Cover Photo: Brigitte Niedermair for Dior

The fashion craze over micro accessories is here to stay

If you're a fan of this hot trend, this round-up of the best designer mini and micro bags will be the perfect guide in growing your collection. 

If you've been holding out, it's time to give in and enjoy the challenge of fitting all your essentials into one tiny bag. But if you can't fit them in, there's nothing stopping you from doubling up—as we've seen on the streets and the runways! 

1. Dior Micro Saddle Bag

Dior recently released their iconic Saddle bag in miniature iterations. Available in classic black and red, as well as pastel pink, sky blue and mint green, the micro Saddle bag can be personalised with different embroidered shoulder straps.

Already a favourite among the biggest celebrities, it is the ultimate tiny accessory to complement your look. And if you can't get enough, the French luxury fashion house has also released micro versions of their iconic Lady Dior, 30 Montaigne and Dior Caro bags.

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Related: 7 Dreamiest Looks From Christian Dior Haute Couture Fall 2021

2. Chanel Flap Coin Purse with Chain

Sometimes, all you need is a little Chanel to complete your outfit. 

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Related: Chanel 2.55 vs the Classic Flap Bag: What is the Difference Between These Iconic Bags?

3. Saint Laurent Baby Satchel Le K Monogram

Embrace your inner cowboy with this Saint Laurent horseshoe coin purse with curb-link chain shoulder strap. 

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4. Valentino Garavani Rockstud Alcove Mini Leather Top Handle Bag

This mini leather bag features all the provocative elements of the Valentino Garavani Rockstud Alcove top handle bag, from the sensual rep nappa leather lining to the studded VLOGO emblem.

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5. Jacquemus Le Chiquito Leather Top Handle Bag

Early last year, Lizzo—American singer and musical mentee of the late Prince—shared her obsession with her tiny Jacquemus bags, including Le Chiquito and the even smaller Le Petit Chiquito. They remain the reigning mini bags in the fashion world, continuing to decorate the arms of celebrities and influencers around the world. 

Available in a whole range of colours, including this electric turquoise shade, it's time to embrace Le Chiquito as a fashion essential in your closet. 

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6. Bottega Veneta Mini Jodie Intrecciato Leather Hobo Bag

This versatile mini bag goes perfectly with any outfit—especially the comfortable sweatpants and loungewear that we have found ourselves sporting for the last year and a half. Bring a little Venetian luxury to your lockdown look. 

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7. Givenchy Antigona Lock Mini Leather Shoulder Bag

This year, Matthew Williams reimagined the classic Givenchy Antigona bag and its instantly recognisable angular shape. He elongated the handles and added a 4G lock detailing inspired by the love locks fastened on the Pont des Arts bridge, above the River Seine in Paris.

And the world loves this reinvigorated Antigona lock bag so much that the French fashion label has released a mini version of it, for those who prefer a more subtle flex. 

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8. Cartier Double C de Cartier Mini Leather Cross-Body Bag

Exude understated elegance with this Double C de Cartier mini leather cross-body bag, beautifully crafted from the smoothest leather and finished with a delicate golden clasp that embodies the luxury of Cartier's beloved jewellery pieces. 

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Related: An Inside Look at Cartier's Stunning Sixième Sens High Jewellery Collection

9. Loewe Flamenco Knot Mini Leather Clutch

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Photo: Selfridges
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This mini version of Loewe's Flamenco Knot bag is an impressive combination of Jonathan Anderson's creative mind and the Spanish luxury brand's expertise in crafting leather goods since 1846. 

Add a cute and colourful accent to your outfit as you go about your day. 

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