That’s how we feel about the most understated accessory that’s quick to be dismissed by many: the bag charm.
Why do we love them so much? Bag charms give you the freedom of customisation without commitment; in other words, you can make your plain black handbag yours in a million different ways, with a million different keychains that’s just bursting with personality. If you get sick of the look? Unclip it.
From quirky baubles that resemble everyday food items (eyes on the pineapple and cupcake options) to furry power puffs, these little charmers are great for jazzing up your everyday bag.
For those who value practicality, these can even double up as a keychain. If you can’t imagine forking out bucket loads for such nifty baubles, fret not: our picks start at just $11.90.
From high-end options to affordable selections, get a swing on this trend and shop our top picks of adorable bag charms.
Affordable: Zara ice cream key ring, $11.90
Fancy something sweet? This ice cream-shaped key ring will most definitely satisfy your craving. Featuring a duo-coloured fur ball in yellow and pink will add some unexpected fun to a structured work bag.
Add some fruity fun to your daily routine with this tropical pineapple keyring that’s crafted from duo-chrome sequins. Vibrant and whimsical, this bag charm will highlight your personality. It also has a polished silver loop to attach to your favorite luxury handbag.
Affordable: Charles & Keith heart lock keychain, $12.90
For the romantics at heart, this gold keychain featuring a key and pink heart charm and an accompanying key design will add just a subtle touch of elegance to your receptacle. It’s simple, it’s cute and best of all, it’s easy on the wallet. It’ll also make for a great, heartfelt (get it?) gift for a BFF.
This metal keychain in red and silver-tone features an LED flashlight and magnetic compass for the uber adventurous outdoor enthusiast. Handy, practical and cool for those who are more pragmatic, this bag charm may even serve to make your life easier someday.
Blending refine style and a zesty touch of spirited fun, this bag charm is colorful, dynamic and luxe at the same time. Crafted from supple leather, this Avventura keyring from Furla features gold-tone hardware and an engraved logo on the hummingbird motif.
This adorable cupcake charm comes in pink pearlescent and gold glitter 100% hand poured acrylic. It also has a hangtag with an etched logo — so chic. We love the materials and textiles used in this fun little trinket.
Of course, we can’t resist anything that glitters, but you’ll just have to trust us on this: this bag charm will surely add a touch of bling to your receptacle.
For the SS’18 season, Fendi has a new set of bag charms featuring a playful Space Monkey. Small and ironic, this charm also features Fendi’s FF logo jacquard fabric and the new ‘F is FENDI’ logo shaped golden hook, highlighting the house’s love for logomania. It comes in a variety of other colours – such as bright red, blue, pastel pink, orange and yellow – and brandishes galvanised pearls.
Burberry’s collectible teddy bear keychains are such great fun. The iconic figure, which is reintroduced each season wearing a piece inspired by the British house’s original designs, is seen for Spring ’18 in a signature checked cashmere and styled in a tartan wool trench coat that’s embellished with gold studs and safety pins.
Notable for her commitment to animal welfare and sustainability, Stella McCartney’s products are 100% ethically produced.
Meaning, you can expect organic and recycled fabrics alongside animal-friendly textiles with the brand.
This super cool rabbit keychain with faux fur is a testament to that. And by cool, we really mean nose-ring cladded, rocker-shades-on, multiple earring-studded cool. Who knew bunnies could look this badass?