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Editor’s Pick: the insiders’ must-haves

Sophie Hines

Fashion editor


From cheerful beach totes to cute cross-body bags, it’s time to have fun with accessories again

You know what we’ve missed? Handbags. The final flourish to an outfit, the perfect handbag ticks both practical and sartorial needs. Take these straw bags, for example – long handles or cross-body straps make them easy to wear, while woven straw adds a textural ta-da moment to summer outfits. Or, for a fashion-forward look, there’s a macramé bag – available in four colours and with an inner canvas pouch so your keys don’t fall out. On summer days out, a large tote is your best friend – whether it’s this bold striped beach bag, the perfect place to stow your towel and sun cream, or a city-slicking canvas number, great for a shopping trip. And, if you can’t choose, why not just wear every single bag you own at once? Having so much storage never looked so chic.
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“The PERFECT handbag
ticks off both practical
and sartorial needs”

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