From The Straits Times    |

For the bag trends of SS ’20, be inspired by the shades that are hot for this season, according to Pantone’s Fashion Colour Trend Report. Plus, we’ve included bag styles in the forever-classic colour – black.


From bright mustards to tawny yellows, this is a sure-fire way to inject a pop of colour to your outfit.

(left) Peekaboo lambskin top-handle bag, $8,750, Fendi
(Right) Leather top-handle bag, $3,770, Gucci

(Left) Miller leather cross-body bag, Tory Burch
(Right) Belted Bayswater leather cross-body bag, $1,490, Mulberry

(Left) Faux leather cross-body bag, $69.90, Charles & Keith
(Right) Varenne leather cross-body bag, $1,650, Jimmy Choo

(Left) Turnlock leather cross-body bag, $595, Coach
(Right) PU tote, $74.95, H&M

(Left) Leather tote, $1,100, Longchamp
(Right) Faux fur tote, $69.90, Zara


Three words to describe scarlet: fiery, bold and eye-catching – exactly what you see here.

(Left) Ginny leather cross-body bag, $309.90, Michael Kors at Zalora
(Right) Supervee calf leather shoulder bag, Valentino

(Left) La Prima leather shoulder bag, $2,490, Giorgio Armani
(Center) Faux leather cross-body bag, $45.90, Charles & Keith
(Right) Furla Sleek leather bucket bag, $640, Furla

(Left) Embossed leather S cross-body bag, $2,930, Alexander McQueen
(Rught) Biker leather cross-body bag, Moschino

(Left) Clayn calf leather cross-body bag, $990, Bally
(right) Serpenti Cabochon calf leather cross-body bag, $3,370, Bvlgari


This is the hue to add to your wardrobe this season, and it’s a lot easier to pull off than you think.

(Left) Lambskin top-handle bag, Chanel
(Right) Padded Cassette leather cross-body bag, $3,560, Bottega Veneta

(Left) M leather cross-body bag, MSGM
(Right) Leather cross-body bag, $440, Bimba Y Lola

(Left) Triomphe calfskin M shoulder bag, $4,950, Celine
(Center) PU cross-body bag, $49.90, Topshop at Zalora
(Right) Guirlande de Cartier calfskin cross-body bag, $1,690, Cartier

(Left) Turnlock leather cross-body bag, $475, Coach
(Right) Bovine leather cross-body bag, $59.90, Mango


A palette cleanser and the foolproof option for this season.

(Left) Hourglass embossed calf leather M top-handle bag, $2,550, Balenciaga
(Right) Lola leather cross-body bag, Burberry

(Left) Balloon calf leather bucket bag, $4,850, Loewe
(Center) Mercer Gallery leather shoulder bag, Michael Michael Kors at Michael Kors
(Right) Embroidered canvas tote, $4,400, Dior

(Left) Dolce Box PVC, aluminium and brass top-handle bag, $7,000, Dolce & Gabbana
(Right) Cargo leather M cross-body bag, $460, Kate Spade New York

(Left) Faux leather cross-body bag, $79.90, Charles & Keith
(Center) Faux pearl tote, $69.90, Zara
(Right) Gancio ostrich leather shoulder bag, Salvatore Ferragamo


Whether it’s a dark, classic navy or a soft baby blue, this shade goes with almost everything.

(Left) Roseau suede mini top-handle bag, $715, Longchamp
(Center) Michael J Fox leather shoulder bag, Coach x Richard Bernstein at Coach
(Right) Bolide 1923 – 45 racing calfskin top-handle bag, Hermes

(Left) Timeless leather cross-body bag, $2,840, Tod’s
(Right) Shoulder Pouch calfskin top-handle bag, $3,980, Bottega Veneta

(Left) Faux leather cross-body bag, $89.90, Charles & Keith
(Center) Bond cotton and calf leather belt bag, $1,690, Givenchy
(Right) Chanel 19 washed denim shoulder bag, Chanel

(Left) Dauphine MM calf leather shoulder bag, $4,900, Louis Vuitton
(Right) Jagger leather L cross-body bag, Michael Michael Kors at Michael Kors


You can’t go wrong with this basic hue. Keep things interesting with textures from suede to straw, croc-embossed to calfskin.

(Left) Seau suede bucket with studs, $6,130, Saint Laurent
(Center) Calf leather top-handle bucket bag, $3,350, Prada
(Right) Delancey Canteen leather cross-body bag, Michael Michael Kors
at Michael Kors

(Left) Gancio leather belt bag, Salvatore Ferragamo
(Right) Calfskin cross-body bag, Chanel

(Left) Furla 1927 leather cross-body bag, $485, Furla
(Center) Maillon Triomphe suede cross-body bag, $4,150, Celine
(Right) Calf leather tote, $1,640, Miu Miu

(Left) Dionysus embossed leather clutch, Gucci
(Right) Pretty canvas tote with leather trimmings, $299, Pretty Ballerinas

This article was first published in Her World’s March issue.