These are the statement bags everyone is wearing this summer

If the scorching temperatures of the last few weeks have left you desperate to kickstart your summer wardrobe but your budget is less welcoming of the overhaul, a new season handbag is the perfect way to dip your toe.

But why do you need a new bag for every season?

Disclaimer: you don’t. But you *do* this season.

The 10 things you need to buy this summer according to our favourite Instagram stars

A bit like when the stars align, this spring, all manner of fashion brands – from high-end to low – have kicked their handbag game up a gear and we are right here for it.

No sweaty changing rooms, no size discrepancies, no WAY it won’t suit you… Have we convinced you?

Scroll down for our edit of the best.