A structured handbag doesn't have to be stuffy or conservative. The latest designs are as varied as the women who carry them. For moms, they offer practicality as well as style — a winning combination for anyone who has no time to think about her wardrobe.
A sleek, on-trend handbag also can turn any outfit into something special, whether it's jeans and a tee, a simple shirt dress, or a sexy jumpsuit. From snakeskin to color-blocking to patent, we've picked out a few of our favorite — and, more important, affordable — bags for the fall season.