Zara is bringing back the corset bag and we’re not sure how we feel about it

To buy or not to buy?

Words by Penny Goldstone

It seems like it’s ‘bring back old fashion trends week’. First, there were the days of the week jumper that virtually every blogger on Instagram is wearing – a nod to those knicker sets that kids of the 90s will remember.

Now Zara is throwing its proverbial hat – or rather bag – into the ring.

Behold the corset bag, by which we mean a bag shaped like an actual corset, boobs and all.

Those of us who were teenagers in the noughties will know this was quite the statement bag to parade on your weekly shopping trip to Claire’s Accessories.

You might even have worn it to parties, thinking you were literally the coolest girl there. Isn’t hindsight a wonderful thing?

Zara’s leather cross body bag (£45.99), with its minimal style and suede finish, is admittedly more stylish than its predecessor – the baby pink and floral version.

But if we’re honest, we’re just not sure we can go there again. That said, if you’re bold enough to embrace the trend this time round, you might be able to pull it off with a well cut Breton top, cropped jeans and pointy ankle boots.

It’ll certainly be the focal point of your outfit and a good conversation starter. Will you dare?

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