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Bag: Valentino My Rockstud Embroidered Flap Bag

Price: $4,395 via Bergdorf Goodman

Why It’s the Bag of the Week: Valentino usually reserves its intricate signature embroidery for runway dresses, so it’s always a pleasure when some of it makes a jump to bags, as it does on this beautifully detailed top handle.

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Bag: Saint Laurent High School Small Shoulder Bag

Price: $1,890 via mytheresa.com

Why It’s the Bag of the Week: If you like Saint Laurent’s edgy classics but prefer to steer clear of large logos, the brand’s new High School line might be for you.

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Bag: Valentino B-Rockstud Shoulder Bag

Price: $3,375 via mytheresa.com

Why It’s the Bag of the Week: Valentino’s ability to find new ways to put studs on traditional, ladylike bag shapes never ceases to impress me. This one doesn’t scream the designer’s name immediately, which is great for anyone weary of Rockstuds.

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Bag: Marc by Marc Jacos Lip Lock XBody Bag

Price: $440 via mytheresa.com

Why It’s the Bag of the Week: Marc by Marc Jacobs might not be long for this world, but the brand is still releasing some solid new bags while it’s still around.

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Bag: Anya Hindmarch Frosties Shoulder Bag

Price: $1,195 via mytheresa.com

Why It’s the Bag of the Week: Hindmarch attracted a ton of attention (and a ton of buyers) with big totes emblazoned with classic logos, but if that was too much look for you, they now come in just-as-cute casual shoulder bags.

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Bag: Emilio Pucci Embellished Satin Clutch

Price: $1,525 via mytheresa.com

Why It’s the Bag of the Week: Sometimes all you want or need is something feminine and pretty, and this bag provides both easily.

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Bag: Balenciaga Papier A6 Zip-Around Bag

Price: $1,595 via MATCHESFASHION.COM

Why It’s the Bag of the Week: This bag wears a lot of metaphorical hats. It’s neutral, but the blue edging gives it a brightness. It’s small, but not too small to carry what you need.

Rebecca Minkoff Bowie Baby Bag

Bag: Rebecca Minkoff Bowie Baby Bag

Price: $195 via Rebecca Minkoff

Why It’s the Bag of the Week: Rebecca Minkoff partnered with Christy Turlington’s Every Mother Counts organization on this bag. 20% of the proceeds of each bag sold will go to EMC to improve global maternal health and make pregnancy and childbirth safe for mothers around the world.

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Bag: Jasper & Jeera Cyndel Tote

Price: $198 via Anthropologie

Why It’s the Bag of the Week: When it gets hot out, less is more. This simple leather tote is adorned only with metallic straps, and at this price, you can take it anywhere.

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Bag: Rafe Andromeda Clutch

Price: $498 via Anthropologie

Why It’s the Bag of the Week: Wedding season is upon us, and if you want a special little bag to carry to events all summer long, this is easily the most gorgeous one you’ll find for $500 or less.

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