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Meet The Bags Of The Future

In the year 2020 A.D., the It bag defining the era does not seem to conform to the traditional conventions of what an accessory should look like. Rather, it comes in all shapes, forms and sizes – from elliptical forms to amorphous designs – and refuses to be pigeonholed into a box.
Staud Moon embossed leather hobo bag, $390, www.matchesfashion.com
We’re all about the chic ivory hue and the architectural silhouette of this bag which reminds us of a Fritz Hansen furniture. Danse Lente Johnny embossed leather bucket bag, US$219 (S$307), www.modaoperandi.com
Who says a bucket bag needs to look like a, well, bucket? This hexagonal design certainly bucks the trend. Jil Sander + Sombrero leather and canvas tote, $2,190, Jil Sander
Picture a weekend tote stretched to its outer limits and you will end up with this number. S.Joon embossed leather minaudiere, US$339 (S$475), www.net-a-porter.com
The brand is known for its sculptural bags and this speedball bag-inspired design is no exception. Naturae Sacra Cyssus leather and resin shoulder bag, US$434 (S$606), www.net-a-porter.com
We don’t quite know how to call this geometric shape – what we do know is that it makes a great conversation starter. Carolina Santo Domingo Ostra leather hobo bag, US$576 (S$804), www.net-a-porter.com
The brand is a favourite of the street style crowd and we can see why – just cue the weirdly cool silhouette of this bag.Mee Cult Gaia Astraea embossed leather minaudiere, US$192 (S$269), www.modaoperandi.com
Talk about seeing the beauty in imperfections. Sfumato Plexi clutch, $10,540, Bottega Veneta
Do you see a clutch or gemstone? Daniel Lee’s novelty clutch design still leaves us bewildered each time we look at it. Coperni Oval leather bag, US$424 (S$594), www.ssense.com
This structured design gets an almost extraterrestrial edge in that snakeskin print. Lemaire Crossaint leather shoulder bag, US$851 (S$1,192), www.ssense.com
The famous Baguette isn’t the only bag design named after a type of dough creation after all.