For many women, their handbag is their signature accessory. Whether you prefer to rock the same handbag all year round or you like to switch up your style frequently with new bags based on the season or you mood, one thing is certain: if you have a handbag that is functional, stylish and comfortable, you have hit the jackpot.
We asked around to different women what their most comfortable handbags are. The price tags, styles, and brands differed but one thing was the same -- when you have a handbag that you love you want to share it with the world. Check out our list of the most comfortable handbags.
Matt & Nat Holly Ring Bag
"Matt & Nat Holly Ring Bag is the most comfortable handbag hands down. I enjoy this bag because it is vegan leather with brass hardware. The inside of the purse also has compartments for easy reach and organization. With the suede lining in the purse, the classic look is truly unbeatable."
-Jamie, 26, Colorado
Coach Poppy Signature Sateen Metallic Pushlock Flap
"Comfort, cost, and cuteness are important when it comes to handbags. My most comfortable bag is the Coach Poppy Sateen Pushlock Flap. The fun, edgy design and long strap ,which can be worn on the shoulder or across the body, works to accomplish comfort and style without breaking your bank."
-Antoinesha, 19, Georgia
Alexis Hudson Chelsea Hobo
"My most comfortable bag is my Alexis Hudson Chelsea Hobo. The flat shoulder straps stay put without sliding down. Two triangular sides hold necessities, so it's sturdy, lightweight, comfortable on my shoulder. My bags are always packed to capacity, but I don't feel the load with this hobo."
-Donna Peterson, 38, New York
Burberry Check Print Shopper
"The most necessary staple in my wardrobe is a durable, chic and comfortable handbag. That's why I love my Burberry Check Print Shopper so much. It was given to me as a present upon my high school graduation, and I've been using it ever since! The flat leather handle sits comfortably on my shoulder, and it looks good just as much as it feels good; it's the perfect bag for any on-the-go woman like myself."
-Mary, 22, California
Calvin Klein Handbag, Patent East West Tote
"My most comfortable handbag is my Calvin Klein Tote. I love the bright red snake print. It adds a pop of color to any outfit, but still looks professional. It is a great size, but not too big, and I can carry my portfolio for work."
-Kristin, 22, Virginia
Free People Delancy Backpack
"I love bags that can serve many purposes. My favorite bag is my Free People Delancy Backpack which is made with distressed leather so it looks nice enough to wear to a fancy restaurant. Sometimes I wear it to school and sometimes I fill it with diapers for an outing with my toddler. It really looks great anywhere."
- Theresa Pickett, 25, Nashville, TN
Rosetti Elephant Cross-body Handbag
"The most comfortable handbag I own is a Rosetti elephant cross-body handbag. I love the wallet section attached to the front of the bag. I can carry my ID, cash and credit cards securely without needing a separate wallet. It is comfortable and convenient."
-Lara, 37, Florida
Masey Cork Tote
"My most comfortable bag is my the Masey Cork Tote. Even though this bag is very pricey it has more than enough room for my personal items. For example, my wallet, mirror, make up, lotion, car keys, and cell phone. Even with those things I have a lot more room to spare. The next best thing about this purse is that I can wear this tote with any outfit I have. To my experience with all the bags I have or had this purse is the only purse that is best for me."
Longchamp Le Pliage Small Shoulder Tote
"My most comfortable handbag is my classy Longchamp Le Pliage Tote. It has long straps for fitting and wearing comfortably over jackets. This versatile handbag is small and lightweight but is very roomy. It is water-resistant, durable, and even folds flat for travel."
-Caryl, 47, Virginia
"My go-to bag will always be my Gucci Hobo! With the supple leather and the gradual width shoulder strap, it has always been my favorite and so comfortable. All the room for everything I need, always stylish and the best part - the PDA pocket keeps my phone easy to find!"
-Katherine, 42, Texas
GUESS Bellissima Box Satchel
"My most comfortable handbag is my GUESS Satchel. It is comfortable to carry with two handles and It is big enough to fit my wallet, makeup, and planner! it is stylish with the GUESS heart charm and tassel, I guarantee you will want to take it with you everywhere! There are also three open pockets for easy access and the bag has a zipper closure on top."
-Jeanette, 24, Pennsylvania
Elaine Photographer Bag
"Whether I'm shopping or sporting with the family this bag does the job. It is the Elaine Photographer Bag. I can utilize the turn lock system & expand the bag to hold all of my "stuff", or clasp it down & save my back of 41yrs."
-Atlanta, 41, Georgia
Man's Life Messenger Bag
"I am a real man's man. I drink beer and I work in a factory. But when I go out with my two-year-old daughter I need to carry diapers and bottles somehow. So I grab my comfortable and stylish Man's Life Messenger Bag which has plenty of room and an adjustable strap."
-Ryan, 32, Tennessee
Hobo International Turner Hobo
"My most comfortable bag is my Hobo International Turner Hobo. Comfortable and wide shoulder strap holds up well under the pressure of holding my daily essentials: mobile phone, make-up bag, wallet, water bottle and sunglasses. Reasonably price so it won't break the bank. I'm 39 and live in Northern California."
-Larissa, 39 California
Coach Kristin Leather Willow Small Shoulder Bag
"My most comfortable handbag is my Coach Kristin Leather Willow small shoulder bag. Stylish and versatile, the bag is casual enough for jeans and every day, yet sophisticated enough to match my business attire for interviews. Reasonably priced and well made, this bag is classic and meant to last."
-Ariana, 24, New York
Michael Kors Tonne Leather Handbag
"A handbag is an essential accessory for me because I need to carry many things every day. The Michael Kors Tonne Leather Handbag is my most comfortable handbag. This is because it is buttery soft. In addition, I can carry my wallet, keys, makeup, checkbook, and e-reader in it."
-Rachel, 40, California
There is no denying that a comfortable handbag can make life much easier. Shop more handbags.
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