Unlike some recents trends ($700 platform Crocs, neon anything), this spring there's one accessory that's very worthy of the hype: bucket bags. Just like their name implies, bucket bags encourage you to toss everything you own inside, yet their clean lines mean you'll head out looking stylish rather than loaded down. Can't say that about your oversized tote.
Plus, this season's new crop of styles makes it so easy to justify your purchase. After all, the bucket bag you buy right now really will carry you straight through spring and summer and then be right there waiting for you next year looking as fresh as ever. It’s all thanks to the design's talent at being the perfect canvas for all the newest color and print options.
And what options! See that seaside-inspired netted bucket bag hovering above you there? At this very moment, there’s a slew bag styles in similarly unexpected materials like cut-out leather and summery rattan rolling into stores. Or you could go with a more conventional look that still manages to be anything but ordinary thanks to bold details like black-on-white polka dots or fresh hues like cherry, mint, rose, and canary.
Ahead, 10 perfect picks that you'll find yourself wearing with everything you own—from comfy jeans-and-tee pairings to the floral jumpsuit you have earmarked for Sunday brunch.
Nordstrom ‘Delilah’ Leather Bucket Bag
Lauren Ralph Lauren ‘Dryden’ Polka Dot Bucket Bag
French Connection ‘Bijou’ Bucket Bag
H&M Bucket Bag
Vince Camuto ‘Wavy’ Bucket Bag
Lancaster Paris Leather Bucket Bag
Anthropologie’ Marissa Bucket Bag
French Connection ‘Turner’ Bucket Bag
I.N.C. ‘Ajae’ Bucket Bag
Topshop String Bucket Bag
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