If the arrival of fall has you thinking about pens and notebooks and backpacks, might we suggest a grownup version that’s part shoulder bag, part handbag. We can’t say it much better than writer Hannah Goldfield, who first sold us on the Baggu leather bag. We’d just also add that we’ve never seen it for this cheap: “At first, I wondered if this one was too plain — uncinched, it was basically just two pieces of leather stitched together, unhemmed at the opening. But once I’d pulled the drawstring and knotted the strap so that the pouch hit just below my waist when I slung it over my shoulder, I realized it was perfect. The leather was exceptionally buttery. The simple construction and total lack of hardware meant it transcended eras and styles to be actually timeless.”
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