Chain strap purse styles are quite timeless. No doubt made popular by the classic Chanel bags, this is a look that’s often emulated by other designers and department store brands. Chain strap purses make a great addition to any wardrobe and look great worn during the day or night. Take a look at just a few purses with chain straps, below.
Price: $26.80 at forever21.com
This faux leather purse has a classic quilted design with a woven chain shoulder strap. It also has a fold-over flap front and twist lock closure. The chain strap is detachable so this purse can also double as a clutch. This purse would look great worn with a chic black and white outfit.
Price: $59.00 at asos.com
This medium sized handbag is ideal for carrying your daily essentials. It has a short chain strap with a leatherette panel at the top. This bag has a fairly basic rectangular design, but the panelling on the fold-over flap adds some interesting detail.
Price: $69.00 at us.dorothyperkins.com
Choose a lighter coloured handbag, such as a cream one, as an alternative to basic black. The look is still classic, but better suited to wearing with lighter colour palettes. This purse has classic quilted detailing and a long woven chain strap. You can easily alternate between wearing this purse across the body or on one shoulder.
Price: $755.00 at net-a-porter.com
If you can afford designer chain strap purses, then the Mulberry ‘Lily’ is a stylish choice. The bag is a contemporary take on the more classic Mulberry designs. It has a woven chain shoulder strap and features a turnlock fastening on the front flap. Wear it with anything and everything, and you’ll definitely get your money’s worth.
Price: $155.00 at net-a-porter.com
This beige quilted leather purse is perfect for taking from day to night. It has a simple rectangular design and features a zip top fastening. It also comes with two retractable chain straps. Wear it over your shoulder during the day and retract the straps in at night to use it as a clutch.
Price: $19.80 at forever21.com
This cute handbag features a heart shaped padlock at the front. It also has a long combination chain link and leatherette shoulder strap. This bag would be perfect for taking with you for a night out on the town.
Price: $30.00 at us.asos.com
In case you haven’t realised by now, quilted leather and chain straps go hand-in-hand. The look pretty much sums up classic, sophisticated style. Work a masculine/feminine look by teaming this chain strap purse with cigarette style pants, button-up blouse, and patent lace-up shoes.
Price: $70.00 at asos.com
For a chain strap purse that can carry a bit more, take a look at this quilted tote. It has a quilted base, zip top fastening, and long chain handle. It’d make a stylish everyday bag and look great teamed with a range of different outfits.
Price: $325.00 at net-a-porter.com
If you’re feeling a bit adventurous, pick a chain strap purse in a bright colour. This one comes in a fairly classic cobalt blue and features gold metal hardware and chain straps. This bag would look great worn with a colourful printed top or dress.
If you want to add a timeless and sophisticated touch to your look, a chain strap purse is just what you need. Emulate the essence of Coco Chanel with a quilted purse or go for a smooth leather purse for something more modern and streamlined. Which of these chain strap purses do you like the most?
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