From cool colour block bags to chic box clutch styles, this is the ultimate summer bag edit...
Summer bags are always a good investment, and as the changeable weather makes getting dressed that little bit trickier, there’s one item we can always rely on to lift our spirits (and our wardrobes) and that is a stand out piece of arm candy.
The best thing about snapping up a new summer bag, is that it’s likely it will work with all your new autumn buys too.
From top handle totes in chic colour block designs, to geometric box clutch bags, suede tassel options and everything in between – we’ve got your summer bag dilemmas covered.
Head to Zara and Kate Spade for trend-led styles that won’t blow the budget, Mango for all your summer suede options, and Fendi and Saint Laurent for your ultra-chic designer styles.
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Sling on this suede Chloe bag and watch your outfit transform in an instant.
Go for a sassy shape and snap-up this tan version from Zara.
Tassels, fringing and under £40 - there's nothing here we don't love.
Take on the 70s boho trend with the slouchy shoulder number from Mango.
Kara is the new fash-pack favourite, and this nude option is top of our wish list.
Looking to splash out? We'd suggest this pastel Peekaboo bag from Fendi.
Small, punchy and perfect for wearing with all that summer denim - this is well worth a look.
Amp up your look with this chic embroidered clutch from Mango.
Looking for something statement? Rachel Comey has it covered with this circular style.
The one for work or the weekend. Just add a printed maxi and trainers to finish your look.
Nail two trends in one with this fringed bucket affair.
Black, suede and roomy enough for all those everyday essentials - this Topshop bag is a winning option.
if you buy just one designer bag this season, let it be the medium Faye from Chloe.
The Soho is still a major player, and this season we're looking to this navy version to get our fix.
Because no summer wardrobe is complete without a super-size shopper.
Travel in style from airport to beach with this chicest of totes.
Looking for something ultra-luxe? Look no further.
Keep it chic with this black shoulder bag from Proenza.
High-impact, ultra-fun and coming in a super-silky fabric - this bag from The Row is all kinds of wonderful.
Pretty and functional - the new way to rock a work tote.