Here at Brit HQ, we鈥檝e reached crazy bag lady status, and we are not ashamed one bit. While those oversized bags are practical, mini bags are the definition of FUN. And whether you realize it or not, the bag聽you carry speaks volumes about your #OOTD. So why not pick up a little sumthin鈥 sumthin鈥 to match that new summer wardrobe? From quirky + punchy to downright chic, we鈥檙e rounded up 16 pint-sized bags that make carrying 鈥渏ust the essentials鈥 SO worth it.


1.聽Thela Micro Mini Crossbody Bag ($495): If it鈥檚 good enough for Olivia Palermo, then it鈥檚 good enough for us. Spotted on countless outings with her prized Meli Melo 鈥淭hela鈥 bag, OP knows a trend when she sees it. We can鈥檛 wait to follow suit by investing in this fluorescent yellow mini bag.


2.聽Chroma Striped Crossbody Bag ($29): Come on, get happy! Gray skies won鈥檛 stand a chance when you鈥檙e toting around this rainbow-striped crossbody bag.


3.聽Cambridge Briefcase ($99): Yasss. This modern Cambridge-style briefcase is the definition of 鈥渢oo cool for school.鈥 Or shall we say work? For a men鈥檚-inspired look, this bold + eye-catching satchel is guaranteed to make your nine-to-five commute a whole lot chicer.


4.聽Get Peachy Crossbody Bag ($48): Oh, sweet Georgia. This crossbody bag is just the peachiest, isn鈥檛 it? Pull out your daintiest little white dress, because it鈥檚 about to get a major upgrade.


5.聽Grayson Crossbody Bag ($180): Bye bye, boring, monochromatic outfit. For a major pop, look no further than this structured shoulder bag in kelly green.


6.聽Mini Fringe Crossbody ($125): If you haven鈥檛 heard, fringe is making major waves this season. Not just limited to music festivals, fringe mini bags like this one just so happen to look superb with off-the-shoulder dresses, boho flares 鈥 you name it.


7.聽Cedar Street Monday Crossbody Bag ($198): Kate Spade sure knows the way to a gal鈥檚 heart. The petite envelope style. The mesmerizing shade of mint green. Need we say more?


8.聽Ice Cream Cross Body Bag ($46): I scream, you scream, we all scream for this crossbody bag emulating everyone鈥檚 favorite soft-serve treat. Rest assured that this bag will keep all the summer blahs at bay. Now the only thing missing is some sprinkles鈥


9.聽Pebbled Faux Leather Crossbody ($23): Taking you from work to play 鈥 boardroom meetings to cocktail hour on the veranda 鈥 this sophisticated yellow purse has you covered for it ALL.


10.聽Castle Crossbody Bag ($38): Take your pick. This compact crossbody bag is exactly what you need for running errands and keeping your essentials (read: keys, wallet, phone) for the day to a minimum. Remember, less = more.


11.聽Cobble Hill Wyatt Bucket Bag ($268): The only thing better than an effortless, oversized bucket bag is its mini BFF version. Sling this KSNY bucket bag (in the prettiest shade of lapis) over your shoulder for an easy-breezy daytime look.


12.聽Novelty Big Eyes Cross Body Bag ($29): Oh, somebody鈥檚 watchin鈥 you. Carry this bag and all eyes will be on you.


13.聽Elephant Crossbody Bag ($298): Pinch us, please! It doesn鈥檛 get much more presh than this miniature elephant bag. For instant charm, don鈥檛 hesitate to parade this fella wherever your adventures take you.


14.聽Emoji Face Crossbody Bag ($46): Calling all self-proclaimed social media gurus: This emoji bag is about to become your jam. If you text in emoticons and speak in #s on the daily, then you already know that this statement-making bag is obligatory.


15.聽Mini Chromy Backpack ($225): Book bags have gone chic! Infinitely cooler than the drawstring bags that you carried way back when, this stunning leather backpack in primrose is all grown up.


16.聽Wicker Ball Shoulder Bag ($234): Pass the cheese and crackers, please, 鈥檆ause picnic time has arrived. But instead of your traditional wicker basket, we鈥檙e digging this handmade willow bag that gives off an air of simplicity. From picnicking in Central Park to roaming the streets of the West Village, this is the basket bag of your dreams.

Will you be sporting a cool mini bag for all of your summer shenanigans? Tell us in the comments below!