Fashion & Footwear October 12th, 2017

8 Affluent Carryalls To Last (Nearly) A Lifetime

The autumn leaves are turning fiery shades of red and orange, indicating a change of season.

A change of wardrobe season.

T-shirts get paired with sweaters, and shorts make their way into storage until spring comes again. But the secret to avoiding a complete closet overhaul is to incorporate transitional pieces that can carry you from season to season. The perfect thing to tie together any outfit, no matter the weather, is a statement-making bag to anchor your look.

Both practical and eye-catching, a beautifully constructed carry-all is effortlessly stylish. But the key is in the quality: Bags made with soft leather and bold hardware add richness to even the most casual clothes. Plus, it’ll withstand constant wear for years to come.

A handful of high-end purses, briefcases, and wallets are a wise investment when it comes to enhancing your wardrobe, as well as your busy life.

The Frye Company’s luxurious leather goods, in stunning autumnal hues, leave an impression while keeping your everyday essentials close at hand. That’s because this top luxury brand has perfected innovative and timeless style over its century-and-a-half existence. Like its goods, this company stands the test of time; after all, a Frye bag may be the classiest way to lug all your necessities around.

This fall, you can instantly upgrade all your outfits, from jeans and T-shirts to business wear, with a touch of class from Frye. With a line of richly-textured bags, wallets and briefcases in warm and classic neutrals, you’ll love these must-have pieces for years to come … and wonder how you ever lived without them.

Below are 8 Frye bags and wallets to wear this autumn season, and many after:

Left: Melissa Hobo; Right: Melissa Tote

1. Melissa Hobo

This Bohemian-style bag comes in several stunning colors that can be considered wear-anywhere neutrals. Its slouchy style is both casual and chic, and it will go with just about anything from plaid shirts to floaty dresses. Between its perfect size to fit all your needs (and then some) and its dual shoulder and crossbody straps for easy carrying, you’ll find yourself reaching for this purse again and again. A magnetic snap keeps it securely closed, and a printed fabric lining adds a pop of color, just for you.

2. Melissa Tote

The Melissa Tote may be the chicest way to haul all your necessities around. This structured bag is made of soft leather and easy-to-grip handles, plus it’s roomy enough to carry all your “extras.” You can transport all your work or travel gear in this oversize tote, or you can even use it as an overnight bag. A magnetic snap closure keeps your items safe and secure, and round brass tacks finish off the look. With multiple hues available from warm cognac to slate gray, this wear-anywhere tote can fit any color palette.

3. Campus Rivet Crossbody

This easy-to-wear bag should be a staple in every girl’s wardrobe! A long crossbody strap allows for “hands-free” carrying, and merlot and golden hues paired with swirled stitching and brass accents give this style a Western flair. Between its perfect size and interior pockets, the Campus Rivet Crossbody is the perfect way to keep your essentials conveniently close; at school, out on the town or at a weekend-long festival.

Left: Melissa Whipstitch Hobo; Right: Melissa Whipstitch Wallet

4. Melissa Whipstitch Hobo

Another purse in the “Melissa” line, this piece is structurally relaxed but maintains a richness with its luxe materials and burnt colors. As the edgier version of the “Melissa Hobo,” the Whipstitch includes bold stitch detailing and comes in both supple leather and soft suede. But similar to its sister, this bag is equipped with two lengths of straps for easy carrying, a beautifully lined fabric interior, and a snap enclosure to help keep your belongings safe.

5. Melissa Whipstitch Wallet

If you love the Melissa Whipstitch Hobo, this perfect pairing wallet is also a must-have. Crafted in the same gorgeous colors as its purse cousin, this durable, classic piece features the same striking stitching that’s reminiscent of Western or Bohemian style. Interior credit card slots, an ID window, and two spaces for cash help keep your most essential items organized, and will uphold the years of daily use that it’s sure to endure. No matter how much money is inside, you’ll always feel “rich” pulling out this gorgeous wallet!

6. Logan Messenger

This simple, sleek messenger bag is a polished option for both students taking classes or career chasers taking their industry by storm. Constructed with smooth tumbled leather, a striped fabric interior and an adjustable shoulder strap, this spacious carrier is ideal for packing homework, files, laptops (in their cases) and more. Either of two classic colors can be paired with just about any outfit, and wear from daily use will only add weathered uniqueness to this handsome bag.

Left: Logan Top Handle; Right: Logan Backpack

7. Logan Top Handle

This handsome briefcase has all the charm of an antique, with all the details to equip you for modern life. There’s a padded laptop compartment, pockets for electronics, and push-lock closures that make for easy access. While ample space lets you effortlessly haul both work and personal gear from place to place, this classic piece will only enhance the professional look of your business attire. The Logan Top Handle comes in three refined shades from cognac to slate, and it’s all tied together with vintage-inspired brass hardware.

8. Logan Backpack

When fine leather meets over-the-shoulder comfort and practicality, the result is the gorgeous, versatile Logan Backpack. A twist on the grade school version, this sophisticated pack comes in three stains and will make you the coolest kid on campus … or on the job! With multiple compartments, striped fabric lining and lightly padded straps, this bag is practical for commuters of all kinds. It looks sharp with both business attire and casual wear, and frequent fliers looking to upgrade their carry-on game should consider this attractive, easy-to-carry option.

When it comes to transporting the things you need, choose a carrier that’s polished and lends a little luxury to every look. A high-quality bag can upgrade even simple outfits, leaving an impression everywhere you go, whether sitting on the bus or in a job interview. Any of Frye’s gorgeous pieces are worthy of becoming your new favorite wardrobe staple. And between their practicality and longevity, they’re definitely worth the investment.

The Frye Company is notorious for producing some of the finest leather goods on the market, and any of their durable, timeless products can last for decades. In fact, loving wear adds character to these show-stopping works of art, and you’ll find that they only get better with time.

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