the 7 fall purse and bag trends you have to have for 2018

The start of a new season means a whole new crop of trends to try. In addition to updating your wardrobe with jackets, jeans, dresses, and more, your handbag collection deserves a fall refresh. Luckily, the autumn offerings are plentiful, to say the least, so get ready to swap out your straw bags and woven beach totes for luxe structured styles in vegan suede and leather. To simplify this style update for you, we’ve narrowed down the key shapes and trends that should be on your radar for fall. Ahead, these are the seven bag looks that will carry you through the season in style.

fall bag trends - the mini bag

Mini Bag

It’s the little things that matter this season. Fall’s micro bags may be small but they make a big impact.

top handle bag for fall

Top Handle Bag

A structured bag with a top handle strap (or two) is as ladylike as it gets. Take this style to work or school with you to look professional, polished, and instantly on trend!

fall tote bag

Tote Bag

No handbag collection is complete without a carryall tote. This option is big enough to fit all your daily essentials while still looking sleek and chic.

round, square, and geometric handbags

Geometric Bag

From circles to squares to even triangles, fall’s bags come in virtually every shape. Put your round straw bag in storage for the season — and bust out a polished vegan leather version.

belt bags for fall

Belt Bag

The fanny pack revival is officially in full swing for fall. Get your hands free on with a double-duty belt bag that looks great with everything from jeans to floral midi dresses.

animal print bags for fall

Animal Print Bag

If you invest in one pattern this season, make it leopard. This spotted mini purse is wild, wearable, and hits two trends at once. Score.

chain strap bags for fall trends

Chain Strap Bag

Timeless and sophisticated (think Chanel at a fraction of the price), a chain strap handbag adds a luxe finishing touch to any outfit.

What’s your favorite fall bag trend? Tell us in the comments!