Like me, maybe it’s time to update your handbag. I searched some of my favorite sites to see what they had to offer.
What I love about this Split Suede Tote from Zara is the shape; it’s not your traditional tote shape. The bag offers two straps styles, adjustable top handles, and detachable shoulder strap. Plus metallic silver lining! Split Suede Tote is such a cool option if you aren’t a huge tote fan. Loeffler Randall’s Cruise Tote is such a fun and vibrant option for summer. The details make the bag, from the Nappa tassels to the fringed hem. Take it from the office to your weekend travels. Soft Tote Bag with Metallic Handles by Zara is a modern take on a briefcase tote. In bold crimson red and silver handles, this bag offers two straps styles, adjustable top handles, and detachable shoulder strap. Soft Tote Bag has a lot of compartments; easy for staying organize and finds things in your tote. Echkout Tote by Auxiliary at Aritzia is a classic minimalist tote has an accordion-style construction and interior pouch and a slip pocket.
Come summer time I alway using crossbody bags instead of any other styles. I need a grab and go! Crossbody bags come in a variety of shapes and styles. Here are a few I love right now, Signet Bag at Jcrew is a typical take on a crossbody bag. Signet Bag is offered in a variety of colors and perfect for summer. The Whipstitch Mini Tote Bag by Madewell is a perfect blend of tote/crossbody with a structured silhouette. Mini Crossbody Bag with Chain at Zara is a standout bag. Fun bag for a night out or dress up a daytime-look. Chain straps can be adjusted. Cuyana’s Mini Bucket Bag is such a sleek crossbody bag that is both functional and refined, with adjustable shoulder strap and front pocket.
I’m usually reluctant to this style of bag, but over the past couple of years designers have modernized and made backpacks more fashion forward to me. Topshop’s Mini Backpack by Blake has a clean design and offers the traditional details and charms of a backpack. Leather Backpack at Cuyana is such a sophisticated and beautifully crafted in Italian leather with a detachable top shoulder strap and lightly padded back straps. BP Faux Leather Mini Backpack is cute in size and right on trend for summer. Skagen’s Ebba Leather Backpack is in a soft grained leather with a drawstring closure is easy to wear all day. Adjustable straps allow you to adjust to your own comfort.
Anthropologie has a lot of fun clutches to choose from and perfect for any look. Mythology Clutch is a cool black and gold geometric design and has a removable chain strap. Vaughn Clutch is an envelope style clutch in bold bead design. Has a removable chain strap as well.
Pouches are a great way to stay organize and are easy to find in bigger bags. Here are a few pouches, I found that are fun and colorful. Wilfred Mod Tapestry Pouch at Artizia is a fantastic pouch that can be used as a clutch too. This Small Pom-Pom Zip Pouch by Madewell is an ideal makeup bag to put into your favorite tote. This oversize Loeffler Randall Tassel Pouch is a stunning clutch, perfect for a wedding or any daytime event and offers a single pocket inside. Add a little sparkle to your bag with this Medium Glitter Pouch at Jcrew. Feel free to throw this pouch into your tote since it’s easy to spot.
I’d love to hear what is your favorite handbag style and brands are, feel free to leave them in the comment section.