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Here's a Bag Trend You Won't Hate One Month After You Buy It

The circle bag lets you be trendy without being extra.

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A woman with a pink crossbody purse in the shape of a circle. Photo: Baggu

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Let's say you're not a fan of those teeny-tiny mini bags (who can leave the house with just their phone, wallet, and keys?), and maybe you don't like the straw bag thing either, because in your mind summer is already over and you've never really considered them “everyday bags” anyway. If you still want to be on trend (gasp!), what do you do?

Enter the circle bag, a style that has been circulating heavily since this winter — and I mean heavily. It seems like every brand has its own version floating out there, which equals a huge range of sizes, colors, and price points. The style is as low-key as an of-the-moment bag can be in 2017, but the playful shape-shift is different enough to make it feel like a upgrade from your tired (albeit reliable) bucket bag.

You can find the silhouette in a handful of top-handle bags, like Mansur Gavriel's popular hat-box-inspired take, but our favorites right now feature practical crossbody straps. Check them out below.

black circle leather bag
Clare V. Alistair Bag, $345
pink circle bag
Ban.Do Amigo Circle Bag, $95
Diane von Furstenberg Leather Bag, $150
black circle bag
Matt & Nat Obe Bag, $130
Beige Wicker bag
Target x Who What Wear Circle Weave Bag, $25