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7 Handbag Trends We Are Charging Forward With In 2024

7 Handbag Trends We Are Charging Forward With In 2024



ast year saw celebrities and influencers embrace polished top-handle satchels, cute micro purses, and even some Y2K baguette bags for a nostalgic vibe. A new year might come with exciting new accessories, but we plan to charge forward with some bags from the past year that still hit hard. From fuzzy pouches to sleek little saddles, bold hues to clever clasps, bags are getting seriously playful and our editors aren’t the only ones holding onto the past.

Let’s unpack the 7 cool handbag trends of 2024 set to take over the streets…

#1. Designer clutches

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Compact clutch bags went clean and minimal last year, but for 2024, it’s all about elevating your evening wear with high-shine geometric clutches in metallic leather or glitter acrylics. With disco likely to make a major comeback, these flashy bags are perfect for adding some dazzle to your night-out looks.

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#2. Sleek saddle designs

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Equestriancore persistently gallops ahead with saddlebag variations remaining seriously on-trend. But this year’s versions ditch the super casual vibe for more refined, sculptural silhouettes. Luxe leathers, curved shapes, and elegant hardware — these hybrid crossbody bags add an elevated touch for day or night while still nodding to that cool equestrian aesthetic.

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#3. The matchy-matchy game

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Forget perfectly coordinating your outfit. The new matchy-matchy game is your heels and handbag. Brands are releasing head-to-toe collections, pairing bold pumps and mini purses in the same colors and patterns. Whether it’s floral embroidery, animal print, or hot pink leather, styling your accessories “twinning” is the cutest new twist in the color game.

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#4. Furry lil’ bags

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Style stars have been revealing their furry bag all winter season, that’s how you know these fuzzy items are the elite 2024 handbag trends to keep in your corner. These snuggly little pouches can come shaped like cute animals, glittery hearts, vibrant hibiscus flowers, and more. The textures look fabulously tactile and the petite silhouettes are perfectly on-trend.

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#5. Maximum Birkins

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In ultra-glam news, Hermes’ iconic Birkin totes are expanding even more with 2024’s focus on enlarged, high-fashion proportions. With luxury houses maximizing the signature structured bags to new voluminous sizes, it’s all about that “big Birkin energy” this season. Carry these roomy totes as ultra-chic weekend bags or everyday statement pieces.

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#6. Beach bags go bold

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For the ultimate 2024 vacation accessory, shop Jumbo-sized raffia and canvas beach bags with a twist. From vibrant ombré hues to beaded embroidered patterns, popular silhouettes like the timeless Staud Moreau are getting eye-catching makeovers. Yes, when hitting the seaside this year, every style star should go gorgeously graphic with her carryalls.

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#7. Bucket bags

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Finally, the humble bucket bag has officially achieved “it bag status” with elevated versions storming the 2024 runways. But these are no basic bohemian styles. Designers are offering the familiar drawstring shape in decadent materials like buttery leather and velvety suede cinched elegantly with jewelry chains and textured tassels for a luxe, on-trend take perfect for making a statement.

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Well, ladies (and gents), as you can see, the 2024 handbag trends still aim to include color, texture, proportion play, and a healthy dose of quirky personality. Whether you’re hitting the clubs, commuting to the office, or jet-setting to a tropical locale, these seven styles have got you fabulously covered. Simply pick your accessory potion and get ready to take your outfits to exciting new levels.

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