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The Most Stylish Bags Of The Summer (That Aren’t Beach Bags)

Get to grips with the carry-alls of the season …

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Yes, we love a straw bag (shop an edit of our favourite beach styles here), but there are so many alternative choices out there for summer. First up, canvas shoppers have had a chic overhaul: from roomy book bags to carry your reading list in to workwear-inspired carry-alls that are ripe for customisation (see the below style from Merci Paris which you can customise with key rings, scrunchies and neck scarves), it’s never been so chic to pack the kitchen sink. On the other side of the coin, classic leather carry-alls still reign supreme. Think smooth leather in timeless shades such as tan and chocolate (the below buy from Mango punches above its weight). When it comes to shapes, banana-style bags are firmly in vogue: see the latest release from The Row, below, which is a high-end take on Uniqlo’s viral mini-shoulder bag with serious designer clout.

Main image: Style influencer @mariaffrazao wears the Concertina cross-body bag, €230, by Orla Kiely

Tan leather shopping bag, €179.99, at Mango.

Brown canvas shopping bag, €130; www.merci-merci.com.

Black slouchy large banana bag, The Row, €2,770, at Brown Thomas. 

Leopard print mini bag, €375; www.ganni.com.

Metallic blue large tote, €295; www.peelo.ie. 

Neutral canvas bucket bag, €29.95, at Zara. 

Chocolate leather croc-effect bag, €450; www.manuatelier.com.

Back nappa leather shoulder bag, €199, at Massimo Dutti.

Blue tote bag, $45; www.theparisreview.org.

Red rounded suede bag, €149; www.arket.com.

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