It may not come as a big surprise that forever bags at luxury prices are a top seller come the Yuletide celebrations. The perfect present with instant wow factor, some women can't help themselves but fall head over heels for the latest piece of lust-have arm candy. With an inexplicable fever hitting the competitive tote market this season, women like me are already getting in line to get first dibs on the latest and greatest statement bags from fashion heavy hitters. Check out our list of this year's most wanted totes and shoppers - so you can commence your countdown campaign and start dropping some serious hints now!
Christian Dior Lady Dior Ivory Cannage Quilted Lambskin bag
A retro revival tote bag that oozes chic refinement, this classic 80s quilted lambskin bag with detail gold charms is the perfect ladylike accessory for high tea and sharp suit ensembles. An instant eye catcher, this clean, rich and opulent tote back is a vintage renaissance piece for the girl that has everything.
Hill & Friends Happy Satchel
Making waves with its fun and sugary sweet designs, Hill & Friends stormed the London fashion week shows with their loud and proud aesthetic. Add a little infantile colour into your seriously sartorial handbag rotation with this lively turquoise full leather design with signature 'winking' twist lock closure. Ideal for the bold fashion maven, this unique style statement is anything but ordinary.
Black Leather Handbag CÉLINE
A feat of geometric design from the French fashion house, this all leather black tote with detail metallic handles is a rare and high luxe piece that demands attention. A conceptual design with just the right amount of hardware, this naughty but nice hand-held tote is a high-shine ode to couture. A memorable gift not for the fiscally faint hearted, tick all the fashion boxes with this timeless modern design.
Fendi Peekaboo mini leather tote
Injecting some fun back into form and function handbags, the Fendi Peek-a-Boo tote bag has surprised even the most discerning of fashion influencers with its fun and playful accents and structured high-luxe silhouette. Anything but affordable, this covetable Christmas treat comes with quite the price tag, making it a memorable jaw-dropper for under the Douglas Fir.
Saint Laurent Nano Sac De Jour
I am woman hear me roar! This calf hair leather leopard print bag from Saint Laurent is a wild interpretation on its sleek and minimalist cousin. A statement style for life in the urban jungle, this bag with added bite is a fashion-lead accessory for the lady lacking in exotic printed designs.
M2Malletier Fabricca mini metallic calf hair shoulder bag
An architecturally influenced shoulder bag, this bohemian inspired metallic needle handle bag is a unique design lead bag with an adjustable removable shoulder strap. Easily transitioned from day to night, this home run handbag hit can be worn as a compact clutch for ebening and as an off the shoulder item for everyday wear. A firm favourite with high profile celebs, make her feel like an A-lister with this glam bag for Xmas.