Drawstring Bags So Cute They’re Breaking Our Heart

If you asked me four years ago how I would have felt about ditching my oversized tote for a "mini bag," I would have shown you the door. The staying power of shoulder bags and oversized satchels had me convinced I needed those three semi-full bottles of Advil, a laptop, and gym shoes on me at all times. But the explosion of too-cute-to-be-true pint-sized purses has jumpstarted a more modest me, and I've done a decent pivot from bag lady to the kind of dangerous woman who packs only one lipstick shade, whether it matches my look or not.

But packing tips aside, here's a short primer on my evolution of becoming a full believer in the mini bag trend. I love them: they're cute, they're chic, and they're a day-to-night piece. So imagine my reaction when I spotted the latest iteration, which pushes the trend one step further. The mini drawstring clutch is probably something you haven't thought about since you borrowed your grandma's for a high school dance, but the vintage silhouette is making a huge comeback (we're crediting Attico for reviving this one).

Using a traditional evening bag as our daily carryall gives us just the right amount of rebellious spark. Here's 24 to help you feel that too.

Mango Satin Bag, $39.99 $29.99, Buy
Les Petits Joueurs Trilly Cheetah Pouch, $635.00 Buy
Ganni Edison Purse, $315.00 Buy
Miu Miu Polka Dot Heart Pouch, $340.00 Buy
The Frankie Shop Ring Handle Drawstring Bag, $129.00 $90.00, Buy
Topshop Tiger Beaded Drawstring Cross Body Bag, $58.00 Buy
Paco Rabanne Mini Pouch Mesh Tote, $860.00 Buy
Rebecca De Ravenel Neptune Drawstring Pouch Shoulder Bag, $360.00 Buy
Baggu Canvas Drawstring Purse, $45.00 $18.00, Buy
Sophie Anderson Portia Bucket Bag, $448.50 Buy
From St. Xavier Nevada Drawstring Bag, $140.00 Buy
Alexander Wang Ryan Mini Tossed Pill Dustbag, $595.00 Buy
Clare V. Drawstring Pouch, $185.00 $125.00, Buy
Attico Full Sequins Leopard Pouch Bag, $520.00 Buy
Tula Tula Velvet Shoulder Bag, $475.00 Buy
Zara Beaded Dolly Crossbody Bag, $49.90 $35.99, Buy
& Other Stories Tropical Tie Bucket Bag, $135.00 Buy
Vero Moda Pearl Fabric Bag, $25.00 Buy
Loeffler Randall Jesmyn Bucket Bag, $295.00 Buy
Nomia Small Evening Crossbody, $270.00 $189.00, Buy
Not Impressed Tulipa Bag, $345.00 Buy
The Common Knowledge Mini Prism Emerald Suede Bag, $210.00 Buy
Building Block Bucket Bag, $415.00 $290.50, Buy
Callipygian Cinch Bag, $75.00 $30.00, Buy
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