If you're looking to splash some cash on some new arm candy, then the must-have item is the bucket bag – the summer's hottest shape.
Bucket bags are big news this summer. Trending on many of the catwalks, they were seen at Gucci, Tod’s and Rebecca Minkoff, and you’ll find them on the arms of every stylist, model and blogger in the fashion world.
If you’re not looking to splurge on a designer piece, fear not as the high street has totally got this covered. Head to Massimo Dutti if you’re looking for something chic and practical or ASOS for a fun a selection. If you have a bit more cash to splash then Mansur Gavriel, who are like the bucket bag queens, are the go-to brand for litterally everyone that works in fashion.
Although the bucket bag is a classic shape and has been around for awhile, for this season it has been reincarnated in an array of sizes, colours and fabrics. From the neon shades brought to you by Sophie Hulme to the retro fix by Moschino, there’s sure to be a bucket bag to suit every taste, budget and need.
Stylish yet practical, the bucket bag is deceivingly spacious and roomy, unless you opt for a mini version, and the nifty little drawstring makes it so easy to get in and out of the bag while keeping all your valuables safe.
The best thing? As day bags go, the bucket pretty much goes with anything and everyting from jeans and T-shirts to summer dresses. You name it, it will work with pretty much any outfit.
If you want something a little smarter for the office, then invest in a leather version and choose a classic colour like the Sophie Hulme’s burgundy number that we are lusting after or the Marc by Marc Jacobs black textured bag. For an evening option, shop around for a miniature bucket bag and don’t be afraid to mix things up with fun colours and textures.
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Perfect for the 70s vibe going on right now.
This matt leather bucket is a true classic.
A great size for those handy daily essentials.
Too cute for words and the ideal holiday bag.
Peach and chic, we love it.
An 80s take on the bucket.
Team with a denim ensemble.
A practical size that could double up as an overnight bag.
If you want to invest then, this is the way to go.
This is what we will be spending our hard-earned cash on.
The textured leather gives this Marc By Marc Jacobs bucket bag the extra edge.
Go wild for a bit animal print.
Brighten up an outfit with one of Liberty's iconic prints.
Tassel-tastic - this has festival vibes all over it.
The 70s in a bag! If you're a hippy chick then this was made for you.
A great option for the office.
It will take you from your desk to the bar.
You can't go wrong with a bit of Wang.