Old Navy purple bag

Rich color, bargain price: This midsize hobo bag is just right for work.

Old Navy; 800-653-6289 for stores
Mimi Boutique bag

A glossy hobo goes beyond the pale with contrasting stitches running across its strap.

Lulus black and white bag

Ladylike but not prim, this frame bag with an antique clasp has tons of vintage charm.

Nicole Lee yellow bag

The bucket shape and braided straps give this bag casual hippie charm.

Nicole Lee U.S.A.; NicoleLeeOnline.com
Maxx New York Green buckle bag

Refined details—textured leather, timeless gold hardware, a cargo pocket—mean this one's got staying power.

Maxx New York; QVC.com
Melia Bianco gray bag

Gunmetal gray and white are a chic, unexpected combo for fall.

Melie Bianco; LuLus.com
Coldwater Creek red hobo bag

The pebbled leather on this candy-apple shoulder bag feels deliciously supple; dual straps make for comfortable carrying.

Nicole Lee black and white bag

Get graphic with a striped, spotted bag in versatile black and white.

Nicole Lee U.S.A.; NicoleLeeOnline.com
Mariposa by Sharif Studio purple bag

This roomy doctor's bag is intricately woven with faux patent leather.

Mariposa by Sharif Studio; HSN.com