8 Handbag Trends We’re Excited For in 2022

8 Handbag Trends We’re Excited For in 2022

The handbag trends to add to your handbag rotation



There’s a sweet spot where those who follow fashion trends religiously and those who only dabble in them can meet: the handbag. Unlike trends focused on clothing, which don’t come with a guarantee of lasting power, handbag trends are a lot more flexible. Practicality is (almost) always baked right in, too.


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Like the top shoe trends of 2022, the trends this year are notably less about the gimmick and more about function. Granted the Spring 2022 presentations also offered the occasional just-for-fashion’s-sake item here and there, in the handbag category, it’s all about balancing fun and no-nonsense. Ahead, is a bag for your consideration.


handbag trends: The Basket Bag 2.0

At Givenchy, Johanna Ortiz and Gabriela Hearst


Double Bag It

At Altuzarra and Bottega Veneta


The Big Bag Club

At Balenciaga, Khaite and Miu Miu



At A.L.C. and Balmain



At Hermès, Bibhu Mohapatra and Chloé


The Shiny Party Purse

At Alexander McQueen and Et Ochs


Cradled and Hugged

At Jonathan Simkai, Acne Studios and Etro


The Heart-Shaped Mini Bag

At DSquared and Lanvin


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Spot anything worth adding to your 2022 handbag rotation?



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