16 Practical-Fun Bags You’ll Be Falling For This Season


August 22, 2017 | BY Jessica Liew

From prim to playful, handbag trends of this autumn/winter season strike a balance between fashion and function.

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Aigner fall/winter 2017 textured crossbody bag 

It’s a refreshing twist to see pops of bright colour, playful graphics and fancy patterns in place of the standard moody dark tones of fall/winter. Handbags in particular, are having a moment toying with ways to dress up winter wear, and formal workbags are embracing this trend with gusto.

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From chic hardware to hyperbolic logos, and from textured patterns to statement details, it’s now the in-thing to express your personality with a quirky upgrade to your standard daytime handbag. It's time to get dressy with these 16 bags for day-to-night.

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Aigner bag with horse head all-over stitching pattern

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Bally Moxie shoulder bag in green leather featuring studs and Swarovski crystals

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Braun Buffel Marlene medium top handle bag in yellow

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Carolina Herrera patterned bucket bag

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Coach Prairie Rivets Rogue bag

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Fendi Runaway bag in black and white 

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Givenchy cross body colour block bag in red and black 

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Gucci bamboo top handle bag with gold floral inscription 

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Kate Spade Byrdie Jacket shoulder bag 

1294897132_2503.jpg (original size)Longchamp Pénélope Arty bag in beige

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Miu Miu Madras leather and python patch clutch in beige

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Mulberry The Averley handbag in graphic snakeskin leather 

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Anya Hindmarch bucket bag from their Build A Bag range

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Prada velvet print bag in blue 

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Tory Burch leather statement briefcase with embossed poem 

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Tod's Double T red bag with braid and tassel details

 Photos courtesy of respective brands. 
Cover photo: Bally fall/winter 2017 Moxie handbag in leopard print

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