Looking for a last forever accessory or a statement bag to get you through the summer? We reveal the latest bags to carry, wherever you’re travelling.
ETRO Medium Love Trotter Bag
ETRO’s Medium Love Trotter bag features the brand’s refined floral jacquard fabric decorated with 3D-effect embroidered ETRO Pegaso logo. Perfect for summer this standout bag has a contrasting striped jacquard fabric lining and handles made from recycled plastic. The bag is designed to be worn as a handbag or as a shoulder bag with its detachable strap.
Balenciaga Summer Beach Bag
Balenciaga has taken a classic summer essential and made it chic with The Beach Bag. Inspired by the practice of inverting a straw hat to make a basket this bag highlights the beauty of craftsmanship at the brand, making it relevant and modern with the poolside must-have. The Beach Bag is perfect for days by the sea, or early evenings meandering around the streets of Europe.
This season the iconic Celine Triomphe bag has had a summery makeover with new iterations of the classic as part of the Plein Soleil Capsule collection. The collection which is exclusively available in Harrods, London as part of a Celine pop-up, features a raffia version of the classic complete with a gold chain and gold Celine logo. An all-over crochet version is also finished with brown leather trim.
Dior C’est Dior Bag
The new C’est Dior bag reveals a singular design where timeless elegance and ultra-contemporary audacity meet. Distinguished by its softened lines and refined details, such as the adjustable chain allowing a hand or shoulder carry, this exclusive bag comes in three sizes and various different colours – cognac, latte or black. A leather version features the initials of the founding-couturier. Reflecting the savoir-faire of the Ateliers, this emblematic signature adorns a delicate gold clasp as well. Another version features the iconic Dior Oblique jacquard fabric and in raffia-effect fibber punctuated with macro- cannage or marinière motifs.
Dolce&Gabbana DG Logo Bag
Featuring a linear shape, the DG Logo Bag first entered appeared as part of the brand’s Fall Winter 22/23 Collection. Made entirely of calfskin, the bag is characterised by an all-over stitched logo with a three-dimensional effect. It has an adjustable and removable shoulder strap and is available in three different sizes: small, medium and large. The DG Logo Bag comes in three styles: shopping, shoulder and crossbody.
Ferragamo Wanda Bag
Designed by Ferragamo’s Creative Director Maximilian Davis, the new Wanda bag reinvents the accessory first designed in 1988 in honour of Salvatore Ferragamo’s wife, Wanda Ferragamo. It was now been reworked with new geometric proportions that give it a contemporary, minimalist feel. The new Wanda is available in three new models, all taking inspiration from a metropolitan skyline: a horizontal silhouette to look like a clutch, a vertical square shape, and a mini version for the evenings. The Wanda is available in brushed leather, optical white, red and black, as well as orange and red in a degradé combo inspired by the warm shades of a summer sunset.
Giorgio Armani Prima Soft
This year Giorgio Armani presents its classic La Prima bag in an elegant Soft version. While the defining characteristics remain the same – the unmistakeable silhouette, the two pleats to add volume to the corners, the total care and perfection in the construction, and the utmost attention to detail – the bag itself becomes softer and more tactile, evolving from design object into a precious body accessory. The bag is deconstructed and lightened while maintaining its minimal, curated and functional inner, with interior leather pockets. The new model is characterised by a shaped, rounded handle, crafted using ancient leather working techniques. Available in two different sizes and in a natural colour palette including greige, leather, cocoa and black, as well as a
Loewe Puzzle Fold Tote Bag
As part of Loewe’s FW23 pre-collection the new Puzzle Fold Tote Bag is set to become a summer icon. Inspired by origami, the Japanese art of paper folding, the Puzzle Fold Tote offers a modern geometric aesthetic and a unique seam construction that allows the bag to fold completely flat when it’s not being used, but also means it can fit all your essentials wherever you’re travelling this summer. The bag is revealed in a new campaign shot by Juergen Teller.
Louis Vuitton GO-14
Straight from the Pre Fall 2023 runway the latest edition of the Louis Vuitton Go-14 is set to be the Parisian House’s go-to accessory for the summer season. Featuring a bold Malletage design with gold metalwork and the iconic LV twist-lock this instantly recognisable piece will make the ultimate summer companion. Complete with a single chain shoulder strap and handle, it’s designed to adapt to any style.
Inspired by Moynat’s historic Limousine Trunk, the Gabrielle bag is a discreet update to a signature shape of and a the Maison and parallel of the city of Paris. Embellished with the distinct, M-shaped twist lock clasp, this Gabrielle top handle bag with a removable strap is heightened by modern elements, such as full grain leather finishing and a structured, poised silhouette. Crafted in the highest quality of Carat Calf, this emblematic leather is selected for its resistance and its regular and pronounced grain. The complex leather construction of the handle and the emphasis on painted raw edges echoes the savoir-faire codes of the Moynat Atelier. The Gabrielle is available in both PM and MM size for handbags, with an addition of a more sophisticated expression – The Gabrielle Clutch
Paco Rabanne Beach Capsule
Paco Rabanne has revealed an exclusive beach capsule for the summer featuring key accessories that will transport you to the Mediterranean coastline. The Collection features a series of bucket and tote styles features woven crochet discs connected by rivets. There are also bags decorated with astrology medallions and a spherical minaudiére assembled from gold pastilles. Among the jewellery selection, the XL Link has been studded with micro crystals – a colourful statement that delivers a touch of joy.
Tod’s Di Bag
First introduced in the nineties, the Di Bag was inspired by Diana Princess of Wales and has since been carried by royalty, the who’s who of fashion and Hollywood. The classic bag embraces a modern, genderless spirit, swapping its sharp lines for sensual suppleness and now available in a vast colour palette. For summer The Tod’s City Di Bag is the ultimate travel companion, featuring the words of the world’s most iconic cities, this new take on the classic Di bag is perfect for those heading off on a city break.