7 classic black handbags to score before the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale ends

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No matter the time of year or the occasion, a black handbag will always be appropriate. However, if yours is looking a little worse for wear, it may be time to upgrade this closet essential.

Right now, there are plenty of stylish black handbags marked down during the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale. However, the sale ends and prices go back up on Monday, Aug. 1. It’s really worth checking out the bags because you can get up to 45% off on new styles for the fall season. In other words, this isn’t last season’s bargain bin.

Take a look below at seven best-selling black handbags you can wear pretty much anywhere, all on sale through Sunday.

1. Coach Polished Pebble Leather Shoulder Bag, $249.99 (Orig. $395)

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This pebbled-leather shoulder bag has a flap closure with a brass C-shaped turnlock (C for Coach, of course). Wear it over your shoulder or across your body with the included crossbody strap.

2. AllSaints Kita Leather Shoulder/Crossbody Bag, $199.99 (Orig. $299)

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If you’re looking for a no-frills yet high-quality leather bag, the AllSaints Kita bag is for you. You can fit a lot in it (and it comes with a small leather zip pouch inside) and wear it over your shoulder or as a crossbody.

3. Rebecca Minkoff Edie Quilted Leather Wallet on a Chain, $158.99 (Orig. $238)

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This smaller black handbag features pockets inside for credit cards, cash, your ID and a separate spot for for your chapstick, keys and more. You can remove the chain strap to carry it like a clutch if you prefer. The chevron quilting and polished hardware give it an edgier look, too.

4. kate spade new york Roulette Leather Wallet on a Chain, $129.99 (Orig. $198)

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Here’s another slightly less edgy wallet on a chain handbag. kate spade new york’s features a pretty pebbled leather and three separate compartments for organizing all of your essentials.

5. AllSaints Fetch Leather Bag, $98.99 (Orig. $149)

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This is the ultimate day-to-night black handbag. It’s compact and has a pebbled calfskin leather outer with plenty of pockets to organize your cards and essentials on the inside. However, it stands out because it comes with a short chain strap to wear over your shoulder or a long black leather strap to wear across your body.

6. Marc Jacobs Quilted Moto Shoulder Bag, $249.99 (Orig. $395)

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Quilted leathers are really in right now, and this bag combines the look with leather and chain straps. You can double up the straps to wear it over your shoulder or only use one strap to convert it into a crossbody.

7. Rag & Bone Walter Leather Sling Bag, $317.99 (Orig. $475)

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This black bucket bag is a little bit sporty, a little bit edgy and totally stylish. The pebbled leather bag cinches shut with a knit strap you can sling over your shoulder to go anywhere.

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