It’s true — some of the best things come in small packages.
So long are the days of the Mary Poppins-sized purses where your keys, wallet and other miniatures seemingly escape into a dark hole. With the prim and popular mini bag, there’s less to carry and more to love.
Some of the best mini bags are from Saks Fifth Avenue — the hallmark of NYC fashion and retail. Offering the cutest wrist additions designed by Coach, YSL, Tory Burch and more, there’s a beautiful pebbled leather or classic crossbody for just about everyone.
As a devout user of my miniature pink, yellow and floral mini bags, I can attest there’s much outfit inspo to be found with one simple accessory.
Below, find the 25 best mini bags from Saks Fifth Avenue, with prices ranging from as modest as $158 to as investment-worthy as $3,790. Even if you’re not currently on the market for a new tote, you’re going to be swooning over multiple designers and want to steal them ASAP.
Alexander Wang’s Glacier Small Leather Scrunchie Bag has an on-trend twisted handle that’s — you guessed it — inspired by an 80s scrunchie. Plus, this handheld is a great subtle pop with a neutral outfit.
Add sophistication to your look with Amina Muaddi’s Amini Pernille Chain-Handle Leather Handbag that’s polished, made in Italy and has the cutest envelope accent we’ve ever seen.
Colorblocking is a surefire way to add some spice to your style — especially in the fall. The Botkier New York Cobble Hill Colorblock Leather Satchel is made from rich leather, has a detachable strap and eclectic gunmetal-toned hardware.
If you love the look of a polished belt — but aren’t too keen on the now-popular belt bag — we have the mini bag for you. The Boyy Bobby Leather Tote is a playful addition to timeless looks.
Barbie pink is always in style. Add a vibrant pop to your wardrobe with this Brandon Blackwood bag, clad with silver hardware, luxe snakeskin and a removable, adjustable shoulder strap for hands-free wear.
Add a vintage, time travelers feel with the Joan Mini Leather Crossbody Bag — a statement by See by Chloe. Its grained leather composure and large ring centerpiece lean into traditional Chloe design.
All eyes are on this stunner by Christian Louboutin. Its marvelous, South American-inspired feel taps into bold florals. Plus, the quality gold strap is the cherry on top.
The Coach Madison Quilted Leather Shoulder Bag is a luxe option that’s well-paired with all-neutral and patterned prints alike. It’s polished, timeless and relatively affordable for a designer mini bag at a less-than-$500 price point.
For a light bag that’s more of a splurge, look no further than this Dolce&Gabbana mini bag. The brand’s signature filigree heart embellishment takes the cake. Not to mention, the mini’s makeup adds some fun texture to your look.
All hail the humble belt bag. The beaded handle is a rare gem and the detachable wallet and purse itself make it the cutest thing to carry all year round.
Everyone’s searching for a Fendi mini bag this season. To hop on-trend, snag the Mini Mon Tresor Logo Leather Bag — a petite option with a modern-day bucket shape.
No need for layers of arm candy. With the Marge Sherwood Mini Leather Bracelet Bag, you’ll have a convenient accessory with its sleek look and curved metal handle that doubles as wrist jewelry.
It’s time for you to have a metallic zebra-print moment. This Michael Kors bag is a chic sling that’ll look dynamite with white jeans and a flattering wedge.
It’s safe to say you’ve probably never seen a mini bag quite like this one. If you want to make a statement, this goldtone hardware-embellished mini bag is oh-so-cute and will definitely turn heads.
Let’s talk about classics. This YSL mini bag is dreamy, Pinterest-emblazoned and waiting for you to add it to your shopping cart. The quilted black leather and gold hardware won’t ever go out of style, either.
Salvatore Ferragamo has a soft-toned floral mini bag that’s divine and undeniably captivating. If you’re looking for a handheld with artistic flair, this one has you covered.
Elevate your camera bag with this beautifully colored Stella McCartney. With suede lining and a classic logo, you’ll want to snatch the violet carry-on before it sells out.
Gingham is a genuine, gorgeous option for a camera bag — said only the stylish, anyway. This Tory Burch mini bag is timeless with a leather trim to store your device and other essentials.
For a peachy polished mini bag, the Tory Burch Robinson is a suitable choice. Made of scratch-resistant leather, the chain strap can be doubled or worn as a crossbody.
Amp up your splurge with this ruby red swoon by Valentino. Also coming in white and black, it has a sleek leather finish with rock-stud accents.
Another dreamy option from Valentino is its Roman Stud Mini Leather Top Handle Bag. Its trapezoidal top handle and stud details make it a sure statement to any outfit.
Think Cookie Monster, reinvented. This Versace mini bag has a fluffy faux leather design, beautiful gold hardware and also comes in vibrant fuschia.
That chain, though. Savor up the style with this Yuzefi bag — a beautiful mustard-colored accent with an impeccable chunky chain.
Another stunning mini bag from Yuzefi is its Daria Leather Satchel. Its mauve color, signature chunky chain and geometric shape make it a subtle statement to your going-out fashion.
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