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Totes, Clutches, Crossbody & Shoulder Hand Bags For Women

Updated: Aug 1

Besides red bottom heels and a ravishing outfit, a chic handbag has been one of the more overlooked pieces in our wardrobes. As opportunities are now given to get access to trendy accoutrements and, of course, places to go, like the beach etc., you’ve possibly been comfortable holding on to your favorite bag when you’ve actually wanted a new one.

Fortunately, for us, there are a few pragmatic patterns among spring/summer 2023 handbag fads that will take us throughout the entire year. From totes to shoulder handbags, this year’s prettiest picks, are bags made from raffia, leather, tweed, crochet, suede, glass, crystals and others. As you head out shopping for a brand-new bag, make sure you keep the following picks at the back of your mind.

Loewe X Paula’s Ibiza Balloon Ruffled Raffia Shoulder Bag

Loewe x Paula’s Ibiza balloon-shaped shoulder bag in ruffled raffia and calf leather. Features include: adjustable shoulder strap, drawstring closure and unlined. Dimensions are approximately 10.6"H x 8.3"W x 5.9"D. Made in Spain. Colors below from left to right: Denim, Natural/Tan

Ralph Lauren Mini Wicker Basket Top-Handle Bag

Ralph Lauren Collection top handle bag in faux leather (polyurethane), wicker-like fabric, and patent leather. Drawing inspiration from a vintage basket. Features include: rolled top handles with removable tag, detachable shoulder strap and can be worn as a top handle or shoulder bag .Structured top with lining: cotton. Dimensions are approximately: 8"H x 9.3"W x 7.3"D. Made in Italy.

Cult Gaia Jaya Straw Clutch Bag

Cult Gaia Jaya straw clutch bag. Highlights sesame beige, straw, interwoven design silver-tone logo plaque, concealed magnetic fastening, main compartment and an internal logo tag. Composition-outer: rattan fibers.

Alexander Mcqueen The Peak Chain Shoulder Bag

Alexander McQueen "The Peak" shoulder bag in calf leather. Cutout knuckle duster top handle with detachable chain shoulder strap, can be worn as a top handle or shoulder bag. Structured top with magnetic hinge closure. Dimensions are approximately 8.4"H x 11"W x 5.7"D. Made in Italy

Thom Browne Tweed-Check Mini Bag

Thom Browne tweed-check mini bag. Boasting a compact silhouette, this Thom Browne mini bag is detailed with a tweed check. In multicolour hues, this creates a lively finish for the piece. Made in Italy.

Oscar De La Renta Bags

Oscar de la Renta tan/neutral crochet, leather tote bag and cross body bag.

Valentino Garavani VLogo Raffia & Leather Tote

 Valentino Garavani VLogo Raffia & Leather Tote
Valentino Garavani VLogo Raffia & Leather Tote

Crowned with signature VLogo hardware, Valentino Garavani's tote is crafted of woven raffia and grained calf leather. Details: two handles, removable strap, interior slip pocket, calf leather/raffia composition. Made in Italy. Size dimension 11"W x 7"H x 5"D.

Lanvin Bead-Embellished Tote Bag

Lanvin continues to showcase its propensity for bold accessories with this tote bag for SS23. Boasting an interwoven construction, this design is enhanced by the addition of bead embellishment. Highlights orange color, bead embellishment, interwoven design, drawstring fastening, single top handle and internal logo patch.

Mach & Mach Glitter-Detail Shoulder Bag

Mach & Mach glitter-detail shoulder bag. Founded by two sisters, Nina and Gvantsa Macharashvili, Mach & Mach has a distinctively glamorous design style. This tote bag from the SS23 collection has an upbeat feel thanks to its bow shape, which is emphasized through all-over gold-tone glitter detailing. Made in Italy. Highlights main compartment and two top handles. Composition is a 100% leather.

Chloe Deia Patchwork Suede Crossbody Bag

Chloe "Deia" hobo bag in patchwork suede and calf leather. Details include: rolled top handles, detachable crossbody strap, can be worn as a top handle or crossbody strap and open top with self-tie closure. Interior with one zip pocket. Note* lining: leather. Measurements are approximately 13.8"H x 9.8"W x 3.1"D. Made in Italy.

Aspinal Of London Medium Mayfair Peacock Tote Bag

Aspinal Of London medium Mayfair Peacock tote bag. Highlights: navy blue color, velvet finish, embroidered motif, floral embroidery to the front, fringe detailing with both gold-tone logo plaque/ hardware. Bag closure is fold-over top designed with tuck-lock fastening (single metallic top handle). Detachable leather and chain-link shoulder strap with a rear slit pocket. Inside the bag there is a logo patch with zip-fastening pocket

(partitioned compartment).

Themoirè Clori Woven Mini Bag

Clori woven mini bag. Made in Italy from straw, this lively peach iteration of Themoirè's Clori bag is distinguished by its delicately woven construction – a nod to the brand's attention to detail and focus on craftsmanship. Made in Italy. Highlights: peach orange

straw, interwoven design, cut-out top handle, adjustable detachable shoulder strap, magnetic fastening with a main compartment.

Coperni Heart Tote Bag

Coperni tote bag features: cutout top handles, open top and lining: Polyurethane.

Dimensions are approximately 17.7"H x 20.5"W x 0.1"D. Made in Romania. From left to right.

Paco Rabanne Disc Raffia Chain Shoulder Bag

Paco Rabanne shoulder bag in disc-link raffia and brass. Features are: chain shoulder strap, full flap top interior, one card slot. Measurements are approximately: 7.5"H x 11"W x 2.8"D.

Chloé Medium Mony Leather Tote Bag

Chloé's Mony tote bag features a smooth leather body with textural whip-stitched trim. A removable shoulder strap and zip-top closure complete this roomy style. Highlights include: removable shoulder strap, two top handles, one interior compartment, zip-top closure, composition is 100% leather. Made in Italy. Dimensions are 12"W x 8"H x 5"D.

Coperni Swipe Glass Mini Shoulder Bag

The Coperni Swipe glass mini shoulder bag was inspired by the 'swipe to unlock' icon seen on smartphones, Coperni's Swipe bag boasts a structured oval silhouette. This iteration is made from transparent glass with a dégradé pink tone. Made in France. Highlights, color-pink, 100% glass, transparent design, fixed top handle, open top with a main compartment.

Made For A Woman Sac Rainbow Raffia Tote Bag

Made for a woman sac rainbow raffia tote bag features multicolor fabric, 100% raffia composition, a paneled design, internal logo patch, top zip fastening, single top handle with a main compartment.

Judith Leiber Couture Hot Air Balloon Crystal-Embellished Clutch-On-Chain

Judith Leiber's Hot Air Balloon clutch flaunt a crystal-encrusted construction and a removable chain-link shoulder strap. Details include: removable shoulder strap, clasp closure with crystals. Made in Italy. Dimensions include 4"W x 4.25"H x 2"D.

Casablanca Jeanne Mini Monogram-Embossed Top-Handle Bag

CASABLANCA "Rodeo Jeanne" top handle bag in multicolor calf leather, brass, and cotton

Rolled top handle. Detachable shoulder strap, can be worn as a top handle or shoulder bag, flap top with snap closure with center slip compartment divides interior; one card slot. Note lining: cotton. Dimensions are approximately 7.9"H x 10.2"W x 3.1"D. Made in Spain. Colors below from left to right: Orange, Pink, Lilac, Brown/Laurel, Turquoise, Light Blue Multi

Benedetta Bruzziches Carra Metallic Suspended Top-Handle Bag

Benedetta Bruzziches "Carra" top handle bag in metallic calf leather and metal. Suspended metal top handle with chain accent. It has a zip top closure with dimensions are approximately 5.1"H x 13.8"W x 1.4"D. Made in Italy.

Ulla Johnson Lotus Flower Pochette Bucket Bag

Ulla Johnson, the daughter of archaeologists, was born and raised in Manhattan and cultivated her signature style between the streets of New York and the far-flung destinations of their family trips. Her eponymous label, which she launched shortly after graduating from university in 1998, rapidly drew the attention of the fashion press. Ulla Johnson's collection has a devoted following and the support of shops in the United States, Europe, Australia, and Asia. The lotus flower-shaped bucket bag in calf leather by Ulla Johnson has a delicate cord shoulder strap and a drawstring clasp. The dimensions are roughly 7.3"H x 5"W x 6"D. Produced in Italy.

X Paula’s Ibiza Petal Basket Raffia Tote Bag

Loewe's Innovation, modernity and high-level craftsmanship have been hallmarks of the house from its beginnings to this day. Loewe x Paula’s Ibiza petal-shaped tote bag features include raffia fabric and leather materials. It also has flat shoulder strap with hanging Anagram charm, open top and measurements are approximately 9.6"H x 18.9"W x 5.1"D.

Made in Spain.

Retrofete Talia Small Fringe Crystal Shoulder Bag

Retrofête, launched in 2018 by Ohad Seroya and Aviad Klin, is a womenswear brand distinguished by its bright personality, intricate craftsmanship, and sparkling embellishments. "Talia" nylon and crystal shoulder bag by Retrofete with allover fringe.

Structured shirt with detachable shoulder strap. The size is roughly 8"H x 8"W x 8"D.

Small Elephant Basket Bag In Raffia And Calfskin

A calfskin and raffia hybrid bag that blends the characteristic design of the LOEWE basket bag with an elephant's head. This version is small in size. Details include: shoulder or top handle carry, calfskin tie fastening, strap and customized charms changeable, unlined with stamped LOEWE Anagram patch. The measurements are approximations. 6.9"H x 13.8"W x 6.7"D.

Akris Ai Patchwork-Print Leather Shoulder Bag

Akris "Ai" shoulder bag in printed leather features include: flat shoulder straps, 3 convertible looks: rectangular shopper, pure trapezoid, or signature tote. Open top with center turn-lock strap closure. Interior, one zip pocket and detachable zip pouch bag. Feet protect bottom of bag. Dimensions are approximately 18.5"H x 12.2"W x 5.1"D. Made in Romania. Colors from left to right:

Paco Rabanne Moon 1969 Shoulder Bag

Paco Rabanne is known for its use of unusual materials. This shoulder bag is comprised of silver-tone metal discs and oversized crystals, channeling the brand’s experimental approach. 100% brass materials. Features include: chain shoulder strap, open top, unlined. Measures approximately: 8.3"H x 15"W x 1"D.

Christian Louboutin Frangibus Medium Spray-Print Tote Bag

Christian Louboutin "Frangibus" spray-print calf leather and canvas tote bag with signature studs and eyelash fringe trim. Details: flat top handles, open top with magnetic closure, interior, one slip pocket with signature red lining. Dimensions are approximately 11"H x 15"W x 7.9"D. Made in Italy.

Jimmy Choo Bon Bon Floral-Print Crystal Top-Handle Bag

Jimmy Choo "Bon Bon" top handle bag in floral-print cotton, brass, and crystals. Embellished top handle, 21.5"L. Drawstring closure with chain accent. Dimensions are approximately 5.9"H x 5.5"W x 3.7"D. Item Weight (Lbs.): 0.8. Made in Italy.

BTB Los Angeles Tai Floral Pearly Embellished Bucket Bag

BTB Los Angeles "Tai" raffia bucket bag with floral pearly-embellished accent.

Beaded top handles. Measurements are approximately 8"H x 9"W x 5"D. Item weight (Lbs.): 1.0. Color- natural mustard.

Cult Gaia Aiko Woven Leather Top-Handle Bag

CULT GAIA Aiko leather micro bag in ivory white and brown calf leather with a two-tone design, gold-tone brand plaque, braided edge, single braided top handle, curved corners, open top, and main compartment.

LOEWE Surplus Small Woven Leather Top-Handle Bag

Loewe "Surplus" top handle bag in multicolor woven leather. Features include: top handle and detachable shoulder strap. Can be worn as a top handle or shoulder bag. Open top with self-tie closure. Measurements are approximatly:6.5"H x 10.6"W x 6.3"D. Made in Spain. Colors below: Multi-Brown, Multi-Green, Multi-Blue.

Kate Spade New York Lemon Drop Raffia Top-Handle Bag

Kate spade new york lemon drop top handle bag in rattan, raffia, and fabric.

Features include: cutout top handles, detachable and adjustable crossbody bag (20"L), open top with center magnetic closure with lining: canvas feet protect bottom of bag. Measurements are approximately 10.2"H x 10.2"W x 3.9"D.

Valentino Garavani Loco Small VLOGO Sequins Shoulder Bag

Valentino Garavani, an Italian designer, staged his first important presentation in 1962 at Florence's Pitti Palace, an appropriate site for his lavish collection. Valentino's signatures were gorgeous lace, feminine embellishments, gossamer-like chiffon, and a brilliant shade of red. Valentino Garavani's "Loco" shoulder bag is made of allover sequins silk, metallic lambskin leather, and metal. The bag has a detachable shoulder strap, a flap top with a VLOGO magnetic fastening, and one slip pocket on the inside.

The dimensions are roughly 4.3"H x 7.9"W x 2"D. Produced in Italy.

Eugenia Kim Luna Ombre Straw Chain Clutch Bag

Eugenia Kim "Luna" half moon clutch bag in ombré straw. Matte oversized chain top handle. Structured top with magnetic closure. Measurement include: 8"H x 13.5"W.

Anya Hindmarch Envelope Flap Straw Clutch Bag

Anya Hindmarch clutch bag in multicolor paper raffia, straw, and leather. Removable wristlet s trap; tassel accent. Envelope flap top with magnetic closure. Measurements are approximately 5.9"H x 9.4"W x 0.8"D.

LOEWE Flamenco Fish-Print Denim Clutch Bag

The Flamenco, which debuted in the 1970s, closes with drawstring pulls completed in its trademark coiled knots. This huge shoulder bag is made from fish pattern denim with frayed ends and contrasting leather straps. The large Flamenco can fit a large wallet, all mobile phones, a laptop, a 1L bottle, and sunglasses. Shoulder transport magnetic closing that is undetectable Herringbone cotton canvas lining with one internal zipped pocket. Blue color

Dolce & Gabbana Sicily Patchwork Denim Top-Handle Bag

Dolce & Gabbana "Sicily" top handle bag in patchwork cotton and lambskin leather.

Features logo plaque on front, rolled top handle, flap top with magnetic interior, one zip pocket, one card slot, and one slip pocket. Feet protect bottom of bag. Measurements are approximately 8.3"H x 10.2"W x 4.7"D. Made in Italy.

Callista Micro Leather & Raffia Tote Bag

The callista calf leather tote bag with raffia trim features rolled top handles, detachable, adjustable crossbody strap, 42.5"-49.9"L. Can be worn as a top handle or crossbody bag.

Open top with snap closure. Measurements are approximately 5.9"H x 7"W x 2.8"D. Made in Greece, Colors below Jasmine & Magnolia

Sesia Summer Shopper Leather Bag

Loro Piana "Sesia" summer shopper bag in dyed calf leather and a linen-wool blend lining. Features top carry handles and logo emblems. Measurements are approximately: 16.9"L x 7.1"W. Wipe to clean. Made in Italy.

Anya Hindmarch Maud Beaded-Satin Lemon Clutch Bag

The Anya Hindmarch's Maud clutch is embellished with ornate beading to look like a juicy lemon slice, framed with a hinged top opening. A perfect accessory addition for the spring and summer. Features include: yellow color, composition are beads(exterior only) and satin (inside lining), hinged top design with chain shoulder strap. Measurements are approximately 5.9"H x 8.2"W x 1.9"D

x Paula’s Ibiza Sequins Fish Pouch Shoulder Bag

A fish pouch crafted in sequined raffia with a calfskin base and strap and a drawstring top in herringbone cotton canvas. Other features include: shoulder carry, unlined and embossed anagram.

Dries Van Noten Small Ruffled Tie Dye Tote Bag

Dries Van Noten is regarded as both a fashion designer and an artist. Van Noten, who has been in the profession for almost 25 years, designs in his hometown of Antwerp with an academic mind and a personal eye for poetic beauty. His characteristic use of prints, color, and ethnic influences tempers quirkiness with a keen sense of refinement, as seen by layered outfits that wearably pair clashing patterns, materials, and shapes. Dries Van Noten tote bag in multicolored ruffled fabric and calf leather. Twisted top handle, zip top clasp, and one slip pocket on the inside. The dimensions are approx. 7.9"H x 6.3"W x 10.2"D. Produced in Italy.

OTTOLINGER SSENSE Exclusive Beige & Red Signature Ceramic Bag

Structured recycled polyurethane top handle bag in beige. Logo embossed at face. Features include: fixed twin carry handles, padded extended trim at face and back face and open throat. Measurements are approximately H5.5 x W5.5 x D2 in. Available exclusively at SSENSE. Supplier color: Red/Sand. Thermoplastic polyurethane. Made in Greece.

JW ANDERSON Beige Fish Pouch

Hand-crocheted rope pouch in beige. Woven detailing throughout. Leather shoulder strap extends to drawstring closure. Detachable grained leather logo charm. Measurements are approximately: H15" x W9" x D2". Color: Natural. Made in Georgia.


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