1. The Quirky Connoisseur  

The bag: Loewe Elephant Crossbody

Why it’s perfect: Whether returning from a trip uptown to Barneys or from a Moroccan adventure, she’s the friend who always manages to boast the most unusual gems that showcases her witty and discerning taste.

LOEWE Elephant Crossbody

2. The Tomboy

The bag: The Row Drum Bag 12

Why it’s perfect: Just because she’s laidback and prefers sneakers to heels, doesn’t mean her taste is anything but elevated. With it’s practical shape, minimal details, and buttery soft leather—The Row Drum Bag is sure to satisfy her sleek, low-key style.

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THE ROW Drum Bag 12

3. The New Romantic

The bag: Saint Laurent Monogram Baby Shoulder Bag

Why it’s perfect: She’s unabashed with her feminine touch—her table is always adorned with white flora and her closet stocked with frocks and heels. And she also has a soft spot for items with legacy, which is why she’ll adore this throwback YSL monogram in a fresh, pastel palette.

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SAINT LAURENT Monogram Baby Shoulder Bag

4. The Ivy League Bombshell

The bag: Proenza Schouler PS Courier Small Backpack

Why it’s perfect: From her always fresh manicure to her ambitious extracurriculars, she manages to charmingly overachieve in everything she does (she even bakes vegan cookies from scratch). This tweed backpack will be the perfect accessory for her Saturdays spent biking the coastline and museum hopping.

Proenza Schouler
PROENZA SCHOULER PS Courier Small Backpack

5. The Refined Bohemian

The bag: Paco Rabanne 14#02 Shoulder Bag

Why it’s perfect: Free spirited with a penchant for vintage, she’s also got a beguiling intensity that brings to mind Charlotte Rampling. She’ll love that this suede shoulder bag combines a classic ‘70s vibe with a mod, textural edge.

Paco Rabanne
PACO RABANNE 14#02 Shoulder Bag

6. The Discerning Gallerist 

The bag: Marni Fur & Felt Tote

Why it’s perfect: A shopper is the perfect practical-yet-elegant choice for her marathon work days and evenings of gallery openings and late dinners—plus, her all-black uniform will appreciate the textural kick offered by the wool-blend felt of this Marni tote.

MARNI Fur & Felt Tote

7. The Glam Reveler

The bag: Christian Louboutin Loubiposh Studded Clutch

Why it’s perfect: Whether she’s scouting the latest event space or dining with her girl squad, this she always makes time in her hectic schedule to guarantee her hair is perfectly tousled, her eyes perfectly lined, and her accessories enviably edgy.

CHRISTIAN LOUBOUTIN Loubiposh Studded Clutch

8. The Flirty Bookworm

The bag: Chloé Hudson Mini Shoulder Bag

Why it’s perfect: A twinkle in her eye and thoughtfully chosen accessories (like this fringed mini bag) punctuate her unfussy, classic style. Her innate flair manages to steal attention while she’s simply browsing the indie book section or perusing the Sunday Farmers’ Market.

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CHLOÉ Hudson Mini Shoulder Bag

9. The Graceful Multitasker

The bag: Givenchy Antigona Medium Duffel

Why it’s perfect:  This Givenchy duffel is ideal for the woman in your life who makes a hectic schedule of mom duties, career, and everything else seem effortless, and channels the same ease into her refined and sleek sartorial choices.

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GIVENCHY Antigona Medium Duffel

10. The Street Style Star

The bag: Anya Hindmarch Smiley Crossbody

Why it’s perfect: With an ever-updating wardrobe and Instagram feed, she’s always on the hunt for eye-catching pieces. These cheeky crossbody bags from Anya Hindmarch ensure she’s always smiling for the camera rather than taking herself too seriously.

Anya Hindmarch
ANYA HINDMARCH Smiley Crossbody

11. The Social Butterfly

The bag: Valentino Embellished Evening Clutch

Why it’s perfect: The friend who makes a profession out of party attendance will give these floral, embellished clutches plenty of moments to shine—whether it be on the table of a philanthropic gala or in her hand on a downtown dance floor hours later.

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VALENTINO Embellished Evening Clutch


12. The Modern Minimalist

The bag: Valextra Zaino Isis Backpack

Why it’s perfect: Her palette may be monochrome, but her affinity for bold, architectural pieces makes her standout, which is why she’ll love the geometric form and clean lines of this Valextra backpack.

VALEXTRA Zaino Isis Backpack