The investment bag brands to have on your radar

There’s no investment piece quite like a bag. Here, the YOU magazine fashion team round up the pieces that have serious forever appeal, from brands including Theory, Radley, Aspinal of London and Danse Lente.

Elleme

£430, elleme.com

The Parisian brand takes its name from the French ‘elle aime’ meaning ‘she loves’, and we’re certainly swooning over its range of pared-down classics.

ATP Atelier


£400, harveynichols.com

High-end Italian craftsmanship meets stripped-back Scandinavian style in this range of bags that are designed to look sleek season after season.

Theory

£300, theory.com

The New York label has long been a go-to for everyday luxe with enduring style, and this on-trend tan bag will be in your wardrobe long after autumn/winter 2018.

Mansur Gavriel

£525, mansurgavriel.com

The New York label has garnered a huge following thanks to its sleek Italian-made designs that eschew frills and focus on colour, texture and subtle details.

Trademark

 £385, net-a-porter.com

Designed by sisters Pookie and Louisa Burch (stepdaughters of Tory), this US accessories line mixes retro flourishes with a modern spirit to create timelessly elegant pieces that will see you through seasons to come.

Yuzefi

£335, net-a-porter.com

The London-based label’s innovative approach to colour and structure, combined with meticulous craftsmanship, have earned it a cult following. One to watch for standout designs that won’t date.

Aspinal of London

£850, aspinaloflondon.com

This season the British handbag hero has collaborated with designer Giles Deacon on a wonderfully whimsical collection. Think classic shapes made all the more covetable embellished with his gorgeous fashion illustrations.

Danse Lente


£375, danselente.com

Pared-down shapes with inspired colour pairings and quirky details are this London-based brand’s trademark. Never trend-led but always contemporary looking – the hallmarks of the perfect investment buy.

Radley


£189, radley.co.uk

The British favourite continues to wow us with its passion for colour, quality and fun. This season’s collection is defined by wearable classics with a playful twist.