Handbags are fun and flirty accessories. Buying the right one is almost like a science. You have to think about its shape and size and how often you’d use it. Is bigger really better? Sometimes all you need for the day are your lipstick, house keys, sanitizer, and ID.

Below are seven of the coolest mini bags that's the right fit for those days when all you need are the essentials.

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By Far Micro Cush Leather Bag, $305, byfar.com

Make a statement with this teeny, colorful hobo.

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Marc Jacobs The Snapchat Tiger Stripe Plush Camera Bag, $375, marcjacobs.com

A faux fur piece will add some warmth to your look this winter.

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Boyy Wonton 20 Handbag, $1,140, boyy.com

This lavender wonder will look great in your #OOTD photos.
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Amina Muaddi Super Amini Giorgia Tote , $703, ounass.ae

You'll go wild for Amina Muaddi's zebra-print bag.
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Brandon Blackwood Syl Bag, $150, brandonblackwood.com

For those who love to wear all black, here’s a pop of color.

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Jacquemus Mini Le Chiquito Leather Bag, $475, farfetch.com

On the days you’re in an all-black mood, pull out this cute selection.

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Loewe Puzzle Nano Leather Shoulder Bag, $1,350, net-a-porter.com

The removable chain strap adds a bit of flourish.