There is, perhaps, something to be said for buying a bag that is already the color of what a white bag looks like when it gets dirty. It would, potentially, mask much of the accumulated dirt while still being even in tone and color, allowing the carrier to own a light-colored bag without quite the worry of something pure white or pastel.

Marc by Marc Jacobs Softy East/West Jorie Bag

If you think that might be up your alley, give the Marc by Marc Jacobs Softy East/West Jorie Bag a shot. The super-functional leather tote comes in a pale shade of grey, making it a great neutral for almost any outfit and less likely to show dirt than its white counterpart. Because of its larger dimensions, it would probably fit a reasonably sized laptop and be a great option for a student or young professional looking for something fun that they can actually use on a daily basis. As always with MbMJ, the leather of the Softy line is super thick and soft. If only I had a use for a work bag… Buy through ShopBop for $458.

P.S. Please consider supporting our small, bag-loving team by clicking our links before shopping or checking out at your favorite online retailers like Amazon, Neiman Marcus, Nordstrom, or any of the listed partners on our shop page. We truly appreciate your support!

Share Your Thoughts With Us

  • Bagloveralways

    Nicely said

  • Mama M

    I really like it. Lots of compartments, zippers, etc., and I think the color is great.

  • Amanda

    If it didn’t have the two compartments in the front, I’d pick it up in a heartbeat as it looks to be perfect for school and work.