True, your handbag contains all that you hold most dear in life (you’d be completely lost without your favorite red lipstick and portable cell charger), but have you ever felt kind of awkward about exactly how to tote your totes? Watch and learn the subtle differences between carrying various styles of purses. Not all crossbodies are created equal.

Get the look: Madewell black tote ($168); Vince Camuto leopard-print satchel ($298); Loeffler Randall burgundy bucket bag ($270); Rebecca Minkoff mini cross-body ($131)

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