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An Under $50 Bag for Work

An Under $50 Bag for Work

Going to work this summer is going to look different for everyone. You might be slowly heading back to the office, staying home based or a combination of the two. I’m anxious to see how the landscape of office life evolves as states begin a return to normal operations.  (Tell me your plans in the comments below!)

Whatever your situation, you might need a bag to get you and your laptop to and from, and this one from Target is fantastic – and it’s only $45

An Under $50 Bag for Work from Target!

Under $50 Bag For WorkBag, $45 

I’m always a proponent of investing in better pieces, especially something like a bag or shoe that you’ll carry or wear day in and day out. But after these last three months, I’m not excited to spend money on many things. 

This certainly doesn’t feel like the season to splurge on a handbag. 

So when I found this bag on a recent trip to Target (since it’s the only place I’m allowed to physically shop) I picked it up immediately. 

It’s available in gray (above) or black. The choice is yours depending on what you already have. I grabbed the gray. 

See the inside of the bag and read the 5 Star reviews here. 

Size-wise, this is a big bag. You can fit a laptop, full size wallet, sunglass case, a book – all comfortably inside. The cross body strap makes it easy to carry around, or you can hold it by the top handle. 

I plan to use it for the summer with my work and as an updated diaper bag.

When you are shopping for a handbag, regardless of price point, it’s important to buy one with clean lines and minimal hardware. Think of it like, the more “stuff” on a bag, the cheaper it will look. Avoid logos and labels that are part of the design as that pattern will fight with other patterns you might be wearing. 

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An Under $50 Bag for Work

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Wednesday 10th of June 2020

I'll be doing a combination of in-office and WFH. I've been looking for a stylish, large, zip top tote with a flat bottom to carry everything back and forth. Something easy to clean/sanitize as well. My last resort is a canvas boat & tote. Any ideas would be appreciated!

Karen Metzger

Wednesday 10th of June 2020

Ooh—I love this bag! I prefer a structured bag, and this one definitely is that! What a great find—thanks!


Wednesday 10th of June 2020

Wow - that's way bigger than I thought it was! I really wish more purses had pretty linings. Even if it's just a nice black and white stripe.....makes it so much prettier. I like that the strap hooks are on the back which seems like it would balance more easily.

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