08/17/2011 11:17 am ET | Updated Oct 11, 2012

Mini Cross Body Bags: Stylelist 7

Summer in the city can be rather uncomfortable, and hard to dress for, especially when temps heat all the way up to the one hundred mark. Though you've strategized your wardrobe and found the perfect flowy sundress or loose tank to prance around town in, it's often the accessories that weigh you down and make the urban trek even more sweat inducing. That everyday large tote or slouchy hobo isn't exactly what you want to lug around when the heat is on, so it may be more practical (and a lot easier) to invest in something a little less hefty.

Luckily, this season's replete with perfectly proportioned mini cross-body bags and they are just as pretty as they are practical. Whether you favor one with some flair or one that's a little more toned down, these bags are just the right antidote for summertime city heat. Night or day, these miniature accessories will keep your arms and sides free from constraint and won't ever weigh you down.

Check out our picks for the seven coolest and most comfortable mini cross-bodies out now.

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