The Bags Of Summer

by Tyler Love


Your instincts to trade out your black handbag right now are spot on—a bright carryall is a must for summer! Unsurprisingly, I have quite a few eye-catching options in mind to suggest to you—they come in every form from totes to bucket bags and clutches. Keep reading to browse them, then narrow down your fave to adopt as a companion for the new season! xoRZ

1. Costa Besace Shoulder Bag ($390) by Antik Batik: Spice up any hot weather ensemble with the exotic touch of this magenta python shoulder bag. Beyond!

2. Edie Purse ($238) by J. Crew: This modern purse blends bold color with a structured shape making it the perfect office-to-out pick.

3. Portfolio Envelope Clutch ($47) by ASOS: Add an orange punch to your nighttime looks with this oversized envelope clutch.

4. Vivian Woven Bucket Bag ($105) by Melie Bianco: The woven design and tassel detailing on this bag make it an OOC choice to hold all of your beach essentials.

5. Lucy PVC Tote ($400) by Marc by Marc Jacobs: Don’t be afraid to rock a solid bright bag all summer long à la this Marc by Marc Jacobs purple tote!

6. Laser-cut Leather Clutch ($530) by Christopher Kane: Plucked from Christopher Kane’s S/S 11 show, this neon clutch will inject some electric style into your every day.

7. Indie Bag ($275) by Elliot Mann: How mah-jor is this hand-knotted bag? Carry it anytime you need to liven up a snoozy look.

8. Cantina Mini Crossbody ($99) by Cleobella: Team this carved clutch with a maxi dress, strappy sandals and sun hat for a flawless summer getup.

9. Dip-dye Tote ($40) by Gap: Weekend beach plans? Pack this cool dip-dye tote with a beach towel, sunscreen and surf spray, then hit the sand!

10. North South Tote ($198) by Jonathan Adler: Mix the chevron stripes of this handbag with a flirty floral dress for a sweetly contrasted feel.

Availability: Shop The Bags of Summer now at Rachelzoe.com

P.S. OMG! Net-A-Porter.com is hosting their end of season sale right now with prices up to 50% off!