2021 started on a good note but took a whole new turn as life went back to – work from home and staying indoors. Better days are coming and we are already prepping for it. 2021 is not just about what to wear but also how to elevate the entire look with what you wear. Didn’t quite get that? Well, we are talking about shoes, bags, and jewelry. A look is only fully complete with your accessories and today this is truer than ever!
We are currently drooling over the uber-hot bag trends we spotted on the Spring/summer’21 runway and beyond. Who knew bags could be the game-changer of your look? You could be dressed in your sweats and still make a fashion statement with the bag you carry. From chunky chains, beads to puffy cloud bags we can’t get enough of these eye-pleasing beauties. Let’s begin!
- Cloud Purse –
Crushing on the puffy sleeve trend? Then you’ll probably love the puffy cloud bag trend too. This Lanvin puffy cloud bag in pastel yellow is sure to get your look from 0 to 100 that’s why it made it to our list!
- Oversized Bags –
Salvatore Ferragamo SS’21
Off to the market or just dreaming of a laidback holiday to the countryside fields? You’ll definitely need a bag that carries all your essentials without feeling like a hoarder, meet – oversized bags. Oversized bags do not always have to be slouchy or out of shape, proves Salvatore Ferragamo. No more feeling awkward carrying an extra-large bag everywhere, because it’s in vogue baby!
- Chunky Chains
What’s better than a pretty purse? A pretty hand gear that is more than just a strap! Gone are the days when thick straps held a bag, it’s 2021 and we cannot get over the chunky chain strap upgrade! Versace had the spotlight on them as they showcased their chunky chain bright-hued bag collection on the runway. We’ve spotted variations to this trend from chunky chains to big pearl straps. You can easily find a chunky chain purse in any high-street store or separately find detachable straps to attach and give new life to your existing purses.
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- Mini Wallet Cross Body
Max Mara SS’21
Your macro accessory is getting a whole new recognition with this popular trend – crossbody wallet bags, wearing it above the torso. Instead of carrying your wallet inside your bag you can now wear it with pride and be assured about the safety of your belongings. Take notes from Max Mara on how to style your mini bag.
- Weave Bags
Fresh look straight from the runway to daytime picnics, the weave bag trend has made a comeback. Which weave were you looking forward to, Straw, beaded or macramé? We spotted them all hitting the runway. The fashion world took note of the rise of short holiday getaways and road trips during the pandemic and that’s how this old-school trend made its way back. Longchamp’s casual yet picnic-y bag got us dreaming of a holiday already!
Which trend are you going to embrace this season? Is it the oversized bag or the mini bag? However, here are a few pointers you should consider when shopping – look for highlighter hues, puffy cloud-sized bags are a hit, purchase detachable chains, style it around your torso.