Spring might still feel like a while off, but there is one way in which you can start embracing the new season now, and that’s by way of a beautiful bag. Whether you’re in the market for a new piece of arm candy or simply want to brush up on the styles set to dominate spring, identifying the best of the bunch can be tricky—there are so many out there to choose from it’s overwhelming. But that’s where I come in.
It’s my job to know what’s in (and, sometimes, what’s out) in the world of fashion, and having consulted both the runways and the intrinsic effect they have on social media, I can confidently say that the below seven spring 2022 handbag trends are the ones to know.
After a few years spent on the back burner, because, let’s face it, fancy new handbags weren’t exactly in-demand during lockdown, designers are relishing in making up for lost time. In most instances, designs are playful and bold—even the more timeless iterations have a fresh feel about them and provide a fun finishing touch to any outfit.
From the hue to prioritise to the “Is bigger really better?” debate, keep scrolling to see, read about and shop the handbag trends I know will be huge this year.