This season’s fall bag trends are all about dramatic details and luscious textiles. The runways showcased several gorgeous styles — with some new offerings and some re-imagined shapes that can be carried all year round. Here are four bag trends for fall 2016 that will help elevate your season’s wardrobe.
Wristlets, top knots and top handles are big for fall. These unique handles provide a modern detail to any purse, regardless of color and shape.
Derek Lam 10 Crosby Ludlow Wristlet, $650 at Shopbop
Whiting & Davis Canteen Wristlet, $290 at Shopbop
Hobos and Shoppers
The season requires spacious purses too. Let your minis take a break and bring out the oversized hobos and shoppers.
Rebecca Minkoff Isobel Hobo, $295 at Shopbop
Rag & Bone Walker Shopper Tote, $425 at Shopbop
Chain details, whether on the strap or as an added accessory, give fall bags a more interesting look. Don’t be afraid to wear chunky chains this season too. Chained bags of all styles and sizes are very welcome for fall.
Love Moschino Crossbody Bag, $250 at Shopbop
Tory Burch Marion Shrunken Shoulder Bag, $295 at Shopbop
Velvet and Fur
Luscious fabric like velvet and fur add a dramatic twist to fall bags. Go for jewel tones like deep blue and wine, which are perfect for dressier events.
Rebecca Minkoff Love Cross Body Bag, $275 at Shopbop
Elizabeth and James Cynnie Micro Cross Body Bag, $325 at Shopbop