Regardless of the date, I'm going to go out on a limb and say that summer is no longer imminent—it's full-blown here. Sure, summer might not officially start until 21 June, but the blue skies and rising temperatures are good enough for me. Of course, there will inevitably be some odd chilly days, but that's what makes this particular article so pertinent. No matter the forecast, there's one piece you can use to make your outfits feel more summery even when you're covered up in jeans and a trench coat. And that piece is a handbag.
No matter how many dresses, shoes, or other stylish finds we serve up, slinging a fresh bag over your shoulder is still one of the quickest ways to level up your look and overhaul your aesthetic for a new season. So which are the summer 2022 handbag trends to be aware of? I'm glad you asked.
Fortunately, there's something for everyone in this year's arm-candy line-up, from the tote bag that minimalists are currently carrying to shoulder bags saturated with sparkle. Without further ado, here are the eight most important handbag trends of summer 2022.