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Givenchy's Made a Lot of Great Black Handbags This Season

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Around this time of year—maybe it's the cold, the snow, the slush, or just the bite of winter in general—we always start to crave the comfort of a chic, roomy, luxurious black leather day bag. (Other things we crave in the depths of winter: toasted marshmallows, macaroni & cheese, Moncler coats, and plaid flannel shirts.) We've been poking around the stores for one recently and have noticed a whole lot of gorgeous Givenchy options. Here are six of our favorites.

1. "Coney" shiny-grained shoulder bag, $1,372 at Luisa Via Roma: For days when you don't need to carry the world on your shoulders, sling this Givenchy "Coney" on instead. Chic, sophisticated, and utterly understated and even a little rugged, this is the shoulder bag of our modern Parisian dreams.

2. Studded bag, $1,856 at A ladylike, decidedly un-slouchy tote with both top-handle and shoulder strap, this handbag is just this side of conservative enough to pass as both an office bag and an after-work-drinks carry-all.

3. "Pandora" medium bag, $1,262 at L'Inde Le Palais: This Givenchy silhouette has become one of our favorite single-strap slouchy sacks over the past few seasons. Casual, luxe, and louche are an unbeatable combination.

4. Coated canvas shoulder bag, $1,322 at Luisa Via Roma: Think of this as a small overnight bag or a really giant day bag—great for stashing full of all those things you absolutely must drag around all day long... or just that spare pair of shoes that everyone needs to carry in slushy weather.

5. "George V" leather shopping bag, $978 at L'Inde Le Palais: A chic, smooth-grain leather shopper that'll fit in everywhere—office, boutiques, lunch runs, and even trips to the froyo store.

6. Large "Antigona" duffel, $2,330 at and heavy duty as far as Givenchy bags go, the Antigona is the new season classic that'll last you for years to come.

· All buy it now [Racked]