Wondering what bag trends are making their way into our style files? The Mumbai Mix Team tells you about a few they’ve got their eyes on
It always seems like we never have enough bags. While we’re sure you have a few classics in your closet, there’s always a trendy new bag on offer during a shopping trip that you absolutely must get your hands on. And, with every changing fashion season, there’s a new style to add to your collection too! Whether you’re looking to update your accessories or simply add to your wardrobe, here’s what you should be hanging on to in 2017.
These basket bags will remind you of beaches and picnics, and they’re a perfect carry-all for the season. So, whether you pick a boho crochet style or an oversized tote, you’ll always be in style.
Our pick: If your resolution for the year is to go all natural, we suggest you get yourself a woven fabric bag like this one on www.wowtrendy.com for Rs 1,245.
Themed bags could leave you looking like a teenager, but if you style them right, you can rock the trend at any age.
Our pick: If you’re looking for a bag to help you stand out, but one that is also functional, embrace your love for films with this movie clapper sling from www.happilyunmarried.comfor Rs 1,299.
Down to duffle
If you’re fashion conscious, you know what we mean when we say that style trumps practicality. That’s why the duffel bag has made it to our list of must-haves. After all, if you’re always on the move, you should have something large enough to hold all your belongings.
Our pick: If you spend hours waiting at airports, this duffle is the perfect companion. Get it on www.amazon.in for Rs 1,099.
Cinch it up
If your style is more sporty than feminine, this one’s for you. With summer just a few months away, we think it’s the perfect time to invest in a drawstring! Drawstring or cinch bags help you carry all your essentials without appearing too formal.
Our pick: Looking for a bag to stuff your everyday essentials into? Pick this spacious bag from Atorse at www.myntra.com, for just Rs 519.
The introduction of another fascinating trend to the handle universe is the circular bag handle. The metal circle is usually attached to the bag by a little clasp. These handles are also made of bright coloured plastic or printed material, are much comfier than chain straps and just as stylish!
Our pick: Pair your spring outfits with this floral handbag from www.fabuler.in. It’s a steal at just Rs 675.
We love how trendy backpacks are again! You can pick a casual sporty style or a classy, edgier one. Whatever you choose to accessorise with, you can’t go wrong with this piece.
Our pick: We’re going ga-ga over this elegant red backpack on www.shoptox.com. Pick it up for Rs 2,500.
Those with a strong sartorial sense have a constant love-hate relationship with the chain strap, and right now it’s all about loving the trend. The straps can uncomfortably dig into bare shoulders, but they add a fashionable touch to a classic handbag.
Our pick: For a casual, but classy chain strap, pick this cream and green bag on www.stalkbuylove.com, for Rs 2,249.