Handbags can be as stylish as they are functional. And these gorgeous options are the perfect way to add some pep to your spring look

It’s no secret that accessories can elevate your look to new style stakes. However, handbags and shoes edge out other accessories to create the most stylish look. We’ve rounded up our favourite bags to help you make a style statement this springa. In addition, they’re affordable and available at a store near you!

Large and in charge

There’s no denying the appeal of a large handbag. It carries everything you need and can even help you hide weight gain. What’s not to love? This spring you can’t go wrong with a bold and beautiful tote or patterned shopper to make a stunning style statement.

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  • Bright yellow tote with pocket detail R199,99 Rage
  • Floral print shopper R450 Foschini

Cute crossbodies

Crossbody bags keep your essentials in place while highlighting your waist. In addition, they also lend a fun, flirty touch to your look. You can take that further by opting for a printed option or a style that boasts a chain mail strap and metallic accents. Another option is to choose a boho style that boasts a natural looking fabric such as straw.

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  • Straw crossbody bag R169,99 MRP
  • Blue flap crossbody bag with metallic clasp R169,95 Ackermans

Get clutch control

There’s no doubt that a clutch is the perfect option for a special date or night out. This season sees clutch bags make a fabulous over-the-top style statement – either in cut, colour or style. The options are endless. For an option that goes with anything, select a gold or silver hued clutch. You can also experiment with textures for a unique choice.

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  • Silver frame clutch bag with embellished wave pattern R359 Miladys
  • Nude clutch with diamante encrusted clasp R599 Forever New