It’s summer, so it’s definitely time to treat ourselves! Invest in a bag that will look fabulous for many years to come. Follow our guide to this season’s must have bags. We’ve scoured the web high and low for the 4 best luxurious bags – from useful totes to evening clutches.
Back in February the world met the Cara bags for the first time. Following in the footsteps of it-girl Alexa Chung and Lana Del Ray, Cara Delevingne is the latest muse for the Mulberry bag. Worn by the likes of Kate Moss and Sienna Miller, the Mulberry bag is something we’re all coveting over this summer. Cara’s line of backpacks will be available in three sizes and in a plethora of different leathers and patterns, all of which will feature the brand’s recognized lock style. You really can’t get any better than this bag! Sadly if you’re keen on investing in this stylish backpack, you’ll have to wait until September – let the countdown commence!
2. PROENZA SCHOULDER
At £975, the new Proenza Schouler’s bucket-style shoulder bag is definitely not cheap. However with chic combination of suede, textured-leather and python, this drawstring bag is timeless piece that will update any look. The bag comes with a useful detachable shoulder strap and a pocket, big enough to store your cosmetic essentials.
Featuring a long handle, wide exterior pocket and a flip lock closure, this gorgeous bag is for the busy, working woman. For the mums on the school run, or the city girls, this is a practical bag – big enough for paper work and your make-up bag. The off-white textured leather Smythson tote comes in at £550.
4. JIMMY CHOO
This bag really has it all: made from a gold glitter, stunning silver leather, and lined with a silky ivory satin, this is bag is perfect for date night. Unclip the chain strap, to carry the bag as clutch, and feel secured with the magnetic fastening. This bag costs £595, but boy, is it worth every penny.
5. VICTORIA BECKHAM
Not only is she married to the gorgeous David Beckham, but Victoria proves yet again, that she is the queen of the designer bag. We love this python and textured-leather shoulder bag for it’s versatility – it can be worn as a clutch by detaching the strap or as cross-body on a busy summer’s day. It is a small bag, but it’s also functional; big enough for your mobile phone, small purse and keys, so at £595 this versatile piece is worth the money.
6. ANTIK BATIK
At £250, this Batik fringed suede drawstring bag hardly breaks the bank. Stay in touch with the western trend, with this effortlessly stylish piece. The perfect everyday bag, we’ll be styling ours with denim cut off shorts, with a pina colada in hand.