Whether it’s a designer splurge (read: investment) or an affordable find, a new handbag is one purchase we can always find a way to rationalize. The best, however, are those classics guaranteed to work with every look in your wardrobe, regardless of trend or season. Ahead, find the five must-have styles you need, plus shop our edit at every price point.
Bag Game Strong
The classic is refreshed via updated shapes, asymmetrical detailing and modern hardware.
For hands-free occasions, a cross-body bag is a must in punchy hues or elegant neutrals.
A carryall can be chic, when fresh silhouettes and rich textures are in play.
Forever chic, a sleek shoulder bag is endlessly versatile in neutral tones.
Continuing their reign, minis in sumptuous fabrics with polished accents are a fashion-girl take on the evening clutch.