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Wedding Handbags for the Modern Bride

Pearls, feathers, and leather, oh my!

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KAT IRLIN

You could spend thousands of dollars on your wedding dress—and you'll only wear it for a few hours. But a wedding handbag can go from engagement party to bachelorette party to your wedding day and all the way through to your honeymoon. Hell, you can make it last a lifetime by using it every year on your anniversary. Check out the most trendy, elegant, and fun handbags out there to add an extra something special to every wedding outfit.

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By Your Side Ostrich Feather & Leather Bucket Bag
Valentino Garavani nordstrom.com
$2,795.00

Valentino's latest collection was full of ostrich feathers. In this case, he added the feathers to the strap of this Italian-leather bucket bag—a lavish detail. 

Mini Fan Clutch
Bevza bevza.com
€295.00

The perfect accessory for the unconventional bride, this fan favorite (get it?) has a concealed zipper so you won't lose your necessities while on the dance floor.

Harlow Newbury
Brahmin brahmin.com
$285.00

For the casual bride. This pebbled leather crossbody bag will take you from the rehearsal dinner to the after-party.

Slim Slide Champagne Clutch
Judith Leiber judithleiber.com
$1,995.00

This encrusted clutch matches perfectly with a glass of champagne. 

Mini White Croco Embossed Leather
BY FAR byfar.com
€510.00

This mini bag is so discreet, you won't have to worry about it taking away from your wedding day attire.

Serpenti Cabochon Shoulder Bag
Bulgari bulgari.com
$1,850.00

This classy shoulder bag takes a walk on the wild side with a enamel and black onyx snake head closure.

Floral Bag
Coach coach.com
$595.00

Florals are groundbreaking when they're on this flower coated carry-all that first debuted in 1970.

Amza Top Handle Bag
Aldo aldoshoes.com
$37.50

This clean, white carry-all is perfect for the budget-conscious bride. 

Pearl Egg Bracelet Bag
Simone Rocha farfetch.com
$735.00

A beaded bracelet strap offsets this unique mother-of-pearl purse that doubles as jewelry.

Kinchaku Mini Leather Tote
The Sant net-a-porter.com
$495.00

This scrunched leather tote is perfect for the bride that wants to be anything but ordinary 

Imitation Pearl Clutch
Santi
Santi shopbop.com
$218.00

This imitation pearl clutch brings elegance, edge, and a little romantic charm to any bridal look. 

Patti Glitter Top-Handle Bag
Sophia Webster https://www.neimanmarcus.com
$475.00

This glitter top-handle bag is the embodiment of my princess bride dreams have always wanted.

Pearl Handbag
ZARA zara.com
$49.90

This super affordable pearl handbag is a chic, put-together addition for the bride that may have gone over her flower budget.

This story appears in the February 2020 issue of Marie Claire.

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