5 Different Bag Shapes To Know About For Your Collection

A good handbag is essential. Put simply, it can really make or break an outfit. When creating a handbag wardrobe it’s important to include an assortment of bag shapes ready for any occasion. Your collection should include sophisticated, practical bags to use as everyday staples, alongside bold, unexpected styles that add colour and shape to an outfit. We’re here to help you create your perfect bag collection; here are 5 handbag shapes you need to add to your wardrobe, so you’re ready for any occasion…

The Classic Satchel 

Preppy fashion is back for 2022 due to the popular rise in dark academia and the classic satchel bag shape is just what you need to complete your look. A back-to-work essential, Zatchels Classic Satchels are both stylish and practical. Available in an array of sizes, each bag is designed to accommodate your laptop or tablet. If you’re looking to lean into the polished aesthetic, you’ll love to know that Zatchels Classic Satchels are handmade in England from the finest quality leather. Timeless satchel bag shapes look  good with any outfit making it perfect for day-to-day use, but we particularly love wearing it with a tailored trench coat and a pair of loafers.

Woman wearing Zatchels classic satchel in chestnut, paired with beige trench coat

The Stylish Saddle Bag 

Originally designed to be used on a saddle, these bag shapes have  a large closure that was traditionally in place to allow horse riders quick access to their essentials. The classic saddle bag shape has been bought back in fashion by DIOR for 2022.  Ahead of the curve, Zatchels took this iconic saddle bag shape and added a cute personable twist by mixing the finest quality leather and a traditional buckle with a unique personalised design - simply pick your colour and add bespoke engravings for a custom look. 

Woman wearing Zatchels saddle bag in black across the body

The Staple Tote Bag 

When you need a bag that can carry it all, a tote bag is a must. If you struggle to travel light, the Zatchels Handmade Leather Shopper is perfect -  it mirrors classic tote bag shapes for an effortlessly stylish look. The spacious shape and double grab handles allow you to easily and comfortably carry around your essentials. Its versatile style, magnetic closure and secure inside pocket are a must for everyday use. 


Zatchels black shopper bag against white background

The Modern Cube Bag 

Boxy silhouettes were spotted at AW22 fashion shows from the likes of Chanel and Louis Vuitton. Mirroring the classic vanity case, the cube handbag shape adds a modern dimension to any look. Zatchels’ Leather Sugarcube Bag takes this trendy cubic bag shape and transforms it with high-quality leather. It’s so versatile too! It’s adjustable and detachable, allowing the handbag to be worn on your shoulder, cross body or carried as a clutch.

Zatchels lilac grey sugar cube handbag against white background

The Trending Crescent Bag

Crescent bags are one of the most prominent bag shapes we’ve seen this season. In fact, Harper’s Bazaar named Crescent Moon Bags one of the biggest handbag shapes for 2022. You never know when you’ll be invited to a fancy dinner or a celebration - that's why having a stylish, reliable clutch bag is a necessity in every wardrobe.

The Zatchels’ Aura Handbag interprets the crescent bag in a new and exciting way; it perfectly balances style and functionality with a detachable strap and sleek design, that can be used as a cross-body bag or a clutch. It’s great for keeping your essentials secure with its magnetic fastener and spacious storage.

Woman wearing Zatchels Aura bag in daffodil yellow wearing a dotted skirt