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Saddle Up: The Best Saddle Bags for Summer
Summer is the time of festivals, getaways, and parties. With that comes the need for a bag that will be versatile and convenient. We’ve rounded up the best from the west, so saddle up for the real VIPs of the Saddle Bag family.
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Saddle Bag Quilted Calfskin and Pony Hair Medium
Lagerfeld really has a knack for bringing edge to Chanel’s famously classic collections, and this bag is a perfect example. Dark grey quilted calfskin leather, plush pony hair top flap, woven-in leather chain with leather pad, black leather trims, gusseted sides, a front flap pocket with magnetic snap button closure under front flap -- all coming together seamlessly for one of the coolest saddle bags we’ve come across.
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Padlock Saddle Shoulder Bag Guccissima Leather Medium
Signature Gucci red, signature Guccissima leather, and signature Gucci web detail (here in the form of a detachable strap), complete with a beautiful gold push-clasp. Fans of either the bold or the understated can’t help but admire this fashion house’s dramatic approach to their designs, and this version of the saddle bag is a perfect display of that duality.
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Hunting Crossbody Bag Leather 9
The Olsen sisters have spent the last 11 years creating effortlessly cool and timelessly chic pieces. All minimalists rejoice, as it doesn’t look like The Row’s saddle bag styles will be going away anytime soon. The recipe for this bag’s continued success, as with this leather Hunting bag, are in the minute details -- the gorgeous Italian leather, expert craftsmanship, delicate hardware, and rich colors.
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D-Fence Saddle Bag Leather Small
One of the things we couldn’t help notice on the FW18 Dior runway was the presence (and subsequent resuscitation) of the saddle bag. This leather beauty, also known as the D-Fence, was one of the first of these models to be seen since Grazia took over in 2016. Sporting the new metal logo, this style is bold, understated, versatile, and (most importantly) still on-trend.
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Pionniere Saddle Crossbody Bag City Calfskin Small
Once again, Prada has hit the mark with the brand’s fresh take of this classic body. With just the right amount of hardware and colorblocking to keep this style modern yet classic, and with a playfully striped detachable web-strap, this bag can easily be carried on-the-go in style.
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Saddle Bag Leather
Mansur Gavriel’s appreciation for minimalism comes across in all of their styles, and this beautiful saddle is certainly no exception. No bells and whistles here, just perfect craftsmanship and exquisite leather, with a simple gold-tone turn-lock closure to top it off.
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Rockstud Saddle Crossbody Bag Leather Mini
Valentino’s embellishments, here with gold chain straps and signature gold rockstuds, turn this clean classic into a bold statement. We especially love how they’re combined here with the soft baby pink hue, creating the perfect playful pairing between a little bit of sweet with a little bit of bite. Also creating the perfect bag to carry us from day to night.
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Marcie Crossbody Bag Leather Mini
The Chloe Marcie is arguably the most loved and most recognizable saddle bag in the market, and for good reason. Offered in a variety of rich leathers and colors, like this teal gem, this bag comes with an adjustable long flat shoulder strap, stitched horseshoe detail on the front, stamped Chloe label, bow-shaped buckles, and gold-tone hardware accents. Easy to carry and super stylish, what more can we ask for?