8 handbags you'll wear all year long

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8 handbags you'll wear all year long

Meet the Louboutin of the handbag world. 

Mansur Gavriel, $495

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Black and white, snow leopard, two-tone. Whatever you call it, this print is one of our new faves.

Zara, $179

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Buttery soft leather and rose-gold hardware up the ante on this casual day bag.

Joie, $233

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Available in black or caramel (shown here), this minimalist bucket bag pairs well with everything.

Baggu, $140

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Over the evening clutch? Grab hold of a cool and carefree mini bucket bag. This studded style is big enough to hold your phone, wallet and a few tubes of lipstick.

Karl Lagerfeld, $330

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Bucket bags even go boho. Spontaneous Thailand getaway, anyone? 

Sophie Anderson, $254

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Want to follow in Gisele's footsteps? Tote your essentials in a supple calf-hair bag.

Jérôme Dreyfuss, $1,900  

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The king of elevated staples nails it with this silver hardware framed bag.

3.1 Phillip Lim, $750

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You tried the minimalist handbag approach.

And it worked...until you stopped cleaning out your receipts and your hands froze because you constantly forgot to wear gloves while toting that clutch around. So now you're back to the slouchy oversized bag. But what woman wants to carry 10 extra pounds after the holidays?

What's a gal to do? Meet the bucket bag.

Smaller than your average tote, but swingy like a cross-body bag (there's nothing we love more than a cross-body strap), a bucket bag is the best of both worlds.

Popping back on the scene last fall, the bucket bags of the '70s feel new again--and everyone from Gisele to your trendy neighbor seems to be carrying them. Best of all, the style isn't going anywhere. See our 2014 Pump-Up Guide for confirmation that bucket bags will still be très chic come this fall.

Click through to find your favorite style!

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