In previous years, most fall must-have lists would tell you to stock up on new jeans, lightweight jackets, trendy boots and at least one (or maybe multiple) new handbags to add an exciting pop to any outfit. Of course, 2020 isn’t like other years, and a lot of us just want to live our lives in cozy sweatsuits, luxe pajama sets and all the bike shorts we can get our hands on. But if you do decide to treat yourself to a new autumnal goodie, we suggest you make it a chunky chain bag.
This punk-adjacent trend has been steadily growing in popularity and won’t be as quick to age or date itself as last year’s beaded totes or clear carryalls. Whether you prefer a classic metallic chain, minimalist black and white or something a little bit on the quirky side, here are 18 chunky chain bags that will look as good in five years as they do now.