The Bags That Will Make Great Investment Pieces in 2021

Lindsay Judge   |   28-12-2020

We discover the latest accessory designs from luxury brands to splash your cash on this season.


Tod’s Holly Bag

The Tod’s Holly bag is an icon of craftsmanship and tradition. Made from the finest leather in Italy this investment piece is an accessory that will last for generations. This fall Tod’s has joined forces with artist and illustrator Andrea Tarella to present “Hollyworld”; a dreamlike collaboration that showcases the work of the artist alongside Tod’s handmade tradition.



A surreal animated story which tells of all other essential steps that go into crafting the iconic Tod’s Holly bag.


Chloé Daria Bag



The Chloé Daria bag was first introduced with the spring/summer 2020 collection and has since become a new statement for the house. Daria reflects the artistic spirit of the season and its mini versions in stamped croc and corduroy suede combine style and fresh design with reliability and functionality. The winter collection also features a collaboration with artist Rita Ackermann.


Prada Cleo Bag

The new Prada Cleo bag is the ultimate in nineties nostalgia representing an iconic design from the brand’s archives. Sleek curved lines emphasised by the rounded construction on the bottom and sides give this hobo bag a soft, light look. Brushed leather, a modern and versatile material that is distinctive in Prada collections, is ideal for creating always new combinations and contrasts. The enamel triangle logo decorates the silhouette.


Giorgio Armani La Prima

For the autumn/winter 2020/21 season, Giorgio Armani expands the range of La Prima by adding new models that update the original design while being respectful to the clean lines, quality materials and accurate craftsmanship that are so deeply defining of it.

The season’s new items include a classic, practical handle bag –available in the original double-gusset version, a new, elongated shape of the tote bag, with a metal shoulder strap, and a new micro bag with a small chain. Pouches, clutches and exquisite small crossbody bags round out the offering.


Fendi Pack


Inspired by the Fendi packaging, the Fendi Pack has already become an icon in its own right since its inception earlier this year. Designed by Silvia Venturini Fendi this collection of striking accessories were inspired by the heart of the brand.

In a colour palette of Fendi yellow and delicate powder pink the collection if for those that love to make a statement with a playful and ironic take on Fendi’s heritage


Chanel 19 Bag

Chanel’s 19 bag was presented in new colourways for the Cruise 2021 collection. Designed by Virginie Viard the new editions capture the romance and vibrancy of Capri. The Chanel 19, first created in 2019 has become a modern icon thanks to its classic and simplistic design that can be reincarnated in numerous editions.



The winter, a chic coral canvas bag with fringes is the standout piece, while a graphic design in monochrome will be a timeless welcome addition to your wardrobe for many years.


Dolce&Gabbana Sicily Matelassè

A tribute to Sicily, land of beauty and mystery, tradition and colour, Dolce&Gabbana’s Sicily bag is now available in a matelassé version in a wide selection of colourways. The key values of the brand shine through the play of quilting and stitching, which creates a sophisticated rhomboid geometric pattern, giving movement to the structural linearity of the accessory.


Valentino Garavani Roman Stud bag

Valentino’s iconic Spike bag has undergone an act of simplification, amplifying the main features: the studs, the quilting, the closure and the chain. Crafted in soft Nappa leather the silhouette is offered in vibrant shades of green, red, pink and ivory. The collection is enlarged with the introduction of special variants including ivory tricot and bold metallic Elaphe detailed with antique brass wrought macro studs.


Givenchy Antigona Soft

For Fall 2020, the Antigona Soft is unveiled to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Antigona handbag; an icon in the House’s portfolio. This soft and feminine accessory comes in a variety of colourways and is embellished with bold zippers and a distinctive pentagonal patch. Crafted in smooth calfskin, this new accessory blends soft lines and versatility with a multipurpose bag that is perfect from day to night.


Miu Miu Miu Belle Bag



Feminine and perfect for the festive season the Miu Belle Bag by Miu Miu combines feminine allure with classic style. Made of matelassé Nappa leather, the elegant accessory can be worn as a crossbody, shoulder bag or used as a clutch.

Colourways range from white to warm cognac to classic black.


Dior Caro Bag

The Dior Caro bag made its first debut in the Dior 2021 Cruise collection. Available from January 2nd 2021, this elegant supple leather crossbody bag is a homage to Christian Dior’s sister; Catherine Dior or “Caro”. Adorned with the emblematic cannage motif the Caro bag is available in two sizes, in timeless shades such as black, grey, beige and ivory as well as soft colourful hues such as sky blue, rose and mint green. The bag is finished with a gold chain and the iconic “CD” signature on the clasp. The small version is also available in three exclusive models sublimated by shearling, raw denim or punctuated by the hypnotic Tie & Dior seen on the runway.


Celine Triomphe Embroidery

First introduced for Pre-Fall 2020, the Triomphe Embroidery line returns this season with a contrasting black print on beige fabric adding a more graphic feel to Celine’s iconic bags. For the first time, the Tambour & Triomphe are available in Triomphe Embroidery which adds an elegant vintage feel to this classic bag.

Available in black and red shades and a number of shapes the Triomphe Embroidery is a great accessory that will see you all the way through to the summer months.


Hermès New Drag 22

Hermès’ New Drag 22 bag in Butler calfskin is a reinterpretation of the brand’s “Drag” travel bag This bag which has become an instantly recognisable design for decades takes on a new size of 22cm. Made of a single piece of leather and topped with thin handles that disappear into the cut of the flap, it closes with a small padlock sheathed in leather. The strap is interchangeable. The classic Hermès brown leather makes this a piece that will last for generations and a true investment buy.