Shoulder Bags - Carry Yourself (and Your Necessities) in Style12 products
FOREVER 21 Faux Leather Cushioned Shoulder Bag - Black -
FOREVER 21 Faux Leather Shoulder Bag - Black -
About Shoulder BagsConsidered the current “it” bag, shoulder bags are definitely having their moment. This functional, multifaceted “hands-free” handbag option, can be worn everywhere from the office, to after-work drinks, Sunday brunch, or errand-running. From glitzy and bedazzled, to paired down and classic, a shoulder bag is an accessory staple that you simply must own. Here we provide an extensive guide on all things “shoulder bag”, along with styling options to help you “secure the bag”, literally!
Considered the current “it” bag, shoulder bags are definitely having their moment. This functional, multifaceted “hands-free” handbag option, can be worn everywhere from the office, to after-work drinks, Sunday brunch, or errand-running. From glitzy and bedazzled, to paired down and classic, a shoulder bag is an accessory staple that you simply must own. Here we provide an extensive guide on all things “shoulder bag”, along with styling options to help you “secure the bag”, literally!
During the 1940s, shoulder bags filled a need women had for carrying their necessities that small handheld clutches could not satisfy. Shoulder bags were easier to carry and were able to hold more things. They were inspired by military messenger bags and were made to be slung over the shoulder for a convenient and practical hands-free addition to a woman’s wardrobe.
A chain shoulder bag is the perfect bag to take you from day to night. This timeless style was created by Coco Chanel, who invented the chain shoulder bag to be a convenient, yet stylish way for women to carry their personal items. Chain bags are always an elegant and timeless bag option. Elevate your weekend uniform of soft tee and jeans with a classic chain bag.
Quilted shoulder bags have visible stitching that causes the fabric to resemble a quilt. Chanel’s signature bag is probably the most well known quilted bag and we have several of this classic brand’s quilted shoulder bags in stock.
A yellow bag is a saavy way to add color to your outfit. A gold bag brings glamour to a polished ensemble. Yellow pops with a classic black dress or a black and white outfit. For a supremely polished look, try wearing your yellow shoulder bag with a silk geometric print blouse and and high rise wide-legged jeans.
Brown bags with a cream outfit, is a classy and elegant combination. For a chill bohemian look, wear your brown shoulder bag with a flowered off-the-shoulder top, denim shorts, classic white sneakers. Or try a preppy look, by wearing your brown bag with white jeans, a white t-shirt, and a navy blazer.
Of course you need a new bag for every outfit and fortunately, our current sale on shoulder bags can assist with this mission. There are several deeply discounted options to help you score the ideal shoulder bag and get the most for your budget.
Gucci shoulder bags are simply iconic and fashion magic. Nothing makes a statement like the most notable and beautiful Dionysus bag with its tiger head closure and solid hardware. The brown snakeskin bag with the gold padlock is also an extraordinary Gucci bag to add to your collection.
Valentino bags are distinctive, sexy, and flashy, especially their signature rockstud bag which comes in a variety of colors and textures. If your aim is to differentiate yourself from the crowd, go for the transparent or metallic rockstud bag.
For a chic, timeless statement bag, Saint Laurent has the bag that every fashionista turns to. You simply will always be on point, when you compliment your outfit with one of their monogrammed bags.
The classic Fendi baguette has made a comeback and it’s the ultimate shoulder bag to be styled up or down. It effortlessly flows with both casual and more upscale outfits alike.
Dolce & Gabbana
Dolce & Gabbana shoulder bags are supremely unique and extraordinary. Their doctor bag shape is a convenient and functional size to handle all your essentials during the day. Their velet and flower printed bags are striking evening options.
A world renowned brand, Bottega Veneta bags are chic and compact. The Olympia and knot bags are must have shoulder bags from their collection.
With its signature pleated leather look, Miu Miu is a luxury brand that carries unique shoulder bag options. The Miu Cleo and Crystal embellished bags are remarkable choices for your evening ensemble.
With chain and tassel detailing, Tory Burch bags are a go to for more classic colors and shapes in shoulder bags.
A luxury brand bag option, Prada bags can elevate any outfit. Their Sidonie bag is currently a celeb favorite having been spotted on Yara Shahidi, Bella Hadid, & Kaia Gerber. It can worn right under the shoulder or with the longer strap, to sit by the hip.
Ways to Wear Them
- Wear it across your body
- Wrap it around your wrist
- Tuck the strap inside the bag and wear it like a clutch
Black shoulder bags with gold detailing were seen on the runways of Chloe, Burberry, Celine, and JW Anderson.
A lot of designers have reissued their classic bags from the past, such as the Dior Saddle bag and Fendi baguette.
Huge straw, raffia, and crochet bags to bring us into summer were seen on the Alberta Ferretti and Altuzarra runways.
Soft, unstructured, “party pouches” were on the Givenchy, Dries Van Notes, and Stella McCartney runways.
Pop Culture / Celebrity
Kiernan Shipka recently stepped out in a Thom Brown tiny shoulder bag. Jennifer Lopez and Katie Holmes both went classic with the Chanel quilted, a celeb fave. Rita Ora wowed with a red Escada shoulder bag.
While bag trends are constantly evolving and often what’s old becomes new again, the future of bags is moving towards making functionality a requirement. The trend indicates that more and more women want fashion and convenience when it comes to their handbags.