Quick Hits: The Best Handbags for Summer 2017

Ditch your boring black leather bag for one of these seasonally-appropriate showstoppers, curated for us by Chicago shopping guru and fashion consultant Heidy Best of BECLOTHESMINDED.

Nina Ricci Kuti Stripe Satin Chain Bag.

“I like this bag because it can be worn during the day and night during the summer. I could see someone wearing this with a chambray shirt tucked into ripped white skinny jeans one day and a LBD the next.”
Nina Ricci, at Intermix, $1240

Moschino Floral Appliqué Chain Shoulder Bag.

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“When I think of popular trends for the warmer months I immediately think of floral. This 3D floral appliqué goes way beyond the garden variety prints we’re used to seeing.”
Moschino, at Neiman Marcus, $1150

Gucci Small GG Marmont 2.0 Matelassé Velvet Shoulder Baggucci velvet monogram - best bags for summer 2017

“Summer is all about adventure so instead of playing it safe with a black evening bag take a walk on the wild side with this turquoise velvet shoulder bag.”
Gucci, at Nordstrom $1290

Versace Palazzo Empire Large Bag.

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“When in Rome. Whether you’re walking into the office or heading to brunch this bag will glam up any outfit.”

Céline Medium Luggage Phantom Handbag.

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“If you haven’t bought one of Céline’s “It” bags it’s time to take the plunge. Can we talk about these cutouts?”
Which do you love most?