I just found out that I passed the 4th CPA exam!!! I want to reward myself with (among other things) a nicer laptop bag. I can barely close my car door while carrying a laptop bag, lunch, water bottle, coffee mug, etc. in to work every day. I want to splurge but not too much (probably not more than $200). Can anyone recommend a cute and VERY spacious bag? I’ve been too busy studying on top of everything else I have to do in life to keep track of what is “in.” Any suggestions?

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No suggestions but wanted to say Congratulations!!!

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Thank you! It is SUCH a relief! I’m pinching myself!

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https://www.loandsons.com/collections/womens-laptop-bags

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I like longchamp. If you like luxury, LV neverfull or YSL tote. They are all light and suit for laptop

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PwC 7, do you know what style your longchamp bag is? My laptop is 14.5” wide that the widest bag I can find online is 13.5.”

Dagne Dover Landon Carryall tote

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cuyana! high quality leather and less expensive than designer

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I love my cuyana. It looks so much more professional than everyone else's Marc Jacob's and LV bags.

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Congratulations!! Tumi nylon backpack or tote. Leather totes can get too heavy on the shoulder and nylon is more bearable. Usually can find 20% at some point during the year.

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Tumi backpack. Worth the investment had mine since 2015 still looks new.

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Dagne Dover !!

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Dagne Dover!

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Congrats!!

Thanks PwC 1!

Lo & Sons - obsessed with mine. They’ve had a lot of 40% off sales the past year with sales down due to covid and less travel

Love my Tumi laptop bag! My now MIL got it for me as a graduation gift ~6 years ago and it still looks brand new

I love my MZ Wallace backpacks! The newer models have a laptop sleeve (metro backpack deluxe version, top handle backpack, Crosby backpack). They have held up really well and are stylish.

Caraa. Super stylish and has compartments for everything you mentioned in mind. https://caraasport.com/collections/convertibles/products/studio-bag-large?variant=39329093193

Congrats! I love my Michael Kors tote. You can put lunch, a water bottle & laptop in there

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So many great suggestions - thank you! 👏❤️

Also, I see some backpacks on this list. Backpacks to me seem very casual. Are they perceived as professional to colleagues? Clients? I’m sure it’s very subjective, but I’m curious whether this has already caught on or is an emerging trend.

I used a nice backpack as a senior manager going to clients. I have too much crap to carry and I'm not messing up posture and shoulder health for this profession

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