Your work bag is the one handbag that is worth investing in. It has to be functional as well as fabulous! From space to fit your laptop to extra compartments for your phone, wallet and lipstick, this is the accessory that has to work as hard as you do.
The new, Spring-Summer 2021 season bags are now on shop floors and online stores, so it is the perfect opportunity to update your wardrobe with a new piece! Before you hit refresh and invest, see our lowdown on the best bags for the office, from the bargains (which will still go the distance) to the real break the bank designer goods. Go forth, working woman, and get a bag that means business!
Looking for new ways to breathe life into your outfit? Consider adding a pop of colour with bright and bold pieces just like this number from Chanel’s Spring-Summer 2021 Pre-Collection. The Chanel Flap Bag has easily become a true classic for many and is also known as one of the top resale bags in the market. Arriving in different variations since its release in the 1980s, this particular Chanel Flap Bag comes in Yellow that’s similar to the Colour of The Year this 2021.
Tapping into its iconic styles from the ‘90s for inspiration this season, Prada is back with its signature Cleo brushed-leather shoulder bag. The brand’s famous archival bags that reigned with “It-bag” status during the ‘90s, now arrives in a variety of shades, with Silver being one of the more popular favourites.
In celebration of Ken Scott’s vibrant prints, the latest collection by Gucci embody the 60s and 70s appeal boasting an acid-trip of botanicals that include peonies, poppies, petunias, roses, and sunflowers — in the form of its signature Jackie bags. Dressing the signature bag in vibrant floral prints, the classic is reinvigorated from its former design that’s bound to stand out in a crowd.
Practical and designed for the urban woman, this Givenchy bag is widely sought after for its unique style and functionality. It’s perfect to stash all your essentials and other whatnots and comes especially handy when you’re spending the whole day out. This bag also comes with removable shoulder straps that you can attach and detach as and when you like — allowing you to personalise your bag and change the style to suit the occasion.
No surprises here but we’re still mad for monograms. And if you’re like us, monograms still have a rightful place in our hearts. Recently, Loewe unveiled its new Anagram Jacquard collection. This handcrafted collection is marked by the use of a new soft canvas jacquard design that features the Spanish maison’s streamline quadruple-L insignia motif. One of the latest additions includes this Small Hammock multifunctional bag with supple side panels that release to change its shape. The bag can be worn in multiple ways: carry it on your shoulders, sling it as a crossbody or hold it on its top handle!
A handy classic typically found on the countertops of our fellow beauty connoisseurs, vanity bags have been more or less used to store cosmetics and toiletries. However, with the ever-changing fashion scene, these vanity cases have found a new lease of life among the fashionable crowd. Boasting a utilitarian appeal and roomy interiors, this no-fuss style will fit all of our daily essentials (and more) into one — making it the perfect day-to-evening bag.
Adding a touch of couture to your everyday life, this Valentino Garavani 03 Rose Edition Atelier bag makes your outfit a little more extra thanks to its exquisite hand-moulded leather and canvas petals that have been assembled and sewn onto — creating a 3D rose detail like no other. What we like most about this number is that it compliments almost any outfit — whether you’re dressed up or down.
Comfort takes centre stage with this new bag aesthetic. Introducing the new Coach Pillow. With a soft look and feel similar to that of a bedroom pillow, this plush style with its padded quilt motif or padded leather makes for the cosiest and most playful day bag to have and to hold among the style set. The popular silhouette has garnered the likes of many including J.Lo, Kiko Mizuhara and Narelle Kheng, over these past few weeks and we can totally understand why this bag is worth copping. Its plush, ultra-soft leather and wrapped Signature hardware are some of the few things worth obsessing about, but more importantly it looks adorable for your daily wear or even when you’re headed out for your lunch breaks.