Everyone knows a handbag is a girl’s staple accessory, no matter how young or old you are. With each of the passing seasons, new collections pop up and with the vast options rising every season, it can be overwhelming to decide which is the most suitable handbag. From the crossbody bags for an everyday essential to the micro minis that have been a rising trend over the last seasons, the choices are boundless. Pairing a bag with your outfit can add colour and dimension where needed and believe me, I never leave the house without mine.
Here are our 8 handbag must-haves:
The Shoulder Bag
The classic shoulder bag was known as the prime handbag in the ‘90s. Effortless to hold and versatile, the shoulder bag can work both casually and for a night out. Compared to the other bags, you can’t go wrong with this classic yet staple accessory.
Crossbody bags have been a go-to choice for years as they are suitable for everyday use and the hands-free option allows easier carriage. Perfect to fit your everyday essentials such as cosmetics, wallet and phone, the crossbody is a girl's best friend.
The Shopper Tote
Compactable and easy to carry, the oversized tote is essential for flea market browsing and grocery store running. Out of all styles, the tote is considered the most casual everyday bag perfect for errand runs and helping towards a plastic-free environment.
The Micro Mini
The itty bitty micro-minis are rocketing back into trend and are ideal for a night out, or after-work event. This style of bag has become a not-so-small fashion statement after style icons like Kendall Jenner, Dua lipa and Beyonce have been pictured wearing them.
The Bucket Bag
Despite the fact the bucket bag craze has been declining in recent years, the spacious and modern bag has never really gone out of style. Although the bags look small and restricted because of their shape, they hold more room than expected. Most bucket bags come with both short and long crossbody straps, providing versatile styling.
The Top Handle Bag
If you are looking for something work-appropriate, the top handle bag is perfect for you. Practical, professional, and classy looking, this sleek bag is splendid for work and allows plenty of room for your day to day items. If you’re tired of holding the top handle, the bag also comes with a crossbody strap for a hands-free option.
Every wardrobe needs a backpack as you never know when it could come in handy. Used for travelling or work, you have the ability to compact anything inside. With trendy backpacks coming out from luxury brands such as Gucci and Louis Vuitton the backpack can equally double as a fashion statement.
At some point, clutches had vanished from modernity. As vintage style is coming back to trend, the clutch has reappeared again. The clutch has been resurged by many big brands such as Gucci, Chanel, Louis Vuitton which have elevated the style of the basic clutch. The bag is an elegant accessory to enhance any evening look and comes in a vast variety of styles. Depending on your preference, you could opt for a clutch big enough for your belongings or small enough to hold your essentials.