From asymmetrical tops to grandma sweaters, we understand the temptation to indulge in every up-and-coming trend. But investing in the “it bag” of the moment can single-handedly elevate your entire wardrobe (without having to buy a single new top, jacket, or pair of pants). Like chain necklaces and square-frame sunglasses, accessories pack a powerful punch when it comes to elevating your look.
Which brings us to the “it bags” of 2021. From ’90s-inspired purses to fresh takes on the popular market tote, the below handbag trends are poised to overtake Instagram in the new year (and beyond). Fashion influencers and celebrities alike are already sporting the below styles, and we only see them growing in popularity in 2021.
Without further ado, shop the five status handbags that Who What Wear editors predict will blow up next year.