Summer Handbags

Looking to elevate your everyday look this summer? Check out these affordable summer handbags that will be sure to turn heads.

Woman wearing a green maxi dress with sandals in front of a rock formation. Carrying a tassle hand bag and wearing round sunglasses.

When it comes to summer outfits I typically stick to the basics. Ripped denim shorts, crisp white tank tops, and cute comfortable sandals are pretty much my uniform. Since I’m lucky enough to have summers off (#teacherlife) I don’t need too many outfits for the summer. A few cute tops, summer dresses, and shorts are all I need since I spend most of my time at home or at the beach.

That’s why I depend on trendy stylish accessories to elevate my summertime looks. One item that can make a huge difference in your outfit is a cute summer handbag! In the summertime, I really like to take chances with the style of bag that I choose. It’s especially fun because when you keep your outfit simple you can play around with bright color handbags or trendier styles.

Summer Handbags

Women wearing a purple corset top with black shorts in the summer. Stading on a deck in front of trees

While I would usually suggest investing in high quality or classic designer handbag for trendy bags like the list I’m giving you today I would go more affordable. These are styles that may not be around for years to come or that you might get tired of in the near future. So, skip the high-end brands and try more affordable handbags from places like Amazon, Mango, and Zara!

Straw Handbags

Nothing says summer more than a woven or straw handbag. They are so versatile for a night out or a day at the boardwalk. If you’re going to purchase a straw/woven handbag consider shopping small and make your purchase from Etsy. There are a ton of small sellers that actually hand make the bags and sell them at a reasonable price point. I’ve purchased from the seller Lake of Life and they have great high-quality options under $30!

Bright Handbags

What’s better than candy-colored accessories for the summer? If you’re feeling daring try out a handbag in a bright summer color like this beautiful green quilted one from Zara. A bag in a bold statement color can really pack a punch and elevate the most simple summer outfit.

Fun Designs

Another way to add a little something extra to your lewk is to add a funkier printed handbag. Think stripes, florals, bright animal prints, or even tie-dye. This rainbow jelly handbag is fun and funky for summer while this colorful snakeskin printed bag by Aldo has a little more sophistication. Oh and this beaded handbag from Nordstrom is definitely a splurge but I had to share it because it’s just so fun!

Which handbags would you wear to spice up your everyday outfits? Let me know in the comments below and make sure to check out this Designer Handbag Dupe guest post from a few months ago!

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10 Comments

  1. August 19, 2021 / 9:38 pm

    Love all of these bags, so so cute!

  2. August 24, 2021 / 10:32 am

    Loving these summery handbag options- they definitely give a look a warm-weather vibe!

    -Ashley
    Le Stylo Rouge

    • August 26, 2021 / 7:59 pm

      Thank you, Ashley! It’s too bad summer is almost over lol!

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