Welcome to our list of The 5 Best Y2K Inspired Bags!
Fashion from the 2000’s is definitely back! In the 2000’s fashion strayed away from the minimalism we saw in the 90’s, the bags were now loud, logo-clad and had a cult appeal. The 2000’s is when we saw the it bag culture appear, some bags became so popular they had massive waitlists. And since y2k fashion is back designers are relaunching some of their iconic styles! Here I’ll show you the 5 best bags that are inspired by 2000’s fashion!
So, without further ado here The 5 Best Y2K Inspired Bags:
1. Fendi Baguette
In 1997 when Prada minimalist bags were all people wanted, Fendi launched the first It Bag in history, the Fendi Baguette. Designed by Silvia Venturini Fendi, she christened the bag the Baguette because this shoulder bag was made to sit comfortably under the arm in the very same way that the French are usually seen carrying their baguettes. Since its introduction, the Baguette instantly became one of the most sought-after bags in the fashion world, and more than 100,000 of these babies were sold in the first year alone. In 2019 the world saw the return of this iconic ‘it bag’ when the Fashion house enlisted Sarah Jessica Parker and German influencer Caroline Daur in a new social media campaign. Over time it has evolved into different sizes, materials and colors, each new season there is a new Fendi Baguette for us to fall in love with!
Today, 26 years after its debut, the Fendi Baguette, remains a stylish it bag that is iconic of the brand.
2. Dior Saddle Bag
The Saddle Bag was first created in 1999 at the peak of John Galliano’s Dior tenure. Its initial appearance toed the line between what was considered high fashion and, for lack of a better word, ugly. Intended to be worn short-strapped and tight against the arm like a saddle, the accessory became an instant trend sported by everyone from Beyoncé to Carrie Bradshaw. In 2018 Maria Grazia Chiurri relaunched this bag and it has since become a part of the classic styles of the brand. The Dior Saddle bag takes its cues from the equestrian world. The inspiration can be seen in the graphic design with the now iconic asymmetrical flap that is reminiscent of a saddle shape.
The Saddle has been back in style for a few years now, but it is still going strong!
3. Louis Vuitton Loop
Created by Nicolas Ghesquière for the Cruise 2022 Collection, the Loop handbag is a half-moon baguette, inspired by the Croissant bag from the House archives. It has a body-friendly, compact shape and a chain for shoulder carry, as well as a cross-body leather strap. There is also a version in denim that will no doubt be super popular this year. It is made from a jacquard weave of the Monogram pattern on what looks to be faded denim.
What could be more iconic of the 2000’s than a denim Louis Vuitton bag?
4. Prada Nylon Re-Edition 2000
This nylon handbag was originally conceptualized in 1979, then relaunched in 1985. But the real success of this bag is due to the 90’s and early 2000’s style. Prada recently released two new editions of the vintage nylon mini bag, the 2000 and the 2005. Both bags have the famous baguette semblance and are constructed out of a combination of Saffiano leather and nylon.
This bag is one of the less expensive Prada bags you will find.
5. Coach Tabby Bag
A modern take on an archival 1970s Coach design, the structured Tabby shoulder bag is crafted in polished pebble leather, or with a pillow finish. This bag was super popular in the 2000’s and now it is trending once more! If you’ve been searching for a bag that will take you through season after season, year after year, this style has the perfect forever-chic look.
The style’s divided interior helps keep essentials beautifully organized, while interchangeable shoulder and crossbody straps offer styling versatility.