It’s confession time: If we could only buy one accessory forever, we’d buy bags. First of all, we’ve got phones and wallets and lip gloss, and we need somewhere to put them. Plus, they’re just fun to look at. If you’re in the market for a new carryall, our advice is to invest in something classic. You know, the picks that go with every outfit. Sophisticated and elegant, these 17 bags are always winners.

Whether you’re someone who likes a crossbody or a top handle, a tote or a mini bag, you’ll find something to love forever in our list. One of the best parts about bags is if you treat them right, they can have a really long lifespan. Invest in your bags, and you’ll be investing in your wardrobe. Plus, lest we forget they’re just so pretty! Designer picks and fast fashion options alike have a home in our closets, and after shopping these styles, they’ll probably have a home in yours, too.