Even the most ravishing outfit seems incomplete without the right handbag. This season, the runway saw a burst of gorgeous bags all over. These designer bags bridge the gap between what we need and what we’d really want.We bring you a list of the ten hottest bags you should pick so that you can wear these beauties on your charming arms.
Straw Basket Bags
For beach days and more
With summer upon us, pick up this basket bag before you hit the beach. The straw basket bag is a refreshing take on the usual leather tote variety that was all the rage last season. Perfect for teaming with all your summer dresses and strappy flats, these bags are much more eco-friendly than most things in fashion, so it’s a win-win.
Kayu Beige Elina Wicker Bag Available at www.ounass.ae for AED 645
The handbags with hoops for handles and flap buckles have been doing the rounds excessively on the blog-o-sphere. Every fashion-girl has styled it and loved it. Not only does the hoop detail add character to a basic ensemble but paired with hoop earrings might set the style bar high.
Chloé Deep-Pine Nile Minaudière Bag Available at www.ounass.ae for AED 3545
A native spin
If you are looking for a more contemporary accessory then we have found the one for you. Beaded bags are the new hot options this season. They add a native spin to any ensemble. Carry them out when you adorn a white flowy summer dress and some statement earrings in the same hue as the bag.
Aranàz Blush Sunburst Wood-Bead BagAvailable at www.ounass.ae for AED 870
Not just for your walls
These gorgeous pop art beauties were launched by Moschino and once they were on the shelves, they kept selling like hot cakes. The graphically printed bags can add that extra pop of color and art to any basic outfit without even trying. Sport them with an all-black outfit to keep the attention all on your trendy accessory.
Moschino Multi-Coloured Pop Art Printed Shoulder Bag Available at www.ounass.ae for AED 2900
Contemporary and Stylish
If you are the kind who looks for craftsmanship in the littlest of things then woven bags should be your pick. They arrive in a number of textures but our favorite is a leather one. They are a hit when teamed with a pair of mom jeans and a fitted off-shoulder bodysuit. Perfect for casual dates with the girls over coffee and gossip.
Nico Giani Black Mini Tunilla Woven Bag Available at www.ounass.ae for AED 2750
Mini Belt Bags
Not your fanny pack
The fanny pack trend came around and we just could not get enough of it. Hence, we brought around the mini belt bags. They are like fanny packs but much more portable because of their size. They make a wonderful belt/bag over a fitted blazer to cinch your waist in and create that hourglass figure.
Gucci Beige Ophidia GG Supreme Mini Belt Bag Available at www.ounass.ae for AED 4050
Pouring in tons of style
The bucket bags are overflowing this season with litres and litres of style. Every design house has created a variation of this trend and we are more than happy to lap it up. Say hello to a versatile accessory that can be paired with a number of outfits. Our vote is for a pair of culottes and an oversized sleeves top.
Nico Giani Brown Large Nelia Bucket Bag Available at www.ounass.ae for AED 1650
Proud and how
Bags that scream of their design houses whether it’s through their obvious logos or by the means of names that are cleared spelled out like the way Gucci did are all the new rage. They make a great addition to someone who is brand-conscious and is not afraid to show it. Style these babies with an ensemble that lets the bag and the brand have all the attention.
Gucci Black Guccy Dionysus Medium Shoulder Bag Available at www.ounass.ae for AED 12300
Florals and more
Embroidery has been big this spring/summer and you know what else is big this season? Florals. Incorporating both these trends, 3D florals or embossed embroidery is exactly what you need to take your outfit from meh to major. This Zac Posen sling is everything summer and more.
Zac by Zac Posen Off-White Floral Earthette Accordion Chain Shoulder Bag Available at www.ounass.ae for AED 725
For every swivel
Fringe bags are the ultimate bohemian/style rebel accessory. They first appeared on jackets this season and since then have effortlessly slipped onto our bags. They make for wonderful accessories when teamed with flared skinny jeans and a satin olive top. The fringe bags have a tonne of volume and are sought for their flare and movement. Get these beauties to uplift any outfit and to turn heads everytime you swivel about.
Alexander Wang Black Small Dime Fringe Satchel Bag Available at www.ounass.ae for AED 1425
The bags are not just baggage meant for us to lug about our cards and extra lip glosses in. They are an accessory that can complement an ensemble like nothing else can. Dress like the stunner that you are by carrying a handbag recommended by style insiders and the industry pros because honestly if it is not a trend, does it really count?