30+ Show-Stopping Handbags From New York Fashion Week

Photographed by Victoria Adamson.
On the streets of New York during Fashion Week, there's a lot to take in. And considering the single-digit weather has necessitated all manner of out-of-the-box winter items (we're talking colorful faux fur jackets, oversized knit beanies, and funky socks), the street style spotted this season has been dizzyingly good. But if there's one thing we want to zero in on, it's the handbags; they are, after all, among the only pieces you actually wear every day.

This past week, in particular, the purse selection was particularly good, with designer It bags; vintage, one-of-a-kind gems, and loud, graphic pieces dominating the streets of NYC. With so many colors and unexpected shapes making an appearance, the images ahead might just be the final push of inspiration you need to ditch your reliable black carryall in favor of a more statement-making alternative. Click through to see the ones that made us look twice — and let us know what style you can't wait to get your hands on.
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If you love a neutral bag but are tired of your same old silhouette, a version with geometric construction and contrasting seams can make a world of a difference.
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The old-school box bag is having a moment — this white option with gold detailing makes any outfit instantly more feminine.

Mark Cross bag.
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What's not to love about a ladylike top-handle bag in a classic red?
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What we wish we got for Valentine's Day.
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Use a bright crossbody to add a pop of color to an otherwise monochromatic ensemble — or, in this case, to an already-poppy one.
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We're betting that white bag never comes close to a subway seat.

Chanel bag.
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Doubled up is the way to be.

Karen Walker bag.
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Cool handles are so underrated.

M2Malletier bag.
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A simple black bag is forever.

Gucci bag.
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We call this color-coordinated camouflage.
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When you want to wear fringe, but not too much...
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We heart this one.

Poppy Lissiman bag.
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Why not give a hand-held nod to your favorite artist?
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Yes, logos are back.

Louis Vuitton bag.
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This one-of-a-kind number is a feast for the eyes.
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It's all about the statement strap.
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Hey, good lookin' (yes, we're talking to the bag).
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First leopard, now zebra. Who doesn't love a good animal print?
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We'd like to come face-to-face with this bag — in our closets.
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The chicest way to carry your heels on the go.
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Time to rethink camo.

Saint Laurent bag.
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We're fans of any bag that will actually fit all of our goodies.

Louis Vuitton bag.
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Eggplant...burgundy...whatever you call this, it still looks good.
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Hug that envelope clutch close.

Hermes bag.
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Mini-bags might not be so practical, but they sure are cute.
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This art deco number is basically a wearable sculpture.
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Bring your beach bag to Fashion Week.
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What's black and white and carried all over?

Mark Cross bag.
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The Lone Star Pouch.
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If it isn't neon, it shouldn't be on.
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Equal parts prim and precision.
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We're digging the Chinese takeout container vibes of this peach purse.
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