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Everything You Need To Know About The Marc Jacobs Bucket Bag

Hannah Needham
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An iconic throwback from the 70s, the bucket bag style has re-emerged once again, but this time with the Marc Jacobs stamp of approval. After the success of The Tote Bag and The Snapshot, Marc Jacobs released the Marc Jacobs bucket bag, another style which provides practicality, innovation and style.

Influential names such as Kim Kardashian and Kendall Jenner have been featured in their recent campaigns, which is why the brand has seen an increase in their millennials and Gen-Z audience. With the collection of bucket bags expanding and search volumes increasing, we thought we’d discuss everything you need to know about the Marc Jacobs bucket bag.

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About Marc Jacobs

Launched in 1984, the Marc Jacobs label has become one of the most well-respected fashion houses, known for its iconic bag styles and accessories. After graduating from Parsons School of Design, Marc Jacobs became the youngest designer to ever receive the CFDA’s Perry Ellis Award for New Fashion Talent.

This talent is shown through their designs being innovative, blending classic silhouettes and modern elements, with a creative twist with bold prints, vibrant colours and unique hardware.

The Bucket Bag Family

There are four sizes in the Marc Jacobs Bucket bag family, starting from the smallest to the biggest,

The Micro Bucket

  • H: 17cm x W: 14cm x D: 14cm
  • Handle drop: 13cm
  • Strap drop: 56cm

The Mini Bucket

  • 5in L x 5in D x 7in H
  • 14cm L x 14cm D x 17cm H
  • Strap 45in L x 1in D (115cm L x 1cm D)
  • Strap Drop 22in (56cm)
  • Handle Drop 5in (13cm)

The Bucket

  • 6in L x 6in D x 8in H
  • 16cm L x 16cm D x 21cm H
  • Strap 57in L x 2in D (144cm L x 4cm D)
  • Strap Drop 27in (69cm)

The J Marc Bucket

  • 7in L x 7in D x 7in H
  • 19cm L x 18cm D x 19cm H
  • Strap 45in L x 1in D (114cm L x 2cm D)
  • Strap Drop 22in55cm
  • Handle Drop 9in (22cm)

The Bucket Bag Features

  • Leather exterior
  • Drawstring pull closure
  • Rop top handle
  • 1 interior slip pocket
  • Contrast colour leather interior
  • Can be worn as a shoulder bag or cross-body bag


The Marc Jacobs bucket bag comes in two types of leather fabrications:

  • Lamb leather
  • Full grain leather


Written by Mae-Lei King

Hannah Needham
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