It is no secret that most ladies try to fit everything we can into our bag, no matter how small it is. While inside pockets are great, it still may take a while to find something quickly.
So,what’s the best way to keep your essentials close at hand while keeping your hands free? A designer handbag with outside pockets, of course!
Here are our top 15 picks.
1. The Coach Crossgrain Leather Hobo Bag
Coach is known for making solid bags and this one is no exception.
This bag has a large exterior pocket that’s perfect for mothers on the go. You can use this designer tote’s extra large front pocket to discreetly carry diapers.
The front pocket extends over into two separate side pockets – perfect for carrying a small umbrella or sunglasses.
The bag is made of crossgrain leather, which is a durable yet soft material.
2. The Gucci Ophidia Small Size Shoulder Bag
If you want classic Gucci style that comes the GG motif along with a new silhouette, then the Ophidia is perfect for you.
This bag has a vintage feel with a modern twist. The front pocket is embellished with the Double G Gucci logo and is large enough to store your phone.
A green and red web band stand out on the beige and ebony canvas print. The outer pocket has a flat zip closure. There is a zipped inner pocket as well. Use this bag for everyday errands or travel.
3. The Givenchy Antigona Soft Leather Shoulder Bag
If you love soft leather like I do, then you’ll love this bag! It’s made of 100% soft lambskin leather and has an exterior pocket that’s just the right size for holding your phone, wallet, or keys.
The bag also has a detachable shoulder strap so you can wear it as a crossbody bag or over the shoulder.
4. The Tory Burch Robinson Small Double Zip Textured Tote
Sometimes one exterior pocket is not enough. This bag from Tory Burch Robinson has two exterior pockets that are perfect for holding small items.
The bag is made of 100% pebbled leather and has a top zip closure. It is a professional-looking tote that is ideal for business meetings or travel.
The front pockets can fit a passport, boarding pass, folder, notebook, etc.
5. The Fendi Peekaboo Regular Leather Shoulder Bag
This is a classic bag that has been updated with two exterior pockets. The bag is made of 100% leather and has a top handle and a detachable shoulder strap.
The bag also has a turn-lock closure so you can keep your things safely inside the middle compartment. The design also allows you to snap the outer pockets to the main compartment for security.
6. The Prada Daino Outside-Pocket Tote Bag
This tote bag is a classic Prada style that has been updated with an exterior pocket. The bag is made of durable yet soft saffiano leather and has a detachable shoulder strap.
There is an adjustable and removable crossbody strap for your convenience. In addition to an exterior pocket, you also have a back and front pocket that come with snap-buttons.
7. The Louis Vuitton Montsouris MM Backpack
This backpack from Louis Vuitton is perfect for carrying your essentials while keeping your hands free. The bag is made of 100% polyamide and has an exterior pocket.
The backpack also has a top handle and adjustable straps, so you can wear it as a backpack or over the shoulder.
8. The Miu Miu Zip Around Double Pocket Matelassé Leather Crossbody Bag
This bag is made of matelassé leather, which is a type of quilted leather.
It has a front exterior pocket that’s perfect for holding your phone, small wallet, passport, or keys. The bag also has a chain strap, so you can wear it as a crossbody bag.
You may want to pack your essentials into this cute Miu Miu bag when you go for an evening on the town.
9. The Céline Nano Luggage Tote
This is a classic bag that has been updated with a new exterior pocket. The bag is made of 100% calfskin leather. You can get it in a vibrant yellow, seaform green, and more.
The bag also has a top handle and a detachable shoulder strap.
10. The Givenchy Pandora Box Medium -Textured-Leather Shoulder Bag
You may turn heads with this unique box-style bag by Givenchy.
This bag is made of 100% leather and has a large exterior pocket that runs along the bottom of the fold over flap.
The silver zipper provides a stark contrast to the stunning black box purse.
11. The Gucci Soho Clutch
If you are searching for a small vintage bag with a front exterior pocket, this Soho Clutch may be for you. The bag is made from canvas and leather and has a top zip closure.
It is a great bag for an evening out or a special event.
12. The Chanel Classic Flap Bag
This is a classic bag that has been updated with a new exterior pocket. The bag is made of lambskin leather and has an exterior pocket that’s perfect for smaller items.
13. The Louis Vuitton Alma BB Bag
If you are shopping for a bag made of leather that’s resistant to water and stains, get this Epi leather bag from Louis Vuitton.The bag also has a top handle and a detachable shoulder strap.
14. The Givenchy Mini Leather Crossbody Bag
If the Pandora Box style from this brand is too big for you, you may like this smaller style that is made from soft leather. Pink lambskin leather and a front zip pocket make this bag a feminine accessory that is good for an everyday purse.
15. The Chanel Boy Bag
Another classic from Chanel has undergone an update with the addition of an exterior pocket. The Boy Bag is made of quilted leather and has a chain strap so you can wear it as a crossbody bag. The bag also has a top handle for carrying in your hand.