As one season ends and a new one begins, one thing is abundantly clear – there is definitely no room for ‘ordinary’ handbags in 2020. Designers are continuing to think outside the box, challenging different shapes and textures with inventive pieces that are just as much about form as they are function.
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While we’ve already become well acquainted with Bottega Veneta’s Mini BV Jodie – affectionately known as the ‘croissant bag’ – and The Row’s equally delicious ‘Banana Bag’, there appears to be another food-centric handbag on the rise, and we can already see it being a huge hit.
The egg-in-a-hole bag; yes, you read that correctly, is the latest handbag trend destined for sartorial fame. Following on from the success of the ‘negative space’ phenomenon in makeup and beauty, this new handbag style looks exactly like it sounds – like your bag has a giant egg-shaped hole cut out of the middle of it.
Though it might sound obscure, the egg-in-a-hole bag is simply the latest iteration in a long line of ‘cool bags’ that have earned their rightful place in our closets over the last few years; as designers make a more conscious effort to combine art and fashion.
Below, we’ve rounded up our favourite pieces from brands who are carving the way for this new, sculptural style.