Don’t get us wrong — it’s fun to invest in the latest on-trend purses each season. From snakeskin print to woven bags, trendy handbags certainly add a bit of personality to any ensemble. But there’s a certain void that only a classic purse can fill. From an oversized tote that you always take to work to a functional crossbody that’s a weekend favorite, classic purses are always in style and will remain a staple in your wardrobe for years to come.
Best of all, you won’t experience any buyer’s remorse when investing in a classic purse. These bags are designed to stand the test of time, and favor timeless silhouettes, high-end materials, and understated details. These are the handbags you can reach for time and time again, no matter the occasion.
While designer bags often come to mind when thinking of classic purses, there are plenty of affordable options that are just as refined. Below, browse the timeless purses that are basically trend-proof.
Classic Purse #1: The Avery
A seamless tote bag, the Avery is as classic as they come. With minimal finishes and sleek wide-carry handles, this tote is perfectly minimalist. In addition to the vibrant orange pictured above, it also comes in more understated colors like dark blue, cognac, and dark green. Finally, it’s made with 100% water resistant leather, ensuring that it can withstand wear and tear and last for years to come.
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Classic Purse #2: The Harbor
Behold one of Latico’s best-selling purses. The Harbor bag is a truly timeless crossbody — it’s compact, lightweight, and features a single envelope flap with a hidden magnetic snap closure for a clean look. The interior features a triple organization compartment, allowing you to keep your belongings in order despite its compact size. Best of all, this classic purse comes in eight neutral hues — you’ll want one in every color.
Classic Purse #3: The Wilkins
For a classic purse with a modern touch, we’d like to introduce you to our Wilkins bag. Made with thick, sueded cowhide leather, the Wilkins is as high-quality as they come. This timeless tote features an exterior sunglasses pocket in neutral vegetable-dyed hues like black, wine, and taupe to create just enough of a visual contrast.
Classic Purse #4: The Bianca
Another one of our best-sellers, the Bianca bag is just as functional as it is classic. With a removable strap and leather handles, it can be worn as a crossbody or a hand-held tote. Most importantly, it features an impressive amount of storage — it boasts an exterior pocket, plus interior essentials like a cell phone pocket, pen holders, zip pockets, and credit card holders. Finally, it features the buttery-soft yet sturdy leather that our customers know and love.
Classic Purse #5: The Margie
Last but not least, our Margie bag is another classic purse that won’t go out of style. This oversized tote is unstructured, effortless, and big enough to house all of your essentials. The leather is so soft, you can actually roll it up to store if preferred. The Margie comes in eight timeless colors including black, charcoal, and mocha, but you can also shop its metallic twin sister, the Amelia bag, for a more vibrant look.