These 5 Handbag Trends Will Be Everywhere This Winter

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Coats, scarves, hats and…handbags? Yes, there is such a thing as a winter carryall. These five trends are all the proof you need.

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Mock Croc

We’re talking croc-embossed leather, which instantly ups the luxe factor of anything (even that standard black puffer of yours). 

Get the look: Leith ($29); Brahmin ($225); Tory Burch ($300)

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Supersize Totes

Big bags aren’t just for the beach. Get one that can carry everything from your wool hat to your entire hydrating skin-care routine for winter.

Get the look: Sole Society ($39); Shiraleah ($62); Fendi ($1,890)

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Statement Chains

No dainty links allowed. Winter is all about chunky chains in both metal and plastic finishes.

Get the look: Topshop ($48); Street Level ($64); Michael Kors ($248)

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Saddle Bags

Black leather is classic, but there’s something so nostalgic about a cognac-hued bag. Pair it with something marigold for a ’70s vibe.

Get the look: Urban Originals ($49); Banana Republic ($138)See by Chloé ($395)

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Drawstring Pouches

One part bucket bag and one part evening bag, these aptly named (and often glitzy) pouches belong in the holiday party circuit.

Get the look: Chelsea28 ($49); Ganni ($315); Simone Rocha ($440)

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