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Bag trends 2022: What are the designer bags that every fashionista can wear in spring and summer?

Buying an accessory that you’re likely to wear every day can be an intimidating task, but also a very rewarding one. A good choice should be able to be worn from day to evening, from travel to work and everywhere else. For 2022, all bag trends point to being bold, bright and making a statement. The Spring and Summer 2022 offerings are all about making sure the bag of your choice fits your lifestyle. Start your virtual shopping spree through the top bag trends for 2022 today by checking out our ideas for designer bags for the new season.

New fashion trends for spring/summer 2022

Fashion trends spring and summer 2022 - stylish bags

This year’s fashion trends may seem impractical, but they are anything but. The current clothing climate lends itself perfectly to eye-catching accessories , whether you’re dressed minimalist or over-the-top. Pair a crystal-embellished mini bag or an eye-catching shoulder bag with a simple, neutral look to elevate your favorite pieces. If you’re looking for a more classic yet trendy bag, opt for a Y2K logo bag in a muted color scheme or a soft, quilted bag with a practical shape.

Quilted bag - fashion trends for the new season

This season sees a new wave of sophisticated bucket bags that are ideal for carrying realistic possessions, while smaller, handy clutch purses work well for the essential trio: Keys, wallet and smartphone. And this year’s numerous collections of briefcases are the stylish companion for your laptop and shoes for the commute. Handbag trends 2022 really offer portability and style.

Designer bags 2022 - what seen on the runway

Bucket bag: beautiful and modern

Bucket bag is a must-have in 2022

Over the years we have seen many adaptations of bucket bags, and this season this style is once again king. These bags are made of smooth leather, with a glossy finish and contrasting stitching. This year, the bucket bag is at the top of the list. The classic bucket bag has been seen on the runways several times, and it is as practical as it is chic.

Designer bags - bucket bag as a trend

Despite their rather compact appearance, most bucket bags are quite roomy on the inside, making them the perfect day to evening bag. For an elegant aesthetic, Michael Kors’ modern, structured styles in sleek, neutral hues are perfect, or for a more relaxed look, go for the retro-inspired, looser shapes.

* On the runway at: Chloé, Michael Kors Collection, Louis Vuitton, Chanel, Versace, Tory Burch and more.

Bag Trends 2022: The Party Bag

Small party bag is in vogue in spring

If you’re one of the many ladies who invested in a chic bag in 2021, you’ll be happy to hear that it will be just as relevant in 2022. The runways were flooded with eye-catching party bags that oozed glitz and glamour. From embellished rhinestones to metallic finishes, we’re no longer saving these showstoppers for the best of days, but instead upgrading everyday wear. You can pair your feather, sequin or glitter accessory with everyday outfits to avoid a style clash. As an ideal choice for a wedding this season, it’s time to bring back the sparkle.

Bag trends 2022 - party bag

These handbags are literally grown-up clutch-like creations that urge us to carry only the essentials. But don’t worry – sturdy handles, flaps and zippers keep essentials safely tucked away.

* On the runway at: Givenchy, Lanvin, Jimmy Choo, Hermes, Chanel and more.

Woven bags are making a comeback

Modern woven bag - can be combined with many things

Handmade fashionistas will be delighted with this season’s self-crochet bags, which can be worn on the beach or around town, and can be paired with a variety of clothing and modern sneakers. One of the quickest ways to take your look from one season to the next is to switch up the textures.

Woven bags make a comeback this season

Woven bags return every spring and summer, and 2022 is no exception. Chloé led the way with the macramé-style jumbo handbag. There are also many other models that might pique your interest.

* On the runway at: Chloé, Loewe, Longchamp, Jonathan Simkhai, Gabriela Hearst and others.

Bag trends 2022 – round shape

Round bag shapes are very popular

Another notable shape on the runways was this one of half moons, which is undoubtedly the shape of the season. This cool and modern 90’s inspired design instantly adds the finishing touch to any outfit. The clean lines and sleek exterior make it a favorite for the minimalists, especially if you stick to a simple color palette. Take a bag like this to the office and pair it with sleek, tailored garments or one of the best shirtdresses for an instantly elegant look. These fun bags are as trendy as they are functional. Brands like Staud, Osoi and Louis Vuitton have perfected the shapely bags.

* On the runway at: Kate Spade, Staud, Neous, Cult Gaia and more.

Logo is hip

Bags with logos as a trend 2022

As Y2K fashion continues to dominate in 2022, the logo shoulder bag has a firm place in current bag trends. From classics like Coach to modern versions from JW Pei, brands are perfecting the early ’90s-style shoulder bag with vintage-inspired accents and neutral logo patterns. As part of the nostalgia trend, brands are returning to monogram and logo details in a big way this season. From the repeating patterns at Gucci and Louis Vuitton to the oversized, quilted and metallic monograms at Chanel, it’s all about showing which brand you bought. Some of the best Gucci bags and Chanel bags have the logo at the center of the design, so it’s always worth investing in these styles.

* On the runway at: Coach, Gucci, Louis Vuitton, Chanel, Michael Kors, Fendi and others.

Bags with logo details - fashion in spring and summer

Mini bag as one of the bag trends in 2022

Mini bag - pretty accessory

Mini bags are still big in fashion. Tiny bags that hold not much more than a cell phone, lipstick and a purse are in. They were spotted on the runway at the spring and summer 2022 shows by Versace, Christian Dior and Coach. They’re great for parties, as an addition to an XL bag, or just as a pretty arm accessory.

* On the runway at: Versace, Christian Dior, Coach, Staud, Chanel and others.