22 Best Crossbody Bags Of 2020

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20 Great Crossbody Bags

Crossbody bags are a great idea if you always have a bag resting on your shoulder or strapped across your back. Whether for work, school, or other activities, holding a heavy bag can cause stress and tension in certain areas, specifically your shoulders and back.

A crossbody bag, on the other hand, distributes weight better, and there are so many choices to choose from. You can find bags that are compact, just large enough for a lipstick and a phone or ID, or larger if you have more to hold.

The best crossbody bags are a great way to add a pop of bold color to your tried and true conservative work or school outfit. Plus, your back won't feel so achey anymore. 

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1. Coco + Carmen Stadium Crossbody

This cute crossbody is perfect for any adventure day or night. Clear bags are making a comeback from the 90s as a part of the nostalgia movement and are currently being classified as a micro-trend seen mostly in streetwear. Get this clear crossbody bag to propel you ahead of the style-curve.

(Check prices and reviews on Amazon)

2. Clove + Revel Mini August Satchel

This mini crossbody makes a great addition to your wardrobe. Featuring a double zip top closure and bottom zip around compartment, this bag is tiny yet functional. Not to mention carrying a mini bag will enable mobility and have you feeling liberated with less to carry and less to worry about. 

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3. Isabella Hip Bag 

This hip/shoulder pack is made of 100 percent genuine suede and leather, and is a surefire attention-stopper this fall.

(Brixton, $79)

4. Horizon Vegan Leather Tote from Urban Originals

You’ll have twice the cool styling options with a vegan-leather tote that's topped with carved wooden handles and a webbed crossbody strap.

(Nordstrom, $108)

5. Made in Mayhem Alana Fanny Pack

Fanny packs are all the rage — and this black leather one doubles as a crossbody for ultimate convenience. The clean design and soft, buttery leather make it a perfect bag for a casual outfit or a dressy night out with your friends, depending on how you want to dress it up or down. You can wear it around you waist, as a high crossbody bag, or over your shoulder.

(Made in Mayhem, $149)

6. Gucci GG Marmont 2.0 Matelassé Leather Shoulder Bag

Double-G hardware — inspired by a 70s-era design found in the Gucci archives — highlights a quilted leather shoulder bag, detailed with logo stitching in the back.

(Nordstrom, $980)

7. Kate Spade New York Romy Croc-Embossed Leather Top Handle Bag

Showcased in the fall 2019 runway show, this scaled-tiny bag makes a major style impact with its glossy, croc-embossed Italian leather and gleaming hardware.

(Nordstrom, $328)

8. Topshop Casey Chain Crossbody Bag

Trend-right sophistication is yours with this croc-embossed crossbody styled with a contrasting top flap and gleaming golden accents.

(Topshop, $24)

9. Tory Burch Perry Bombe Leather Crossbody Bag

A signature double-T logo is stamped at the front of this sized-down bag crafted from richly pebbled leather and finished with an optional crossbody strap.

(Nordstrom, $248)

10. ALLSAINTS Fetch Crossbody Bag

Sized to carry your essentials without overwhelming you, this petite bag is crafted from soft pebbled leather and can be carried across the body on the leather strap or by the shiny chain strap.

(Nordstrom, $148)

11. Hobo Bags Nash Grey Crossbody

Meet Nash. The perfect small leather crossbody purse by Hobo. Crafted in their signature, casual velvet hide leather with a boho-tinged leather tassel. Designed for days when you need to downsize to a smaller bag, Nash will fit your phone, keys, mini wallet, and sunnies.

(Hobo Bags, $148)

12. Everlane 'The Form' Leather Crossbody Bag

A fan-favorite bag with a deep interior is designed to hold your laptop, planner and the endless list of items you need for the day — without weighing you down.

(Nordstrom, $235)

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13. Antik Kraft Faux Leather Crossbody Bag

This bag has a flap that zips open so you can keep smaller necessities secure and close at hand, and it adds to the everyday convenience of this durable faux-leather crossbody bag.

(Nordstrom, $54)

14. Madewell The Simple Leather Crossbody Bag

Made from vegetable-tanned vachetta leather that burnishes with wear into a beautiful patina, this take-anywhere crossbody comes in a variety of versatile hues and features a removable strap to instantly transform into a chic clutch.

(Nordstrom, $98)

15. Rebecca Minkoff Small Love Leather Crossbody Bag

With channel quilting and polished hardware, this signature crossbody in smooth leather is an easy match for almost any outfit.

(Nordstrom, $195)

16. Topshop Faux Shearling Crossbody Bag

Plush faux shearling adds eye-catching texture and vintage charm to this standout bag furnished with a removable chain strap for added versatility.

(Nordstrom, $40)

17. Fossil Women's Fiona Leather Crossbody Handbag Purse

This bag is made of leather or PVC with polyurethane trim. It has a zipper closure, adjustable strap, exterior front zip pocket, signature logo embossed detail in back, flat bottom, lined interior, and interior zip and slip pockets.

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18. Minor History Circle Crossbody Bag

A circle crossbody! Functional and iconic, the Full Moon crossbody is a minimal, statement-making circle bag. An effortless addition to your daily wardrobe, the bag include adjustable straps with solid brass collar buttons and an interior pocket and top zip to keep your things secure.

(Minor History, $188)

19. Michael Kors Jet Set East West Crossgrain Leather Crossbody

Beautiful and durable saffiano finished leather with polished silver tone hardware, the lined interior with padded open slip pocket on back wall and open slip pocket on the front wall will have you looking chic.

(Macy's, $168)

20. B Brentano Vegan Multi-Zipper Crossbody Handbag 

This purse is vegan and made with faux Leather, with striped fabric lining and gold tone hardware. Top zipper closure and two zipper pockets at the front facade of the purse also has tassel accents.

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21. Coach Signature Zip File Crossbody Bag

Signature coated canvas with smooth leather details, it features a zip-top closure, fabric lining, outside slip pocket, and adjustable strap.

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22. Love Moschino Frame Bag

This quilted faux leather, with gold-tone 'Love Moschino' lettering, has a hinged snap closure.

(Shopbop, $275)

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Aly Walansky is a NY-based lifestyles writer who focuses on health, wellness, and relationships. Her work appears in dozens of digital and print publications regularly. Visit her on Twitter or email her.

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