11 O-Wow! Top-Handle Handbags
Offbeat colors and an angular shape put a modern spin on a timeless style.
This dual-section quilted satchel is one for all seasons.
$109; Nine West, select Bon-Ton stores; 800-945-4438
The velvet-wrapped handle adds such a pretty touch.
Pair an artful satchel with a subdued outfit so the bag really pops.
Crocodile-embossed leather gives this petite purse a luxurious feel.
This vintage frame bag fits more than the average evening clutch.
The bold, saturated color and medium size—not too big, not too small—are ideal for work.
Customize how you carry this long frame bag with two ways to clip on a shoulder strap.
The silver buckle and handle transform taupe leather into something more playful.
$675; Jane August, Purse Strings, Millburn, New Jersey; 973-912-0058
Supple, whipstitched pebbled leather is high-end yet understated.