I Showed My 56-Year-Old Mom 33 It Bags—These Are Her Favorites

Chanel Houndstooth Bag Street Style


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We’re back, y’all! And by we I mean my mom and me with a new story all about bags. This time, I showed her a whopping 33 It bags and asked her to share her thoughts on her favorites. She also had a lot of feelings about her not-so-favorites, and while I won’t tell you which bags didn’t make her cut, for entertainment’s sake, I’ll tell you that she threw around such phrases as: “hate,” “looks cheap,” “looks like a big box,” and “don’t like at all.” So yeah, it was fun!

Back to the handbags she did like since, thankfully, there was still a lot to choose from (18 to be exact). From new twists on old classics like the above Chanel flap bag in houndstooth and Dior's matte-black update to relatively newer cult labels such as BY FAR and Nanushka, her picks were all across the spectrum, so I'm confident there's something for everyone below. To see, read about, and shop the mom-approved purses, just keep scrolling.

"It's been around for so long. The baguette is classic but also practical. You can dress it up or down and wear it day or night."

Louis Vuitton Multi-Pochette Accessoires
Louis Vuitton Multi-Pochette Accessoires

She said, "I like this for younger people." As long as I'm included in that category, the answer is fine by me! 

"This is very modern. Nice embossed leather and I love the color."

"This is the best. Especially with the black hardware, I love it."

"This elegant and simple bag has a sophisticated look that I really like."

"I like this bag. It has a modern yet simple and classic look."

"I can imagine this looking good on someone with more out-there and interesting style."

"I love this bag. It's fun, it has an expensive look, it adds to any outfit, and I love combinations of silver and gold."

"I like this bag. It's a very fresh look but classic and wearable."

All she said was "love," but I think that sums it up perfectly.

"I do like this bag. It's plain but with a twist because of the contrast python. That makes it interesting."

"Nice color, shape, and size."

"At first I couldn't decide, but I think I love this bag."

"Very beautiful. It's classic, useful, and chic, so to me, it's worth the price."

"I love the shape, the leather, the hardware, and how useful it is." Same, Mom.

"I love the tweed, color combo, and chain. A fresh look for this classic bag."

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