10 Bags for Summer

Tory Burch clutch rattan front

If ever there was a season to satisfy as many handbag tastes as possible, it’s the summertime. With so many places to go (and people to see!), your carry-all requires a multitude of functions. Alas, we’ve rallied our favorites handbags, clutches, backpacks and more—from every corner of our stores. Read on and find out which bags for summer tickle you best.

The Woven Clutch 

Best for: A post-beach dinner in a linen maxi dress

Tory Burch clutch bags summer natural woven

The Colorful Crossbody Wallet

Best with: An open mind and a passport headed anywhere

MyWalit crossbody bag interior bags summer

Tbe Mod Backpack

Best with: A book for the plane and pair of boyfriend jeans

Marc by Marc Jacobs backpack bags summer

The Almost Neutral Crossbody

Best for: Easy travel wear and patterned sundresses

Radley handbag with dustbag bags summer

The Actually Neutral Crossbody

Best with: Gauzy linens, colorful scarves…and basically anything in your closet

NWT Marc Jacobs Gotham E W Tote with dustbag bags summer

The Classic

Best with: Casual days out, pre-Fall boots, designer junkies

Caramel Prada handbag with dustbag bags summer

The Natural Tote

Best with: A beach towel and wide-brim hat

Coach straw Natalie tote with dust bag bags summer

The Playful Pattern

Best with: Mini pocket to-do lists, cream linen blouses

Orla Kiely crossbody Flower Shadow Dot Print bags summer

The Pebbled Leather Showstopper

Best with: Cotton rompers, sky-high espadrilles

Marc by Marc Jacobs crossbody flat shot bags summer

The Bagful o’ Sunshine

Best for: Afternoon weddings, Optimists

Michael by Michael Kors Yellow Small Sutton handbag strap bags summer

From clutch to crossbody, travel wallet to tote, our stores are swarmed with summer choices in the handbag department. Where would your own favorite bag for summer fit into this list?

Author: Chris Gauger

Chris is a self-confessed resale fashionista. A fashion recycler from an early age, she learned the consignment business from her mother, Jan Gauger, at omt divine resale in Lincoln, Nebraska. Chris moved to Portland, Oregon in 1990 and immediately felt at home, among her people. She started Here We Go Again Deluxe Resale Boutique in 1992 and has never looked back. The second location of her store opened in 1997. Chris loves pretty much everything about clothes and fashion, but she has a serious boot and shoe addiction that is fed by the two stores. It's doubtful she will ever be recovered. In addition to clothes, Chris loves mentoring young women and teaching them about what it takes to run and manage a small business. She has employed some pretty remarkable women over the years and is grateful for all they've done to help grow Here We Go Again. She is a Hoosier by birth, but was raised in Nebraska. She has two sisters who continue to run the consignment store there, and one brother who has sense enough to stay out of the way. Her husband of twenty-seven years, is a land use planner and the fix-anything-guru that Chris relies upon more often than she'd like.

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