why I love it: This bag (in yellow) caught my eye in the New York Subway, and my initial reaction to the shouting color was a bit of confusion. It so clearly clashed with anything you'd wear, and I was unsure why anyone would invest in such an otherwise well-made purse. That was until I couldn't stop thinking about it. And now, my love affair with this satchel (I want it in yellow) has been going on for years. It's the perfect shape and it comes in multiple sizes. The colors so obtrusively refuse to match with anything that they end up going with everything. I want the 11-inch so I can wear it as a shoulder bag, crossbody bag or tuck the strap in an use it as a clutch for evening. And according to Refinery 29, my love for this bag accurately describes my entire identity. It's meant to be... some day.
where to get it: The Cambridge Satchel Company (online only), about $167.00 (£105)