With the fancy bohemian trend in full swing, a certain retro accessory has been on everybody’s radar (including ours!): The bucket bag.
While the traditional idea of a bucket bag may conjure up images of a fringe-clad hippie, today that image is quite different. Carrying a bucket bag today is like wearing a piece from Bridget Bardot’s accessory arsenal—it’s a polished treat for your own wearing and a visual treat for anyone lucky enough to see you in it. Whether it’s via behind-the-scenes shots or peeks into their daily lives, you have seen surely this trend worn by some of your favorite personal style bloggers and wondered what design house was responsible for the comeback.
While every major fashion house is reinventing the bucket bag for their collections, the most highly coveted bucket bag of the season and the one worn by celebrities and bloggers alike, comes from a little known design house founded only 3 years ago: New York City-based Mansur Gavriel.
Crafted from the finest Tuscan leather and featuring a red lined interior, the Mansur Gavriel Bucket Bag is is an effortless way to bring the retro to the everyday. The bag’s elegant and practical design lends itself as both office-appropriate and evening elegant. Although the Mansur Gavriel bucket bag costs a pretty penny (Bags range between $345 (Mini Mini) and $695 (Large Bucket Bag) the collection is currently completely sold out Yup, sold out. Not to fret though, we’ve found chic alternatives for as low as $18 so you can try out the trend.
Read on to see how your favorite fashion bloggers style their bucket bag! Plus, shop our edit of wallet-friendly bucket bags.
Leather Jacket + Jersey Pencil Skirt
Photo: Driana Gastélum from fakeleather