The official first pay week of Spring is upon us and we can think of no better time or reason to treat ourselves to new handbags and purses, than right now. Whether you’re in search of a carryall that’s tiny and lightweight or a woven tote for your daily lugging duties, there’s something on this month-end list that is perfectly suited for every girl and budget.

The nearly see-through and bare-it-all bags 

Oversharing or the illusion of it is the new vogue in bag fashion and it comes in the form of bare it-all net bags, buckets and dazzling perspex cases. Select your next-tell-all bag from a Cotton On or Zara range

Mesh tote bag

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The net bag

Net bag
Net bag

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Semi-clear cases 

Semi-clear bags

Transparent glitter sling bag silver, Joy Collectables, R299

Vinyl mini bag

Vinyl mini bag, R529, Zara

All chained up 

The detail of any bag is as valuable as the case itself. Thick chain straps and details are the ideal element for glamorous carrying. 

Britt belt bag

Belt bag, Rubi, R299 

Small shoulder bag

Small shoulder bag, R269, H&M 

Velcro wallets 

Honestly, what’s there not to celebrate about the return of this lightweight space saver that takes you back to simpler days?

Velcro wallet

Velcro wallet, R150, Factorie 

Top handle treasure boxes 

Handle your goods like a pro with this lustworthy miniature top handle box for both day and evening affairs.

Round crossbody bag

Round cross body bag with top handle, R559, Zara

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Straw bags 

Gone are the days where woven baskets are exclusive to beach and picnic days. These bags have proven that they work seamlessly with just about every seasonal look.

Braided belt bag

Braided belt bag, R399, Zara 

Rounded straw bag

Round straw bag, R329, H&M 

Straw bag

Straw tote, R629, H&M 


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The beaded bag 

This season, it’s beaded cross bodies or totes that are totally taking centre stage. 

Beaded tote bag

Beaded mini tote, R659, Zara 

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