The Bag Edit: 7 new bag collections to shop for summer

From new straw bags to canvas totes and updated classics, we’ve picked out the latest bag collections to check out right now. 

As all our favourite stores begin to ease into business once again, there’s one accessory that’s hot on everyone’s radar: bags!

Summer bag launches have always been synonymous with bright colours and playful textures – this season’s are no different. From new straw bags to canvas totes and updated classics, we’ve picked out the latest bag collections to check out right now.

Burberry Canvas Bag

Whether you’re a fan of Burberry’s timeless TB bag, equestrian-inspired Anne bag or unique Pocket Bag, there’s a version made in canvas for you. Designed for summer but easily wearable beyond, these canvas interpretations offer a more laid-back allure that’s no less sophisticated with its complementary leather trimmings. W

Valentino Supervee

Seen on celebrities around the world including the ageless Jennifer Lopez, Korean actress Park Shin Hye and local star Scha Alyahya, the Valentino Supervee is the must-have it-bag from the brand this S20. Crafted from smooth calfskin leather and highlighted by the oversized VLOGO on the front flap, this petite sling bag has a chic, timeless appeal that’s sure to last past one season. W

Loewe Paula’s Ibiza straw bags

If you’re looking for a new straw bag for your next beach getaway, the Loewe Paula’s Ibiza SS20 collection has more than a few worthy options for your musing. Comprising of a variety of shapes, colours, textures and materials, there’s something for everyone including classic palm leaf baskets woven in Morocco as well as versatile, colourful Shigra baskets from Ecuador. For an added touch of positivity and escapism, we’re loving the cute Smiley capsule version pictured above! W

Dior Ultra Matte

Matching your handbag to your lipstick is now a lot easier – and more stylish – with Dior’s new Ultra Matte collection of arm candies. The Maison’s signature Lady Dior, Dior Saddle and Dior 30 Montaigne bags have been revamped in a range of ultra-matte shades including white, black, grey, pink and navy, to name a few. There’s also a selection of accessories, namely sunglasses and match, to complete the look! W

Fendi Peekaboo Interlace 

Speak of Fendi handbags and the Peekaboo tote is arguably the first that comes to mind. Now, the icon has gotten a whole new look for SS20 – featuring a painstakingly woven leather body that’s equal parts chic, refined and eye-catchingly unique. Complemented with the line’s signature gold-finish metalware and twist lock on both sides, it makes for a covetable addition to any bag collection. The new interpretation is available in mini, medium and large sizes in an array of colours. W

Bottega Veneta wood and intrecciato leather clutch

Bottega Veneta has been waking waves with its bag and shoe collections since Daniel Lee took over creative direction. This trendy new clutch that highlights the brand’s emblematic intrecciato weave with an added touch of a natural wooden top handle is yet another piece that wins our approval – and many others. That subtle in-laid gold bar is the icing on the cake – major love! W

Longchamp 3D bag

Besides releasing fresh updates for its Rosseau collection, Longchamp has also launched summery pastel hues for its 3D bags. Characterised by its graphic lines and symmetry that give off a 3-dimensional effect, the 3D collection features a range of top-handle bags with detachable shoulder straps for versatile styling. Modern, casual and playful, it’s perfect for the urban lifestyle – whether for work or play! W

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