As I’m sure you’ve all seen, y2k mini shoulder bags have been aaaaallllll the rage recently, and you may be thinking “Wow, those are really cute! I wonder if they’re worth the hype. What do you think, Alicia?” I am so glad you asked, dear reader! In a word… YES. Absolutely 1000000000% without-a-doubt YES! Since May, I’ve bought five (yes, fiv— I have a slight addiction) mini bags, and I’ve got to say, they’re some of the best things I’ve ever bought. Four of the bags are vintage/thrifted from Goodwill, and one I bought on sale at a Target in Kansas that I hadn’t seen anywhere else, and they honestly elevate any and every outfit. In the pictures of me below, you’ll see all my babies (except the Target one— I have no pictures of her) and be able to see for yourself if you think they’re worth the hype!
- Bag #1
Here’s my favorite mini bag I have! She’s a sweet baguette bag in the most darling iridescent bright green. She doesn’t really match anything, which just means that I can wear her with anything to look ~extra cool~
- Bag #2
Mini bag number two is a fun vintage Talbots bag with a funky, hard plastic strap and delicate black floral pattern (that isn’t really visible in this picture). I like to pair her with other floral-y patterns for some variety in my everyday look!
- Bag #3
Here’s bag number three, the sweetest little heart-shaped beaded number with a long, beaded red strap and red-and-green detailing on the body. Since she’s so so small, I like to save her for special occasions (like date night!) so she can shine bright, as she should.
- Bag #4
My fourth mini bag is a true y2k dream: a vintage Dooney and Bourke shoulder purse in bubblegum pink with multi-colored letters and a pink-and-gold enamel heart for the zipper. Pair her with a monochrome OR super colorful ‘fit, and you’ll be sure to turn heads!
- Bag #5
I just had to add one more picture of my little green baby!