We'll be honest. This shopping story started with A LOT more bags. As many of you know, every season, we like to gather up the best selection of wardrobe staples, basically so you don't have to. But this time around, as we were sorting out our favorites, we noticed a definite theme with all the bags we wanted most: They were modified school bags. Like a hybrid between messenger bag and brief-case, these slightly oversized satchels reminded us of those hand-tooled school totes that, say, law students might have carried until they were love-worn in The Paperchase.
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