These Are Spring’s Top Handbag Trends

It’s almost time to retire your raggedy winter tote and switch it up to something more vibrant. Here, our favorite purse trends for spring.

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Over-the-top Embellishments

Mixed media bags are nothing new, but the trend isn’t going away anytime soon. This season, expect prettier, more ethereal versions with glitter, sequins and metal hoops and grommets galore.

Get the look: Topshop ($52); Marc Jacobs ($395); Lindsey Nicole ($1,395)

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Non-traditional Shapes

Octagons, hearts and ovals, oh my! Our favorite handbag shapes for spring are unusual, abstract and anything but boring.

Get the look: Dear Drew ($95); Slow and Steady Wins the Race ($288); Amanda Pearl ($800)

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Belt Bags

Fanny packs have officially gone mainstream, so don’t be surprised if you start to spot them at your neighborhood Zara or Topshop. Worn around the waist, the utilitarian goodie bag is street-style’s biggest crush, so go ahead and rock one like you’re on a runway (or, at the very least, an über-fashionable guided walking tour).

Get the look: Urban Outfitters ($34); Rag & Bone ($395); Gucci ($1,100)

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Drawstring Pouches

The tiny velvet evening bag trend has morphed into something more everyday-ready. Case in point: a canvas drawstring pouch that feels minimalist yet elevated.

Get the look: Zara ($50); Clare V. ($255); Alexander Wang ($695)

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Box Clutches

The 1950s rigid evening-bag silhouette is back, baby. From mini clutches to larger, top-handled versions, the Bakelite box clutch is no longer reserved just for formal wear this season.

Get the look: Vince Camuto ($198); Alice and Olivia ($425); Olympia Le Tan ($1,870)

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Lavender Hues

Move over, millennial pink. Spring is all about light lilacs and silvery mauves. Pair it with vibrant colors (helloooooo, red coat) and stay away from other pastels to avoid looking like an easter egg.

Get the look: Botkier ($198); Rebecca Minkoff ($395); Senreve ($695)


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