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Top Handle Bags Are Back In Style for 2023 Here’s The Best of Them

Top Handle Bags Are Back In Style for 2023 Here’s The Best of Them

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Top handle bags will always be a classic, elegant style but they’re a major handbag trend for both Fall Winter and Spring Summer 2023. I have them in so many colors as they’re such a closet staple and I love their rigid structure but this seasons iterations range from classic ladylike styles to structured metallic and green. So don’t feel limited to just neutrals. Whether it’s a Chanel top handle bag you’re coveting or Balenciaga top-handle bags are a hard trend to mess up. Boxy bags are also a big handbag trend for 2023 so why not combine both purse trends. Other 2023 bag trends to combine with this are the gold hardware front clasp, crescent bags or metallic bag trend for 2023.

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Top handle bag trend 2023

It’s time to break your classic women’s top handle bags back out (if you even put them away) or shop for something new. Re-edition bags have been gaining popularity but there’s also a lot of new, fresh designs.

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Green, metallics and crystal iterations in all colors are big bag color trends for 2023 but if you’re looking for a bag you can use for more than a season or a year, go for a neutral or a color you love.

Top handle handbags made their way back onto the runways for Fall Winter 2022-2023 from mini to mid size. Luar showed the most stunning vibrant blue purses, along with Puppets and Puppets whimsical cookie embellished versions and Altuzarra’s multi-colored versions.

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So many designers showcased this style that it’s easy to find a designer top handle bag you love this season. As well as find lots of style inspo from Chanels boxy vanity bags, Hermès, Bally, Miu Miu, Louis Vuitton and Off White who all showed top handle bags at their Spring 2023 fashion shows.

Structured top-handle bags from some of fashion’s biggest names served as a reminder that an excellent work bag can make you feel powerful from the moment you grip it in your hand. 


Chanel top handle bags

Chanel top handle bags are one of the most coveted and they’re one of the best designers at doing top handle bags. I’d say it’s between Hermes, Chanel and Dior when it comes to the best top handle bags but at very different price points. They’re one of those styles that holds it’s value well and it can worn even when it’s not trending but is still a classic.

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I definitely recommend looking for the most durable leather when making high ticket purchases so that they stand a chance of lasting longer. Think full grain leather and calf or goatskin rather than lambskin unless you’re really good at taking care of your bags.

Shop the best top handle bags 2023

These are some of my top picks, best sellers and trending top handle bags for 2022/2023 from designer labels to under $100 including vegan leather options. Most of them also come with an adjustable shoulder strap in case you want to covert it into a shoulder bag. Always handy at parties when you have a drink in hand.

If you’re looking for one of the most popular styles for 2023, Diesel’s metallic bag keeps selling out. I’ve signed up for a back in stock for Diesel’s DR1 silver and crystal bag as it’s currently sold out but one of the trending brands and styles for 2023. As well as being one of the more affordable! It’s a small handbag size that’s perfect for the evening.

Luar is also a mid price brand that has some of the more fashion forward versus classic styles if you’re looking for a more on trend top-handle bag. If you’re looking for a purse under $100, Revolve has some really well structured options.

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I have my eye on this super structured green top handle bag if the Diesel silver handbag doesn’t come back in stock as it’s different, a total statement piece and right on trend for SS2023. It’s one of those bags that would work with both office wear and for everyday.

These are some of my favorite top handle bags to embrace this 2023 bag trend. From classic investment pieces to what’s trending this year.


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