TOP 5 Covid-friendly Couture Handbags

Multi-functional bags are becoming a more popular choice for those looking for more functionality in response to a changing world.

Credit: Fendi

So, what has Covid-19 brought about in terms of changes to design? Nicolas Ghesquière (of Louis Vuitton) talks with British Vogue:

“If you think about times of crisis in the past, they were always followed by moments of creativity,” he notes. “I want to propose something that is relevant, different and new, that is something I won’t compromise on, but likewise, the level of functionality is very important, now more than ever.”

Here are the top 5 high-fashion handbags for covid-safe convenience!

Keep your sanitiser handy in:

1. LOUIS VUITTON Utility Crossbody Bag

AUD 2687


The design features a highly structured rectangular compartment and two small zipped compartments. A wallet-style pouch is featured a-front a cross-body strap.

To carry your favourite vanity items with you at all times:

2. PRADA Octagon logo-adorned leather belt bag

AUD 1533

Courtesy: Selfridges

The belt bag from Prada showcases the brand’s affinity to experiment with new shapes and structures. Rendered in Saffiano leather, this belt is fitted with an octagon-shaped vanity case which is stamped with the brand’s logo lettering and framed by a gold-tone trim. 

Keep your essentials separated with…

3. FENDI BASKET MEDIUM, White recycled plastic mini-bag

AUD 1074

Courtesy: British Vogue

A Medium-sized handbag made entirely from white recycled plastic, it features an unlined compartment and gold-finish metalware. Available in white, blue, yellow and pink, it’s a kitsch way to carry your goods around.

4. KATE SPADE daily medium messenger bag

AUD 148

Courtesy: Shopstyle

Stay impeccably organized with this structured messenger bag that has a spot for each of your daily essentials.


5. GIVENCHY logo box shoulder bag

AUD 1,517

Courtesy: Givenchy

No more cramming stuff into your pockets. Thanks to the bag‘s many zipped compartments you can carry your essentials and a few luxuries too.

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