Ah yes! The structured bag. One of the crown jewels of contemporary fashion. It's the place where you hide all of your secrets (and emergency remedies). If you are like most women, the minute you turn that thing inside out, most people will shriek. That is why the exterior is oh so important - it gives people little to no clue about what is happening within. With a structured exterior shell, all of your goodies can jiggle on the subway together, perfectly protected and out of sight.
If you are going to do a structured bag, there are a few things to consider, namely color, silhouette, arm strap versus no strap, and price. Our editors have put together a series of consciously-made bags that cover all of these variables. Click through to see more.