No, it’s not a typo. We indeed mean rubber bags; not rubber bands or plastic bags. It’s a high-fashion trend that’s been trekking runways in recent shows. We’ve seen Bottega Venetta’s 2022 resort show and Balenciaga’s croc collections, and now we’re seeing other designers subtly dabbling in the material. So step aside PVC totes, raffia clutches, and nylon crossbody, rubber bags are introducing a new texture to the accessories market.
Rubber bags are a refreshing accent for any and every occasion. Practical and playful, these bags are a welcome summer staple. The material lends itself to no stress and no fuss usage and can be quickly cleaned. And whether it be a mini duffle or a classic handbag, rubber bags transcend shape, size, and place. Take a Maison Margiela rubber and canvas tote to the beach and easily wipe off the worry of ocean salt and sand. Or don a Simon Miller Bonsai bucket bag on a night out, the vibrant rubber giving a unique edge to any outfit. While these bags have strutted across runways and sidewalks alike, this isn’t a quick fad. As with most trends, rubber bags have been around far longer than their recent rise in style status. So take your pick between vintage or new, and opt for whichever rubber style suits you.
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