The Best Designer Beach Bags For Spring/Summer 2021
As we transition into the spring and summer seasons, it’s time to brighten up our wardrobe and experiment with new fashion trends to embrace the warmer weather with a fresh look.
With beaches reopening in Hong Kong (finally), why not invest in some new swimsuits and accessories that can help you make a fashion statement? Of course, a glamorous weekend getaway to the coast wouldn’t be complete without a stylish bag that lets us store and keep all the holiday essentials organised—think sunglasses, sandals, sunscreens, towels and your beach read.
Below, we’ve rounded up the best beach bags and totes to shop for spring/summer 2021. Featuring premium materials, refined silhouettes and cutting-edge design elements, these bags will not only make you stand out at any crowd, but also look great in your pictures for the ‘gram. Trust us, you’ll want to wear these designer pieces not only to the beaches, but also on your weekly shopping trips or even to work!
Saint Laurent tote
This luxury structured tote bag from Saint Laurent was practically made for the spring and summer seasons. Made from linen canvas and adorned with words “Rive Gauche” that pays homage to the label’s heritage by referencing the left bank of the famous Parisian river Seine, the bag is roomy enough for all of your beach essentials. Stylish, elegant and practical, this piece also doubles as an everyday tote to complement your warmer-weather outfits.
Loewe’s square leather and raffia tote bag has quickly become one of the brand’s bestsellers and garnered a cult following since it hit the market—and it’s not difficult to see why. Handcrafted in Spain, the bag is sturdy and incredibly spacious to hold all your everyday belongings, which also comes with beautiful brown leather handles and the house’s signature Anagram-debossed patch to add that extra glam to your beach getaway.
JW Anderson tote
Make the beach your runway with this small, yet elegant and practical tote from JW Anderson. Exquisitely woven from raffia to create a ‘70s-inspired checkerboard pattern, this piece is adorned with a removable anchor logo tag and leather top handles for added comfort. Style it with a white midi dress to achieve a beautiful seaside look.
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Versatile, elegant and perfect for day to night, this raffia bag from Chloé is a must-have for those who want to keep it simple yet make a statement at holiday parties. This easy-to-style piece has leather-trimmed, logo-print canvas straps and a spacious interior to store all your essentials. A white chiffon blouse and a pair of denim shorts will complement the bag’s aesthetic, putting you in the perfect holiday mood.
Stella McCartney tote
Made from beautiful vegetarian brushed leather and tactile raffia, this tote bag from Stella McCartney is perfect for the fashion-conscious woman who travels light. It may not have much space when compared with other bags in this list, but it has slip pockets that are perfect for storing items you want to take in and out often, like phone and cardholder. Trimmed with the brand’s iconic whipstitch chains, this bag is stylish enough to carry from the beach to dinner.
Prada bucket bag
The Prada Plage wicker bucket bag is a chic and practical way to carry your essentials all around this season. Featuring a feminine silhouette and a picture-perfect colour palette, this piece features a convenient adjustable shoulder strap and interior slip pockets to keep your belongings safe and organised. Pair your favourite breezy long dress for an Insta-worthy beach day.
Bottega Veneta tote
An eye-catching piece curated by two of the biggest names in fashion, Daniel Lee of Bottega Veneta and Matthew Williams of Givenchy, this bag is part of the new lineup for BV’s SS21 collection. It’s handcrafted in Italy and made of gorgeous chartreuse leather with a quilted design, which also features a unique triangular handle to add a cool modern touch to make a summer outfit feel a bit more #OOTD.
Take the straw tote to the next level with this luxe piece by Fendi. Made from natural coloured straw and adorned with an embroidered logo, the bag has a spacious lined compartment that can easily hold all your essentials. It also features gold-tone hardware and comes equipped with top handles and a detachable shoulder strap for versatile styling options.
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