Editor's picks: Neutral bags

PUBLISHED : Monday, 02 August, 2010, 12:00am
UPDATED : Monday, 02 August, 2010, 12:00am

Boxy, ladylike bags with minimal hardware are on the top of the trend list this autumn. This style fits the bill. Medium flap CHYC bag in brown leather (HK$14,990) from Yves Saint Laurent, Alexandra House, Central, tel: 2868 0092

Spice up a simple design with luxe materials such as croc leather. This holdall also features lacing details on the straps. Crocodile bag (HK$32,000) by Nancy Gonzalez from Lane Crawford, IFC Mall, Central, tel: 2118 3388.

Made from thick leather, this bag has vintage appeal and will look better the more you wear it. D bag (HK$10,200) from Tod's, The Landmark, Central, tel: 2810 8692

Go for a fun style such as this soft leather purse with a gold chain handle decorated with colourful charms. Edna shoulder bag (HK$12,000) from Mulberry, Elements, West Kowloon, tel: 2196 8280

A classic such as this will never go out of fashion. It's big enough to double as a travel bag. Victoria II bag (HK$35,500) from Hermes, The Galleria, Central, tel: 2522 6229

This hobo is updated with a boxy shape and graphic lines for a cool look. The handle can also be adjusted. Square hobo (HK$16,000) from Celine, The Landmark, Central, tel: 2525 1281

Neutrals also work well in the evening. Store essentials in this small clutch with the brand's signature pleat details. Matelasse pleated clutch (HK$3,000) from Miu Miu, The Landmark, Central, tel: 2523 7833

Drawstring styles ruled in the 1980s and now they are back in vogue. Aurore bucket bag (HK$12,410) from Chloe, The Mandarin Oriental, Central, tel: 2865 2833

The beauty is all in the details. This neutral tote boasts the brand's signature craftsmanship in the form of the intrecciato weave. Tote bag (HK$19,900) from Bottega Veneta, The Landmark, Central, tel: 2973 0882