Fall’s Biggest Handbag Trends Are A Mix Of Practical & Fun

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Are you buying practical fashion for our new at-home lifestyle (matching sweatsuits, house dresses, etc.), or pieces that lift your mood (something to encourage you to get out of those sweatpants)? No need to decide because the runways of New York, London, Milan, and Paris had plenty of both — and that includes accessories. In fact, most of the Fall 2020 handbag trends fell somewhere in between utilitarian and mood-boosting.
The new slate of purses has something for everyone — ranging from supersized totes that can fit all the supplies we need to carry in the time of a pandemic, to furry handbags in vibrant colors that we can’t wait to wear outside when temperatures drop.
Whether you’re on a hunt for a new bag to eventually take to work or one to wear on your daily walks today, ahead, the five trends from Fall 2020 runways that caught our eye and the bags you can shop now.
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