This '90s Bag Trend Is About to Be Everywhere

There are plenty of ‘90s fashion trends we’d rather not revisit (bucket hats and combat pants come to mind). Beaded handbags, on the other hand, we’re more than happy to give another shot. After seeing these babies on the arms of street-style stars and Instagram influencers, we decided we had to have one. Here are nine of the best options available now. 

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pink beaded bag
Matches Fashion


The Antonia style from super-cool British brand Shrimps really started the beaded bag renaissance. Available in lots of colorways, it’s got a dainty silhouette and quirky details. 

black beaded zara bag


Not looking to shell out $520 for an itty-bitty bead bag? Check out Zara’s version, which is a fraction of the price without sacrificing any of the aesthetic. 

Zara ($30)

susan alexandra bead bag
Susan Alexandra


Even if you’re not totally into the multicolored look, this NYC-based brand has a next-level supply of beaded bags to consider. 

Susan Alexandra ($315)

tory burch beaded bag


Does this little guy hold much more than your phone and some spare change? No. Does that matter when it’s so damn cute? Also no. 

ganni polka dot beaded bag
Need Supply

Polka Dot 

Worn with an LBD and heels, this cute little pouch is an excellent evening option. 

Ganni ($315)

topshop beaded bag

Shoulder Strap 

Tuck the strap into the bag and carry it as a clutch for twice the fun. 

need supply beaded bucket bag
Need Supply


We’re not over our bucket bag obsession, we’re just mixing up our collection with a beaded version. 

Not Impressed ($345)

yellow sachin and babi bag
Sachin & Babi


In eight different colors, you can find this swingy tophandle in the dictionary under “statement-maker.” 

Sachin & Babi ($595)

mango beaded bag


Oh hey, grandma chic.

Mango ($100)

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Sarah Stiefvater is PureWow's Wellness Director. She's been at PureWow for ten years, and in that time has written and edited stories across all categories, but currently focuses...