Bag It!


Published: April 30, 2014

Read on for the 5 definitive bag styles that every woman needs on hand…

The Tote – Every girl needs a tote in her life! This is the bag that never goes out of style or favour – it effortlessly accommodates your laptop and tablet for work and your make-up and heels for play. A large tote adds a statement twist for an outfit that need a certain ‘pop’ – yes it’s the bag equivalent of a red lipstick. So experiment with bold colours, and you’ll never need to limit your daily essentials again.


This electric tote will transform your look in a flash.
Jumia, ₦ 9,995


This smart Vince Camuto number is totes perfect for a neutral outfit.
Zappos, $178

The Cross Body Bag – This handy arm candy is as functional as it is stylish, and leaves your hands free to text, wave and admire your manicure. You’ll be sure to find one that fits your look – they come in all styles, from effortless-casual to elegant-chic. Try scrapping the straps come nightfall to double up as a classic evening clutch.

The Weekender – The definitive accessory for mini-break packing, gym bunny basics and even to glamorously cram diapers. Check out this Furla animal-print piece which will manage all your packing needs with a statement, stylish purr.


Furla animal-print bag
Zappos Couture, $398


Attract some serious arm envy with this beauty
Konga, ₦10, 000

The Clutch – Don’t limit your clutch to moonlit affairs – it’ll add a flash of daytime ‘chic’ to many a style. A clutch bag has this unique ability to enhance your look akin to a pretty jewel, and treasures only your most precious essentials.


Acquaint your finger tips with this gaze-grabbing Ankara velvet clutch.
Jumia, ₦ 5,995


The Satchel fingertipse single-handedly catapulted librarian-chic to catwalks and fashion pages everywhere. Yes ‘practical’ is officially in people so strap up your books and your apple for stylish work sifingertipsr a trend-drenched shoulder when you’re out on the town. If you fancy a satchel, feast your eyes on this neat Vince Camuto creation:


Try this achingly chic little number.
Jumia, ₦8,995

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About Nnene Kalu Mbonu

Nnene Mbonu is the blogger behind My Wallet My Style. Lover of fashion and always on the hunt for beautiful and unique pieces. For more on her unique sense of style visit her blog or catch up with her on Instagram @mywalletmystyle

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