9 Seriously Stylish Cross-Body Handbags To Buy Right Now

Travel light with a well sized cross-body bag for every situation


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MELLOW YELLOW

Colour immediately elevates an otherwise subdued outfit, this soft bucket bag from Saben (appropriately named 'Dijon') is the perfect option for adding a seasonal hue into the mix. Saben bag $389. Sills trench coat $619. Marle skivvy $360.

BOX FRESH

You'll never go wrong with black and white/cream so they say, this elegant bag in a hard bodied silhouette is a great option or those who prefer their accessories to be discreet. Rebecca Minkoff bag, $590, from Scarpa. Sills trench coat $619. Marle skivvy $360.

SUN CATCHER

Much like black, a tan handbag offers plenty of versatility, teaming particuarly well with off-duty separates like blue jeans or seasonal knitwear. Ziera bag $80. Marle skivvy $360. Wynn Hamlyn velvet pants $425

SILVER LININGS

Stolen Girlfriend's Club latest handbag collection is a sexy combination of sleek silver leather and metal hardware. Stolen Girlfriend's Club bag $399. Rag & Bone blazer, $870, for Adorno. Marle skivvy $360.

PURE AND SIMPLE

Another soft pebble leather bag, this one from emerging brand Georgia Jay, hand made using ethically sourced materials. We love this lilac style - perfectly cushioned to the body and comfortable to wear for every occasion. Georgia Jay bag $270. Marle skivvy $360. Wynn Hamlyn velvet pants $425.

NEW HORIZONS

Perfect for a working week to carry all your documents and essentials, this classic monogram handbag from Louis Vuitton is an easy match with a professional wardrobe. Louis Vuitton bag $3600. Gregory trench coat $749. Marle skivvy $360. Miss Crabb hat $180.

ON THE FENCE

Whether you're heading to a gig or gallery opening, a small cross-body slung over the shoulder is just the right size for cards, phones, compacts etc. See by Chloe suede bag, $549, from Workshop. Rag & Bone blazer, $870, for Adorno. Marle skivvy $360. Wynn Hamlyn velvet pants $425 (worn throughout).

CROSS-TOWN TRAFFIC

Have fun with a contrasting strap, like this colourful option from Marc Jacobs. The perfect top handle bag for the working week, and with the swfit additon of a strap, transforms it into a chic bag for weekend excursions. Marc Jacobs bag, $659, from Workshop. Marle skivvy $360. Wynn Hamlyn velvet pants $425.

EASY RIDER

Moc-croc adds a textural element to any look; this well-sized bag works well for both day and night. Mi Piaci bag $220. Gregory trench coat $749.

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