The mini bag is back, and it’s this traveler’s dream come true. After a particularly terrible experience losing my luggage on the way to Barcelona, I have resisted checking a bag at all costs. Thanks to the limitations of a carry on, bringing more than one bag is usually out of the question. Sometimes I’ll get sneaky and tuck a crossbody into a tote, but every now and then a girl needs a bag for every occasion.
That’s why the resurgence of mini bags is my dream come true – and it came just in time for summer vacation prep. The smaller the bag, the more I can fit into my luggage. It’s a real win/win.
CHRISTIAN LOUBOUTIN Paloma Nano Tote, $1,200
Valextra Iside Mini Geometric-Print Leather Bag, $2,783
Chloé The C Mini Leather and Suede Shoulder Bag, $1,069
Edie Parker Oval Bag , $1,295
Hayward Mini Shopper Python Tote Bag, $925