Hold Your Own
Hold Your Own
Power’s in the palm of your hand with bags from J.W. Anderson, Jacquemus and Gucci
Words by Holly Swayne
A well-chosen handbag has the power to transform even the most workaday outfits, so it’s important to get clued up on the season’s biggest-hitting trends. From adorably diminutive styles to hands-free belt designs, follow our 10 commandments and bag the very best of AW17…
Know your angles
Take a geometry lesson with angular shapes from Balenciaga, Jacquemus and co.
Small but perfectly formed
A miniature ladylike bag is the chicest home for your bank card or keys.
1 bag, so many options
Tote or clutch? Backpack or holdall? Versatility is the name of the game this season.
Blue is the warmest colour
This season’s most covetable shade – from electric brights to a perfectly pastel Nicoll Blue.
Autumn’s elevated take on colour blocking offers an elegant mix of neutrals, navy and black
Let’s get loud
Bold heart motifs and logos bring edge to classic satchels and cross-body bags.
Back in the saddle
Autumn’s new take on the saddle bag? Rich colours and luxuriant hardware.
Go hands free
Meet the belt bag: your answer to exceptional style on the move.
More, more, more
Got baggage? This season’s oversized bucket bags will carry all the essentials.
Shimmering metallics and extravagant jewels are the perfect after-hours accompaniment.