Salvatore Ferragamo to Saint Laurent and Etro, our pick of laser cut bags to keep you company this season.
Inspired by vintage luggage, this Burberry bag is made from 100 per cent calf leather. With rolled leather handles and detachable shoulder straps, it also features a leather key holder. Rs 2,10,073. At UB City, Vittal Mallya Road, Bengaluru.
Details: 080 41738825
This stark black leather bag from Salvatore Ferragamo is perfect for a night on the town. Featuring tiny star and circle cut outs in gold on the flap and body, it comes with an internal zip pocket to keep your valuables safe. Made of 100 per cent calf leather, the added metal chain strap for easy usage makes it all the more special. Rs 55,995. At UB City, Vittal Mallya Road, Bengaluru. Details: 080 30041854
This handy panel clutch in contrasting beige and brown by Mango features a detachable wrist strap and fun square and circular cut out detailing. We love the woven tan strap, that truly gives it attitude. Rs 2,290. At Express Avenue, Royapettah. Details: 28464535
Dark and light
Play it cool with this black and white bag from Tod’s. Crafted in pure leather, with a unique woven cut out design, it is great for the workplace, college or even for lunch with your friends. Use as a tote or a messenger bag, as per the occasion. Rs 1,61,634. On nordstrom.com
IT’S the season to let your bag breathe, not just your skin. And cut out bags, we feel, let you have maximum fun under the sun. Whether it’s a stunning star burst clutch in black leather or a large, earthy hued tote that can hold just about anything, here’s how to get in on the trend.
Text: Monisha Bhat & Oshin Tresa Francis
Channelling a festival look with a gathered drawstring and magnetic lock, this duffel bag by Clarks has smartphone pockets and an adjustable shoulder strap — to aid hands-free action at crowded dos. Rs 3,000. At Express Avenue, Royapettah.
Zebra code Made from PVC,
this Steve Madden black and white striped bag comes with studded shoulder straps. With an ID slot and 14 card holders, this one promises both style and function. Rs 5,734. At Phoenix MarketCity, Velachery. Details: 30083578
This bag from Etro is perfect for your everyday essentials. The bag has a matching pouch to hold valuables. The intricate design and dramatic cut outs make this leather number a perfect accessory for maxi skirts, dresses or even ethnic wear. Rs 46,845. Details: neimanmarcus.com
Study in white
With a square cut-out design running around the body, this Zara bucket bag is perfect for a lazy Sunday brunch by the pool. Designed to be structured and sturdy, it comes with features like a drawstring fastening and a roomy interior that can store all your essentials. Rs 2,200 approximately. At Phoenix MarketCity, Velachery. Details: 30083700