When it comes to statement pieces, many would look to large bejewelled necklaces in contrast to mini bags. But sometimes the smallest of things leave the biggest impressions. So if you’re looking for something to grab the spotlight in your next dinner event, get some mini bags. From the world-renowned Jacquemus and celebrity-loved Valentino to classic pieces by Saint Laurent, here are some must-have mini bags!
JACQUEMUS raffia mini bag
Jacquemus has long been known for its adorable mini bags in a variety of pastel hues and classic brown shades. But this particular mini bag sports a unique raffia pattern complete with an adjustable strap. So whether you prefer slinging it on your shoulder, looping it through your jeans or attaching it to a bigger bag, it’s perfect for any style. Net-a-porter
VALENTINO VSLING micro bag
When Lizzo walked the red carpet for the American Music Awards in 2020, everyone had eyes for her super tiny Valentino bag. Since then, the Maison has continued releasing mini bags in various designs from studded ones to calfskin. The VSLING micro bag features Swarovski crystals throughout the bag and straps with two colourways of emerald and fuschia. Valentino
SAINT LAURENT baby lou bag
Saint Laurent’s black bags with the iconic gold YSL logo is a classic must-have. But when you feel like going lighter, look to the baby lou bag, a timeless piece that matches any outfit. Featuring the signature chevron pattern alongside a chain and leather strap, you can opt for it to be a shoulder bag or crossbody bag. Net-a-porter
CULT GAIA lucinda nano rhinestone clutch
You can count on Cult Gaia to deliver uniquely designed bags that steals the show just like this mini rhinestone clutch. Perfect for dinner dates or gala events, this elegant piece fits just right when it comes to carrying your essentials. Match it with some gold accessories to complete your overall look. Cult Gaia
Bottega Veneta cassette bag
Featuring the Maison’s iconic intrecciato weave, the cassette bag is scaled down to a mini crossbody version for convenience. Made from leather, the crossbody bag features adjustable straps and comes in a wide variety of hues. This particular shade is perfect for pairing with neutral tones or prints. Net-a-porter
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