There’s no denying it: Shopping for investment pieces, such as a designer bag, is a feat in and of itself. To start, there’s the clear fact that a luxury handbag is not cheap. And due to the hefty price tag, you probably want a style that carries enough versatility to be worn for any occasion. Of course, if you're putting a sum of money into it, it should also stand the test of time. Luckily, Bottega Veneta’s new Drop bag can do both of those things.
Sure, there are plenty of eye-catching summer bag trends to wear throughout the season, such as woven purses and metallic details. However, there’s something about the luxury brand’s polished Drop bag that feels equal parts cool, modern, and classic. And when you have a bag like that, you’ll want to wear it everywhere — from the office to happy hour and on the weekend, too.
Bottega Veneta’s new Drop bag in Nappa, $1,950, is a bucket bag made with soft, supple lambskin leather. Featuring hardware designed after an oversized gourmette chain link, the brand’s new handbag can be worn as a clutch or carried by the loop strap on your shoulder or wrist. If you’d prefer a bag with a bit more texture, there's also the Drop bag in Hair Calf, which is available for $2,150.
On the inside of this new design — which is destined to be among the next round of must-own bags — you’ll find luxe suede with a flat pocket on the side to hold your phone and other small items. And because bucket bags are known for their wide openings, Bottega Veneta has included hidden magnets to keep your Drop bag closed and secure.
Right now, you can pre-order the bag — which is available in three different colors: Ice Cream, Bordeaux, and Nero — on the label’s website. And once you receive it, you can wear it for any occasion. Style it with a striped button-down shirt, jeans, and loafers for an effortlessly cool daytime ensemble. And for the evenings, your Drop bag will also look especially stylish paired with wide-leg trousers, a leather jacket, and pumps for a night out.
Ready to add this chic bag to your closet? Scroll down to see the different styles of Bottega Veneta’s Drop bag below.