Or maybe the problem is you bought the bag on sale, and now it's ripping and you realize why it was so cheap.
Luckily, we published these great finds in the new issue of Salt Lake magazine, on newsstands now! Pick up one of these bags to carry all your books or supplement and boost your fashionista status.
Shiraleah Harper Satchel, $79, Hip and Humble, 1043 E. 900 South, SLC 801-467-3130
Dakine, Poppy shoulder bag, $40, Kirkham's, 3125 S. State Street., SLC, 801-486-4161
Obey, messenger bag, $32, Fresh, 870 E. 900 South, SLC, 801-532-3458
Built, Bumper 13" laptop case, $39, Hip and Humble, 1043 E. 900 South, SLC, 801-467-3130
Timbuk2, Classic messenger, $80, Kirkham's, 3125 S. State St., SLC, 801-486-4161
Revinylized messenger bag, $35, aigasaltlakecity.feltandwireshop.com, Aiga, SLC
Fjällräven, Kanken laptop bag, $145, Bastille, 79 S. Rio Grande St., SLC, 801-456-0330
Herschel, Heritage pack, $55, Fresh, 870 E. 900 South, SLC, 801-532-3458
The Hundreds, Panic bag, $65, Fice, 160 E. 200 South, SLC, 801-364-4722