11/29/2012 10:32 am ET Updated Nov 30, 2012

Big Bags That You Can Tote Your Life Around In (PHOTOS)

You be the judge.

Sometimes large bags are necessary. Personally, I took a stand against suitcases-as-purses a few months ago, when, after lugging two laptops, a few pairs of shoes and my lunch back and forth to work, my aching shoulders begged for a break. I now carry one small cross-body bag and leave my shoes and computers at my office.

Regardless, I do see the point in carrying a large bag. Rarely does a day go by when I don't see most women on the subway carrying more than one purse. Whether it's for gym clothes, computers or just general miscellany, somehow we end up carrying our lives around with us. Why not consolidate and put all your junk in one over-the-top, fabulous bag?

We've compiled ten of the most stylish oversized purses out there. But we won't take responsibility for the chiropractor bills.

Big Handbags

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