The perfect day bag should be three things: cute, compact and mega-versatile – ‘cause there’s no point if it doesn’t go with just about everything you own, right? Luckily, the latest wave of wardrobe wonders tick all the criteria, leaving you with the v difficult task (ahem) of choosing between them. From saddle styles to bumbags (not even joking), here are the five day bag styles to get your hands on right now.
1. The Cross-Body Bag
All hail cross-body bags. Letting us go hands-free in style (v practical for when we’re holding morning coffees/petting dogs on the train/snapping those Instas), these down-sized designs are a major fashion fave. Need to update your collection? Go for structured styles with high-shine chain straps, with metallics, neutrals and bold colours up for grabs.
2. The Day-to-Night Bag
If, like us, your girls-only Saturday brunches have a tendency to end up in the nearest bar (sorry not sorry) then this season’s day-to-night bags have got all your weekend plans covered. Made from swish suede, these AM-to-PM picks can be worn as a cross-body bag by day, before doubling up as cute clutch by night. Magic.
3. The Circle Bag
Circle bags have got us in a spin for SS18, with rounded designs making themselves known as the new minimalist heroes. Bring ‘em into your work-to-weekend vibe with leather and suede styles that you’ll be wearing forevs, or start your spring off right with colour-block cuties in powder blue.
4. The Bumbag
Even if you’re convinced that bumbags never should’ve left the 90s, we have a sneaky feeling that this season’s styles might just change your mind. Made from luxe leather in metallic grey and black, these mini must-haves are the outfit extras that’ll rack up your Insta likes like woah.
5. The Saddle Bag
Calling all vintage huns – saddle bags are firmly on the fashion radar, giving our get-ups all the 70s’ feels. Add a little retro cool to your SS18 line-up with softly-structured styles in classic tan or muted palettes for something a ‘lil more now.