The Fall 2018 Bag Trends With the Most Staying Power

While summer was all about handbags in the form of PVC, beaded, straw, and netting, things are getting a lot more substantial for fall. After all, when you're wearing coats and boots, you want a bag that's as chic and polished as the rest of you. Most importantly, if you're going to spend your hard-earned cash on a new fall bag, you want something that'll be around for more than one season. So, we took a closer look at the designer handbag trends of fall 2018 and found several that will undoubtedly stand the test of time.

In case you were starting to think that the new bag trends for fall with the most longevity were all serious following a summer filled with fun, colorful bags, not to worry. Cool, quirky details abound with the latest and greatest handbag trends, and cool girls are already wearing them. Read on to see and shop the fall bag trends that are here to stay (for a while, at least).

CROC-EMBOSSED

Croc-embossed bags are pretty much everywhere for fall, and the trend is guaranteed to make whatever you're wearing look expensive.

Big is finally back... @nanushka coming soon #thenextbigthing #wishlist

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SADDLE

Thanks to the return of Dior's iconic Saddle Bag, the classic shape is experiencing a resurgence that's sure to last for years.

BOX

Boxing bags in all sizes were huge at the most recent Copenhagen Fashion Week, and they provide the perfect amount of structure to elevate your fall looks.

Pink lady ???? @ganni #gannigirls @boyyboutique #cphfw #cophenhagen

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FAUX FUR

If you're a fan of summer's beaded bags, transitioning to furry bags should be easy for you. Our favorite iterations fo the trend are the pretty pastels ones.

Baby blue logo strap furry hobo. Wow @sakspotts

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The New Bucket

Bucket bags have been around for a while, but this season more than ever, they're significantly sleeker and more structured.

Parquet floor envy.

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LOGO LAND

Logomania isn't letting us this season, and there are plenty of options on the market to suit your fancy, from classics to streetwear.

Going places????

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DRAWSTRING POUCH

Drawstring pouches are no longer just for after dark. These days, you'll find options in every size and material. We recommend thinking beyond the basics with this trend.

CHAIN STRAP

The rise of chunky chain-strap bags probably has something to do with the return of all things '80s, but it's subtle enough to not look dated several seasons from now.