Wedding, hen party, wedding, hen party are the calendar plans for the foreseeable and with that comes the outfit planning. Everyone loves a wedding, it’s a great excuse to dress up and wear something a little more sophisticated than your usual day-to-day. However, when you have so many, it becomes hard to reinvent your looks without going overboard on your credit card.
Buying a pair of shoes or a handbag you that can wear for every one of those occasions is a key investment. The added bonus is that you will be able to wear it for any christenings, or nights out you have planned in the interim. So without further ado, here are our top 10 wedding guest bags…
Tory Burch Women's Kira Small Top-Handle Satchel - Brie/Rolled GoldBuy now with free delivery
Neutral colour in cream, perfect for summer dresses, florals or suits. Two types of handles, so you can hold that bag with the handle or wear it across your body. Classic style with turn clasp and leather finish which you can wear forever. Three things that make this Tory Burch Kira Bag the perfect wedding guest bag.
Kate Spade New York Women's Lovitt Buckled Small Top Handle Bag - Coral GableBuy now with free delivery
This bag is everything you want from a wedding guest bag, pretty in pink with an embellished buckle which really gives that element of glamour, often associated with Kate Spade New York. Its boxy shape is the perfect size fitting in all of the essentials without it being big and bulky.
Shrimps Women's Galia Bag - Cream/NavyBuy now with free delivery
Will this Shrimps Galia bag ever not be a top-tier wedding guest bag? The answer is no. Its pearl embellishment is just the ultimate sophisticated statement you want at a wedding. Perfectly sized for you to carry with you all day this handbag always catches everyone’s eye.
Marc Jacobs Women's The Glam Shot Mini Bag - Morning GloryBuy now with free delivery
If you’re going for a more statement look, channelling your inner Leonie Hann, the new Marc Jacobs Glam Shot mini shoulder bag is one to have on your radar. The new style comes in a range of bright colours, but the pink is really having a moment. The mini style will sit perfectly on your shoulder with a bright pop of colour to compliment your look.
Vivienne Westwood Women's Granny Frame Purse - Bruce Of KinnairdBuy now with free delivery
If you are wanting a bag that leaves an impression and takes your outfit up a notch, the Vivienne Westwood Granny Frame Purse is a great mixture of timeless elegance and modern fashion. The granny frame purse shape is inspired by a heritage handbag style which will instantly give the impression you are attending a special occasion paired with the tartan print it will inject an edge to your wedding look.
Coach Women's Pillow Tabby Shoulder Bag 26 - AquaBuy now with free delivery
If you’ve not got one already then make sure you take a look at the Coach collection… not only for their trending styles but their plush and pastel colourways make them the perfect plus one for any wedding you are attending this season. A standout favourite would be Aqua Pillow Tabby, it’s the ideal shoulder bag size and it’s such a subtle colour pop which is really complimentary for any outfit.
Elleme Women's Small Dimple Shoulder Bag - SesameBuy now with free delivery
This is an easy contestant, as you can see this Dimple shoulder bag from Elleme has a unique shape but in a very timeless style which makes it the perfect wedding guest bag. In the sesame colour and Italian leather, this baguette bag is the perfect little bag for whatever look you have gone for whether you’re wearing a bright print or plain cut.
See By Chloé Women's Mini Joan Cross Body Bag - Steel GreenBuy now with free delivery
Another wedding guest favourite is the See by Chloé Mini Joan cross-body bags, with iconic detailing this little number always works for your look. With a slight bohemian aesthetic, they always come in such lovely colours and unbeatable quality, this is a recommendation for any occasion if we are being honest.
Coach Women's Popcorn Texture Paper Straw Soft Tabby Shoulder Bag - Natural/BlackBuy now with free delivery
If you’re looking for a shoulder bag that will see you every occasion this summer, our recommendation would be the new popcorn texture soft straw Coach Tabby Shoulder bag. Even more so if you have any wedding abroad this is a bag that will elevate any summer outfit. Super soft and slouchy it adds a softer element to a dressier style.
Alexander Wang Women's W Legacy Small Hobo - BlackBuy now with free delivery
Lastly, we thought it was best practice to include a black handbag as we known black is a go-to colour in every wardrobe. No matter how many times we try and opt for a pop of colour, it sometimes feels like the best option. This sleek shoulder bag from Alexander Wang is an effortless, perennial style mixed with a contemporary Y2K-inspired diamanté logo, perfect for taking you through the day and all night.
Written by Holly Thompson
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