5 Fun (And Practical!) Handbag Trends To Bookmark For Spring

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5 Fun (And Practical!) Handbag Trends To Bookmark For Spring

(Photo: Courtesy of H&M)

With spring on the way, it's time to hit refresh on your accessory game. From classy croissants to timeless buckets and oversized totes, there's arm candy for everyone—and better yet, enough space to fit everything. Scroll to meet the season's It bags.

Trend: Mind the curves

Structured or slouchy, a crescent-shaped handbag is the perfect companion for spring. The soft, rounded lines of this style pair well with anything from flowy dresses to balloon-sleeve tops to blazers. Elevate your look with a croissant-style bag à la Fendi, take inspiration from Balmain with a whimsical ruched version, or go casual with a tote that fits all your daily essentials.

Urban Outfitters

Crescent shoulder bag, $54,

A curve scoop lavender-coloured handbag with a shoulder strap of the same material and colour, accessorized with a red-cap mushroom zipper charm.



Oversized shopper bag, $271,

A curved brown leather handbag with a brown leather shoulder strap.


Round shoulder bag, $15,

A small, moss-green shoulder bag with a strap of the same colour.

JW Pei

Gathered handbag, $150,

A curve scoop, kelly green handbag with a ruched shoulder strap and a pleated body.



Ruched baguette bag, $23,

A black leather curve scoop, ruched shoulder bag with a black leather strap and gold chain hardware.

Trend: Beautiful buckets

Perhaps the most practical style of the bunch, the humble—and deceptively roomy—bucket bag is back this season. On runways, Chloé and Michael Kors offered sculptural, top-handled takes on the classic, but there are also plenty of crossbody options if you'd rather go hands-free.

5 Fun (And Practical!) Handbag Trends To Bookmark For Spring(Photo: Courtesy of Chloé)

ASOS Design

Small woven bucket bag, $39,

A butter-yellow, bucket-style crossbody bag, with a drawstring interior and a lattice exterior design, imitating a small picnic basket.



Hybrid pot bag, $140,

A tall, lavender-coloured bucket-style shoulder bag with a lavender-coloured strap.

Sonya Lee

Structured bucket bag, $338,

A dark brown bucket style back with a singular strap attached in the middle of the bag, with a silver clasp.

Hoi Bo

3D knit bucket bag, $240,

A narrow, dove-grey drawstring bag with navy blue strings and a navy blue strap.


Alkeme Atelier

Metal handle bucket bag, $226,

A small, chic royal blue bucket-style bag with a circular gold carrying handle.

Trend: Chain reactions

Punk up your wardrobe with a sleek bag adorned with edgy chains. Chunky or delicate, in shiny metals or colourful hues—anything goes. At Alexander McQueen and Stella McCartney, supersized links were the stars of the show. Not ready to commit? Some options feature removable straps. 

A model walking the runway at Alexander McQueen SS22 carrying a handbag with chains to illustrate a handbag trend.(Photo: Courtesy of Alexander McQueen,


Belted bag with chain, $35,

A small, rectangular crossbody bag with a black, plastic chain along the front flap.


Charles & Keith

Metallic accent bag, $103,

A 70s-yellow shoulder handbag with big silver chain hardware.

Call It Spring

Shoulder bag with chain strap, $50,

A medium-sized sage green shoulder bag, with a shoulder strap and an additional light green chain strap.

& Other Stories

Ruched leather bag with chain strap, $188,

A butterscotch-coloured drawstring style handbag, with a shoulder strap and a silver chain.


Matt & Nat

Crossbody bag made from apple waste, $195,

A small, square beige bag with a silver chain and small looped carrying handles.

Trend: Puff pieces

Sure, padded bags been on the scene for a while, but Bottega Veneta—the brand that started the trend—brought the look back for spring, while Coach's bestselling Tabby bag has taken over TikTok. From clutches to totes, this playful style is available in every shape and size.

A model walking the runway at Bottega Veneta SS22 carrying a puffy neon green handbag.(Photo: Courtesy of Bottega Veneta)


Pleated half-moon bag, $59,

A sage green shoulder bag, made with a padded leather material. The shoulder straps are the same sage green, and is tied in a knot in three places.



Puffer tote, $67,

A large, light brown puffer handbag, with two large carrying handles made of the same light brown puffer material.


Padded tote bag, $125,

A medium-sized, off-white puffer shoulder bag with carrying handles made of the same puffer material. A zipper lines the top enclosure of the bag.


Quilted crossbody bag with beaded handle, $50,

A small, yellow crossbody bag made with a padded, butter-yellow material and a gold-sphere chain.



Pillow shoulder bag, $495,

A padded cream-coloured Coach handbag with a cream-coloured shoulder strap and a cream-coloured carrying handle. Accessorized with a bag tag of the same material and a large 'C' logo on the clasp.

Trend: Supersized totes

After a few seasons of micro bags, the pendulum has swung the other way. According to Proenza Schouler, Fendi and Chanel, it's not only acceptable to carry everything you own and a couple of snacks around with you at all times, it's encouraged. For bonus styling points, carry your oversized tote under your arm.

A model walking the runway at Proenza Schouler carrying a large oversized orange bag.(Photo: Courtesy of Proenza Schouler)


Shopper bag, $100,

A wide, oversized beige tote.



Work bag, $195,

A large, duffle-style emerald green croc-embossed handbag, accessorized with a bag tag made of the same material.


Vegan leather multifunctional bag, $150,

An oversized brown leather crossbody bag, with a fold over flap and carrying handle.


Padded leather shopper, $249,

An oversized black puffer shoulder bag, with large handles.


Ela Handbags

 Large tote, $98,

An oversized, navy blue croc-embossed tote, accessorized with a circular gold bag tag.


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