What do we all secretly love about Christmas shopping? The inspiration you stumble across for your own list, of course. So whether you’re treating your Mum or your best friend, delve into our must-have handbags and put in your requests now.

1. Winter florals

Coccinelle Ambrine Exotic Cross-Body Bag

Metallic, detailing and leather. All in one accessory. What’s not to love? Elevate your winter wardrobe with this head turning handbag.

Coccinelle Ambrine Exotic Cross-Body Bag £470.00

2. Disco details

Therapy sequin cross-body bag

Thanks to a resurgence in the '70s disco styles, sequins are back in a big way. Anything but subtle, they’re the perfect accessory to make a statement. Embrace the sparkle just in time for New Year’s Eve.

Therapy sequin cross-body bag £20.00

3. Taupe treats

Lauren Ralph Lauren Newbury Tote Bag

Give winter neutrals a twist by pairing them with standout prints. Mix dark florals with statement jackets and to dress things up, just add heels and stackable rings.

Lauren Ralph Lauren Newbury Tote Bag £280.00

4. Faux fur

Therapy cuddle fur clutch

A faux fur jacket just isn’t enough anymore. Soft styles are sneaking into all areas of our wardrobe and we’re completely on board. For even more drama, wear with on-trend flared sleeves and a red lip.

Therapy cuddle fur clutch £25.00

5. Autumn essential

DKNY Chelsea Pebble Large Tote

The faithful tanned tote is back in style this season, meaning there's no better time to indulge. Wear with dark denim, boho blouses and pointed boots for a relaxed elegance.

DKNY Chelsea Pebble Large Tote £250.00

6. Code red

Linea Ryder Frame Bag

In case you missed the memo, it’s all about red this season. So why not treat yourself to a new statement handbag? Wear it with crisp shirts and a classic coat to add a pop of colour.

Linea Ryder Frame Bag £65.00

7. Reworked classic

Radley Pocket Essentials Large Zip Tote Bag

For a handbag that’ll never let you down, look no further than this forever tote. Team black styles with heritage checks for easy chic. And when it comes to the weekend, simply throw on trainers.

Radley Pocket Essentials Large Zip Tote Bag £69.00

8. Relaxed neutral

Linea Ashmore Leather Cross-body

This lightweight handbag will become your best friend for every occasion. Add grey to monochrome outfits and all-black ensembles to lighten the mood, or, for more edge, style it with a leather jacket and a pair of showstopping boots.

Linea Ashmore Leather Cross-Body £99.00

9. Precious details

Biba Logo Embellished Box Clutch

Embellished clutches are an essential addition to eveningwear and this hard-working style will be just what your LBD needs for a refresh this season. For low-key glamour wear it with a blazer, black jeans and courts.

Biba Logo Embellished Box Clutch £59.00

10. Blue for you

Ted Baker Rachila Quilted Crossbody Bag

Step it up a notch with this blue beauty. The vivid colour will liven up knitwear and suiting, so just add brogues and your favourite coat. And for after work drinks, pair it with tailored trousers and a bomber jacket.

Ted Baker Rachila Quilted Crossbody Bag £160.00