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Wardrobe Essentials: The Mini Bag

The mini bag is an essential for any wardrobe! You have probably seen these being toted around as they are all the rage right now but still a classic piece that will not go out of style. We're here to share a few reasons why you should consider one and a roundup of some of our favorites.

Grab it an go!

We've all probably got a bag (carryall, backpack, etc.) that has WAY too much that sometimes we don't want to bring on a date, night out, just running grab the mini and go. It can house only the essentials so it forces us to downsize a bit, which can be nice once in a while :)

It's mini and aka small and packable

Making it perfect for weekend trips to 2 week+ vacations where we might want multiple bag options

It's chic & classic

Its effortless and like we ran out the door after getting ready and it only took us 5 minutes kind of way. You can opt for a neutral mini for one that is more classic and versatile to pair with many outfits or go for a pop of color if you want this as your statement item to pop when pairing with your outfits

You've got options to choose from

Whether you want to go with a clutch style mini, camera bag, satchel style, crossbody, or currently popular "scrunchie bag" style, you've got options to find what works best for you.

Roundup of mini bags across all budgets and pricepoints. We of course had to include some classic designer options because honestly if you are thinking designer these bags are the lowest price point of the designer bags and good starting point to dip your toe into this investment and see if it's worth it for you!

JW PEI Eva Bag ($38.99)

Comes in multiple colors and fits over the shoulder

JW PEI Gabbi Bag ($79.99)

Comes in multiple colors and fits over the shoulder

The Sydney Crossbody Bag by MWL

The best selling bag by Madewell

Knott Mini by Kate Spade ($298)


The Birkin Kelly Bag lookalike

By Far Mini Bag ($195)

The Joan Mini Crossbody by See By Chloe ($325)

Gucci Small Leather Disco Bag ($1490)

GG Marmont matelassé leather super mini bag ($1200)

GG Marmont mini matelassé shoulder bag ($2350)

Saint Lauren Le 5 à 7 Leather Hobo Bag ($2250)

Cult Gaia Eos clutch ($328)

Multiple color options popular for Brides and anyone attending events

Staud Bean Ruched Leather Shoulder Bag ($195)

Option to wear with the strap or as a clutch

Mansur Graviel Cloud Clutch ($545)

Tons of great colors, super soft, good quality

Marc Jacobs The Mini Flap Leather Shoulder Bag ($295)

Marc Jacobs Snapshot ($325)

The OG camera bag

BOTTEGA VENETA Mini Pouch Intrecciato Crossbody Bag ($2350)

Chances are high that you've seen this woven style somewhere...this is the brand where it originated :)

BOTTEGA VENETA Mini Jodie ($2500)

SAINT LAURENT Uptown Medium YSL Monogram Grain de Poudre Pouch Bag ($595)

We could go on....there are SO many great options and we'll try to add more as we find. Want help selecting the right one for YOU? Chat with the Prept Team in our app to ask questions/get quick advice or you can book 1:1 time with a Pro that can help in our app!

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