These Are Your Must-Know Designer It Bags For Fall ’18
When it comes to what women want to carry this season, designers are divided into two camps for Fall: Either go for a practical made-for-every silhouette or something more ornamental that’s made for times when you want to accessorise with a statement bag. Here’s our primer of some of the best bags of the season you need to add to your shopping list.
These Are Your Must-Know Designer It Bags For Fall '18
Miami by Balenciaga
Reminiscent of a garment bag, this tote comes with exaggerated long handles and a super thin width and softly gusseted construction.
Leighton by Mulberry
A new design for Fall, this slouchy and boxy hobo comes with both a leather handle and chain strap that’s either in acetate or brass. The perfect AM-to-PM bag in our books.
Simone by Michael Kors Collection
For its first-ever collaboration, Michael Kors turns to renowned British illustrator David Downtown to draw his trademark sketches of elegant women on this chic frame bag.
Gem by Givenchy
For her second It bag for the house, artistic director Clare Waight Keller turned to a diamond losange pattern from the archives as the quilting motif on this shoulder bags which can be turned into an oversized clutch.
Big Bag Bucket by Celine
This range of buttery soft leather bags now comes with minty fresh hues for Fall.
Chubby Cube by Anya Hindmarch
Crafted from plush quilted Nappa leather with hand-stitching and oversized piping, the inspirations behind this whimsical design are cartoon sculptures.
Artistic director Maria Grazia Chiuri resurrects the Carrie Bradshaw-endorsed It bag from the early aughts. This time around, the rebooted style is available in a medium and miniature size and finishes that include the monogram Oblique canvas as well as plain calfskin.
Untitled by Gucci
This yet-to-be-named collection is a fresh debut for Fall and is distinguished by the enamelled tiger head decoration which is inspired by the archive jewellery designs of the late New York designer Hattie Carnegie.
Studio Bag by Salvatore Ferragamo
This bag pays homage to Mr. Ferragamo’s first studio in California. Creative director Paul Andrew updates its classic tote bag silhouette with the brand’s signature hardware to create something more contemporary.
Peekaboo X Lite by Fendi
To mark the 10th anniversary of its signature top handle design, the Italian label created this new generation Peekaboo sans the middle T-bar that gives the older generation designs their double compartments.
Tess by Chloe
The latest addition to creative director Natacha Ramsay-Levi’s repertoire of the cool girl accessories, this saddle design sports a baroque interpretation of the Chloe logo stamped onto the leather.
Valentino Garavani Bloomy by Valentino
The drapes of the hoods and the large flowers seen on the Valentino F/W ’18 runway show are recreated through the folds and the different inlays and stitching of this shoulder bag.
Miu Cleo by Miu Miu
The brand debuts a party-ready M-sized shoulder bag that comes in a variety of finishes like sequins, matelasse leather and tweed.
Saint Laurent by Anthony Vaccarello Vicky by Saint Laurent
Made for some after-hours glamour outings, this boxy and patent leather quilted number comes in an L and M size.
Clou Medor by Hermes
The brand’s Clou Medor clutch gets transformed into a graphic minaudiere that can also be worn as a statement crossbody bag thanks to its removable strap.
Thea by Tod's
For fans of bucket bags, this L-sized debut by Tod’s is going to be a must-have.
Dreamer by Coach
The American leather goods maker gives this Fall bag debut a badass vibe with fringes and and prints inspired by tattoos.
Monile by Marni
The brass hardware on this miniature-sized crossbody bag is meant to mimic a rediscovered ancient coin.
Piazza by Bottega Veneta
Fancy a bag that comes with a romantic aged patina? Then the latest update of this sophisticated top-handle with metallic French calfskin will do the trick thanks to the antique gold, silver and bronze metallic finish on the different leather panels.