Think fall’s luxest material has to come with a luxe price tag to match? Think again. Some of my favorite suede bags ring in at $500 or lower. When you spend a little less, you also get the freedom of less worry, not that carrying a new suede bag should make you fret.
There aren’t too many designers who are confident enough to say less really is more, and then back that minimalist spirit with and a casual attitude to match. Tomas Maier is one of those uncommon designers. With this latest suede shoulder bag, his eloquent take on quiet luxury is underscored with measured details.
The Drew is one of the cutest bags from Chloé in recent years. A curvy, little number like this delivers plenty of kick, without going too far in any direction. You’ve got your color pop, courtesy of rich blue suede. The hue is maximized against smooth-grain leather in semi-muted bordeaux…
Barring the fact that Chanel did the whole hula hoop bag thing a few years back, and the fact that – surprise! – a metal hoop is not the most comfortable thing to dangle from one’s arm, I like this bag.
Vanessa Hudgens is known for her boho, Coachella style, but she doesn’t reserve the look solely for the California desert.
On-trend shoes and breezy, insouciant ready-to-wear? That’s Isabel Marant all the way. But the still-reigning boho-princess hasn’t been one we turn to for bags, until now. Meet the Hanley shoulder bag, a mid-sized suede staple with plenty of casual appeal.