It’s happened. Summer has ended. I have no idea how this came upon us so quickly, but it did. Memorial Day always signifies the kick-off to summer while Labor Day represents the end, and with the passage of Labor Day not only does it mean summer is over, but also that we have to consider the old rule of no more wearing white. In today’s times, no one seems to follow that rule anymore, nor do they need to, but there are better options than carrying stark whites after the end of summer.

Instead of crisp white, opt for a black and white handbag combination which gives a modern vibe along with a fashion-forward finish. There is something so chic about black and white, and I find it even more appealing when done correctly on handbags. These three bags I picked are clean, no-fuss designs, and fresh looks to transition to fall and winter with a white touch. From Reed Krakoff to Chloe to Yves Saint Laurent, check out the three best black and white handbags to carry post-Labor Day!

Reed Krakoff Gym Bag II Oversized Two-Tone Tote | $1,490 via Net-A-Porter

Yves Saint Laurent Large Cabas Chyc Tote | $2,895

Chloe Lucy Leather Tote | $3,795 via Net-A-Porter

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  • GreenTao Farm

    LOVE that chyc tote!!!

  • Chelsa Caruso

    love the Chloe

  • unknown2cherubim

    Chloe wins this one hands down

  • klynneann

    I would take any one of these, so beautiful!

  • dinabobina

    YSL, No question!

  • The Saint Laruent Paris bag (yes, I went there) remind me too much a bag CHANEL imagined two or three seasons ago. It was a small clutch or cross-body bag that reflected the architecture of the Grand Palais’s ceiling.

    I like the Chloe tote the most. It is always smartest to have the bottom of the bag in a dark color to be counteractive against dirt. The only thing I would change is making the handles black as well.