Bags add a spark of joy when styling your favourite summer dresses and gingham co-ord sets for the hottest months of the year. From itty-bitty micro bags to larger than life beach totes, every bag does the duty of carrying your physical baggage and we hope it could carry the other one too. And with the onset of the chubti-jalti garmi followed by weekend getaways to the beach and continued Friday club-hopping, bags are essential for every major event. However, finding bags that serve all your moods and needs is a hassle on its own, fikar not, because we have made a list of the season’s hottest bags that are pocket friendly and supremely stylish too. Take a look:
I still remember disliking those tiny, embroidered phone bags, hanging around the necks of all those society aunties, accomplishing their evening walks. But samay truly teaches a lesson, because those tiny phone bags are back in an all-new avatar and well, I am sorry but I am in love! I mean, just look at this yellow bead bag from H&M. Isn’t it the coolest thing ever? Shop Here
Jute bags have again found popularity in many closets, owing to their rustic and raw outlook. And adding a fun spin to the trend, this circular jute bag from Ajio comes with an attached charm to add a hint of colours. Shop Here
I know you’re wondering, what is actually a maxi bag? Well, a maxi bag is nothing short of your modern-day jhola. For those, who love to travel with their entire home, this piece here is your saathi, through thick and thin. And adding a touch of colour play, this tri-colour maxi bucket bag by Zara is a perfect pick for you. Shop Here
Owning anything with fur is like a long-lost dream during summers, but this accessory stands as an exception. Fur bags in no time have gained popularity, amongst those who run the cool-girl Instagram race. And for the lovers of all things funky, this smile printed, faux fur bag from H&M, will be a super cute addition to your collection. Shop Here
For a touch of luxury to your summer closet, beaded bags are a sparkling addition to party-ready ensembles. A key ingredient for when wearing jewellery feels like an added task, these beaded bags will sure make any look a ‘winner.’ And our favourite is this pink beads bag by Mango. Shop Here
Amongst the many things that Gen-Zs are obsessed with, the crochet bag tops the list. Straight from your Pinterest mood boards to your closets, this handcrafted banana fibre, cross body bag from Okhai is a unique pick. Another piece to top our list of crochet bag is this colourful bucket bag from Zara.
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Micro, mini and baby bags are having a moment in closets for the past few months and we have nothing to complain about. An accessory that makesthe onlookers wonder about its capabilities, mini bags are cute, and trusted card holders. You can get these bags to declutter the mountain of things that take a spot in your maxi bags and carry them easily around for when the dance floor is urgently calling (I mean Friday nights, ya). Our favourite is this Camilla card holder from Miraggio and a cute embellished number from Zara.
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A bhai bandhu of the trendiest micro bags, bag belts are for those who absolutely hate to carry a bag. A detachable, fuss-free approach to carrying your essentials all around the globe, this Brown Hustle Free bag belt from Twenty Dresses by Nykaa Fashion can be your style quick fix. Shop Here
An absolute summer favourite silhouette, tote bags are a boon for shopaholics. From sabzi shopping to beach visits, tote bags can be styled with anything and everything. With a capacity for the whole world, this canvas tote bag from Westside can be your companion this summer. Shop Here
Summer fashion is as adhura without a candy-coloured bag, as me without my crush (lol). Adding a spin of shades to mundane white summer dresses, highlighter-hued shoulder bags or baguettes are great additions to your vacation wardrobe. Perfect for your Instagram grid as well, this tangy orange baguette from Mango is our pick for summer. Shop Here
Crescent bags or half-moon bags have become an absolute favourite amongst shoppers. A refreshing shape that has taken over every print, colour and strap design, crescent handbags are a celebrity favourite and your coolest partner in every Instagrammable mirror-fie spot. Dress them up or dress them down, the charm of a crescent handbag is here to live for long. Our pick is this Simone Saddle bag from Miraggio. Shop Here
Statement-making has become easier with these puffy, quilted handbags. A quilted/padded bag is the ‘it’ accessory this summer. Dipped into highlighter hues, quilted bags come in various shapes and sizes to serve your wardrobe needs. And for those who are yet to fall for the trend, we will suggest this solid blue quilted sling bag from Mango to you. Shop Here
Post Carrie Bradshaw’s iconic ‘it is a baguette’ moment from Sex And The City, the love affair between a metallic baguette bag and trend charts has strengthened over many, many years. A perfect party piece for every time the city’s nightlife calls for a quick dress-up session, this metallic textured bag from Zevora can be your pick for both date nights and clubbing with friends. Shop Here
What’s your pick?