Spring in the Bag: Top 20 Trending 2022 Bags

Ready to get a little spring in your step with this season’s bag trends? We sure are! There’s bold and bursting colors, twisting textures, retro revivals and much more.

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90s CRESCENTS & CROISSANTS

Fashion’s collective obsession with all things 90s is showing no signs of slowing down, especially when it comes to the handbag. Whether the super-squishy croissant is your bag, or you prefer to fully embrace the sleek, retro ‘under the armpit’ crescent version – this silhouette is shaping up to be the ‘it’ bag for S/S 2022.

Looking to add this to your bag rotation? Here are some fan favorites you’re sure to love…

Dooney & Bourke, All Weather Leather 3.0 Demi Shoulder 22 $328

Creating a bag that is both timeless and approachable is a tall challenge for any company. Dooney & Bourke has been making this look easy for over four decades. This latest edition from their collection is an exquisite example. Italian pebble leather and quality hardware ensures this beauty will only get better with age.

Lemaire, Large Croissant Shoulder Bag $1,182

This golden croissant bag by Lemaire looks good enough to eat. However, we’d recommend you show off this super-soft leather lovely with your fav couture casuals. Fewer calories that way too…

Nanushka, Anja Baguette Bag $399.99

This vampy vegan leather baguette from Nanushka is just the right mix of comfortable slouch and lunar-inspired hobo happiness.

Staud, Micro Moon Raffia Tote $177

Quite possibly the cutest wee woven crescent bag we’ve seen this season. With just enough interior real estate to hold your essentials, this tiny tote is perfect for quickly heading out the door.

Neous, Yellow Orion Bag $695

Show the world you’ve got the moon on a string…okay well, maybe it’s more of a strap. This banana yellow bag from Neous is quite the spitting image of a crescent moon, making it perfect for a night on the town.

RETURN OF THE BUCKET BAG

If you love your utility with a side of casual chic, then you were probably one of the many who lamented as the classic bucket bag fell out of favor for a few years. Never fear, though! 2022 is seeing a resurgence of everyone’s favorite collapsible bag. This season’s interpretation is getting a refresh in fun colors and textures. Here are just a few that will get your inspo going…

Dooney & Bourke, Pebble Grain Drawstring $189 (on Sale NOW from $268)

This medium-sized bucket is perfect for carrying all your go-to essentials from work to weekend. Lightweight Italian pebble leather wears like iron but won’t weigh you down, and we’re over the moon for this bright, sky blue that just sings Spring.

Chloe, Tulip Leather Bucket Bag $1,399.99

This creamy-colored bag by Chloe is made to resemble a beautiful tulip flower, ready to unfurl with just a release of the strap. The neutral buttery hue will easily match to anything in your spring wardrobe.

Jimmy Choo, Bon Bon Bracelet Bucket Bag $1,895

This little bucket bag is bringing the bling and ready to partay. Wear it (as the name implies) around the wrist to keep it close at hand, or carry it across the shoulder using the long gold chain attachment.

A.N.D., Convertible Shoulder Bag $35

Not only is this sleek fellow a steal at the price, it also converts from a roomy bucket purse into a one-shouldered message bag. How’s that for getting some bang for your buck?

ALAÏA, Red Bucket Corset 19 Bag $1,750

There is a ton of texture going into this little red bucket bag. We love how the leather has been manipulated into resembling something akin to wicker. The rich color makes it versatile for day and evening looks.

MEGA TOTES

The past 2 plus years have given us all a lot of baggage, so it only stands to reason we’d embrace the XL tote. From structured office-friendly versions to fancy, colored prints and patterns…these megas have it all…and then some!

Dagne Dover, Allyn Tote $299 (on Sale NOW from $345)

There’s something super fresh about a white bag for spring. This minimalist lovely from Dagne Dover is roomy enough to sport your 16″ laptop along with all your work essentials. It has a ton of pockets inside, including a slip pocket perfect for that commuter water bottle.

rag & bone, Addison Oversized Tote $195

With such a bright, sunny color, it’s really impossible to be in a bad mood while toting this lovely linen number from rag & bone. The reinforced bottom and double-stitching ensures this lightweight tote will mightily hold whatever your throw into it.

TOUS, Damas Tote Bag $295

Regardless of the material, woven is the texture that’s winning the internet right now. We’re loving Tous’ sophisticated take on the trend with their Damas tote. It’s like a beautiful piece of abstract art…that can carry your cold brew and house your laptop. Nice!

Shade & Shore, Jacquard Print Blanket Tote $35

Interesting texture and pattern makes this mega tote the perfect complement to all your daytime adventures from errands to lunch, shopping to the beach.

Fendi, Sunshine Tech Mesh Tote $2,449.99

Logomania may have lost its luster over the pandemic, but vintage monogramming? That’s a trend that is just getting started. Case in point, this XL tote that is cleverly covered in the famous Fendi logo.

ANGULAR ARRANGEMENTS

If soft, slouchy bag styles just aren’t your thing, you’ll find plenty of fresh, structured options for S/S 2022 to choose from. With designers playing around with unexpected colors, sizes and shapes, these ‘ladylike’ bags will look just as amazing with your classic sheath dress as they will with your jeans and tees.

 

Mansur Gavriel, Dahlia Chain Elegant Bag $1,095

This gorgeous pink and gold clasp-top bag from Mansur Gavriel is truly an investment piece. From their 2022 Spring collection, the silhouette pays homage to the classic lady’s bag, playfully updated in an oversize look.

Maison Margiela, Taupe Snatched Bag $1,009

For the gal who aced geometry, here’s a bag that’s anything but ordinary.

Prada, Padded Leather Shoulder Bag $1,879.99

And for the lady who likes to think outside the box.

The Kooples, Emily Red Bag Nano Edition $275

Don’t let the ‘nano’ name fool you, this 13″x17″ bag packs a big color punch. Made of Italian calfskin leather and quality brass hardware, it’s not just the silhouette of this Emily bag that makes it an instant classic.

Jill Sander, Goji Square Frame Tote $1,850

Brand new for the season, this medium-sized hand bag from Jill Sander comes in a few colors but we’re sold on this icy pastel green that looks simultaneously sophisticated and casual chic.

BIG PARTY, LITTLE PACKAGE

With all due love and respect to Jacquemus, we’re no longer attempting to fit our lives into your micro pieces. Party loving gals this season want a bag that’s easy to hold on to, looks amazing but also fits their essentials (i.e. phone, wallet, keys, etc). Designers have responded in kind with fun textures and embellishments, bright colors and (thankfully) roomier sizes that won’t have you deciding between your Air pods and your Tic Tacs.

Shrimps, Off-white and Blue Greet Bag $535

Welcome to 2022, where the phrase “crochet all day” also applies to night. Consider yourself enlightened.

Nicole Miller, Evil Eye Mini Handbag $195

At 6″ by 6″ this mini from Nicole Miller has room for the “holy party trinity” aka wallet, phone, keys, as well as a few other small items. It also has a detachable long strap, making it idea as a hands free option. The classic goes-with-everything black is given a cheeky update with three cute crystal eye adornments.

Ella & Elly, Glass Crystal and Goldtone Clutch $19.99

Got a few spring weddings on your punch card this season? This 7″ x 6″ sparkly number from Ella & Elly has plenty of bling and a goodly amount of space for your necessary items. Plus the generously thick top strap will ensure you keep a firm hand on your items at all times.

Rosantica, Crystal-embellished Cage Bag $1,371

This delicate cage bucket bag showcases handmade craftsmanship at its best. The surprisingly roomy interior belies its small size, making it that much more magical.

Versace, Medusa Polished Leather Bag $1,350

They say all that glitters isn’t gold but in this case, they’re dead wrong. Fresh from the Versace S/S 2022 season this gorgeous leather mini purse has been given the full Midas treatment…and we likey!  Carrying it clutch-style with its thick chain is our preference, but it also comes with a detachable long strap for those days you crave a crossbody.

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