There are always a few bags that act as purses without really being one. And others that mingle functions while still cutting a decent looking profile.
Might not be a handbag, but that doesn't mean that we let ourselves go: A computer bag can still be slick, a diaper bag can make your 15-year-old cousin want a baby and you can give Sally (arf arf) a ride she'll like.
Bag at left is a tote for summer but who can wait? $125 at Nordstrom.
Need a special bag? Try a look at some of these