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How to pick the right handbag

Which new spring bag from Thirty-One Gifts is right for you? Take this quiz to find your perfect purse, then follow the links to shop for it in our fabulous new prints and personalization options for spring!

How would you describe your personal style?

  1. On-trend
  2. Athleisure
  3. Minimalist
  4. Classic
  5. Casual

Is versatility important to you?

  1. Yes. I count on the same bag from Monday to Sunday.
  2. Absolutely! My bag needs to pull quadruple duty daily.
  3. Not really. I like to switch up bags of different sizes and styles.
  4. If the bag’s big enough, I can just throw in everything I need!
  5. It sure couldn’t hurt, especially the option to go hands-free.

How do you feel about personalizing your bag with embroidery?

  1. I love any chance to make my bag my own.
  2. Why not? I’d like to have the option.
  3. Meh. That’s just not for me.
  4. Maybe something simple, like a monogram.
  5. Finally! I can never find items for “Hortense.”

Do you like to pack snacks or a lunch to eat on the go?

  1. Sure. I always keep a little something on hand.
  2. Yes – I bring my lunch to work every day.
  3. Nah. I usually just grab something while I’m out.
  4. It depends: I may pack a thermal or go out to eat.
  5. Yep, and I’m the keeper of all the kids’ snacks, as well.

Are you planning any travel this spring?

  1. I have so many fun ideas in the works!
  2. I will, just as soon as I can get everyone’s schedules aligned!
  3. Yes – we can’t wait to go back to our favourite spot every year.
  4. Yes! My tickets to the beach are already in hand!
  5. Does the carpool count as travel?

What do your friends love most about you?

  1. My free spirit. I’m creative, spontaneous and ready for adventure!
  2. My resourcefulness. You can count on me to always be prepared!
  3. My loyalty. I’m tried and true, and I bring out the best in others.
  4. My dependability. I stand strong, even when life tries to push me around.
  5. My positive attitude. I’m relaxed, supportive and make people feel comfortable.
Mostly As: Studio Thirty-One design-your-own handbag

You’re versatile, trendy and one-of-a-kind. Our Studio Thirty-One Collection lets you design a bag that’s as vibrant as you are! Choose the Classic body shape for a great everyday bag or the Modern body for a bit more room. Then customize combinations of personalizable, zip-on flaps and shoulder or crossbody straps in a variety of colours for a look that’s completely your own.

Mostly Bs: Crossbody Organizing Tote

You are organized, practical and ready for anything. From work to the gym to the kids’ activities, you have everything planned out – and without a minute to waste rifling through multiple bags for what you need. The Crossbody Organizing Tote has tons of pockets to keep snacks, work papers, tech, workout clothes and more separated and easy to reach.

Mostly Cs: All About the Benjamins wallet with Wristlet Strap

You know what works for you and exactly how to get it – no bells and whistles necessary. Our best-selling zippered wallet is just right; add a Wristlet Strap to act alone or pair it with the bag of your choice. A host of new colours for spring makes the classic All About the Benjamins wallet a refreshingly simple choice for your busy life!

Mostly Ds: Shore Enough Tote

You’re the one everyone counts on to come through in a pinch – and you wouldn’t have it any other way! For you, the large, structured Shore Enough Tote is a great bag for everyday use, travel AND work. There’s room to pack up a Thermal Tote with your lunch or a Super Swap-It Pocket to organize your phone, keys, receipts, tablet, sunglasses and more. Love the straw look but want something smaller? Try our Little Dreamer handbag!

Mostly Es: Retro Metro Crossbody

Versatile, relaxed and stylish – just like you! – the Retro Metro Crossbody is your casual, go-anywhere purse for spring. Knot the handle to turn this roomy, machine-washable crossbody into a shoulder bag for work, school or running errands. Tuck in a Cool Clip Thermal Pouch for snacks and drinks on the go. Its boho styling is right on trend, with lots of prints to choose from!

Want more? Shop all of our great purse and handbag styles for spring!