine

Are you feeling like you need a bit of structure in your life?

Get in the right frame of mind for fall by saying “so long” to shapeless sacks and “hello” to the new bag on the block – the boxy satchel.

This sought-after silhouette is ridiculously stylish yet practical for day and evening happenings. Seen all over the runway for fall, this ladylike handbag still means serious business. Typically adorned with hardware, multiple compartments and optional cross body strap ensures all of your valuables remain unscathed.

Who doesn’t want to look like they’ve got it all together? Boxy bags will be that standout accessory that are equally fabulous as well as functional.

1. Who says no white after Labor Day? This creamy carryall makes any ensemble effortlessly elegant.  Aldo Schissel Schissel Handheld Bag Ice, $110

2. Never feel like you have enough room in your handbag to fit everything you need? This structured number is ideal for toting around all of your essentials plus extras. The oversized lock and key exudes an added luxe feel, too. Melie Bianco Madison, $65

3. Chocolate brown is a classic color that looks better with each wear. The clean lines and simple detailing make this satchel withstand the test of time. Hinge Crossbody Bag in Mahogany, $138

4.This would be my quintessential weekend warrior bag! The large front pocket is easy to access, eliminating endless digging for keys and cash. Melie Bianco Buckle Flap, $89

 5. Show off your wild side with this leopard number. It’s the perfect complement to jeans and a tee or your favorite LBD. Kimchi Blue Mini Leopard Crossbody Bag, $49

—Elise Ford

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Image Layout: Elise Ford


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