Danae Mercer

Summer’s Ultimate It-Bag

The shape of summer is definitely round. Get the It-bag of the season at a price that suits your pocket – here are our top 5 picks.



A round bag is without doubt the freshest shape for summer. With its un-boxy, un-boardroom shape, it suggests lazy days by the water, tropical holidays, laissez-faire evenings. We’ve got five picks that suit every occasion – and any budget.

1. Steve Madden

This black number is a simple classic, great for hitting brunch with friends or strolling around the mall. If you’re feeling bold, there’s a red option as well.

Teenie Round Crossbody

aed 249 Steve Madden

2. Studio 33

Channel the colour of the sun with this amber yellow cross body bag. Pair it with a bright dress and sneakers or jeans and a crisp white shirt – the tortoiseshell strap is all the accessorizing you need.

Bougie Circle Cross Body Bag

aed 360 Studio 33

3. Sophie Anderson

Given the price of this fabulous Sophie Anderson bag, we’d be cautious about taking it to the pool. But it’s the perfect number for lunch at Kite Beach. Complete the look with Mochi sandals and a white dress.

Nilsa Circle Toquilla Straw Cross Body Bag

aed 985 Sophie Anderson

4. Topshop

This beige straw bag is a great basic for lazy pool days or sunset beach nights. Jazz it up with a simple scarf tied around the strap.

Bella Straw Circle Tote

aed 175 TOPSHOP

 

5. Poolside Bags

With a removable contrasting strap, this pretty straw item can go from being a handbag to a casual cross-body options. It’s also a convenient roomy size.

Le Circle Tote Bag

aed 827 Poolside

 

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