16 Cute Cross-body Bags for Travelers
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16 Cute Cross-body Bags for Travelers

A traveler needs three go-to bags: a carry-on, a backpack, and something a little less bulky and more attractive for day-to-day use. For the latter, we swear by the cross-body. Below, our favorite finds.

1 Tory Burch Embroidered Floral Combo Cross-body
tory burch crossbody
Courtesy of Tory Burch

This festive, textured bag is the perfect pop of color to liven up a black dress or shirt.

To buy: zappos.com, $450

2 Furla Metropolis Mini Cross-body Bag
Crossbody Bags

Courtesy of Furla

This petite Furla bag is a street style favorite. The delicate chain of the shoulder strap makes it easy to dress up or down.

To buy: bloomingdales.com, $298

3 J.Crew Signet Bag
Crossbody Bags

Courtesy of J.Crew

This Italian leather bag comes in seven colors perfect for fall. To make it even more your own, you can add a monogram to the bag or the tag.

To buy: jcrew.com, $128; monogram, $10

4 Mansur Gavriel Cross-body Leather Satchel
mansur gavriel crossbody
Courtesy of Mansur Gavriel

Pair this ruby-colored leather bag with a coral-red lip to up the sass factor on any outfit in your suitcase.

To buy: matchesfashion.com, $525

5 Kate Spade New York Robson Lane Kendra Bag
kate spade crossbody
Courtesy of Kate Spade New York

This bordeaux-colored beauty is perfect for those nights when you’d really just like your bag to match your wine.

To buy: nordstrom.com, $348

6 Valentino Rockstud Textured-leather Shoulder Bag
Crossbody Bags

Courtesy of Valentino

A mini-tribute to the rock-romance language Valentino has been speaking so fluently as of late, this cross-body pairs baby-pink leather with the label’s signature studs.

To buy: netaporter.com, $1,395

7 Hat Attack Bucket Bag
hat attack bucket bag
Courtesy of Hat Attack

With its bucket shape and fun tassels, this woven bag practically begs to be worn seaside.

To buy: zappos.com, $102

8 Loewe Elephant Mini Leather Cross-body Bag
Courtesy of Loewe

This trunk is much easier to carry than the traditional kind. 

To buy: matchesfashion.com, $1,290

9 Mango Quilted Chain Bag
mango crossbody bag
Courtesy Mango

The art-deco-inspired bag will add a patterned pop to an otherwise neutral outfit.

To buy: shopspring.com, $100

10 Gucci GG Marmont Camera Mini Quilted Leather Bag
Crossbody Bags

Courtesy of Gucci

This blush, chevron-quilted Gucci bag will look great with everything. Don't come complaining to us when you're mistaken for a street style star.

To buy: netaporter.com, $980

11 Madewell Marfa Circle Cross-body Bag
madewell circle bag
Courtesy of Madewell

This sleek, circular satchel is the perfect size for all of your on-the-go essentials.

To buy: madewell.com, $118

12 Shinola Detroit Cross-body
shinola crossbody
Courtesy of Shinola Detroit

This accordion-style bag has two separate pockets for when you want to keep your snacks separate from your Louvre map.

To buy: zappos.com, $395

13 Cecil Petite Felt
Graf Lantz Cross-Body Bag

Graf Lantz

The combination of leather and felt in this cross-body bag takes whatever outfit you choose to a new level. This bag is inspired by the Japanese art of origami — and also comes in a beautiful array of pastel colors — and we just can't get enough of it.

To buy: GrafLantz.com, $288

14 Chloe Drew Mini Leather Cross-body
chloe drew mini bag
Courtesy of Chloe

This cognac-colored, compact bag pairs well with flowy tunic dresses or jeans and a soft tee.

To buy: matchesfashion.com, $1,490

15 Bottega Veneta Intrecciato Leather Bag
bottega veneta crossbody
Courtesy of Bottega Veneta

This dusty-blue number from Bottega is made with super supple leather. The shoulder strap is detachable, making it the perfect clutch for dinner out and compliment gathering.

To buy: netaporter.com, $1,950

16 Fossil Piper Toaster Cross-body
fossil tassel bag
Courtesy of Fossil

Colorful tassels take this leather bag from a simple, structured design to a statement piece.

To buy: zappos.com, $179

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