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These Are the 5 Biggest Handbag Trends for the Spring and Summer Seasons

All of our favorite styles spotted on the SS21 runway are now hitting stores.

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As we transition into the spring and summer seasons, we’re scouring the Internet for new items to update our seasonal wardrobes. For those on the lookout for handbags, we’ve put together a list of the biggest trends this Spring/Summer 2021 season that we’ve previously spotted on virtual runways from Givenchy, Fendi, Bottega Veneta and more.

With more people resorting to outdoor activities to stay healthy, luxury water bottle holders have become the statement accessory of the season as seen from Marine Serre. Nostalgic styling continues to reign supreme with mini shoulder bags by brands such as CELINE and Miu Miu. Elsewhere, we’re dreaming of post-pandemic dressing with vibrant colors and oversized bags.

Scroll down below for some of the best handbag trends to try out this SS21 season.

While you’re at it, check out our favorite lingerie trends that will dominate your intimates wardrobe this year.

Stay Hydrated

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Marine Serre; Givenchy; Fendi

Staying hydrated is one of the biggest trends that was spotted in the SS21 fashion shows. Luxury labels like Marine Serre and Givenchy showcased branded water bottles and holders, while Fendi paired its iteration with a large tote bag. These designs will serve as statements to easy casual looks on your trip to the outdoors.

Marine Serre
Water Bottle and Shoulder Bag
$670 USD
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Fendi
Flask Holder
$770 USD
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The Bigger The Better

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Schiaparelli; SUNNEI; Balenciaga

Although most of us are unable to travel at the moment, we’re dreaming of packing up for a day at our dream destination. Balenciaga and Schiaparelli have revealed blown-up iterations of their bags, while SUNNEI opted for an oversized strap to hug the entire shoulder.

Balenciaga
Cabas S Logo-Print Leather-Print Canvas Tote Bag
$1,061 USD
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Acne Studios
Musubi Large Leather Cross-Body Bag
$1,703 USD
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Pops of Color

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Versace; Molly Goddard; Prada

Vibrant colors are taking over our feeds as we dream of post-pandemic fashion. Get playful and experimentative with all kinds of palettes ranging from striking red colors to pastel pink shades. For SS21, Molly Goddard has splashed its ruffled crossbody bag with red, while Versace has paired its La Medusa with bold chains.

Prada
Saffiano Leather Prada Matinée Bag
$2,950 USD
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Molly Goddard
Nagoya Bag Red
£580 EUR (approximately $694 USD)
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Mini Shoulder Bags

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Burberry; CELINE; Miu Miu

’00s-inspired trends aren’t going anywhere soon. For quick lunch outings, carry your favorite mini shoulder bag with your everyday essentials like your wallet, phone and sunglasses. CELINE keeps it simple with a tonal design, while the iconic matelassé pattern takes over Miu Miu’s purse.

Burberry
Mini Leather Double Olympia Bag
$1,450 USD
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CELINE
Ava Bag
$1,700 USD
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Triangle Cuts

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Bottega Veneta; Givenchy

Two of the hottest names in fashion, Matthew Williams of Givenchy and Daniel Lee of Bottega Veneta debuted new handbag styles for the SS21 season. Both the Cut Out Bag and The Point sport V-shaped details at the opening to create an edgy, modern look.

Givenchy
Cut Out Small Leather Shoulder Bag
$1,629 USD
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