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These are the 3 major handbag trends to look out for this season

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There’s nothing quite like a new handbag. From the act of moving your essentials into it to the first time you take it for a spin; purses will always be a wardrobe staple.

If you’re a handbag lover and like to have fun with your styling choices, you’ll love the current trends of the season. Keep scrolling to get the lowdown on what purse styles are popular right now and prepare to make your next purchase!

1. Quirky shapes

Who doesn’t love a fashionable conversation starter? This season, you can expect to see a lot of unique novelty bags that are all their own. From favorite foods to cute characters and whimsical shapes, this handbag trend is all about having fun with your accessories.

Betsey Johnson Kitsch Love You So Much Crossbody Multi, $128

Credit: Betsey Johnson
Credit: Betsey Johnson

$128 at Betsey Johnson

Aldo Spicyrazzle Crystal Hot Sauce Crossbody Bag, $79.99

Credit: DSW
Credit: DSW

$79.99 at DSW

Charles & Keith Waverly Scallop-Trim Mini Bag, $46

Credit: Charles & Keith
Credit: Charles & Keith

$46 at Charles & Keith

2. Top handles

It’s time to ditch your go-to crossbody (for now at least) in favor of styles with top handles. Ranging from playful to professional, there are tons of top handle styles to choose from. And this trend lends itself well to big-ticket purchases — if you invest in a classic neutral design, you’ll be able to wear this trend for years to come.

Coach Cassie Crossbody 19, $295

Credit: Coach
Credit: Coach

$295 at Coach

ASOS DESIGN Mini Croc Tote Bag, $28

Credit: ASOS
Credit: ASOS

$28 at ASOS

Senreve Cavalla Saddle Bag, $345

Credit: Senreve
Credit: Senreve

$345 at Senreve

3. Sparkling styles

While the holiday season is over, sparkly bags aren’t going anywhere. Glittering, crystal-encrusted bags are an easy way to dress up any look and instantly make it feel special. You can almost consider these bags like jewelry!

AQUA Crystal Mini Crossbody, $98

Credit: Bloomingdale’s
Credit: Bloomingdale’s

$98 at Bloomingdale's

Kurt Geiger London Fabric Mini Kensington, $195

Credit: Kurt Geiger London
Credit: Kurt Geiger London

$195 at Kurt Geiger London

8 Other Reasons Out And About Bag, $61 (Orig. $108)

Credit: Revolve
Credit: Revolve

$61 $108 at Revolve


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