Q. What is a functional yet fashionable school tote for a college student like me? I have noticed that many female students at my school carry around Longchamp Le Pliage bags. I do like these, but would like something more unique for under $200, and perhaps more durable.
A. Whether you’re a student or someone entering the job force, a functional, chic and affordable tote is a must. You want something that’s stylish, lightweight, roomy enough for all of your essentials and can fit over your shoulder. Here are some options you’ll want to carry with you everywhere, and they’re all under $150: