October 3, 2022


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Summer’s Most Stylish Bags Are Finally Here

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The wardrobe transition to summer is usually the most welcomed one of all: After tucking away thick-knit sweaters, quilted puffers, and every single lug-sole boot you own, it’s time to shop for silky slip dresses, sheer bathing suit coverups, and barely there sandals that wouldn’t have cut it during rain-filled spring. But when planning your summer uniform, you can’t forget the perfect finishing touch: an must-have handbag. With unique textures and unexpected silhouettes, summer 2022’s best handbags won’t just hold your wallet and keys. Instead, they’ll spark joy—and also a bit of envy from anyone you walk past.

Ahead, this season’s must-have handbags to wear all summer long.

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The Black Crossbody

Cesta Collective

The perfect everyday bag, this style from Cesta Collective is made by hand in Rwanda—and will match just about anything in your summer wardrobe.

Go Big or Go Home

Medium Osa Tote

If you’re going to get an oversized raffia bag for the beach and beyond, why not make sure it fits everything you could possibly need? This oversized KHAITE bag is roomy enough to carry a bucket of beach toys.

Macrame All Day

Jonathan Simkhai Kiera Drawstring Bucket Bag

Jonathan Simkhai’s woven drawstring bag will make any summer outfit that much more chic.

The Ladylike Bag

Leather TB Shoulder BagPrice $1,750.00

The baguette trend isn’t exactly a trend anymore—instead, its cemented into fashion as a timeless, must-have accessory no matter the season. (Still, we love how this style from Burberry can dress up any shorts-and-button-down outfit.)

Scrunchie Bag

Bonny satin tote

Relax into a slouchy silhouette with this bag, that was seemingly inspired by your favorite ’90s scrunchie. Soft shapes are taking full form, as accessories are beginning to match post-quarantine wardrobes.

Animal Instincts

Bean Beaded Shoulder Bag

If you’re wild at heart, we’re sure you already have a classic animal-print bag in your collection. If not, channel the graceful stride of a zebra with this pick.

The Upgraded Tote

Fillet Large woven leather shopper

If you’ve been carrying around the same branded beige tote for weeks now, swap it out with something infinitely more chic: This woven style from Max Mara.

The New Bucket Bag

Chacha Bucket Bag

Have you ever seen a cuter bucket bag for summer?

Go Small or Go Home

Mini Evening Bag Imitation Pearls, Glass Pearls & Gold-Tone Metal Black & White


This mini bag from Chanel—a newer style for the fashion house—is sure to be the most coveted item of the season.

Flower Power

Daisy Crochet Mini Tote

Lele Sadoughi’s Daisy Crochet Mini will have you dreaming of summer.

Seeing Double

Buckle small leather shoulder bag

Nail this summer’s utilitarian vibe without ditching feminine vibes with this pistachio stunner.

In The Clouds

The Mini Jodie Shearling Bag

A shearling bag seems like the antithesis of summer—but this bright, sunshine-yellow hue from Bottega Veneta is too perfect to keep in your closet till fall.

Lightweight Macrame

Maya Bag White

A favorite of Anne Hathaway, BIPOC-owned, sustainable handbag brand PIPATCHARA puts a modern spin on go-to classics.

Sensi Studio

Trade in your go-to raffia tote for a green woven style instead.


advene The Age Bag

A classic white bag made to hold just the essentials.

In Chains

Small Chain Hobo Bag in Pink

Chain-link handbags aren’t going anywhere. If you haven’t yet chosen your ideal style, look no further than this classic, which holds it all.

Raffia Dreams

Ryka rattan shoulder bag

Cult Gaia has long been a leader in the raffia bag game—and this half-moon style is no exception.

The All-Star

Surplus small woven-leather bag

Loewe’s woven leather bag will bring you from summer into fall, too.

Choose a Classic

Large Dior Book Tote

Go for the gold with Dior’s latest book tote.

Updated Fanny Pack

Cannolo leather shoulder bag

The fanny pack has received the rebrand of a lifetime—and this summer, the style will be everywhere in chic, not-at-all-homely iterations.

Samantha Double Bow Patent Leather Mini Handbag

The best part of the Y2K revival? Bubblegum pink is trending again.

A Straw Stunner

Sophie Natural Straw Tote

A classic straw bag is the best summer accessory.

The Curve small denim and leather bucket bag

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