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Iconic Chanel Clutch Is Even Better Than Your New It Bag

Iconic Chanel Clutch Is Even Better Than Your New It Bag

Personally, we’d rather not go to a party and find someone wearing the same outfit as us—and that goes for our handbags as well. Sure, we all love the newest “it bags” and you can’t help it if you run into a few ladies who are sporting the same Fendi Buggie, but the less matching the better. We love a good statement piece and our jaws practically hit the floor when we saw this purse. Iconic? Yes. Luxurious? Of course. Do we want to carry it everywhere? Absolutely. Chanel’s Transparent Evening Bag is designed after the celebrity-favorite No. 5 perfume bottle, and we can’t think of any other clutch we’d rather tote around town. It’s available in black and clear, but we like that cheeky hint of being able to see inside. Sure it’s smaller than an iPad, but if we can fit our cell phone and our Chanel lipstick we’re good, right? Besides that’s why men have pockets—for all the little things we can’t get into our amazing new bag.

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10 definitive It-bags of 2019

If ever there were an expert qualified to list the most desirable bags to invest in right now, it's Anna Vitiello, co-founder of And Finally - an online go-to accessories destination, offering an encyclopaedic knowledge of the industry. Here, she introduces the 10 bags to invest in this year.

Just a few years ago, it might have seemed too obvious, or bad taste, even, to sport such a recognisable accessory - a mood that gave rise to a number of brilliant new brands that pride themselves on invisible branding understated design. But the tides have shifted and our thirst for &lsquoIt-bags has returned. So what do the next 12 months hold for these cult-status, wait list-inducing handbags that seemingly sell out faster than we can reach the queue for them? The answer, in short, is a bright future: behold a new breed, prepare to fall over yourselves to get your hands on one.

Trust Mrs. Prada to take the retro silhouette of the season and make it the most decisively unique, iconic bag of spring/summer. Add to that the tie dye print so evocative of Mrs. Prada&rsquos cultural story telling within her creations and you have an accessory that does so much more than complete your outfit. We&rsquod juxtapose the Sidonie&rsquos tie-dye motif with some strong, structured clothes for an ultramodern approach.

Beckham&rsquos powder box bag barely hit the proverbial e-commerce shelves before selling out. Did the Duchess of Sussex&rsquos outing with it a month ago as part of a full VB look help drive its success? Probably, yes, but there&rsquos no denying that this compact (literally - it has a mirror and lipstick pocket inside) handbag would have found success all on its own. Get your lipstick at the ready and queue up for the restock - we suspect it&rsquoll be around long enough to blink and you&rsquoll miss it.

So much controversy accompanied Hedi Slimane&rsquos handbag debut for Celine, but looking past all the noise, you&rsquoll find an inherently elegant, timeless bag that ticks all the heirloom boxes. It&rsquos an investment, for sure, but also a piece of history (and history is worth paying for, right?) Worn with some vintage wash jeans and a garbadine trench, you can&rsquot fail to to emulate Christy Turlington circa 1989.

The mid-range label&rsquos shoes have been some of the most Instagrammed in recent memory. So, when By Far dropped a debut range of handbags, they were bound to fly off the shelves (or e-commerce equivalent) in no time at all. The sell-out Rachel bag - aptly named after the 90s Friends character - was followed by one of our favourite styles of the season, rendered in patents, mock crocs and leathers and stealing our hearts with their miniature proportions. Our favourite? The pistachio green that touches on the off-pastel hues that we&rsquore loving for S/S 2019.

If it ain&rsquot broke, don&rsquot fix, just make it even better. Continuing the label&rsquos string of cult status bags to come out in recent seasons, Fendi has taken a true classic - the Peekaboo - and made it unapologetically cool with the addition of the &lsquodefender&rsquo. With useful compartments plastered all over the ready-to-wear as well as the bags (labelled for those seeking unambiguous efficiency) the chic colour ways and functional elements feel experimental and timeless in equal measure. Utility is going to be one of the season&rsquos biggest trends, so why not go the whole hog and pair it with neutral cargo pants and a crisp shirt.

No one makes elegance look as cool as Bally, and the Janelle bag - a timeless crossbody with a metal buckle opening - exemplifies the label&rsquos uniquely luxe, modern aesthetic. Steering clear of the millenial-driven logo mania of recent seasons, it quietly exudes sophistication much like its cross-body peers from Celine and Saint Laurent. We love the pinky-nude that feels like a neutral, but acts like a colour, giving a denim get up a feminine touch.

Chanel&rsquos runway show sur la plage was memorable for many reasons - not least the actual waves rolling up on the man-made beach and the lifeguards sat atop their towers - but even the jaw-dropping setting couldn&rsquot steal the limelight from the incredible accessories. Most notable was the side pack - Chanel&rsquos bag of the season - comprising of two bags in one, joined midway by their chains and designed to wear on each side: a twist on a classic that we&rsquore more than on board with.

If out and out 90s isn&rsquot your thing, then Little Liffner&rsquos baguette bag - a sell-out within days on Net-a-Porter - could be your bag of the season. It packs all the punch of a luxury accessory with a mid range price tag (pick yours up for £375) but you&rsquoll have to add your name to the wait lists if you&rsquore to join the legion of fans that the Stockholm-based brand has quickly accrued.

Once upon a time, we were digging around vintage shops for old school Givenchy, but trust Clare Waight Keller to bring back an icon. The label&rsquos new line of accessories feature the iconic logo, injecting a dose of 80s Parisian glamour to your wardrobe. We love the belt bag, in particular, worn with high waist tailored trousers and a silk blouse.

Few fashion houses could take a beautifully simple handbag silhouette, apply a single initial and come up with a cult accessory, but such is the influence of Chloé&rsquos handbags (and the loyal hashtag Chloé girls that don them) that the label&rsquos C bag has become one of our favourite street style stars. Its chic understatedness makes it one of the most versatile bags of the season, perfect for pairing with casual denim or a silk slip dress for summer.


10 definitive It-bags of 2019

If ever there were an expert qualified to list the most desirable bags to invest in right now, it's Anna Vitiello, co-founder of And Finally - an online go-to accessories destination, offering an encyclopaedic knowledge of the industry. Here, she introduces the 10 bags to invest in this year.

Just a few years ago, it might have seemed too obvious, or bad taste, even, to sport such a recognisable accessory - a mood that gave rise to a number of brilliant new brands that pride themselves on invisible branding understated design. But the tides have shifted and our thirst for &lsquoIt-bags has returned. So what do the next 12 months hold for these cult-status, wait list-inducing handbags that seemingly sell out faster than we can reach the queue for them? The answer, in short, is a bright future: behold a new breed, prepare to fall over yourselves to get your hands on one.

Trust Mrs. Prada to take the retro silhouette of the season and make it the most decisively unique, iconic bag of spring/summer. Add to that the tie dye print so evocative of Mrs. Prada&rsquos cultural story telling within her creations and you have an accessory that does so much more than complete your outfit. We&rsquod juxtapose the Sidonie&rsquos tie-dye motif with some strong, structured clothes for an ultramodern approach.

Beckham&rsquos powder box bag barely hit the proverbial e-commerce shelves before selling out. Did the Duchess of Sussex&rsquos outing with it a month ago as part of a full VB look help drive its success? Probably, yes, but there&rsquos no denying that this compact (literally - it has a mirror and lipstick pocket inside) handbag would have found success all on its own. Get your lipstick at the ready and queue up for the restock - we suspect it&rsquoll be around long enough to blink and you&rsquoll miss it.

So much controversy accompanied Hedi Slimane&rsquos handbag debut for Celine, but looking past all the noise, you&rsquoll find an inherently elegant, timeless bag that ticks all the heirloom boxes. It&rsquos an investment, for sure, but also a piece of history (and history is worth paying for, right?) Worn with some vintage wash jeans and a garbadine trench, you can&rsquot fail to to emulate Christy Turlington circa 1989.

The mid-range label&rsquos shoes have been some of the most Instagrammed in recent memory. So, when By Far dropped a debut range of handbags, they were bound to fly off the shelves (or e-commerce equivalent) in no time at all. The sell-out Rachel bag - aptly named after the 90s Friends character - was followed by one of our favourite styles of the season, rendered in patents, mock crocs and leathers and stealing our hearts with their miniature proportions. Our favourite? The pistachio green that touches on the off-pastel hues that we&rsquore loving for S/S 2019.

If it ain&rsquot broke, don&rsquot fix, just make it even better. Continuing the label&rsquos string of cult status bags to come out in recent seasons, Fendi has taken a true classic - the Peekaboo - and made it unapologetically cool with the addition of the &lsquodefender&rsquo. With useful compartments plastered all over the ready-to-wear as well as the bags (labelled for those seeking unambiguous efficiency) the chic colour ways and functional elements feel experimental and timeless in equal measure. Utility is going to be one of the season&rsquos biggest trends, so why not go the whole hog and pair it with neutral cargo pants and a crisp shirt.

No one makes elegance look as cool as Bally, and the Janelle bag - a timeless crossbody with a metal buckle opening - exemplifies the label&rsquos uniquely luxe, modern aesthetic. Steering clear of the millenial-driven logo mania of recent seasons, it quietly exudes sophistication much like its cross-body peers from Celine and Saint Laurent. We love the pinky-nude that feels like a neutral, but acts like a colour, giving a denim get up a feminine touch.

Chanel&rsquos runway show sur la plage was memorable for many reasons - not least the actual waves rolling up on the man-made beach and the lifeguards sat atop their towers - but even the jaw-dropping setting couldn&rsquot steal the limelight from the incredible accessories. Most notable was the side pack - Chanel&rsquos bag of the season - comprising of two bags in one, joined midway by their chains and designed to wear on each side: a twist on a classic that we&rsquore more than on board with.

If out and out 90s isn&rsquot your thing, then Little Liffner&rsquos baguette bag - a sell-out within days on Net-a-Porter - could be your bag of the season. It packs all the punch of a luxury accessory with a mid range price tag (pick yours up for £375) but you&rsquoll have to add your name to the wait lists if you&rsquore to join the legion of fans that the Stockholm-based brand has quickly accrued.

Once upon a time, we were digging around vintage shops for old school Givenchy, but trust Clare Waight Keller to bring back an icon. The label&rsquos new line of accessories feature the iconic logo, injecting a dose of 80s Parisian glamour to your wardrobe. We love the belt bag, in particular, worn with high waist tailored trousers and a silk blouse.

Few fashion houses could take a beautifully simple handbag silhouette, apply a single initial and come up with a cult accessory, but such is the influence of Chloé&rsquos handbags (and the loyal hashtag Chloé girls that don them) that the label&rsquos C bag has become one of our favourite street style stars. Its chic understatedness makes it one of the most versatile bags of the season, perfect for pairing with casual denim or a silk slip dress for summer.


10 definitive It-bags of 2019

If ever there were an expert qualified to list the most desirable bags to invest in right now, it's Anna Vitiello, co-founder of And Finally - an online go-to accessories destination, offering an encyclopaedic knowledge of the industry. Here, she introduces the 10 bags to invest in this year.

Just a few years ago, it might have seemed too obvious, or bad taste, even, to sport such a recognisable accessory - a mood that gave rise to a number of brilliant new brands that pride themselves on invisible branding understated design. But the tides have shifted and our thirst for &lsquoIt-bags has returned. So what do the next 12 months hold for these cult-status, wait list-inducing handbags that seemingly sell out faster than we can reach the queue for them? The answer, in short, is a bright future: behold a new breed, prepare to fall over yourselves to get your hands on one.

Trust Mrs. Prada to take the retro silhouette of the season and make it the most decisively unique, iconic bag of spring/summer. Add to that the tie dye print so evocative of Mrs. Prada&rsquos cultural story telling within her creations and you have an accessory that does so much more than complete your outfit. We&rsquod juxtapose the Sidonie&rsquos tie-dye motif with some strong, structured clothes for an ultramodern approach.

Beckham&rsquos powder box bag barely hit the proverbial e-commerce shelves before selling out. Did the Duchess of Sussex&rsquos outing with it a month ago as part of a full VB look help drive its success? Probably, yes, but there&rsquos no denying that this compact (literally - it has a mirror and lipstick pocket inside) handbag would have found success all on its own. Get your lipstick at the ready and queue up for the restock - we suspect it&rsquoll be around long enough to blink and you&rsquoll miss it.

So much controversy accompanied Hedi Slimane&rsquos handbag debut for Celine, but looking past all the noise, you&rsquoll find an inherently elegant, timeless bag that ticks all the heirloom boxes. It&rsquos an investment, for sure, but also a piece of history (and history is worth paying for, right?) Worn with some vintage wash jeans and a garbadine trench, you can&rsquot fail to to emulate Christy Turlington circa 1989.

The mid-range label&rsquos shoes have been some of the most Instagrammed in recent memory. So, when By Far dropped a debut range of handbags, they were bound to fly off the shelves (or e-commerce equivalent) in no time at all. The sell-out Rachel bag - aptly named after the 90s Friends character - was followed by one of our favourite styles of the season, rendered in patents, mock crocs and leathers and stealing our hearts with their miniature proportions. Our favourite? The pistachio green that touches on the off-pastel hues that we&rsquore loving for S/S 2019.

If it ain&rsquot broke, don&rsquot fix, just make it even better. Continuing the label&rsquos string of cult status bags to come out in recent seasons, Fendi has taken a true classic - the Peekaboo - and made it unapologetically cool with the addition of the &lsquodefender&rsquo. With useful compartments plastered all over the ready-to-wear as well as the bags (labelled for those seeking unambiguous efficiency) the chic colour ways and functional elements feel experimental and timeless in equal measure. Utility is going to be one of the season&rsquos biggest trends, so why not go the whole hog and pair it with neutral cargo pants and a crisp shirt.

No one makes elegance look as cool as Bally, and the Janelle bag - a timeless crossbody with a metal buckle opening - exemplifies the label&rsquos uniquely luxe, modern aesthetic. Steering clear of the millenial-driven logo mania of recent seasons, it quietly exudes sophistication much like its cross-body peers from Celine and Saint Laurent. We love the pinky-nude that feels like a neutral, but acts like a colour, giving a denim get up a feminine touch.

Chanel&rsquos runway show sur la plage was memorable for many reasons - not least the actual waves rolling up on the man-made beach and the lifeguards sat atop their towers - but even the jaw-dropping setting couldn&rsquot steal the limelight from the incredible accessories. Most notable was the side pack - Chanel&rsquos bag of the season - comprising of two bags in one, joined midway by their chains and designed to wear on each side: a twist on a classic that we&rsquore more than on board with.

If out and out 90s isn&rsquot your thing, then Little Liffner&rsquos baguette bag - a sell-out within days on Net-a-Porter - could be your bag of the season. It packs all the punch of a luxury accessory with a mid range price tag (pick yours up for £375) but you&rsquoll have to add your name to the wait lists if you&rsquore to join the legion of fans that the Stockholm-based brand has quickly accrued.

Once upon a time, we were digging around vintage shops for old school Givenchy, but trust Clare Waight Keller to bring back an icon. The label&rsquos new line of accessories feature the iconic logo, injecting a dose of 80s Parisian glamour to your wardrobe. We love the belt bag, in particular, worn with high waist tailored trousers and a silk blouse.

Few fashion houses could take a beautifully simple handbag silhouette, apply a single initial and come up with a cult accessory, but such is the influence of Chloé&rsquos handbags (and the loyal hashtag Chloé girls that don them) that the label&rsquos C bag has become one of our favourite street style stars. Its chic understatedness makes it one of the most versatile bags of the season, perfect for pairing with casual denim or a silk slip dress for summer.


10 definitive It-bags of 2019

If ever there were an expert qualified to list the most desirable bags to invest in right now, it's Anna Vitiello, co-founder of And Finally - an online go-to accessories destination, offering an encyclopaedic knowledge of the industry. Here, she introduces the 10 bags to invest in this year.

Just a few years ago, it might have seemed too obvious, or bad taste, even, to sport such a recognisable accessory - a mood that gave rise to a number of brilliant new brands that pride themselves on invisible branding understated design. But the tides have shifted and our thirst for &lsquoIt-bags has returned. So what do the next 12 months hold for these cult-status, wait list-inducing handbags that seemingly sell out faster than we can reach the queue for them? The answer, in short, is a bright future: behold a new breed, prepare to fall over yourselves to get your hands on one.

Trust Mrs. Prada to take the retro silhouette of the season and make it the most decisively unique, iconic bag of spring/summer. Add to that the tie dye print so evocative of Mrs. Prada&rsquos cultural story telling within her creations and you have an accessory that does so much more than complete your outfit. We&rsquod juxtapose the Sidonie&rsquos tie-dye motif with some strong, structured clothes for an ultramodern approach.

Beckham&rsquos powder box bag barely hit the proverbial e-commerce shelves before selling out. Did the Duchess of Sussex&rsquos outing with it a month ago as part of a full VB look help drive its success? Probably, yes, but there&rsquos no denying that this compact (literally - it has a mirror and lipstick pocket inside) handbag would have found success all on its own. Get your lipstick at the ready and queue up for the restock - we suspect it&rsquoll be around long enough to blink and you&rsquoll miss it.

So much controversy accompanied Hedi Slimane&rsquos handbag debut for Celine, but looking past all the noise, you&rsquoll find an inherently elegant, timeless bag that ticks all the heirloom boxes. It&rsquos an investment, for sure, but also a piece of history (and history is worth paying for, right?) Worn with some vintage wash jeans and a garbadine trench, you can&rsquot fail to to emulate Christy Turlington circa 1989.

The mid-range label&rsquos shoes have been some of the most Instagrammed in recent memory. So, when By Far dropped a debut range of handbags, they were bound to fly off the shelves (or e-commerce equivalent) in no time at all. The sell-out Rachel bag - aptly named after the 90s Friends character - was followed by one of our favourite styles of the season, rendered in patents, mock crocs and leathers and stealing our hearts with their miniature proportions. Our favourite? The pistachio green that touches on the off-pastel hues that we&rsquore loving for S/S 2019.

If it ain&rsquot broke, don&rsquot fix, just make it even better. Continuing the label&rsquos string of cult status bags to come out in recent seasons, Fendi has taken a true classic - the Peekaboo - and made it unapologetically cool with the addition of the &lsquodefender&rsquo. With useful compartments plastered all over the ready-to-wear as well as the bags (labelled for those seeking unambiguous efficiency) the chic colour ways and functional elements feel experimental and timeless in equal measure. Utility is going to be one of the season&rsquos biggest trends, so why not go the whole hog and pair it with neutral cargo pants and a crisp shirt.

No one makes elegance look as cool as Bally, and the Janelle bag - a timeless crossbody with a metal buckle opening - exemplifies the label&rsquos uniquely luxe, modern aesthetic. Steering clear of the millenial-driven logo mania of recent seasons, it quietly exudes sophistication much like its cross-body peers from Celine and Saint Laurent. We love the pinky-nude that feels like a neutral, but acts like a colour, giving a denim get up a feminine touch.

Chanel&rsquos runway show sur la plage was memorable for many reasons - not least the actual waves rolling up on the man-made beach and the lifeguards sat atop their towers - but even the jaw-dropping setting couldn&rsquot steal the limelight from the incredible accessories. Most notable was the side pack - Chanel&rsquos bag of the season - comprising of two bags in one, joined midway by their chains and designed to wear on each side: a twist on a classic that we&rsquore more than on board with.

If out and out 90s isn&rsquot your thing, then Little Liffner&rsquos baguette bag - a sell-out within days on Net-a-Porter - could be your bag of the season. It packs all the punch of a luxury accessory with a mid range price tag (pick yours up for £375) but you&rsquoll have to add your name to the wait lists if you&rsquore to join the legion of fans that the Stockholm-based brand has quickly accrued.

Once upon a time, we were digging around vintage shops for old school Givenchy, but trust Clare Waight Keller to bring back an icon. The label&rsquos new line of accessories feature the iconic logo, injecting a dose of 80s Parisian glamour to your wardrobe. We love the belt bag, in particular, worn with high waist tailored trousers and a silk blouse.

Few fashion houses could take a beautifully simple handbag silhouette, apply a single initial and come up with a cult accessory, but such is the influence of Chloé&rsquos handbags (and the loyal hashtag Chloé girls that don them) that the label&rsquos C bag has become one of our favourite street style stars. Its chic understatedness makes it one of the most versatile bags of the season, perfect for pairing with casual denim or a silk slip dress for summer.


10 definitive It-bags of 2019

If ever there were an expert qualified to list the most desirable bags to invest in right now, it's Anna Vitiello, co-founder of And Finally - an online go-to accessories destination, offering an encyclopaedic knowledge of the industry. Here, she introduces the 10 bags to invest in this year.

Just a few years ago, it might have seemed too obvious, or bad taste, even, to sport such a recognisable accessory - a mood that gave rise to a number of brilliant new brands that pride themselves on invisible branding understated design. But the tides have shifted and our thirst for &lsquoIt-bags has returned. So what do the next 12 months hold for these cult-status, wait list-inducing handbags that seemingly sell out faster than we can reach the queue for them? The answer, in short, is a bright future: behold a new breed, prepare to fall over yourselves to get your hands on one.

Trust Mrs. Prada to take the retro silhouette of the season and make it the most decisively unique, iconic bag of spring/summer. Add to that the tie dye print so evocative of Mrs. Prada&rsquos cultural story telling within her creations and you have an accessory that does so much more than complete your outfit. We&rsquod juxtapose the Sidonie&rsquos tie-dye motif with some strong, structured clothes for an ultramodern approach.

Beckham&rsquos powder box bag barely hit the proverbial e-commerce shelves before selling out. Did the Duchess of Sussex&rsquos outing with it a month ago as part of a full VB look help drive its success? Probably, yes, but there&rsquos no denying that this compact (literally - it has a mirror and lipstick pocket inside) handbag would have found success all on its own. Get your lipstick at the ready and queue up for the restock - we suspect it&rsquoll be around long enough to blink and you&rsquoll miss it.

So much controversy accompanied Hedi Slimane&rsquos handbag debut for Celine, but looking past all the noise, you&rsquoll find an inherently elegant, timeless bag that ticks all the heirloom boxes. It&rsquos an investment, for sure, but also a piece of history (and history is worth paying for, right?) Worn with some vintage wash jeans and a garbadine trench, you can&rsquot fail to to emulate Christy Turlington circa 1989.

The mid-range label&rsquos shoes have been some of the most Instagrammed in recent memory. So, when By Far dropped a debut range of handbags, they were bound to fly off the shelves (or e-commerce equivalent) in no time at all. The sell-out Rachel bag - aptly named after the 90s Friends character - was followed by one of our favourite styles of the season, rendered in patents, mock crocs and leathers and stealing our hearts with their miniature proportions. Our favourite? The pistachio green that touches on the off-pastel hues that we&rsquore loving for S/S 2019.

If it ain&rsquot broke, don&rsquot fix, just make it even better. Continuing the label&rsquos string of cult status bags to come out in recent seasons, Fendi has taken a true classic - the Peekaboo - and made it unapologetically cool with the addition of the &lsquodefender&rsquo. With useful compartments plastered all over the ready-to-wear as well as the bags (labelled for those seeking unambiguous efficiency) the chic colour ways and functional elements feel experimental and timeless in equal measure. Utility is going to be one of the season&rsquos biggest trends, so why not go the whole hog and pair it with neutral cargo pants and a crisp shirt.

No one makes elegance look as cool as Bally, and the Janelle bag - a timeless crossbody with a metal buckle opening - exemplifies the label&rsquos uniquely luxe, modern aesthetic. Steering clear of the millenial-driven logo mania of recent seasons, it quietly exudes sophistication much like its cross-body peers from Celine and Saint Laurent. We love the pinky-nude that feels like a neutral, but acts like a colour, giving a denim get up a feminine touch.

Chanel&rsquos runway show sur la plage was memorable for many reasons - not least the actual waves rolling up on the man-made beach and the lifeguards sat atop their towers - but even the jaw-dropping setting couldn&rsquot steal the limelight from the incredible accessories. Most notable was the side pack - Chanel&rsquos bag of the season - comprising of two bags in one, joined midway by their chains and designed to wear on each side: a twist on a classic that we&rsquore more than on board with.

If out and out 90s isn&rsquot your thing, then Little Liffner&rsquos baguette bag - a sell-out within days on Net-a-Porter - could be your bag of the season. It packs all the punch of a luxury accessory with a mid range price tag (pick yours up for £375) but you&rsquoll have to add your name to the wait lists if you&rsquore to join the legion of fans that the Stockholm-based brand has quickly accrued.

Once upon a time, we were digging around vintage shops for old school Givenchy, but trust Clare Waight Keller to bring back an icon. The label&rsquos new line of accessories feature the iconic logo, injecting a dose of 80s Parisian glamour to your wardrobe. We love the belt bag, in particular, worn with high waist tailored trousers and a silk blouse.

Few fashion houses could take a beautifully simple handbag silhouette, apply a single initial and come up with a cult accessory, but such is the influence of Chloé&rsquos handbags (and the loyal hashtag Chloé girls that don them) that the label&rsquos C bag has become one of our favourite street style stars. Its chic understatedness makes it one of the most versatile bags of the season, perfect for pairing with casual denim or a silk slip dress for summer.


10 definitive It-bags of 2019

If ever there were an expert qualified to list the most desirable bags to invest in right now, it's Anna Vitiello, co-founder of And Finally - an online go-to accessories destination, offering an encyclopaedic knowledge of the industry. Here, she introduces the 10 bags to invest in this year.

Just a few years ago, it might have seemed too obvious, or bad taste, even, to sport such a recognisable accessory - a mood that gave rise to a number of brilliant new brands that pride themselves on invisible branding understated design. But the tides have shifted and our thirst for &lsquoIt-bags has returned. So what do the next 12 months hold for these cult-status, wait list-inducing handbags that seemingly sell out faster than we can reach the queue for them? The answer, in short, is a bright future: behold a new breed, prepare to fall over yourselves to get your hands on one.

Trust Mrs. Prada to take the retro silhouette of the season and make it the most decisively unique, iconic bag of spring/summer. Add to that the tie dye print so evocative of Mrs. Prada&rsquos cultural story telling within her creations and you have an accessory that does so much more than complete your outfit. We&rsquod juxtapose the Sidonie&rsquos tie-dye motif with some strong, structured clothes for an ultramodern approach.

Beckham&rsquos powder box bag barely hit the proverbial e-commerce shelves before selling out. Did the Duchess of Sussex&rsquos outing with it a month ago as part of a full VB look help drive its success? Probably, yes, but there&rsquos no denying that this compact (literally - it has a mirror and lipstick pocket inside) handbag would have found success all on its own. Get your lipstick at the ready and queue up for the restock - we suspect it&rsquoll be around long enough to blink and you&rsquoll miss it.

So much controversy accompanied Hedi Slimane&rsquos handbag debut for Celine, but looking past all the noise, you&rsquoll find an inherently elegant, timeless bag that ticks all the heirloom boxes. It&rsquos an investment, for sure, but also a piece of history (and history is worth paying for, right?) Worn with some vintage wash jeans and a garbadine trench, you can&rsquot fail to to emulate Christy Turlington circa 1989.

The mid-range label&rsquos shoes have been some of the most Instagrammed in recent memory. So, when By Far dropped a debut range of handbags, they were bound to fly off the shelves (or e-commerce equivalent) in no time at all. The sell-out Rachel bag - aptly named after the 90s Friends character - was followed by one of our favourite styles of the season, rendered in patents, mock crocs and leathers and stealing our hearts with their miniature proportions. Our favourite? The pistachio green that touches on the off-pastel hues that we&rsquore loving for S/S 2019.

If it ain&rsquot broke, don&rsquot fix, just make it even better. Continuing the label&rsquos string of cult status bags to come out in recent seasons, Fendi has taken a true classic - the Peekaboo - and made it unapologetically cool with the addition of the &lsquodefender&rsquo. With useful compartments plastered all over the ready-to-wear as well as the bags (labelled for those seeking unambiguous efficiency) the chic colour ways and functional elements feel experimental and timeless in equal measure. Utility is going to be one of the season&rsquos biggest trends, so why not go the whole hog and pair it with neutral cargo pants and a crisp shirt.

No one makes elegance look as cool as Bally, and the Janelle bag - a timeless crossbody with a metal buckle opening - exemplifies the label&rsquos uniquely luxe, modern aesthetic. Steering clear of the millenial-driven logo mania of recent seasons, it quietly exudes sophistication much like its cross-body peers from Celine and Saint Laurent. We love the pinky-nude that feels like a neutral, but acts like a colour, giving a denim get up a feminine touch.

Chanel&rsquos runway show sur la plage was memorable for many reasons - not least the actual waves rolling up on the man-made beach and the lifeguards sat atop their towers - but even the jaw-dropping setting couldn&rsquot steal the limelight from the incredible accessories. Most notable was the side pack - Chanel&rsquos bag of the season - comprising of two bags in one, joined midway by their chains and designed to wear on each side: a twist on a classic that we&rsquore more than on board with.

If out and out 90s isn&rsquot your thing, then Little Liffner&rsquos baguette bag - a sell-out within days on Net-a-Porter - could be your bag of the season. It packs all the punch of a luxury accessory with a mid range price tag (pick yours up for £375) but you&rsquoll have to add your name to the wait lists if you&rsquore to join the legion of fans that the Stockholm-based brand has quickly accrued.

Once upon a time, we were digging around vintage shops for old school Givenchy, but trust Clare Waight Keller to bring back an icon. The label&rsquos new line of accessories feature the iconic logo, injecting a dose of 80s Parisian glamour to your wardrobe. We love the belt bag, in particular, worn with high waist tailored trousers and a silk blouse.

Few fashion houses could take a beautifully simple handbag silhouette, apply a single initial and come up with a cult accessory, but such is the influence of Chloé&rsquos handbags (and the loyal hashtag Chloé girls that don them) that the label&rsquos C bag has become one of our favourite street style stars. Its chic understatedness makes it one of the most versatile bags of the season, perfect for pairing with casual denim or a silk slip dress for summer.


10 definitive It-bags of 2019

If ever there were an expert qualified to list the most desirable bags to invest in right now, it's Anna Vitiello, co-founder of And Finally - an online go-to accessories destination, offering an encyclopaedic knowledge of the industry. Here, she introduces the 10 bags to invest in this year.

Just a few years ago, it might have seemed too obvious, or bad taste, even, to sport such a recognisable accessory - a mood that gave rise to a number of brilliant new brands that pride themselves on invisible branding understated design. But the tides have shifted and our thirst for &lsquoIt-bags has returned. So what do the next 12 months hold for these cult-status, wait list-inducing handbags that seemingly sell out faster than we can reach the queue for them? The answer, in short, is a bright future: behold a new breed, prepare to fall over yourselves to get your hands on one.

Trust Mrs. Prada to take the retro silhouette of the season and make it the most decisively unique, iconic bag of spring/summer. Add to that the tie dye print so evocative of Mrs. Prada&rsquos cultural story telling within her creations and you have an accessory that does so much more than complete your outfit. We&rsquod juxtapose the Sidonie&rsquos tie-dye motif with some strong, structured clothes for an ultramodern approach.

Beckham&rsquos powder box bag barely hit the proverbial e-commerce shelves before selling out. Did the Duchess of Sussex&rsquos outing with it a month ago as part of a full VB look help drive its success? Probably, yes, but there&rsquos no denying that this compact (literally - it has a mirror and lipstick pocket inside) handbag would have found success all on its own. Get your lipstick at the ready and queue up for the restock - we suspect it&rsquoll be around long enough to blink and you&rsquoll miss it.

So much controversy accompanied Hedi Slimane&rsquos handbag debut for Celine, but looking past all the noise, you&rsquoll find an inherently elegant, timeless bag that ticks all the heirloom boxes. It&rsquos an investment, for sure, but also a piece of history (and history is worth paying for, right?) Worn with some vintage wash jeans and a garbadine trench, you can&rsquot fail to to emulate Christy Turlington circa 1989.

The mid-range label&rsquos shoes have been some of the most Instagrammed in recent memory. So, when By Far dropped a debut range of handbags, they were bound to fly off the shelves (or e-commerce equivalent) in no time at all. The sell-out Rachel bag - aptly named after the 90s Friends character - was followed by one of our favourite styles of the season, rendered in patents, mock crocs and leathers and stealing our hearts with their miniature proportions. Our favourite? The pistachio green that touches on the off-pastel hues that we&rsquore loving for S/S 2019.

If it ain&rsquot broke, don&rsquot fix, just make it even better. Continuing the label&rsquos string of cult status bags to come out in recent seasons, Fendi has taken a true classic - the Peekaboo - and made it unapologetically cool with the addition of the &lsquodefender&rsquo. With useful compartments plastered all over the ready-to-wear as well as the bags (labelled for those seeking unambiguous efficiency) the chic colour ways and functional elements feel experimental and timeless in equal measure. Utility is going to be one of the season&rsquos biggest trends, so why not go the whole hog and pair it with neutral cargo pants and a crisp shirt.

No one makes elegance look as cool as Bally, and the Janelle bag - a timeless crossbody with a metal buckle opening - exemplifies the label&rsquos uniquely luxe, modern aesthetic. Steering clear of the millenial-driven logo mania of recent seasons, it quietly exudes sophistication much like its cross-body peers from Celine and Saint Laurent. We love the pinky-nude that feels like a neutral, but acts like a colour, giving a denim get up a feminine touch.

Chanel&rsquos runway show sur la plage was memorable for many reasons - not least the actual waves rolling up on the man-made beach and the lifeguards sat atop their towers - but even the jaw-dropping setting couldn&rsquot steal the limelight from the incredible accessories. Most notable was the side pack - Chanel&rsquos bag of the season - comprising of two bags in one, joined midway by their chains and designed to wear on each side: a twist on a classic that we&rsquore more than on board with.

If out and out 90s isn&rsquot your thing, then Little Liffner&rsquos baguette bag - a sell-out within days on Net-a-Porter - could be your bag of the season. It packs all the punch of a luxury accessory with a mid range price tag (pick yours up for £375) but you&rsquoll have to add your name to the wait lists if you&rsquore to join the legion of fans that the Stockholm-based brand has quickly accrued.

Once upon a time, we were digging around vintage shops for old school Givenchy, but trust Clare Waight Keller to bring back an icon. The label&rsquos new line of accessories feature the iconic logo, injecting a dose of 80s Parisian glamour to your wardrobe. We love the belt bag, in particular, worn with high waist tailored trousers and a silk blouse.

Few fashion houses could take a beautifully simple handbag silhouette, apply a single initial and come up with a cult accessory, but such is the influence of Chloé&rsquos handbags (and the loyal hashtag Chloé girls that don them) that the label&rsquos C bag has become one of our favourite street style stars. Its chic understatedness makes it one of the most versatile bags of the season, perfect for pairing with casual denim or a silk slip dress for summer.


10 definitive It-bags of 2019

If ever there were an expert qualified to list the most desirable bags to invest in right now, it's Anna Vitiello, co-founder of And Finally - an online go-to accessories destination, offering an encyclopaedic knowledge of the industry. Here, she introduces the 10 bags to invest in this year.

Just a few years ago, it might have seemed too obvious, or bad taste, even, to sport such a recognisable accessory - a mood that gave rise to a number of brilliant new brands that pride themselves on invisible branding understated design. But the tides have shifted and our thirst for &lsquoIt-bags has returned. So what do the next 12 months hold for these cult-status, wait list-inducing handbags that seemingly sell out faster than we can reach the queue for them? The answer, in short, is a bright future: behold a new breed, prepare to fall over yourselves to get your hands on one.

Trust Mrs. Prada to take the retro silhouette of the season and make it the most decisively unique, iconic bag of spring/summer. Add to that the tie dye print so evocative of Mrs. Prada&rsquos cultural story telling within her creations and you have an accessory that does so much more than complete your outfit. We&rsquod juxtapose the Sidonie&rsquos tie-dye motif with some strong, structured clothes for an ultramodern approach.

Beckham&rsquos powder box bag barely hit the proverbial e-commerce shelves before selling out. Did the Duchess of Sussex&rsquos outing with it a month ago as part of a full VB look help drive its success? Probably, yes, but there&rsquos no denying that this compact (literally - it has a mirror and lipstick pocket inside) handbag would have found success all on its own. Get your lipstick at the ready and queue up for the restock - we suspect it&rsquoll be around long enough to blink and you&rsquoll miss it.

So much controversy accompanied Hedi Slimane&rsquos handbag debut for Celine, but looking past all the noise, you&rsquoll find an inherently elegant, timeless bag that ticks all the heirloom boxes. It&rsquos an investment, for sure, but also a piece of history (and history is worth paying for, right?) Worn with some vintage wash jeans and a garbadine trench, you can&rsquot fail to to emulate Christy Turlington circa 1989.

The mid-range label&rsquos shoes have been some of the most Instagrammed in recent memory. So, when By Far dropped a debut range of handbags, they were bound to fly off the shelves (or e-commerce equivalent) in no time at all. The sell-out Rachel bag - aptly named after the 90s Friends character - was followed by one of our favourite styles of the season, rendered in patents, mock crocs and leathers and stealing our hearts with their miniature proportions. Our favourite? The pistachio green that touches on the off-pastel hues that we&rsquore loving for S/S 2019.

If it ain&rsquot broke, don&rsquot fix, just make it even better. Continuing the label&rsquos string of cult status bags to come out in recent seasons, Fendi has taken a true classic - the Peekaboo - and made it unapologetically cool with the addition of the &lsquodefender&rsquo. With useful compartments plastered all over the ready-to-wear as well as the bags (labelled for those seeking unambiguous efficiency) the chic colour ways and functional elements feel experimental and timeless in equal measure. Utility is going to be one of the season&rsquos biggest trends, so why not go the whole hog and pair it with neutral cargo pants and a crisp shirt.

No one makes elegance look as cool as Bally, and the Janelle bag - a timeless crossbody with a metal buckle opening - exemplifies the label&rsquos uniquely luxe, modern aesthetic. Steering clear of the millenial-driven logo mania of recent seasons, it quietly exudes sophistication much like its cross-body peers from Celine and Saint Laurent. We love the pinky-nude that feels like a neutral, but acts like a colour, giving a denim get up a feminine touch.

Chanel&rsquos runway show sur la plage was memorable for many reasons - not least the actual waves rolling up on the man-made beach and the lifeguards sat atop their towers - but even the jaw-dropping setting couldn&rsquot steal the limelight from the incredible accessories. Most notable was the side pack - Chanel&rsquos bag of the season - comprising of two bags in one, joined midway by their chains and designed to wear on each side: a twist on a classic that we&rsquore more than on board with.

If out and out 90s isn&rsquot your thing, then Little Liffner&rsquos baguette bag - a sell-out within days on Net-a-Porter - could be your bag of the season. It packs all the punch of a luxury accessory with a mid range price tag (pick yours up for £375) but you&rsquoll have to add your name to the wait lists if you&rsquore to join the legion of fans that the Stockholm-based brand has quickly accrued.

Once upon a time, we were digging around vintage shops for old school Givenchy, but trust Clare Waight Keller to bring back an icon. The label&rsquos new line of accessories feature the iconic logo, injecting a dose of 80s Parisian glamour to your wardrobe. We love the belt bag, in particular, worn with high waist tailored trousers and a silk blouse.

Few fashion houses could take a beautifully simple handbag silhouette, apply a single initial and come up with a cult accessory, but such is the influence of Chloé&rsquos handbags (and the loyal hashtag Chloé girls that don them) that the label&rsquos C bag has become one of our favourite street style stars. Its chic understatedness makes it one of the most versatile bags of the season, perfect for pairing with casual denim or a silk slip dress for summer.


10 definitive It-bags of 2019

If ever there were an expert qualified to list the most desirable bags to invest in right now, it's Anna Vitiello, co-founder of And Finally - an online go-to accessories destination, offering an encyclopaedic knowledge of the industry. Here, she introduces the 10 bags to invest in this year.

Just a few years ago, it might have seemed too obvious, or bad taste, even, to sport such a recognisable accessory - a mood that gave rise to a number of brilliant new brands that pride themselves on invisible branding understated design. But the tides have shifted and our thirst for &lsquoIt-bags has returned. So what do the next 12 months hold for these cult-status, wait list-inducing handbags that seemingly sell out faster than we can reach the queue for them? The answer, in short, is a bright future: behold a new breed, prepare to fall over yourselves to get your hands on one.

Trust Mrs. Prada to take the retro silhouette of the season and make it the most decisively unique, iconic bag of spring/summer. Add to that the tie dye print so evocative of Mrs. Prada&rsquos cultural story telling within her creations and you have an accessory that does so much more than complete your outfit. We&rsquod juxtapose the Sidonie&rsquos tie-dye motif with some strong, structured clothes for an ultramodern approach.

Beckham&rsquos powder box bag barely hit the proverbial e-commerce shelves before selling out. Did the Duchess of Sussex&rsquos outing with it a month ago as part of a full VB look help drive its success? Probably, yes, but there&rsquos no denying that this compact (literally - it has a mirror and lipstick pocket inside) handbag would have found success all on its own. Get your lipstick at the ready and queue up for the restock - we suspect it&rsquoll be around long enough to blink and you&rsquoll miss it.

So much controversy accompanied Hedi Slimane&rsquos handbag debut for Celine, but looking past all the noise, you&rsquoll find an inherently elegant, timeless bag that ticks all the heirloom boxes. It&rsquos an investment, for sure, but also a piece of history (and history is worth paying for, right?) Worn with some vintage wash jeans and a garbadine trench, you can&rsquot fail to to emulate Christy Turlington circa 1989.

The mid-range label&rsquos shoes have been some of the most Instagrammed in recent memory. So, when By Far dropped a debut range of handbags, they were bound to fly off the shelves (or e-commerce equivalent) in no time at all. The sell-out Rachel bag - aptly named after the 90s Friends character - was followed by one of our favourite styles of the season, rendered in patents, mock crocs and leathers and stealing our hearts with their miniature proportions. Our favourite? The pistachio green that touches on the off-pastel hues that we&rsquore loving for S/S 2019.

If it ain&rsquot broke, don&rsquot fix, just make it even better. Continuing the label&rsquos string of cult status bags to come out in recent seasons, Fendi has taken a true classic - the Peekaboo - and made it unapologetically cool with the addition of the &lsquodefender&rsquo. With useful compartments plastered all over the ready-to-wear as well as the bags (labelled for those seeking unambiguous efficiency) the chic colour ways and functional elements feel experimental and timeless in equal measure. Utility is going to be one of the season&rsquos biggest trends, so why not go the whole hog and pair it with neutral cargo pants and a crisp shirt.

No one makes elegance look as cool as Bally, and the Janelle bag - a timeless crossbody with a metal buckle opening - exemplifies the label&rsquos uniquely luxe, modern aesthetic. Steering clear of the millenial-driven logo mania of recent seasons, it quietly exudes sophistication much like its cross-body peers from Celine and Saint Laurent. We love the pinky-nude that feels like a neutral, but acts like a colour, giving a denim get up a feminine touch.

Chanel&rsquos runway show sur la plage was memorable for many reasons - not least the actual waves rolling up on the man-made beach and the lifeguards sat atop their towers - but even the jaw-dropping setting couldn&rsquot steal the limelight from the incredible accessories. Most notable was the side pack - Chanel&rsquos bag of the season - comprising of two bags in one, joined midway by their chains and designed to wear on each side: a twist on a classic that we&rsquore more than on board with.

If out and out 90s isn&rsquot your thing, then Little Liffner&rsquos baguette bag - a sell-out within days on Net-a-Porter - could be your bag of the season. It packs all the punch of a luxury accessory with a mid range price tag (pick yours up for £375) but you&rsquoll have to add your name to the wait lists if you&rsquore to join the legion of fans that the Stockholm-based brand has quickly accrued.

Once upon a time, we were digging around vintage shops for old school Givenchy, but trust Clare Waight Keller to bring back an icon. The label&rsquos new line of accessories feature the iconic logo, injecting a dose of 80s Parisian glamour to your wardrobe. We love the belt bag, in particular, worn with high waist tailored trousers and a silk blouse.

Few fashion houses could take a beautifully simple handbag silhouette, apply a single initial and come up with a cult accessory, but such is the influence of Chloé&rsquos handbags (and the loyal hashtag Chloé girls that don them) that the label&rsquos C bag has become one of our favourite street style stars. Its chic understatedness makes it one of the most versatile bags of the season, perfect for pairing with casual denim or a silk slip dress for summer.


10 definitive It-bags of 2019

If ever there were an expert qualified to list the most desirable bags to invest in right now, it's Anna Vitiello, co-founder of And Finally - an online go-to accessories destination, offering an encyclopaedic knowledge of the industry. Here, she introduces the 10 bags to invest in this year.

Just a few years ago, it might have seemed too obvious, or bad taste, even, to sport such a recognisable accessory - a mood that gave rise to a number of brilliant new brands that pride themselves on invisible branding understated design. But the tides have shifted and our thirst for &lsquoIt-bags has returned. So what do the next 12 months hold for these cult-status, wait list-inducing handbags that seemingly sell out faster than we can reach the queue for them? The answer, in short, is a bright future: behold a new breed, prepare to fall over yourselves to get your hands on one.

Trust Mrs. Prada to take the retro silhouette of the season and make it the most decisively unique, iconic bag of spring/summer. Add to that the tie dye print so evocative of Mrs. Prada&rsquos cultural story telling within her creations and you have an accessory that does so much more than complete your outfit. We&rsquod juxtapose the Sidonie&rsquos tie-dye motif with some strong, structured clothes for an ultramodern approach.

Beckham&rsquos powder box bag barely hit the proverbial e-commerce shelves before selling out. Did the Duchess of Sussex&rsquos outing with it a month ago as part of a full VB look help drive its success? Probably, yes, but there&rsquos no denying that this compact (literally - it has a mirror and lipstick pocket inside) handbag would have found success all on its own. Get your lipstick at the ready and queue up for the restock - we suspect it&rsquoll be around long enough to blink and you&rsquoll miss it.

So much controversy accompanied Hedi Slimane&rsquos handbag debut for Celine, but looking past all the noise, you&rsquoll find an inherently elegant, timeless bag that ticks all the heirloom boxes. It&rsquos an investment, for sure, but also a piece of history (and history is worth paying for, right?) Worn with some vintage wash jeans and a garbadine trench, you can&rsquot fail to to emulate Christy Turlington circa 1989.

The mid-range label&rsquos shoes have been some of the most Instagrammed in recent memory. So, when By Far dropped a debut range of handbags, they were bound to fly off the shelves (or e-commerce equivalent) in no time at all. The sell-out Rachel bag - aptly named after the 90s Friends character - was followed by one of our favourite styles of the season, rendered in patents, mock crocs and leathers and stealing our hearts with their miniature proportions. Our favourite? The pistachio green that touches on the off-pastel hues that we&rsquore loving for S/S 2019.

If it ain&rsquot broke, don&rsquot fix, just make it even better. Continuing the label&rsquos string of cult status bags to come out in recent seasons, Fendi has taken a true classic - the Peekaboo - and made it unapologetically cool with the addition of the &lsquodefender&rsquo. With useful compartments plastered all over the ready-to-wear as well as the bags (labelled for those seeking unambiguous efficiency) the chic colour ways and functional elements feel experimental and timeless in equal measure. Utility is going to be one of the season&rsquos biggest trends, so why not go the whole hog and pair it with neutral cargo pants and a crisp shirt.

No one makes elegance look as cool as Bally, and the Janelle bag - a timeless crossbody with a metal buckle opening - exemplifies the label&rsquos uniquely luxe, modern aesthetic. Steering clear of the millenial-driven logo mania of recent seasons, it quietly exudes sophistication much like its cross-body peers from Celine and Saint Laurent. We love the pinky-nude that feels like a neutral, but acts like a colour, giving a denim get up a feminine touch.

Chanel&rsquos runway show sur la plage was memorable for many reasons - not least the actual waves rolling up on the man-made beach and the lifeguards sat atop their towers - but even the jaw-dropping setting couldn&rsquot steal the limelight from the incredible accessories. Most notable was the side pack - Chanel&rsquos bag of the season - comprising of two bags in one, joined midway by their chains and designed to wear on each side: a twist on a classic that we&rsquore more than on board with.

If out and out 90s isn&rsquot your thing, then Little Liffner&rsquos baguette bag - a sell-out within days on Net-a-Porter - could be your bag of the season. It packs all the punch of a luxury accessory with a mid range price tag (pick yours up for £375) but you&rsquoll have to add your name to the wait lists if you&rsquore to join the legion of fans that the Stockholm-based brand has quickly accrued.

Once upon a time, we were digging around vintage shops for old school Givenchy, but trust Clare Waight Keller to bring back an icon. The label&rsquos new line of accessories feature the iconic logo, injecting a dose of 80s Parisian glamour to your wardrobe. We love the belt bag, in particular, worn with high waist tailored trousers and a silk blouse.

Few fashion houses could take a beautifully simple handbag silhouette, apply a single initial and come up with a cult accessory, but such is the influence of Chloé&rsquos handbags (and the loyal hashtag Chloé girls that don them) that the label&rsquos C bag has become one of our favourite street style stars. Its chic understatedness makes it one of the most versatile bags of the season, perfect for pairing with casual denim or a silk slip dress for summer.