Your Shopping Guide to the 12 Hottest Handbags of Summer 2022

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Well, of course, you need a fresh purse for summer — doesn't everyone? It can be hard to find a perfect bag, so we rounded up the hottest options that we're seeing on fashion influencers, editors, and runways. There are going to be some big trends out there that focus on bold, saturated colors and unique, playful designs, so prepare to strap in. (Quite literally.)

If you're wondering what types of purses will be popular for summer 2022, we curated a list of our top picks. Take a look at these irresistible choices and treat yourself to something new.

— Additional reporting by Macy Cate Williams

A '90s-Style Shoulder Bag: Vintage Retro Shoulder Bag
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A '90s-Style Shoulder Bag: Vintage Retro Shoulder Bag

This '90s-style Vintage Retro Shoulder Bag ($20) is great for everyday wear. Take it on weekend brunch dates and watch as the compliments roll in. It is made of vegan leather and has four and a half stars on Amazon.

A Stitched Bag: JW PEI Maze Bags Crossbody
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A Stitched Bag: JW PEI Maze Bags Crossbody

You'd think this JW PEI Maze Bags Crossbody ($120, originally $130) is a lot more than it actually costs. Its vegan leather is soft to the touch and high quality.

A Chain Marble Bag: Olga Berg Chantelle Acrylic Handle Bag
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A Chain Marble Bag: Olga Berg Chantelle Acrylic Handle Bag

Enjoy the striking marble pattern that this Olga Berg Chantelle Acrylic Handle Bag ($115) exudes. Its silver hardware and ziplock closure give it a unique edge.

A Metallic Bag: Blair Baguette Bag
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A Metallic Bag: Blair Baguette Bag

Designed in a metallic texture, this Blair Baguette Bag ($45) is super edgy. It sits underneath the shoulder and is a great accessory for concerts or everyday wear.

A Medium-Size Clutch: Maria La Rosa Game Clutch
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A Medium-Size Clutch: Maria La Rosa Game Clutch

Designed in a woven pattern, this Maria La Rosa Game Clutch ($405) will add a pop to all of your outfits. Its medium-size silhouette is perfect for carrying a mix of accessories.

A Colorful Shoulder Bag: Mansur Gavriel Mini Swing Shoulder Bag
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A Colorful Shoulder Bag: Mansur Gavriel Mini Swing Shoulder Bag

If you want to add a pop of color to your look, go with this Mansur Gavriel Mini Swing Shoulder Bag ($545). We love the size; it is perfectly compact and fits all your essentials.

A Crossbody Bag: Loeffler Randall Mallory Woven Crossbody Timber Bag
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A Crossbody Bag: Loeffler Randall Mallory Woven Crossbody Timber Bag

The design of this Loeffler Randall Mallory Woven Crossbody Timber Bag ($295) makes it easy to pair with a variety of outfits. Its zipper closure will ensure all of your belongings stay in place.

A Beaded Bag: Staud Tommy Beaded Bag
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A Beaded Bag: Staud Tommy Beaded Bag

This Staud Tommy Beaded Bag ($250) is such a fun take on animal print. We're obsessed with the blue giraffe.

An It Bag: Bottega Veneta The Mini Jodie Leather Bag
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An It Bag: Bottega Veneta The Mini Jodie Leather Bag

This Bottega Veneta The Mini Jodie Leather Bag ($2,250) is the It bag of the season. We love the sunny yellow shade, but it comes in lots of other colors too.

A Sling Bag: Simon Miller Sling Bag
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A Sling Bag: Simon Miller Sling Bag

Go for a shorter crossbody silhouette with a cool sling bag. The Simon Miller Sling Bag ($550) perfectly hangs on your side, and the green color is standout. It also comes in black if you want a more neutral choice.

A Coveted Bag: Brandon Blackwood The Syl Bag
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A Coveted Bag: Brandon Blackwood The Syl Bag

This Brandon Blackwood The Syl Bag ($150) has been at the top of everyone's wish list. It's the perfect going-out bag.

A Drawstring Bag: M Gemi Colette Handbag
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A Drawstring Bag: M Gemi Colette Handbag

This M Gemi Colette Handbag ($298) includes suede lining and an adjustable shoulder strap. Its drawstring closure gives it a unique edge, which is why we like it.