I've Searched Everywhere—These Are the Most Expensive-Looking Crossbody Bags


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Don't you hate it when your handbag strap keeps slipping off your shoulder? Call me dramatic, but with the busy lives we're all living, such annoyances can really steal our peace.

That's where cross-body bags come in. Functional and compact, this modern staple holds the power to totally transform your day. Going hands-free means you don't have to worry about the awkward forearm impressions left by grab-handle designs, or constantly having to transfer your shoulder bag from one side to the other to avoid achy joints.

There are so many chic cross-body options in the designer sphere, but if you're on a budget, you might struggle to find ones free from cheap hardware and shiny faux leather. Luckily, we've scoured the internet and whittled down the best, most expensive-looking cross-body bags out there. From COS' bestselling crescent-shaped style to & Other Stories' trend-led creations, scroll to see the ones worthy of your on-the-go essentials.


Next Up: The 9 Most Expensive-Looking Pieces on the High Street This Week

Freelance Fashion Editor

Bébhinn Campbell is an Edinburgh-based fashion and lifestyle writer and editor. She started her first blog at age 14 and went on to intern at print and digital publications in Berlin and London, including Dazed & Confused and Indie magazine.

A job at a fashion startup took Bébhinn from Ireland to Scotland in 2019, where she now works as a freelance journalist and copywriter covering everything from travel and interiors to styling advice. As a contributor to Who What Wear, Bébhinn always keeps her eyes peeled for emerging trends and looks worth writing about. She prides herself on her ability to cut through the noise and identify solid investment buys, exciting new brands and fresh takes on classic design.

In her spare time, Bébhinn enjoys perusing Edinburgh’s best vintage shops, working through her out-of-control book collection and watching dog reels on Instagram.