Fashion meets functionality with these falls cross-body convertible bags.
From big to small, bold colors and exotic textures, these bags are sure to address every fashionista’s needs this autumn. Daring materials like animal furs, embossed leather, fringes, eye catching colors, 70’s revival and menswear inspiration are all prominent on this seasons runways. Here are some of Seattleite’s picks that are sure to turn some heads.
This genius bag from Seattle-based designer, Ampersand as Apostrophe, proves that a purse really can be functional and an unexpected addition to any outfit. With about seven ways to wear it from clutch to cross-body, the print, buffalo hide and hand-printed springbook make this probably the most fantastic addition to any wardrobe.
Ampersand as Apostrophe Aztec Parcel Bag | $690 | Available at Dolce Vita in Ballard and Ampersand as Apostrophe
This Lamb Suede cross-body drawstring bag is the perfect 70’s revival piece for fall. In warm colors, soft suede and bucket design, it’s a functional yet unique vintage look.
Marc by Marc Jacobs Airmail Suede Regine | $428 | available at Marc Jacobs
Sharp and functional this convertible Tote by Cole Haan is a must-have. Stern lines and a menswear inspired briefcase design makes this an undeniable necessity. Soft lambskin mixed with brass hardware and an attachable 12” cross-body strap takes classic style and turns it into a contemporary staple.
Cole Haan Brooke Flap Tote | $398 | available at Cole Haan
Bright and Daring
This fantastic cowhide cross-body bag is a great accent for fall day-wear and a fun addition to any night out. The material screams fall and the deep red is in tune with this seasons hottest color. The long chain strap adds a formal flare while the buckle clip makes it chic and stunning.
IRO Nilla Messenger Bag | $305 | available at ShopBop