This summer, I fell in love with a purple crochet handbag at a small boutique on vacation. It was a little expensive. So I thought about it for a few days before deciding I couldn’t go home without it. The problem is that it hardly matches anything I own. Plus, it’s woven with colorful raffia, so it’s pretty seasonal — and now I hardly ever wear it. While trendy bags are fun to carry here and there, a classic black handbag is timeless and would have been a much better investment.
Seriously, think about the cost per wear of this Coach Outlet crossbody. The Mini Rowan File Bag comes in black, red and bright yellow. While black is the most obvious choice for an everyday bag, maybe your wardrobe is more colorful and red or yellow are your version of neutrals. Either way, each bag has a gold zipper pocket on the front, a main compartment sealed with another gold zipper and an adjustable crossbody strap. (Note that the yellow bag has silver hardware instead of gold.)
Of course, we’re talking about style when it comes to how often you may use a handbag. However, durability is important — you can only wear a bag for as long as it’s in good shape. The Mini Rowan File Bag has that going for it, too, though. It has cross-grain leather that’s hard to scratch or tear, so it should last you a pretty long time.
“Nice quality, very durable, cute and essential for dress up or down,” wrote one customer. “The mini provides just enough space for my phone, keys and other small items but is trendy and a recommended buy!”
“Love the quality, very stylish,” wrote another. “Love love the simplicity and elegance, that it’s compact enough to carry around, but can still fit everything I need to go out.”
Coach Outlet has marked the Mini Rowan File Bag on its website as a best seller, so there’s no telling how long it will be in stock. And at less than $100, it’s a solid investment in a bag that you can wear all the time for years to come.
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