Genius is taking something simple and making it look fresh, and Alber is certainly skilled at that. The bag’s name pretty much says it all. I have, in fact, been looking for a new easy shopper for those crazy days when I somehow end up with packages falling out of my car. It has room enough for emergency flats, iPads, documents, kids’ snacks, etc. A contrasting pocket keeps the design from getting too minimalistic and also solves the problem of missed calls. Girlfriends understand when I say, “Sorry I missed your call – I’m using a big open tote.” Whereas my husband is like, “Huh??” The shopper is structured, so you can put it down and it will stay up, keeping everything in its designated place. I love the calfskin leather and cobalt is the color of the season, but it’s a tough decision. The shape of the coated metallic canvas isn’t as defined, but it will save some money and offer plenty of holiday sparkle to transition from resort to summer. Pre-order for spring in cobalt ($1,235) or gold ($990) at Neiman Marcus.