You may already seen this beauty in a number of my outfit posts as of late, but I'm finally getting around to writing this affectionate tribute to my Trussardi two-bellow, leather satchel. I fell in love with it, upon first glance, when I was feverishly perusing leather bag options on The Corner. It's the perfect, go-to bag for me, as I am always between either an office or cocktail setting. With genuine, calf-skin leather that is so luxurious to the touch, the bag epitomizes sophistication with an understated edge.

There's no denying that satchels have been the comeback kid of the moment, and we're seeing no shortage of them in the coming seasons. Here are some of my favorites -- thank me later: