Wanna know what’s hot to tote now? Bagaholicboy and IAN LEE zoom in on the six most desirable styles of the moment.
Leather (price unavailable) from Fendi.
Meet the satchel we’d carry all week. Sling the Dotcom over your shoulder for handsfree action, or remove the strap for a work-friendly top handle. That’s not all: The removable leather pouch inside makes a great lunchtime or weekend companion too.
IAN’S PICKS In a nutshell: “Versatile, multipurpose bags are definitely a thing.”
#Truestory: I hadn’t used a backpack for more than 20 years. Then I recently got myself two – and couldn’t get enough of going hands-free. I can’t think of a more fun design than this embellished Versace one. The shape and colours are boyish, but the embellishments are all glam
Embellished canvas and leather (price unavailable) from Versace.
This red model is one of my faves. It’s a funked-up classic for work or play – as a shoulder bag, casual cross-body satchel (great with a button-up and vintage jeans!), and a chic clutch when you remove the shoulder strap.
Double-T in suede and leather, $1,870, from Tod’s.
BAGAHOLICBOY’S PICKS In a nutshell: “Old is new again!”
CHANEL SHOULDER BAG
The brand’s latest collection is dubbed #ChanelAirlines. So what better way to stay in theme than with a round shoulder bag – with graphic cut-outs and hues – that channels a ’70s Pan Am stewardess?
Toile and rubber, $2,650, from Chanel.
LOUIS VUITTON NANO MALLE
Giving the iconic Petite Malle a new twist is the too-cool-for-school Nano Malle, inspired by Nintendo handsets. It has an adjustable leather strap that allows you to carry it two ways, and even comes with a pull-out mirror. The Monogram Canvas version is the one you should get
Monogram Canvas, $8,300, from Louis Vuitton.
The brand’s bag of the season is vintage-inspired, yet modern. Very Alessandro Michele (Gucci’s creative director, known for his eclectic tastes). You’ll find the house’s iconic web stripe on the flap and on the grosgrain shoulder strap. Then there’s the extra leather sling so the bag is good for both work and play!