Best Bet: Mini Crossbody Bag

After lugging around work gear, groceries, and gym clothes all week, it’s time to give your oversize, overstuffed shoulder bag a rest. This mini crossbody makes a convenient accessory for nights out. It has inner and outer pockets for stowing cards and cash, while the 8-by-5-inch zippered pouch fits your makeup essentials and camera. Plus, the textured red leather is an eye-catching departure from the usual sea of black and tan bags.

Ali Mini Crossbody, $59.95 (originally $98) at Cole Haan or online.