'90s-Style Shoulder Bags Are Back In A Big Way

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From the late '90s to the early 00s, shoulder bags were at the forefront of fashion, nestled in the stylish armpits of It Girls like Sarah Jessica Parker and Jennifer Aniston. Now, they're making a comeback – and we couldn't be happier.
We've seen beaded bags, belt bags and wooden totes, but what we love about these particular bags is their practicality paired with minimal design. Something about the short strap and small size reflects a cool, effortless style; they're compact but surprisingly spacious.
Reissued iconic bags like Dior's Saddle and the Fendi Baguette are joined by new offerings from Prada and By Far – sure to be tucked under the arms of the street style set in 2019. If you're keen on securing a collectable original, take a look at Vestiaire Collective. For affordable options, Topshop has the best selection on the high street.
Click on for our top picks, and complete your look with a slinky satin slip dress and strappy sandals à la Rachel Green.
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