If there’s one fashion category I pay attention to more than any other, it’s bags—hands down, my favorite accessory. Right now, there are so many cool new bags on the market, and I just need to talk about the standout styles that have been snapped up by some of the most fashion-forward celebs and style insiders. The popular bags are from both luxury brands and recently launched labels that I’m predicting big things for.
Ahead, I’m highlighting the six cool new bags that are worth paying attention to and that I simply can’t stop staring at. Each of these is topping my current shopping list and has already proven to be an essential outfit accessory among the fashion set. From modern takes on the hobo bag to sleek bags adorned with metal hardware to reimagined versions of classic designer bags, there are so many cool new options to have on your radar now.
Saint Laurent Le 5 à 7 Hobo Bags
One of the new bag debuts this season I can't stop thinking about? Saint Laurent's just-launched Le 5 à 7 Hobo Bag—a sleek, modern take on a versatile shoulder bag. I predict this style will be one of the key accessories to own this year.
Savette's sleek bags are designed by Amy Zurek, an alum of The Row and Khaite who spent a year refining every detail from the silhouettes to the signature custom hardware before launching the brand earlier this year. Intended to be modern heirlooms, these stunning bags are truly timeless investment pieces that have already become cult items among fashion insiders.
Originally made popular when Princess Diana carried it, the Gucci Diana bag has now debuted with new updates from Alessandro Michele like a removable neon band and a range of sizes including everything from a micro-mini to a large tote.
Cartier recently introduced a timeless box-bag shape with its Double C bags, and the fashion set has been quick to scoop them up. If you're looking for a new take on a classic box-shape bag, this style should be topping your list.