The best statement bags to invest in this spring

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A stunning selection of handbags to choose from this National Handbag Day. Photo: Guess/The Iconic/Cosette
A stunning selection of handbags to choose from this National Handbag Day. Photo: Guess/The Iconic/Cosette

We're well into spring and with summer around the corner, why not treat yourself to a brand new statement piece in the form of fashion? That's right, splurge on a brand new handbag, whether it's designer or brand name, handbags can elevate any outfit and turn something simple into something great. 

So if you have a passion for handbags, pay tribute to your beloved collection with a new addition either on the more extravagant designer side from COSETTE, or more affordable yet fashionable from The Iconic. 

Maia Bag - $69.99

This faux soft-grain leather handbag includes a statement gold-toned metal shoulder chain perfect for your next day or night out. Make the latest fashion trends all your own with the Australian label Dazie. This affordable piece is inspired by street style that will take you from dusk till dawn. If you're looking for a classic stylish bag to add to your wardrobe, this one is it, and it is reminiscent of the Bottega Veneta bag's style at a much more affordable price point. 

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This stylish bag is trending, add it to your beloved collection. Photo: The Iconic
This stylish bag is trending, add it to your beloved collection. Photo: The Iconic

BALENCIAGA Hourglass XS Top Handle Bag - $2,205

Elle Woods herself would envy this baby pink Balenciaga bag. Balenciaga is a Spanish luxury fashion house founded in 1919 have a reputation as a premium couture brand. The stunning hourglass-shaped bag with top handle is made from 100% leather and includes a detachable, adjustable shoulder strap. Made in Italy, this bag is definitely a talking point at your next event. 

Hourglass XS Top Handle Bag in Candy Pink Photo: Cosette
This candy pink handbag is a luxury staple to add to your closet this Spring. Photo: Cosette

GUESS Cessily Convertible Crossbody - $169.00

Looking for a bright pop of colour? This chic lipstick red quilted smooth Guess bag features a quilted rose design, flap closure and a glamorous gold chain shoulder strap. Every woman should own a red bag in their lifetime and this Cessily Convertible Crossbody will dress up any luxe look. Wear it as a crossbody handbag or as a shoulder bag to suit your mood and outfit.

This ruby red bag is a showstopper and an added pop of colour for any outfit. Photo: Guess
This ruby red bag is a showstopper and an added pop of colour for any outfit. Photo: Guess

BOTTEGA VENETA Chain Cassette in Chalk - $5,031

The ultimate splurge for the 'it bag' of the moment, seen adorned by celebrities like Chrissy Tiegen, Ashley Graham, and more. The iconic Italian luxury brand was established in 1966, and Bottega Veneta specialises in leather goods. Developed by Bottega Veneta in the 1960s, the intrecciato weave came from weaving thin pieces of leather together. A craft that developed over time, establishing a distinct aesthetic to the heritage luxury house that is both stylish and durable. The bag is an art piece and includes an authenticity card, dust bag and original boxes for accessories. 

Bottega Veneta has the it bags of the moment, work by celebrities across the globe. Photo: Cosette
Bottega Veneta has the it bags of the moment, work by celebrities across the globe. Photo: Cosette

STEVE MADDEN BLarkin - $109.95

Steve Madden has been creating innovative, bold and daring, designs since the 90s. The brand has a cult following thanks to ints inspirations from the designer's New York roots. This smooth faux-leather shell; lined shoulder bag is classic and simple yet elegant. Perfect for everyday use, grab this bag and head out the door to the shops to purchase your next accessory. 

Classic over the shoulder bag to match with any outfit. Photo: The Iconic
Classic over the shoulder bag to match with any outfit. Photo: The Iconic

Besito Pearl Handbag - $89.00

The Besito Pearl Handbag is just enough to hold your night out essentials! Perfect to carry your phone, lipstick and hand sanitiser, this bag can be paired with any outfit for a super cute fashion-forward look. Featuring large silver and gold coloured faux pearls throughout. The structure is solid formed in a bucket shape and the inner pouch is made of shimmery satin in champagne pink. 

This stunning luminescent pearl handbag will turn heads at your next event. Photo: The Iconic
This stunning luminescent pearl handbag will turn heads at your next event. Photo: The Iconic

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