This Once Outdated Handbag Trend Is Back—34 Finds I Am Madly in Love With

Season after season, there's always a trend that manages to come back into the fray and surprise us. Such is the case with the return of one specific handbag trend: fringe bags. For context, fringe was a standout trend in spring/summer 2022 collections. Fringe played a dominant role in collections from Alaïa and Proenza Schouler, as they sent dresses with car wash–like fringe down the runway. Of course, donning a head-to-toe fringe look isn't for everyone, so the next best thing is fringe bags. What's great about the return of this formerly outdated handbag trend is that it's the easiest way to ease yourself back into the idea of wearing fringe. Additionally, newer iterations of this trend are far posher than their predecessors. (Think of the cliché boho-inspired fringe bags that dominated the mid-2000s.) The recent iterations focus on unconventional materials, shapes, and colors to create truly one-of-a-kind pieces. 

Not convinced this comeback is for you? Ahead, I've rounded up the 34 best fringe bags at every price point to shop right now. If these bags don't make you a fan of fringe, you'll never be one.


Fringe Bags Under $250

I didn't believe in love at first sight until I saw this bag.

You can wear this well into the fall. 

This is a must-shop for any upcoming vacation.

Is it just me, or do you want to start singing, "If you like piña coladas…"?

I will happily take this out on the dance floor. 

Beaded bags are just as big as fringe right now, so this bag is the best of both worlds.

Fringe Bags Under $500

I just bought this bag, and it's the best purchase I've made in a while. 

There's nothing I love more than a pink bag. 

Petit Kouraj's handbags are handmade in Haiti, so you know they're truly special.

It's not a regular fringe bag; it's a crochet fringe bag.

Trust me when I say this bag will bring you so much joy. 

Now this is a statement clutch. 

Fringe Bags to Invest In

Style this with a linen dress and you'll have the perfect summer outfit.

Hand-knitted from recycled cotton, this is a fantastic little tote. 

This bag just told me to book a vacation. 

Leave it to Bottega Veneta to make fringe fabulous again.

No one does fringe like Fendi.