Cheap Thrills: Summer Handbags on the High Street

Updating your wardrobe to incorporate this summer’s latest must-have trends is all well and good, but there’s no denying that it can get a little pricey. If you’re really strapped for cash, have you ever thought about just updating your arm candy? Buying a lovely new handbag is the easiest way to incorporate the latest trends into your old summer wardrobe. Get ready to work this summer’s hottest trends with our pick of the best of the high street.

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Animal Print

Animal print is a massive trend once again this summer, with the main patterns of choice being leopard, snake and zebra. If you fancying evoking your wild side by adding a pop of animal print into your wardrobe, why not opt for Fiorelli’s Hope grab snake bag (£20).


The trend may be top to toe florals, but why not get a completely floral covered new handbag instead? Make Nica your first port of call as they’re renowned for great prints. The Nica Play Aretha acrossbody bag (£35) would make the ultimate summertime picnic accessory.

High Sheen

Get on that metallic trend à la Burberry Prorsum with a Missguided Michele holographic clutch bag (£19.99).

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Neon brights are always a great alternative to those pastel tones (as cute as they may be!) and The Cambridge Satchel Company currently has a great take on this trend with the fluoro satchel (£115). Bring on that highlighter-inspired yellow, orange and pink.


Frills, florals and pastels are all key to capturing the feminine trend, so take that cute pastel spring hue through to summer with a Modalu Provence clutch (£49).