Finding an incredible designer beach bag isn’t always easy. First, you’ve got to consider its size. There are so many beach-day essentials—from your towel and sunglasses to a book and a bottle of wine—and you want to carry them all in one bag. Then, you’ve got to consider its durability. The beach can be a challenging environment for an investment piece, and you want to choose something that’s going to hold up.
Not sure where to start? Allow us to help. We’ve found the best designer beach bags from brands like Chloe, Prada, Loewe, and more. Whether you’re looking for a statement design with shell embellishments or a neutral option in a material like linen or raffia, you’re guaranteed to find the luxury beach bag that suits your style. Now, all you need to do is decide what to pack—and, of course, which swimsuit and coverup combo to wear with it.
LOEWE’s commitment to artisanal craftsmanship is evidenced by this beige tote from the Paula’s Ibiza collection. Made from raffia, it has a textural, fringed exterior, woven top handles and a detachable narrow leather shoulder strap. Style yours alongside the collection’s sun-soaked separates. trim: calf leather colour of fastening: silver detachable, adjustable shoulder strap, top handles.
The BV Window Medium tote embodies Bottega Veneta’s sartorial evolution, as it opens up its signature intrecciato weave on a classic top-handled silhouette. Made in Italy from dark brown calf leather, the design has a removable internal canvas pouch and a crossbody strap for versatile styling options.
LOEWE’s noted Balloon bag is re-imagined with ruffled tiers as part of the label’s latest collection with Balearic-based boutique, Paula’s Ibiza. Woven in the house’s native Spain from raffia, the shoulder style has brown leather trims, including an adjustable strap and chunky drawcord fastening. It will bring a natural touch to beach and city looks.
Inspired by designs worn by the label’s stylish founders, the pale beige Massimo backpack is sure to appeal to old and new fans of The Row. Rendered for rising temperatures in hand-crocheted silk and raffia, it’s gathered with black calfskin leather to a drawstring silhouette. Pair its sleek minimalism with muted sundresses.
The Raisin, Elleme’s original shoulder bag silhouette, is named after the first color it was introduced in – a burgundy hue reminiscent of a dry raisin. The Italian-made piece is updated in natural raffia with brown leather trim, and is finished with a hook fastening that helps create its folded shape.
Adopt a minimalist approach to accessorizing with this white pouch from Jil Sander. Made in Italy from durable canvas and black calf leather trim, it has a simple silhouette that pulls together with slim drawstring straps.
Jimmy Choo’s iconic Bon Bon bucket bag comes in woven raffia for the summer months. In classic beige, the petite chainlink drawstring style is framed with a curved silver-toned top handle. We adore the transparent and tortoiseshell detachable strap for an eye-catching finish.
Proclaim your affinity for original Saint Laurent with this Rive Gauche canvas and raffia tote. The open-top design has been crafted in Italy with black trim and short leather handles. Hold yours next to the maison’s leopard-printed pieces to tap into an established aesthetic.
This small beige basket bag from LOEWE’s Paula’s Ibiza collection is woven in Colombia from iraca palm by female artisans from the Corporación Oficio y Arte NGO; a collective that provides opportunities for their financial independence. Suspended from short leather top handles, the Small design is embroidered with the label’s iconic Anagram logo on its front face.
An Acne Studios tote is regularly to be found on the arms of fashion insiders everywhere. True to the Scandi label’s contemporary aesthetic, this capacious piece is made from yellow cotton canvas with two sets of tonal webbed straps – meaning the open-top design can be worn on your shoulders or across the body. Carry it next to the label’s oversized pinstriped suiting.
LOEWE’s Paula’s Ibiza’s ethos is that summer is a state of mind; meaning you could, and should, carry this beach-ready basket bag year-round. Woven from raffia, this medium-sized design is trimmed with leather, including a navy Anagram patch on the front face. Use yours to carry everything from office supplies to seaside essentials.
DOLCE & GABBANA
Any summer outing – whether picnicing or shopping – will be all the more glamorous with Dolce & Gabbana’s Kendra Medium tote in hand. Woven in Italy from straw, it’s trimmed with black calf leather, including top handles and a press-stud pocket at the front.
Chloé’s bohemian design sensibilities inform the Marcie Medium tote. More than a little summer-suitable in raffia, this basket-style bag is trimmed with leather top handles and a hardware-adorned pouch. Nestle it in the crook of your arm when strolling by the beach or in the city.
Leather and raffia accessories – such as this bucket bag from Prada – are a key silhouette at the moment. Designed with artisanal flair in a combination of cognac brown and natural beige, it’s framed by a detachable braided handle. Style yours with palazzo pants for an ever-elegant silhouette.
For loyal followers of Balmain, the B-Army 26 shopper is an indispensable addition to your handbag rotation. Made from cotton and linen canvas in beige, it has cognac-brown leather trim and branding at the front. Carry yours while wearing one of the label’s iconic blazers to complete the look.
Opt for sophisticated summer style with this Plage wicker tote from Prada. Made in Italy, this beige and white style is accented with golden hardware, including the label’s signature logo detail. A leather drawstring cinches the canvas bucket-bag inspired pocket on this piece.