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    23 Game-Changing Products For Anyone Who Hates Carrying A Purse

    Raise your hand if you've ever been personally victimized by your purse (*raises hand*).

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    1. A Bandolier phone case that combines fashion and functionality. This sleek phone case holds multiple cards and comes with a strap so you can wear your phone like a crossbody bag.

    It is compatible with the iPhone 6, 7, 8, 6+, 7+, 8+, X, XR, XS and XS Max. This case is my FAVORITE thing that I own and I use it everyday! It's amazing quality and keeps my phone and cards safe, while I get to enjoy being purse-free.

    Promising review: "I got the combination of the phone case, strap, and the pouch add-on. I absolutely love this. It is perfect for anyone who doesn’t want to carry around a bulky purse all the time, just a couple items including your credit card, ID, and some cash while going out. I no longer worry about leaving or losing my bag/phone. It is slick and stylish. The iPhone 6–8 are often too big for wristlets, so this is a perfect solution!" —Allison Okeefe

    Get it from Amazon for $88+ (available in 12 colors).

    2. A bra stash pouch, because using your boobs as a purse just isn't cutting it anymore. This baby will be your *breast* friend and ensure you won't lose all your money (again).

    Promising review: "This is such a great product! I wish I had bought something like this many years ago. I used this to secure credit cards, cash, and a copy of my passport when I travelled internationally and it was great! This would be great if you don’t want to carry a purse and just need a credit card, cash and lipstick for a night out dancing so you don’t have to worry about a purse. The bra stash stayed in place throughout all my travels!" —Delia L Kolinek

    Get a pack of two from Amazon for $16.20.

    3. A card holder you can just throw in your pants or coat pocket, because nothing is worse than wasting time packing your purse while trying to get out of the house.


    This card holder will protect you against RFID scanner thieves.

    Promising review: "I am in love with this wallet! I do occasionally carry a purse, but, unlike most women, I don't like to. Especially if I am just running out the door for a quick trip. I have not used this long, but, so far it is amazing for my needs. It is slim enough I can easily fit it into my pocket (yes, even women's jean pockets!) It fits all the important cards I need to carry and some cash. I roughly have about eights cards in there and a couple bills. It does get a bit stretched but it holds fine and seems very well made." —CrystalJ

    Get it from Amazon for $11.99+ (available in 41 colors).

    4. Or a money clip you can also throw in your pocket, but which has a secure place to hold some cash. You can also clip it to a belt.


    This money clip will protect you against RFID scanner thieves.

    Promising review: "I love how this money clip has simplified my life. As a woman, we envy the convenience men have with large pockets, and don't always want to lug a purse around. This wallet can fit on the elastic of my pants if I don't have pockets, and its magnet tends to stick to my keys, making it easy to keep them together." —Linda Nyzio

    Get it from Amazon for $15.99 (available in 14 colors).

    5. A lightweight crossbody bag that holds only the necessities. You can also take the strap off and attach the pouch to your belt if you that hate purses so much, even a crossbody won't cut it!


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    Promising review: "I just received this crossbody bag in brown and I love it. It is just the right size for your phone and wallet, if you go out and don’t want to have a purse in the way." —Natascha Zorn-Franz

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99 (available in 35 colors).

    6. A purse organizer, because one of the things you hate most about every. single. purse is that it's a bottomless pit. At least this will help you keep it organized.


    Promising review: "I absolutely love this organizer. I got the medium one, and it fits in my tote bag brilliantly. It even leaves a little room for when I want to use a larger wallet. I ordered about six other organizers from different companies. They differed in size and pockets, but this one won hands down. It is by far the best quality and well-made one out of all the ones I got. I’ll be returning all the rest, and ordering more sizes in this one!" —Shilin

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99+ (available in three sizes and four colors).

    7. Panties with a secret pocket so you can stash away money and credit cards. You no longer have to get your *panties in a bunch* over taking a purse out.


    Promising review: "The underwear is well made with attention to detail. The zipper pocket is the perfect size for cash, a key, or credit cards, making it easy to travel or workout without carrying a purse. Also, the control top works very well and they don't ride up." —Rosemary W.

    Get a pack of three from Amazon for $16.99 (available in sizes S–4XL and four color sets).

    8. A pouch with a kecyhain so you can attach your keys and have everything you need all in one place.


    Promising review: "I'm not the kind of person who carries a purse so I wanted a wallet that I could fit in my jacket or jeans pocket, or be attach to a lanyard. This is definitely that. There are three zipped pockets and one zipper-less pocket. All these pockets are pretty roomy. The smallest pocket fits quite a bit of coins in there. I keep around 20 cards in the second pocket. The main pocket can hold quite a bit too! I love the keychain feature that lets me clip the wallet onto a lanyard or quickly onto a belt loop." —Dan

    Get it from Amazon for $7.99.

    9. A small purse with a clear touchscreen window so you can use your phone *without* having to take it out of the bag. Digging for your phone in the bottom of your huge bag will be a thing of the past.


    Promising review: "This is a really cute bag. I've always wanted a cute phone bag and I'm very satisfied with this one. The clear side is a really nifty feature. The window is big enough for my phone and then some. The inside flap is perfect for holding cards, cash and other small things like keys and such. It's pretty versatile. I like how it comes with two different straps (a small one that can be used as a wristlet, and a longer, adjustable one that can be used as over the shoulder or cross body) If you're wanting to carry a minimal amount of things, don't have pockets (as us females usually have to deal with), or just not wanting to lug around a big ole' bag or purse, this little bag is perfect for you." —Kristin K

    Get it from Amazon for $13.99 + (available in seven colors).

    10. Purse Gummy, an adhesive pad you can stick to any bag strap. If you HAVE to carry a big purse, this will help the strap stay on your shoulder and make lugging it around *less* annoying.


    Promising review: "This product surprised me by how well it works. I have an expensive purse that I love except that I began to hate it because it always fell off my shoulder. This is a simple, effective, and inexpensive solution. It is also discreet doesn't take away from the look of the purse. It doesn't mark or scuff my clothes or jacket." —Heather B

    Get a pack of six from Amazon for $12.95.

    11. A jacket with 23 secret pockets (wow!) to hold all your valuables wherever you may be going.


    Promising review: "This is the perfect jacket. There are tons of security pockets. The best part? No more large purses or extra carry-on bags! It is so comfortable, allows me to be hands-free, and is very well made. This is my new favorite jacket!" —Lynne

    Get it from SCOTTeVEST for $175 (available in sizes S-XL and six different colors).

    12. A garter purse you can wear under skirts or dresses when you go out dancing. It won't slip or fall, so a purse will never get in your way of ~bustin' a move~ again.


    Promising review: "I was surprised at how well the product stays up. The grippers really do work! I went out to the bars with friends last weekend, danced the whole night, and didn't have to worry about a purse! Absolutely incredible product!" —Lil

    Get it from Amazon for $39 (available in three colors).

    13. A fashionable fanny pack so you can channel your inner '80s gal. Oh, and so you can throw out all the heavy purses that send you running to the chiropractor.


    Promising review: "This is the perfect fanny pack for carrying all my little goods because I hate carrying big bags. The belt fit perfectly and I have a 24" waist. You can wear it high or low on your waist and have the pouch in the front or the back. You can loop the belt through belt loops, which is a major plus! It also helps me avoid putting my wallet down and losing it, which I have done a bunch of times in the past. It's perfect for bar hopping as well, if that's your thing." —Samia

    Get it from Amazon for $3.99+ (available in sizes 27–32 and seven colors).

    14. A belt with a zipper compartment so you can go running, to the store, or even just to hang with friends! It's so discreet, you can barely tell that this Amazon customer is wearing it under their flowy shirt.

    Promising review: "I like that it slips on over your head or you can pull it up. It fits around my mid-section without slipping. It kept my iPhone, credit card, hotel key, license, and money in the zippered compartment. I used this for my NY trip and it was perfect. It kept me hands free especially among crowds when you want your valuables to feel safe. I used the restroom with it on and it stays put, you don’t have to unfasten anything. It did not make me overheat in the hot August weather. I like it so much, I now use it when taking walks, or when I go places I don’t want to take a purse. It stretches so you can put a good amount of things in the compartment, but without being bulky." —1Lord

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99 (available in sizes S-XL and four colors).

    15. A purse that'll convert into a backpack for when you can't make up your mind. You want to like carrying a purse, but just don't. So when it starts to annoy you, just sling this over your shoulder and rock a stylish backpack.


    This bag is water resistant and has an anti-theft design, meaning the zipper is placed on the back of the bag so no sticky fingers can get to your valuables when you're wearing it on your back!

    Promising review: "I am so in love with this bag. From school, to work, to my internship, this bag is holding me down. The small side pockets are PERFECT. I can stuff it with ‘all the things’ and it’s still convenient and easy to carry. I have replaced all of my purses with this and I couldn’t be happier. I have been searching for the perfect bag, and this is totally it!" —Sherri Harri

    Get it from Amazon for $24.99+ (available in seven colors).

    16. A pocket tank so you can stash money in your shirt with minimum bulk. Reviewers are saying this is (shockingly) comfortable.

    Promising review: "I ordered this for my daughter and I. It's comfortable, easy to run/workout in, or even wear all day. It's nice to have when working out to hold your phone in and money. My friend ordered one to use on a trip to keep her money safe instead of using a purse. The pockets aren't bulky even with a phone in them, it still allows for arm movement which were both a concern when ordering." —Sue

    Get it from Amazon for $44.90 (available in sizes XS-3XL and in three colors).

    17. A classic wristlet that will transport you back to your middle school days. You thought carrying a wristlet was soooo yesterday but in fact, it is the perfect way to carry your 45 credit cards for your everyday shopping trips without a having nuisance ~over your shoulder~.


    This wristlet will protect you against RFID scanner thieves.

    Promising review: "I wanted to try out this wallet because I absolutely HATE purses, but have always wanted everything together rather than in various pockets. This wallet is perfect for me! It's large size holds all my cards and bills, plus fits my Samsung S9 still leaving almost two inches of space. I can even throw my car keys loosely in the middle and it zips easily. The leather is so smooth and sleek, and I know it'll last me a long time." —Marguerite Rachel Istudor

    Get it from Amazon for $26.99.

    18. A zip-around wallet phone case so you can have all your cards and public transportation passes easily accessible to you at all times. You will no longer be that person that holds up the line because you're fumbling to find your stuff.


    Promising review: "I LOVE THIS CASE! I've had it for a few months now and I searched and searched for a great case that could carry my cards. Yes, this case is a bit bulky, but it has to be in order to hold an ample amount of cards and money. I truly can't brag about this case enough. It has a beautiful design and is perfect for people who don't like to carry a purse!" —Jill C

    Get them from Amazon: the 6/6S case for $14.99, the 7/8 case for $15.99 and the 7+/8+ for $15.99.

    19. An out-of-this-world crossbody bag that will make carrying any type of bag bearable.


    Promising review: "This bag is everything I hoped it would be! It is a smaller bag perfectly designed to wear crossbody comfortably when you are on the go. I have always hated carrying around a clunky bag when I know I'm going to be going in and out of a lot of shops, exploring a theme park, or at a festival. This bag is large enough for my phone and basic necessities without slowing me down, plus it's ridiculously cute. Very pleased with the size and quality of this bag." —Marzipan

    Get it from Amazon for $17.99 (available in two colors).

    20. A lanyard wallet so you can wear a lightweight purse around your neck. You'll basically forget it's there, but at at least it's pretty much attached to you so you can't forget where you put it.


    If you've ever gone running around the house looking for your purse and realized it's actually in your hand, this lil' guy is for you.

    Promising review: "I love it! As a woman who hates purses and loses wallets easily, this is a lifesaver. It can carry select cards/ID's and cash. I connect my keys onto this as well and just wear it as a lanyard. It’s also perfect for travel when you don’t need many things." —Sandra

    Get it from Amazon for $11.80 (available in six colors).

    21. A small leather backpack that will allow you to be hands-free — and won't break your back.


    Btw, there's a zipper pocket built into the back of this backpack, if you want to stash some valuables in there to ensure they stay safe!

    Promising review: "I absolutely love this backpack. I should start by saying that I live in a big city, so I walk a ton. I hate carrying purses or any type of heavy bag because they're super inconvenient on a 85-degree day. This backpack is light and small. It's nicely compact and doesn't break your back. If you live in a large city like me, there is a zipper on the back of it that rests against your back that is perfect for valuables." —Ashley T.

    Get it on Amazon for $29.99 (available in 12 colors/styles).

    22. An adhesive wallet to prevent you from forgetting your money or credit cards because let's face it, you always have your phone on you.

    You can be sure you are not a victim of credit card theft while using this wallet, as it prevents thieves from using a special type of RFID scanner to steal your information through your pant pocket or handbag.

    Promising review: "I love this product! I hate having to carry around a purse wherever I go, and this gives me the freedom to snuggly secure my driver's license and two credit cards. I put it on my iPhone 5S case and it fits perfectly. The adhesive appears to be very strong, and I haven't had any problems with it loosening since putting it on my phone nearly two months ago. My phone is thrown in bags, shoved into pockets, and handled by a classroom of preschool children, and the CardNinja hasn't shown any signs of detaching. So glad I found something so practical!" —Annie_0627

    Get it from Amazon for $6.95+ (available in non-RFID, RFID, and RFID with a car mount and in 10 colors).

    23. A super practical fanny pack so you can give off major ~mom vibes~ while not lugging around a huge ~mom purse~.

    There's a zip pocket on the back side to keep your valuables even safer!

    Promising review: "I’m trying to stop carrying a big-ass purse or backpack around with me all the time, so I bought this fanny pack. Never did I think fanny packs would come back and be cool, but this is adorbs! It fits my small wallet, my phone, keys, and my lip stick. This is the perfect accessory if you don’t want to carry around a bunch of useless stuff in a purse. I also attached a small water bottle to the strap for when I go roller skating since a water bottle would not fit inside the pouch." —TC

    Get it from Amazon for $8.99 (available in eight colors).

    You, realizing you can stop carrying a big ole purse everywhere you go:

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    Some reviews have been edited for length and/or clarity.

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