I hate to be the bearer of bad news, but the arrival of summer 2022 coincides with the demise of several outdated handbag trends. I don’t make the rules—I’m simply here to observe and report back with my findings. But in case you’re curious, you’re about to find out which bags are on the chopping block this season. After doing plenty of research and looking at the runways, social media, and what’s currently on the market, I couldn’t help but notice five previously popular bag trends were more or less MIA.
On a more positive note, this summer promises an influx of some truly exciting new carryalls, like sleek ’90s shapes and elevated raffia styles that promise to level up your style this season. Trust me. Once you see all the cool options on deck for summer 2022, you’ll realize that letting go of those outdated styles has never been easier. Ahead, discover the everyday shoulder bags, beach-ready totes, and party purses that aren’t resonating as much anymore and their modern-day replacements.