This season, the staying power of an itty-bitty drawstring bag is nearly undeniable. Less聽formal than your traditional wristlet or clutch,聽yet still game for brunch dates and weekend thrills alike, it鈥檚 basically the equivalent of your prized bucket bag. Ditch the crazy bag lady status with these 11 hands-free sacs that slay. All. Day.

1.聽Attico Sequin Striped Pouch ($397): Shimmery kaleidoscopic sequins that can be spotted at least a mile away? Duh, that鈥檚 what we鈥檙e here for. Rock this panache-packed pouch (try saying that three times fast!) for your next GNO or a Mardi Gras-filled weekend in New Orleans. 聽聽

2.聽GAIA Skyward ($128):聽Shop GAIA for playful artisan-made pouches 鈥 like this hand-dyed pom-pom-strewn bag with a reversible denim side 鈥 that鈥檚 made for the girl-on-the-go.

3.聽Alexander Wang Ryan Dust Bag in Light Grey Rhinestone ($695): Embrace the maximalist movement at full speed with this rhinestone-flecked dust bag.聽

4.聽Mango Velvet Bead Bag ($80): You need an extra AF velvet bag that successfully mixes business with pleasure. We鈥檙e talking wine tastings by day, a Gatsby-themed soiree by night.

5.聽& Other Stories Drawstring Flap Bag ($145): You鈥檝e got options 鈥 that鈥檚 fo鈥 sure! This powder pink sheep leather bag doubles as a clutch and drawstring pouch. If that鈥檚 not some sort of sorcery, then we don鈥檛 know what is.

6.聽ASOS Embroidered Drawstring Pouch Cross Body Bag ($48): Slinky slip dress, you鈥檝e got company. Count on the shimmery floral sequins dazzling on the dance floor. 聽聽聽聽

7.聽Parker Thatch Travel Charger and Cord Bag-Racer Stripe in Hunter Green ($58):聽This preppy canvas racer-stripe pouch聽is not only perfect for stowing away fussy chargers and cords, but hello, personalization and monogramming options reign supreme. 聽聽聽

8.聽Urban Outfitters Pleated Drawstring Pouch ($29): Pleats, please! Elevate your day-to-night look with this fuss-free mocha-hued sac.

9.聽Muu帽 Fugu Leather-Trimmed Tartan Mohair-Blend Bucket Bag ($180): Just in time for the holidays (sorry, too soon?), this tartan mohair bucket bag is about to bring the seasonal cheer.聽

10.聽Diane von Furstenberg Evening Drawstring Bag ($348): Repeat offender, right here. Trust that this It girl-approved drawstring bag (how about dem candy stripes?) will fit the bill for a gal pal luncheon, errands across town, you name it. 聽

11.聽Clare V. Drawstring Pouch in Tahitian Plaid ($185): Mad for Tahitian plaid, TYVM. Gear up for a stint in聽the City of Light with this jetsetter-approved drawstring pouch that聽delivers up聽a major dose of je sais ne quois.聽

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