Here’s Why The Crescent Shape Is Eclipsing Baguette Bags

Also known as the half-moon.

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This year has seen the rise of an assortment of handbag shapes: Boxy and oversized, compact baguette styles, and now, coming up for the fall season, a half-moon silhouette. Ahead, shop TZR’s top picks for the best crescent-shaped handbags of 2022.

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You’ve seen Coperni’s delicate glass version of its Swipe Bag everywhere (courtesy of the Kar-Jenner effect), but its classic croc-embossed leather iteration is worth your attention, too.
Confirmed: Balenciaga’s Le Cagole bag, with its biker-inspired look and rounded lunar shape, is fall 2022’s front-running It bag.
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Peju Obasa
Waste Not Handbag
The artsy craftcore trend prevails! Made of recycled jersey yarn, Peju Obasa’s rounded handbag is more refined and artisanal than kitschy and homespun.
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Hand-woven in Loewe’s atelier from an anagram jacquard, the Luna Shoulder Bag is an easily identifiable yet humble take on logomania.
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Simple in silhouette yet vibrant in its cotton candy colorway, JW Anderson’s Bumper Moon Bag is a maximal statement bag sure to make you smile. Statement dressers, add it to cart STAT.
JW PEI is a lauded master of crescent handbags — look to its celeb-vetted, crescent-shaped Gabbi style and angular Lily number for proof.
Gucci’s newly-launched Attache bag exaggerates the crescent shape with a distinctly retro feel. Wear it as is, with its long strap making it into a crossbody, or hook the center G clasp and turn the bag into a hand-held style.
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Appearing all over the 2022 runways, macrame materials are very popular at the moment. Case in point: This slouchy crescent-shaped shoulder bag that’s woven from black macrame leather.
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Kace Crossbody Bag
SINBONO’s Kace Crossbody is the epitome of cute and casual. With its vegan leather materials and 100% recycled plastic lining, it’s also an eco-conscious addition to your handbag lineup you can feel good about.
Here, in all its oversized glory, is Khaite’s August Hobo Bag. It’s made of luxe calf leather and suede and is an investment you’ll turn to for ample seasons to come.
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Buki Bag
Looking for a daytime bag that won’t go unnoticed as you stroll around downtown? Well, this color-blocked style with a ruched leather handle is that special bag.
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Master 2022’s contemporary approach to preppy style with Charles & Keith’s crescent-shaped crossbody in bouclé tweed. Take the collegiate vibe up a notch and slip into a pair of loafers, too.
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