Trendspotting 2018’s Hottest Luxury Bags

Handbags worth splurging on this year include Prada, Gucci, Fendi, Saint Laurent, and Valentino


Wondering which handbag is worth splurging on this year? We rounded up the top 5 luxury brands with the trendiest arm candy that you’ll be loving for seasons to come.

1. Prada Glace Calf Cahier Flap Bag

Made of calfskin leather, this model comes in classic black, white, and our favourite - a gorgeous dusty pink colour. With suede lining and aged gold tone hardware, the luxury is all in the detailed finishing with this bag. Perfect for casual days out or as a night-time accessory, this versatile piece will go well with almost any outfit.

2. Gucci Sylvie Animal Studs Leather Mini Shoulder Bag

This is a statement bag if there ever was one. The Sylvie top handle bag is decorated with a gold chain, buckle and embellished with metal cicadas, moths and lion heads from the Alchemist's Garden-a magical wellspring. Carry this around like a fashion-forward lady boss and paint the town red!

3. Fendi Kan I Small Bag

This is one for those who like to show off their own personality. Get this classy mini bag that comes in 4 block colours - black, white, burgundy and emerald green - and personalise it with bag charms that can easily be attached to the metal rings.

4. Saint Laurent Monogramme Sunset Chain Wallet

Saint Laurent’s Sunset Monogram chain wallet epitomises the label’s laid-back French elegance. Constructed from black calf leather, this Italian-made version is accented with a stylishly organised interior and rear slip pocket to easily house your everyday essentials. Elegantly designed, Saint Laurent’s iconic Monogram YSL logo details the front flap.

5. Valentino Garavani Rockstud Spike Chain Bag (30cm)

Eclectic and chic combined into one, the Valentino Garavani Rockstud Spike chain bag is made from soft Nappa lambskin leather. The quilted bag with micro stud detailing is the perfect accessory to elevate an outfit. You can easily make this gorgeous red number the focal point of your outfit and let the bag do all the talking.

Aditi Kashyap

20 Mar 2018, 10:00 AM

Aditi is the Associate Editor at Vanilla Luxury. She loves to travel and has an obsession with rooftop bars and chasing sunsets. Follow her adventures on Instagram @heydeets.