There’s very little that unites the vast array of beautiful designer handbags for 2019 apart from the fact they are, indeed, beautiful designer handbags. These days, rather than one overarching silhouette or finish leading the charge for all bags, you’ll find that each high-fashion brand has the style that most suits its unique aesthetic. So forget the notion that only satchels can be stylish when shoulder bags are out or that bucket drawstring totes are the only thing to be seen carrying. Trust us—there’s a deluxe bag out there for everyone.
If you like your investments to be loud, flashy, and conspicuous, it’s likely you’ll be drawn to Fendi’s new embellished baguettes. If you’re still adhering to the Phoebe Philo school of hushed luxury, Chloé’s simple shoulder bag might become your new go-to thanks to its minimal detailing and chic C logo. It looks like the interest in backpacks has waned slightly, and clutches continue have grown in popularity thanks to Bottega Veneta, but the runways of F/W 19 played host to a wide array of new ideas if you’re looking for something subtle but unusual.
Keep reading to discover the chief designer bags of 2019, and then shop a few.
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