From luggage-inspired bags to luxurious suede shoulder bags, a handful of fall 2021 handbag trends were spotted on the arms of onlookers during Fashion Month. Think of it as a month-long four-city survey, if you will.
Among the tote bags is a nice mix of reinterpreted classics as well as new and remarkable styles. The women’s bag is getting a facelift for 2021, while everyday silhouettes like small shoulder bags are offered in trendy, seasonal materials. There are also bags of the moment that offer a timeless appeal, like the return of the Gucci Diana and Loewe Amazona bags, both reissued from the house’s archives.
A handful of styles share common practical themes, like the use of neutral-colored leathers and sizes that could be categorized as medium to spacious. Features like these make it easy to invest in trends, especially when you will be able to wear them for many seasons to come. However, it wouldn’t be a trending report without something worth stating. True to the spirit of the end of the year holidays, mini-bags that receive a maximum dose of sparkle.
If you’re shopping for a new bag this season, consider one of these fall 2021 handbag trends below.
Store your personal item
This fall, you’ll want to travel light. Consider smaller sized bags that look like vintage luggage. In pocket duffel bags and top handle trunks, these just might be your new favorite carry-on.
Can we sue you?
We’ve already expressed our love for wearing shades of brown this season, so why not continue the fall color trend with a handbag in rich undertones of suede?
Let your belongings fall into a fashionable abyss with the season’s assortment of ultra-spacious tote bags – don’t worry; they are not really bottomless. Consider the styles from Carolina Santo Domingo to Khaite.
At the clasp!
The spongy pillow-shaped pouches come back with a bit of structure with the addition of stylish hardware like gold-clasp frames and optional chains.
She is a lady
One of the most worn bags this year was the Gucci Diana. These feminine bags feature contemporary details like two-tone interiors, oversized buckles and elongated silhouettes.
Carry a mid-size flap satchel from The Row to Prada over your shoulder and go.
Although small in size, the extra shiny silver embellishments such as crystal fringes and glitter sequins ensure that this season’s mini bags will not go unnoticed.