They say you can tell a lot about a person based on what's in their handbag. While I don't disagree, I also believe that the handbag itself tells a lot about the owner. Structured bags have caught my eye for spring, and with their strong but ladylike shapes, they look like they mean business. They're the ideal way to add a polished and pulled-together element to your look, and their roomy sizes make them both functional and professional. Below are six of my current favorites to suit a variety of budgets.
1. River Island bucket bag
2. Diane von Furstenberg colorblock tote
3. Ella studded bag
4. Mango patent chain tote (also comes in black)
5. J. Crew tote
6. Topshop winged tote