From ladylike totes and slouchy suede bags to timeless classics, shop our pick of the best new season designer handbags
The new season drops are in and the hunt for the best designer handbags for SS17 is on. To save you time, we’ve rounded-up 25 fashion-editor approved new season bags that suit all tastes, styles, daily needs and budgets.
If there is one piece worthy of investment each season, it has to be a designer handbag. Yes, our arm candy always has its fair share of trends, but there are some classic styles that never go out of fashion out there too.
Whether you’re clashing colours a la Loewe or looking for something sleek and chic Stella McCartney style, a beautiful bag will pay for itself when you work out the cost per wear – persuaded? Read on!
If your Mon- Fri wardrobe is 50 shades of grey, the only place you can really showcase your style is through accessories, and we think the brighter the better. If you agree look to designers like Sophie Hulme and Hill & Friends.
Looking for something more pared back? Victoria Beckham’s new ‘Cube’ bag is a minimalist’s dream bag and Manu Atelier has classic styles with a playful twist.
Small bags have reigned supreme on the catwalk for some time, but oversized totes are back on trend. Seek out sculptural shapes from Tom Ford and 3.1 Philip Lim.
Smaller styles are still your best friend for festive soirée’s. Check out Chloé’s mini version of the cult Faye bag and Sonia Rykiel’s velvet and pearl Le Copain bag.
The humble backpack has also had a high fashion makeover for SS17 and it will become your best friend for city exploring.
With everything from the irreverent – Loewe’s elephant bag is guaranteed to make you smile – to the super-practical – Anya Hindmarch’s Smiley backpack has an iPad-sized pocket – you’re sure to find your dream bag. We’ve discovered some cool new designers too, Simon Miller is fast becoming a street style favourite.
Scroll on to shop our edit of the best designer handbags.
This season, Coach takes us on an intergalactic journey.
With an iPad-sized pocket this cheerful little bag is super-useful too.
Jazz up any outfit with this iridescent foiled mini bag from irreverent brand from ex-Mulberry deisgner Emma Hill, Hill & Friends.
The latest version of Alexander McQueen’s iconic Heroine bag is now in stock and available for early delivery, for a limited time only.
Loewe’s signature ‘Puzzle’ shoulder bag now comes in summery pink, orange, red and blue hues.
Prada fans will love this cool new bag from the heritage Milanese maison.
Embrace whimsical elegance with this fun Lulu Guinness clutch.
3.1 Phillip Lim’s structured handbags have garnered a cult following. The slick ‘Soleil’ bucket bag is the perfect size for carrying around all your daily essentials.
Chloé’s cult ‘Faye’ bag now doubles as a wallet in this mini-size.
Crafted in Italy from faux suede, anyone who wants an ethically made bag look no further.
This elegant velvet number will make the perfect evening bag – we love it’s ladylike pearl details.
This sunny version of the cult Chloé will definitely put you in the mood for summer.
This fringed suede bag will inject your wardrobe with YSL’s rock & roll attitude.
VB’s latest offering is a minimalist’s dream bag.
The perfect day bag for Demna Gvasalia fans.
This irreverent elephant bag is a street style favourite and is guaranteed to make you smile.
This ladylike bag will still be in style for years to come.
This handy little wristlet bag will make a quirky addition to your off-duty wardrobe.
The distinctive horn ring handles give this chic bucket bag a vintage look.
The true definition of an investment bag, this is a timeless style. Buy now, wear forever.
This boldly coloured bag is bound to be a new season sell-out.
Stay organised with the many handy pockets in this Burberry backpack.
One of last season’s most popular bags now comes in a cool minty-blue.
This chic bag is the personification of its maker, the super-suave Tom Ford.
The strips of multicolored leather were inspired by American artist Sol LeWitt’s rainbow works. So, you can carry a little work of art around with you every day.
The humble backpack is now considered a high fashion ‘it’ bag. This cool leather number comes with feminine rose gold details.