English brand Cambridge Satchel Company burst out of the UK school bag market several years ago with a line of simple, affordable leather bags that appealed to fashion-conscious consumers on a tight budget, and the brand’s bags quickly became fixtures of personal style blogs of all sorts. Now, the company has made its first real aesthetic leap away from the classic school satchel.

The new bags come in three sizes and colors, with a price points at $105 for the mini, $120 for the small and $150 for the large. All have removable straps that enable them to be carried as either clutches or shoulder bag, and they use the ultra-smooth, structured leather that’s always been a brand signature.

Cambridge has branched out in small aesthetic ways since it first became popular, but these bags are by far the most feminine bags the brand has designed, and they’re the least similar to the original satchel. For the price, they’ll be hard to beat.

For now, the bags are available via the company’s website.

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  • Katia

    I love this bag! It’s a classic bag for a very honest price…

  • Mya Wilkes

    Nice and clean! me likey.

  • GivenchyLover

    I love these bags. I hope they’ll come in more colors down the line. I’ve ordered the large red for me and the mini red for my fashionista daughter.

  • These are stunning – very classy!

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  • Laura Hess

    I just ordered the large red. Can’t go wrong at that price point. I love the clean lines.

  • Kiddo

    Thank you Purse Blog for posting this article. I was really trying to find a bag that is simple in design. I love this forum!

  • Kiddo

    I think designers should really look to the public for inspiration more often and what most women really want in a handbag…that way everyone gets what they want. Designer gets money and the consumer gets a well design handbag. What do some of you think?

  • Salma

    Stunning bags! So simple and classy! Just goes to show that it is POSSIBLE to create a lovely leather handbag at astonishingly reasonable prices. Off to purchase the small sunshine bag??

  • klynneann

    At that price point, it’s almost a no – brainer. I’d love to see more colors down the line.

  • Honestly i’ve been staying away from their satchels because the double buckles made it very school-like. But with these, i’d happily consider them!

  • Cassandra Smith

    These Satchels are perfect for use on any given day you are in a rush to go out. Simple yet stylish.

  • Looks great.