Seemingly endless amounts of handbags are on the market, so it's easy to get distracted on your path to purchase. Here we help you focus on five bags every girl should have -- and even give you examples of the splurge and frugal versions.
Basic bag #3: The eco tote bag
Nothing is more stylish than going green, so keep a simple fabric tote folded up in your everyday bag that you can use in place of the traditional paper or plastic when you make a shopping trip.
Splurge: Marc by Marc Jacobs and a huggable penguin tells us to "Save the pole" in the form of this natural hemp canvas tote. $110 at Bluefly.com.
Save: It doesn't get cuter than this "Think of the critters before you litter" tote bag, which flashes a much-needed reminder in the most adorable way
possible. It doesn't get more affordable either: $1.50 at Forever21.com.