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The Best Canvas Bags to Shop This Spring

The classic bag just got a chic new upgrade.

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Say goodbye to the days when you would only carry your canvas tote to the beach. This utilitarian fabric just got a luxe upgrade, so you can build out your bag collection with the season’s most sought after purse. Fresh new styles, innovative trims, and affordable price points bring these once-casual bags to an it-bag status . Here, Erica Russo, VP and fashion director for accessories and beauty at Bloomingdales, shares her insights on why these bags are flying off the shelves.

MARIE CLAIRE: How have you seen canvas bags make the shift from utility to fashion?

ER: Over the past few years, it has evolved from being a style mainly loved for its practicality to a more fashion-forward accessory. The addition of new shapes, personalization options, and textures (like leather and coated canvas) has transformed this bag, making it a key style in handbag assortments. It can have a unique design coupled with an attainable price point.

MC: Are they more durable or easier to care for than other bags, like leather?

ER: Some customers have more confidence in their purchase knowing that canvas bags are made out of a material that can be easily cleaned. The fabric can withstand some wear and tear while still looking fashionable.

MC: Canvas tote bags were a huge craze. How has the fabric made its way into other silhouettes?

ER: We’ve seen new trendy styles emerge like belt bags, bucket bags, small clutches, and pouches. We’ve even seen canvas materials cross over into other categories like sneakers.

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1 Large Triomphe Bag in Textile and natural calfskin
Courtesy of Celine
Celine celine.com
2 JW Anderson Key Medium Canvas Shoulder Bag
Courtesy of JW Anderson
JW Anderson bergdorfgoodman.com
3 Crossbody Capsule
Courtesy of Paravel
Paravel tourparavel.com
Courtesy of Furla
Furla furla.com
Courtesy of Fendi
Fendi fendi.com
6 Navy Pochette
Courtesy of Balenciaga
Balenciaga balenciaga.com
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