9 ESSENTIAL BAGS FOR SPRING

 “With tortoise accents and sharp color blocking, this bucket bag is a modern twist on a classic style,” says Amy Walters, editor of  The Scout Guide Chattanooga .  Navy Straw Resin Handle Bucket Bag  available for purchase online from Antibes.  A seagrass purse screams summer in bag form. Ideal for beach vacations or at least channeling beach vacation vibes,” says Leigh Brown, editor of The Scout Guide Fort Worth. “I can’t wait to pair it with everything from dresses to cutoffs.”  Civil AlScreen+Shot+2021-03-18+at+1.11.31+PM.png “I’m obsessed with the detail Veronica Silicani puts into these handmade bags,” says Francie Mannix, editor of The  Scout Guide Hill Country  and  The Scout Guide San Antonio . Available for purchase online from  Riccio Italy .  “This is a great catchall for spring,” says Christy Ford, co-editor of  The Scout Guide Charlottesville . “I love using a cotton tote as a non-fussy purse option, especially for weekends spent tooling around town.”  Le Mont St. Michele Tote Bag  ava This crossbody is perfect for Naples or spring break in any beachy town,” says Jennifer Adams, editor of  The Scout Guide Naples . “It’s made of neoprene, so it’s extremely lightweight, washable, and easily takes you from the farmers market to the b “I love a pop of color in accessories and this bucket bag is the perfect statement for any outfit,” shares Stacey Leuliette, editor of  The Scout Guide Palm Beach .  Alma Straw Bucket Bag  available for purchase online from Josephine Alexander Colle “This chic, petite bag is perfect for an evening out, while still giving spring vibes,” says Susie Matheson, co-editor of  The Scout Guide Charlottesville . Moyen Alice purse available for purchase online from  Eloise .  Nothing says spring like this textured raffia clutch,” says Dawn Pumpelly, editor of  The Scout Guide Huntsville .  LIKHÂ Handloomed Shibori Clutches  available for purchase online from Carriage House.

With warmer weather right around the corner, now is the time to move away from winter’s heavy accessories in favor of options that feel fresh and fun. To help with this transition, we asked The Scout Guide editors to recommend their top picks for seasonal carryalls, and they delivered. From a chic woven purse to a cotton tote with Parisian cool-girl flair to a sporty crossbody, these bags are ready to carry you into spring.

Originally published by The Scout Guide on March 10, 2021.