What’s the Most Coveted Accessory in 2024? Rectangular Bags

What’s the Most Coveted Accessory in 2024? Rectangular Bags


It’s straight to the point: the rectangular shape will always have its moment in this 2024 bag trend

Shapes are our world’s silent architects, quietly dictating our existence’s contours. Despite their hushed presence, they wield immense power in defining the structures and spaces that surround us, whether it’s the symmetry of a skyscraper, the curves of a sculpture, or the angles of a piece of furniture. There is one, however, that we fixate on tremendously—the shape of bags. Bags come in all shapes and sizes, but in this bag trend, they only come in one: rectangular.

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Gucci S/S24

A Shape on the Move

While other shapes may flirt with the runway from time to time, including the likes of circular spontaneity or triangular intrigue, the rectangular dominates, ruling with a firm grip on fashion’s fleeting fancy. It’s this timeless appeal that cannot be overstated or underused. After all, for bags, It’s the shape that transcends all seasons and occasions. While trends may come and go, the geometric simplicity of the rectangle endures.

Louis Vuitton S/S24

Everyone loves a practical moment. Its straight lines and defined edges maximize storage space, allowing for efficient organization of essentials without compromising style. Whether a structured tote for work or a sleek crossbody for weekend adventures, the rectangular shape marries form and function, making it the go-to choice for modern individuals on the move. 

Bottega Veneta S/S24

Yet what sets this 2024 bag trend apart is its versatility and adaptability. Designers and their houses, like Louis Vuitton, Gucci, Bottega Veneta, Loro Piana, and Hermès are offering a myriad of interpretations of the classic silhouette. From oversized to mini, structured to slouchy, there’s a rectangular bag for everyone and everything. 

Loro Piana S/S24

A Sense of Sensibility

In addition to its timelessness, practicality, and versatility, the rectangular bag trend also reflects a broader shift towards minimalist aesthetics and understated luxury. In an era inundated with noise and excess, the clean lines and structured silhouette of the rectangle offer a sense of order and stability. Individuals are drawn to the reassuring presence of this geometric icon, finding solace in its steadfastness amidst the chaos of everyday life. Even if you’re wearing the most extravagant, over-the-top outfit, a rectangular bag can balance it out.

Hermès F/W24

If shapes are the silent architects of our world, then the rectangular form is the master builder of the bag kingdom. We’re captivated by its influence, in awe of its tremendous impact, and drawn to its everlasting style—almost as if we’ve erected a grand monument in its honor, celebrating a shape that stands confidently on its own without circling away like circles or tumbling over like triangles. The rectangular shape is as strong as ever, even if it goes away

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