"More is more" would appear to be the motto when it comes to this season's It-bags. From Gucci to Celine, designers went all out embellishing your favourite silhouettes just in time for holiday season. Here are the 10 you're sure to see on anybody who's anybody.
Gucci's Ottilia bag with the iconic bamboo handle gets a makeover. Embellished with metallic insects and snakeskin, with a spacious interior, this is the work bag you won't get tired of seeing every day.
Available at Gucci
If you saw Alexander McQueen's Fall/Winter 2017 runway show, you'll know that the British fashion house is all about loose ends this season, and their bags are no exception. Dripping in strings like a deconstructed baseball, the classic clutch suddenly becomes a show-stopper that is sure to break the ice at any party.
Available at Alexander McQueen
There's no such thing as too many beads, at least this appears to be the case when it comes to Dior's box bag from their Resort 2018 collection. Complete with an equally embellished guitar strap, this glam-bohemian number will go with anything from denim to dinner-formal dresses.
Available at Dior
Bring some desert heat into your winter wardrobe courtesy of Saint Laurent's tribal crossbody. With carpet stripes and fringing, the cute bag will immediately transport you to the souks of Marrakech.
Available at Saint Laurent
What's a winter It-bag without some shearling? The master of minimalism, Celine shearling bowling bag will go with whatever outfit you fancy while serving as a statement piece on its own.
Available at Celine
Chanel’s iconic Gabrielle shoulder bag has been invaded by owls for the Resort 2018 collection. In a deep, demure red, the catch-all will easily carry you from Christmas to Chinese New Year.
Available at Chanel
Inspired by the artwork of British textile designer William Morris, Loewe takes the artist’s famous wallpaper patterns and incorporates them into their iconic hammock tote. Gift a loved one or save for yourself, this limited edition bag is definitely a must-have.
Available at Loewe
Get into the holiday season with Fendi’s velvet Peekaboo bag with floral embroidery. As far as the mini bag trend goes, Fendi has been at the forefront and this festive number might just be the favourite.
Available at Fendi
If you’re looking for a bag to wow, look no further than Prada’s all-fur (including the handle) bag in a fiery red hue, reminiscent of their Fall/Winter 2017 runway show where ostrich feathers took centre stage. It won’t fail to break the ice at your next function, we promise.
Available at Prada
All aboard the fanny pack trend with Valentino’s red, studded number. If the sporty ones you’ve seen on the streets aren’t quite your cup of tea, this one walks the balance of being stylishly girly while still on trend.
Available at Valentino