What Do You Look For In A Purse?

02/08/2008 at 11:00 AM ET

Jeff Harris

Every spring, we set out to find our perfect bag — one that moves seamlessly from work to weekend, keeps our clutter organized and never weighs us down. We’re going to give our shoulders a break this season with a lightweight leather bag in an elegant muted neutral. We’re all about double-duty when it comes to carrying it — we love bags that give us the option of either slinging it over the shoulder or toting it by hand. That way, we get more options out of our big splurge. Of course, with so many chic bags out this spring, it’s a challenge to pick just one. Celebs are toting luxe carry-alls, chic day clutches, lady-like handbags and retro shoulder bags. There’s a size and shape for every occasion, but we’ve still got our hearts set on this Gryson “Hannah”, $895, for now. Tell us: What do you look for when shopping for a bag? What’s your perfect purse?

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Esy on

Who makes the bag pictured in this particular story? It’s absolutely gorgeous.

Esy on

Who makes this particual bag featured in the story? It’s abasolutely gorgeous.

Esy on

Who makes the particular bag featured in this story? It’s absolutely gorgeous.

Kristina on

I would also love to know who makes the purse in the picture! It’s fantastic!!

Lyn on

Oh my! I totally agree. The bag featured is beautiful. It is already out for the Spring Gryson collection?

Pixie on

Although I can’t say I’m a big thrift store shopper…I love purses and what better place to find a unique, vintage purse (and cheap) than at a thrift store! My latest addition: a red flap chain purse ($10). Very practical and ads a splash of colour to any outfit!

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