Roomy, spacious. That's what moms like us like when it comes to our bags. Ideally, it can fit in a wallet-size toy, a tablet, and at least one pouch that doubles as kikay and emergency kit--wipes, hand sanitizer, cologne (for you), you know the rest. We want bags that can easily go from work to parent-teacher conference to the weekend. Here are some of our multi-tasking favorites that totally fit the bill (launch gallery or view as list below).
A former fashion editor, Bianca Santiago-Reinoso is a freelance fashion stylist who is addicted to spinning and is on a constant look out for a pair of jeans with the perfect straight cut. She always looks forward to her family adventures with daughter Liana, 3, son Juano, 1, and husband Raoul.
Bucket bag, starts at P1,300, Posh Everyday One of this season’s "it" bags, the bucket bag is roomy and chic especially in leather. It's definitely one of the bags to invest in, whether you’re thinking of updating your look or adding to your bag collection.
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Drawstring crossbody bag, P3,599, Charles & Keith Spacious, structured, and with just the right hint of color, this bag makes it perfect for moms who are on the go. The drawstring detail is so hip and definitely a plus for easy fastening.
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Bespoke leather tote in olive, starts at P3,995, Ni Qua You can customize bags with this brand, which we did with this tote. We chose a portrait body, added a handle with a 10” drop, perfect to carry on your shoulder, and a cross body strap for more lugging options. There's an outside pocket for storing your basic needs.
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Top handle backpack, P4799, Charles & Keith Keep your hands free with this chic and practical backpack--and diaper bag! The large front pocket can house wipes, an extra diaper, your car keys, and hand sanitizer for easy access. It's perfect for travel and those long pasyal days.
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Crosby carryall, price available upon request, Coach This sleek and stylish carry-all goes well with your office wardrobe and a button down top + jeans combo for those days off. It’s spacious enough to stash your planner and your little girl’s favorite Shopkins and no one will ever know.
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Navy blue carryall, starts at P2,950, Pravi bags Tired of the usual black and brown bag options? Pick up a carry all in navy. Love how this bag is just perfect for tossing both mom and baby essentials. The soft leather material is a plus on the chic factor!
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Banica, P3,000, The Lost Nomad We love how this bucket bag made with canvas and genuine leather accents is so casually cool and practical. The neutral palette goes well with those effortless weekend outfits.
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Medium weekender in Jefferey, Price available upon request, LeSportsac Be it an overnight bag, a gym bag, or a baby bag, this medium-sized weekender by LeSportsac is one to have. Versatile, generous in size, and with the cutest print.
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Boxy shoulder bag with knot detail, P3,599, Charles & Keith This structured shoulder bag is perfect for work and play. We love how the knot detail adds a minimalist yet trendy punch to this functional design. This would look great when paired with wide leg trousers or an all-black outfit and pointy heels.
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Kensington square tote, Price available upon request, Tory Burch For those days when you can’t decide on what to wear and yet you have tons of things to do and places to go, an all-white outfit and this throw-all tote that can almost store all your needs--from your child’s snacks and toys to your kikay kit.
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Guilia bag in Silver, P5,000, Uashmama Take your tote to the next level by opting for eye- catching pieces such as this beauty in silver. I love the idea of the “worn in” look of the foil-like material as you keep using it. Take this stylish bag with you to the beach or to your next stress-busting workout!