Fashion's accessibility on the Internet means trends churn fast than they ever have because we get sick of looking at things more quickly than ever before, and when it comes to handbags, that means it's more important than ever for brands to find new shapes and structures to offer to their customers. Recently, it's starting to look like designers are starting to settle on a bag type they hope will follow up bucket and saddle bags: vanity cases or other, similar types of soft box bags.
As with many other things, the recent resurgence of this trend can more or less be traced to Rihanna. Last year, she carried a little MCM train case like a handbag on and off for months, and before long, that bag was selling out. On a longer timeline, Chanel has been the shape's biggest champion for years, and it's possible to find a wide variety of vanity-style Chanel bags on the resale market, if vintage finds are your thing.
Below, check out the vanity case handbag offerings from brands at a whole host of price points.
Chanel Vintage Vanity Case
$2,428 via farfetch.com
Dolce & Gabbana Miss Dolce Box Bag
$2,595 via Net-a-Porter
Gucci Snake Print Top Handle Bag
$1,750 via Gucci
Kate Spade Cameron Street Casie Bag
$348 via Nordstrom
Louis Vuitton Nice BB Case
$885 via Louis Vuitton
Mark Cross Laura Top Handle Bag
$1,995 via Net-a-Porter
Chanel Vanity Case
$3,500 via Chanel
Marni Vanity Bag
$2,230 via farfetch.com
MCM Vanity Case
$495 via Neiman Marcus
Moschino Moto Jacket Vanity Bag
$1,495 via farfetch.com
Nancy Gonzalez Crocodile Top Handle Bag
$2,650 via Neiman Marcus
Rebecca Minkoff Happiness Perf Box Crossbody Bag
$175 via Rebecca Minkoff
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