Bag these! The YOU fashion team pick this year’s most covetable handbags to shop now

Bag these! Why? Because our picks are for all style persuasions, occasions and budgets. And, let’s face it, you can never have too many. As part of our handbags special issue, the YOU fashion team pick this year’s most covetable handbags to shop now.

The best ladylike bags

 With their dainty good looks and sleek details, these are pure class.

£325, luluguinness.com

£364, mashu.co.uk

£8, asos.com

£19.99, hm.com

£595, aspinaloflondon.co.uk

£395, katespade.co.uk

£29.99, zara.com

£570, toryburch.co.uk

The best cross-body bags

 Practical, chic – just sling on and go. We love!

£325, luluguinness.com

£360, michaelkors.co.uk

£82, mattandnat.com

£325, katespade.co.uk

£575, stellamccartney.com

£605, apc.fr

£28.99, Topshop, zalando.co.uk

£150, lkbennett.co.uk

The best backpacks

 Great for work, perfect for pleasure…the ultimate all-rounders.

£199, Radley, johnlewis.com

£14.99, hm.com

£14, George, asda.com

£130, mattandnat.com

£55, ilsejacobsen.com

£299, Penelope Chilvers, plumo.com

£175, cambridgesatchel.com

£37.50, uk.accessorize.com

The best natural bags

 For that holiday feeling – whether you’re at home or away

£35.99, oysho.com

£355, Jacquemus, selfridges.com

£24.99, hm.com

£65, hush-uk.com

£99, uterque.com

£32, asos.com

£35.99, zarahome.com


£85, lkbennett.com

The best statement bags

When it comes to an entrance-making tote, it’s all about the handles.

£32, Accessorize, very.co.uk


£270, staud.clothing


£545, strathberry.com

£382, complet-o.com

£262, Yuzefi, theoutnet.com

£39.99, zara.com

£660, marinaraphael.com

£65, charleskeith.com

The best spacious bags

Smart and roomy, these shoppers will hold all your essentials.

£275, hillandfriends.com

best handbags 2020£36, next.co.uk

best handbags 2020£745, smythson.com

best handbags 2020£725, joseph-fashion.com

best handbags 2020£150, cosstores.com

best handbags 2020£215, toryburch.co.uk

best handbags 2020£299, massimodutti.com

best handbags 2020£275, russellandbromley.co.uk

Compiled by Joanne Toolan