If ever there were an expert qualified to list the most desirable bags to invest in right now, it's Anna Vitiello, co-founder of And Finally - an online go-to accessories destination, offering an encyclopaedic knowledge of the industry. Here, she introduces the 10 bags to invest in this year.
Just a few years ago, it might have seemed too obvious, or bad taste, even, to sport such a recognisable accessory - a mood that gave rise to a number of brilliant new brands that pride themselves on invisible branding understated design. But the tides have shifted and our thirst for ‘It-bags has returned. So what do the next 12 months hold for these cult-status, wait list-inducing handbags that seemingly sell out faster than we can reach the queue for them? The answer, in short, is a bright future: behold a new breed, prepare to fall over yourselves to get your hands on one.
Chanel’s runway show sur la plage was memorable for many reasons – not least the actual waves rolling up on the man-made beach and the lifeguards sat atop their towers – but even the jaw-dropping setting couldn’t steal the limelight from the incredible accessories. Most notable was the side pack – Chanel’s bag of the season – comprising of two bags in one, joined midway by their chains and designed to wear on each side: a twist on a classic that we’re more than on board with.