From vibrant colours to vintage-inspired totes, we're listing 10 quilted leather bags to invest in this season
Quilted bags have always been a classic, but with the rising popularity of Bottega Veneta’s cassette bag this year, fashion houses have taken a more creative approach, embracing more dramatic quilts and colours in their designs.
As the weather cools, we're layering up and putting on our best winter outfits and adding the season's best quilted leather bags to our closet. From the popular Gucci Marmont, to an edgy shoulder bag from Valentino, here are 10 quilted leather bags to style with any outfit.
1. Bottega Veneta Chain-Embellished Shoulder Bag
Bottega Veneta’s signature quilted leather shoulder bag gets a rework by creative director, Daniel Lee once again. Keeping the iconic puffy silhouette, but switching out the shoulder straps with a chunky gold chain, this cassette chain-embellished padded intrecciato leather shoulder bag delivers all the glitz and glamour you need for your winter fits.
2. Stand Studio Wanda Quilted Faux Leather Clutch
This puffed-up pillow shape faux leather clutch from Stand Studio is a chunky statement piece that can add a pop of flair to any outfit. Use the shoulder strap for a more casual look, or keep it as an oversized clutch
3. Valentino Garavani Candystud Shoulder Bag
Made from 100% lambskin leather in Italy, this adorable, mini-sized ‘Candystud’ quilted shoulder bag from Valentino features smooth black quilted leather and daring gold studs. If you’re looking for a bag with a bit of edge, this one’s for you.
4. Gucci GG Marmont
Inspired by a belt buckle from the '70s, this distinct cross-body bag from Gucci is easily recognisable with its antiqued gold metal GG logo in the front. Flip the bag around to admire the special heart-shaped stitching at the back.
5. Burberry Society Tote Bag
Seen on the Resort 2020 campaign, Burberry’s Society tote bag features quilted smooth leather with gold-tone hardware. With playful touches including a logo-engraved lock and leather-encased key, use this bag from the shoulder strap or carry it from the top handle.
6. Staud Rey Quilted Leather Tote
Made from smooth leather, Staud’s Rey quilted leather tote gives off a chic, vintage feel no matter what you wear it with. Lined with suede interiors and equipped with a zipped compartment inside, this bag can carry more than you think. Slip on a maxi dress and bring out the bag’s gold detailing by glamming up with some gold jewellery.
7. Miu Miu Quilted Shiny Leather Shoulder Bag
Adding a bit of shine to your outfit, Miu Miu’s quilted shiny leather shoulder bag comes with a golden metal chain shoulder and subtle quilted motif. Spacious enough to carry all that you need from day to night, use the shoulder strap in the daytime, then turn it into a clutch at night if you’ve got evening plans.
8. Maison Margiela Pillow Quilted Leather Pouch
True to its name, Maison Margiela’s pillow quilted leather pouch is clean, sleek and looks as though it’s a blend between your nighttime pillow and tufted sofa. Debuted on the label’s SS18 runway, the pouch is made in Italy from quilted white leather, featuring a handy zipped pocket inside for all your belongings.
9. Alexander McQueen Quilted Leather Crossbody Bag
Move away from the monochrome colours this season by adding Alexander McQueen’s quilted leather small crossbody bag into your collection. This vibrant pink bag is made from 100% leather in Italy and fits all your essentials for a day out.
10. Balenciaga Hourglass Quilted Leather Shoulder Bag
Balenciaga’s Hourglass quilted shoulder bag merges their Hourglass silhouette with their signature quilting, featuring a rolled top handle and a B-logo closure. Dainty and fashionable, carry it by the detachable shoulder strap for a cool hands-free look.