From day bags big enough to hold the kitchen sink, to evening clutches that offer the perfect finishing touch to your outfit, discover the must-have handbag styles taking shoulders by storm in autumn/winter 2020.
Like a fine wine, an investment bag only improves with age and this season brings a choice of timeless options to covet. From slouchy bucket styles in rich chocolate shades to smart leather satchels in sunshine warm colours: AW20’s essential handbags are versatile, practical and eye pleasing. Visit the likes of Prada and Burberry and opt for styles with a whimsical bohemian or studiously preppy feel.
AW20 is all about being bold, bright and beautiful and a statement bag is the ideal way to add a splash of colour to your outfit. This season’s revival of 70s-style tailoring and 60s inspired prints have heralded a return to eye-wateringly bright bags so don’t hold back. Mustard yellow, lipstick red and cobalt blue are all on trend. Check out the selection in Adolfo Dominguez, Maje or and plump for strong, standout, shades.
Eveningwear is dialling up the glitz and glamour for AW20 and clutch bags are no exception. Opt for envelope clutches with all-over embellishment or half-moon bags in metallic tones of sultry silver and indulgent gold. High-shine, serious sparkle and star-shapes are what to aim for this season – so don’t be afraid to step out with a clutch that’s heavily bejewelled. Make a beeline for Karl Lagerfeld and seek out the sparkliest clutch you can find.
New season, new soulmate