Sporting satchels are a great idea if you need a bag that you can use in a variety of situations, such as long-distance walks or semi-formal events. Satchels often include a longer additional strap to enhance its versatility and increase its possible uses to fit your own preferences and needs. Depending on your storage needs as well as your handbag preferences, satchels are available in such colors as black, tan or white bags and in such materials as genuine leather. Adding a satchel to your current wardrobe gives you a chance to store your own personal belongings in style while traveling long distances or fulfilling your everyday obligations.