The It Bag is not dead. Despite a dip in global handbag sales, and industry
experts saying that Instagram killed the It Bag, consumers still love a
good handbag. Brands like Hermès and Gabriela Hearst still have waiting
lists for certain bags, proving that the demand for a top quality luxury
handbag has not waned. From minimalist details to maximalist luxury, this
year’s set of It Bags is diversified, chic, and are the ultimate accessory
for any outfit.
Wandler Hortensia Bag
Wandler has become the cult label that has filled everyone’s Instagram
feeds. Dutch designer Elza Wander found an instant hit with the Wandler
Hortensia Bag which is at an accessible price point under 1000 dollars. The
medium sized bag is the perfect size whether you are on the go or just need
a casual bag.
Oscar de la Renta Nolo Bag
While Oscar de la Renta is typically known for their evening wear, thanks
to the genius of Laura Kim and Fernando Garcia, the brand has found its It
Bag of the year. The minimalist silhouette was inspired by Brazilian
architecture, and was done in a fine leather. It’s a classic handbag style
for a classy lady.
Off-White Jitney Bag
The Off-White Jitney Bag, like so many of creative director Virgil Abloh’s
offerings for the brand, sold-out. The Graffiti style lettering drove the
streetwear fanatics insane, and it became their must-have accessory. The
force known as Virgil Abloh isn’t waning anytime soon.
Chloé Mini C Bag
Chloé’s accessories continue to be the bread and butter of the brand. The
brand has churned out their series of It Bags over the years, and their
most notable bag of 2019 was the Chloé Mini C Bag. The on-the-go style is a
great accessory if you’re out to brunch with friends, or just a need bag to
hold your keys and cell phone.
Bottega Veneta Pouch
2019 was the year Bottega Veneta rose to the top of the most coveted luxury
brands list. Dubbed The Pouch, the handbag became an evening wear staple
for the ladies of the gala circuit and luxury handbag collectors. As
Bottega Veneta’s parent company Kering worked to boost the brand’s
performance, this bag was key to the label’s success.
The It Bag is alive and well
Jacquemus Le Chiquito Bag
This is arguably the bag that broke the internet. The Jacquemus mini bag
was talked about by everyone from the fashion crowd to those who saw Lizzo
rock on the red carpet for the American Music Awards. If you need a bag to
hold your peppermint, this is the one.
Paco Rabanne Chainmail Bag
Paco Rabanne has been on a quest to become an in-demand luxury brand, and
what better place to start than with accessories. The Paco Rabanne
Chainmail Bag is a statement maker no doubt, because how often do you see a
bag made from chainmail. It’s certainly an original that can go from day to
night with ease.
Margiela Grand Slam Bag
This bag could easily be mistaken for an airline pillow, but it is far more
chic than what’s being offered on American Airlines. The Margiela Grand
Slam bag is crafted from soft leather and has comfortable edges. For those
who love soft leather, this bag takes the cake.
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Chanel Small Boy Chanel with Imitation Pearls
The Chanel Boy Bag has been reinvented again, and this time with imitation
pearls. The divinity is in the details after all, and pearls always say
timeless chic. The world may have lost legendary Chanel designer Karl
Lagerfeld, but the legacy and aesthetic he built lives on.
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