Or maybe not so little.' The women's duffle handbag is an eye-catching and stylish way to tote your things around town, to the beach or for an overnight.' These oversized purses get their name from the luggage-inspired design of the large duffle suitcase.' And the duffle name is appropriate because these women's handbags carry way more than just your keys and cell phone ' many duffles are designed to fit a personal computer, small umbrella, and even a pair of shoes!

Talk about Mary Poppins! Popular styles in the duffle handbag range from canvas to ostrich, stripes to solids, and hand carried to over the shoulder. Not to mention, the duffle gets special attention from designers across the entire spectrum.' Whether your taste is simple and practical or you wouldn't dare leave the house without designer labels, there is the perfect duffel style for you!

Durable Everyday Duffle

Just because a handbag is 'durable' or 'everyday' doesn't mean it has no style!' Popular styles in more affordable, durable, go-anywhere duffle handbags are bright with color and popping with patterns. For the sporty lady in your life, the Vans 'Prepster Duffle' is a bowler style shoulder bag made of soft faux leather. She won't need to worry about rain getting on this bright white, red and blue duffle bag that makes an uptown statement.

For a woman who is a touch more sophisticated, but still active and practical, the 'Horizon Stripe Carla Duffle' by Dooney & Bourke is the way to go! This durable canvas and leather trimmed duffle is designed in one of the most popular duffle styles: an oversized, over-the shoulder beach bag.' Simple enough in pattern, with delicate color options, the 'Carla' duffle can go with her on every day trip she takes, or even to the gym as a stylish upgrade! Even her running shoes will fit with the top closure zipped up and the sides cinched in.

Duffle Downtown

Nothing says luxury like leather.' Popular styles in leather duffle handbags are for the woman who will not settle for any old bag to carry her daily essentials! The duffle that screams this the loudest is the 'Drop Bottom Ostrich Leather Duffle Handbag' by Nina Raye.' First of all'ostrich! Secondly'drop bottom! We couldn't get any fancier for your day-to-day duffle.' This bowler styled hand-tote has a convenient drop bottom compartment. Unzip it and stow away important files, your flip flops for when heels are too much, make-up or even a light sweater.' Ostrich leather is highly durable and has a distinctive quill texture that turns any duffle into delightful!

The women's duffle handbag comes in so many popular styles for so many diverse uses.' You simply cannot go wrong any way you wear your duffle. Some women even use duffles like LeSportsac's 'Tomokazu Matsuyama Runaway Duffle' strictly for their make-up and toiletries. Others use duffle handbags like Floto's 'Chiara Bag' as their everyday, everywhere purse.' For your next day trip, travel fashionably with a duffle handbag to carry all your essential items!

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