If your style is more minimalist, logo-heavy bags might not be your vibe. Look to the street style snaps of Copenhagen fashion week, and our favourite fashion cool girls generally opt for minimalist handbags without any in your face details, keeping it simple and neutral to suit anything and everything. But with so many brands opting for bold monogram prints or metal embellishment, it can feel tricky to find the perfect investment bag that doesn’t scream designer. For a focus on the quality and classic finish rather than the label, there are so many great options for toned-down luxury bags that will look chic without screaming about the cash you splashed. For the top 5 understated bags, here are our favourite minimalist handbags that aren’t too logo heavy.
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Coach Women's Tabby Shoulder Bag - ChalkBuy now with free delivery
While we love the Coach Tabby bags, for an understated, sophisticated handbag. For an everyday, beautiful minimalist handbag, this is the NYC must-have handbag brand. With subtle detailing and a small, understated Coach logo on the toned-down metal clasp, this is a perfect option if you’re looking for a handbag that screams style over branding.
Kate Spade New York Women's Sam Nylon Shoulder Bag - BlackBuy now with free delivery
The ultimate dress-it-up or dress-it-down black bag that will match any outfit or occasion. Renown for their reputation within the handbag world Kate Spade are the go-to brand for minimalist handbags with understated logos. Their nylon bag is simple and chic, making it the only black bag you really ever need, moving effortlessly from day to night.
Matt & Nat Women's Loom Collection Leona Dome Cross Body Bag - BlackBuy now with free delivery
If you like an across the body bag that is minimalist to pair with every outfit, then the Matt and Nat Dome bag is one to take a look at. This bag will never look dated, will always compliment your outfit and maintain a level of sophistication while being on trend. The brand specialises in vegan products and is the IT handbag brand on sustainability.
Marc Jacobs Women's The Mini Pillow Bag - BlackBuy now with free delivery
Minimalist doesn’t have to be boring, and the Marc Jacobs Pillow bag finds the perfect mid-ground between understated and fun. With the interesting pillow texture that’s captured the fashion crowd’s heart, this Marc Jacobs style is the least branded of the range as the front exterior is left plain. Switch up the straps to wear this either as a shoulder bag or cross-body for day or night minimalist style that will still get you compliments.
Danse Lente Women's Lake - BlackBuy now with free delivery
If you’re looking for a simple but statement bag, this little number is top tear minimalist mini magic. The Danse Lanse Lake bag is inspired by modern architecture featuring a usual handle, the sculpted silhouette does all of the talking. The sleek finish completes the minimalist look and elevates any outfit.
Written by Lucy Harbron