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11 cross-body bags and rucksacks to help you go hands-free

Every mama needs a cross-body bag or rucksack. Hands-free is the way to be! 

Fling it over your winter coat while you juggle your little one on your hip, grab the snacks for the morning nursery run and answer the phone to your mum who calls at the most inconvenient time (obviously). 

Here's our pick of the best high street bags on-trend right now and mutiltask in style! 

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1) ALDO black cross-body bag, £45, ASOS

Are you back doing the early morning nusery runs? This roomy black cross body bag with gunmetal hardware is a perfect blend of functionality and style. 
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2) Everyday black rucksack,£19.99, Zara

You can't go wrong wtih a classic black rucksack with lots of pockets to pack full. And check out the price... 
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3) Large bucket bag with shoulder strap, £24.99, H&M 

Rummage around in this shoulder bag with one hand, with your little one craddled in the other. You got this! 
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4) Tan bucket cross-body bag, £29.99, Monsoon

In need of a never-ending Mary Poppins bucket bag? This timeless tan cross-body will take you through winter and summer. 
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5) Burgundy cross-body bag, £19.99, New Look

Hands-free doesn't have to be boring. Cram this beautfiul suede fringe cross-body bag with the all your essentials. 
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6) Green grab bag with shoulder strap, £22, Topshop

Mamas can still keep up with the latest trends. Grab this gorgeous green bag with a tortoiseshell twist as you rush out the door. 
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7) Metallic cross-body bag,£50, White Stuff 

Shimmer in style while juggling your little ones. Perfect for glam mums who love a bit of bling to brighten up their busy days. 
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8) Leopard mini backpack, £195, Whistles

Stressed but always well-dressed. A statement hands-free bag to make your life easier, and who doesn't love a bit of animal print? 
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9) Bright cross-body bag, £39.95, Joules

When your a mummy, hands-free is always the way to be. You can't go wrong with yellow cross-body bag, it'll look good all year round. 
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10) Black pocket backpack, £30, River Island 

You can never have enough pockets when dealing with a little tot. Complete the school run in style with this glam backpack. 
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11) Burgundy cross-body satchel bag, £35.99, Mango

This smart and sophisticated satchel crossbody bag is every mum's new best friend. Rummage around in style...

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