8 of the best Kate Spade bags you can buy right now

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8 of the best Kate Spade bags to buy right now
8 of the best Kate Spade bags to buy right now

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You know a Kate Spade bag when you see one: equal parts quirky, fun, sophisticated and practical. The late designer launched her handbag line in 1993, blessing the fashion community with feminine hues, soft textures and bag structures that fit seamlessly into any lifestyle. Thanks to much international success, she expanded to offer a full range of fashion items, and her dedicated designers continue to create clothing, shoes, accessories and home goods offered in many of the world’s top department stores.

Here, we’re celebrating Kate Spade’s legacy by showcasing the brand's top handbags, which you can shop right now.

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1. Knott Mini Satchel

This petite bag matches almost any outfit.
This petite bag matches almost any outfit.

With its versatile style, you’ll want to take the Knott satchel with you everywhere you go. It comes in six stunning colors—including chalk pink and teacup blue—and is made of a pebbled leather with smooth Italian leather trim. Wear it by the top handles for a dressy look, or by the adjustable crossbody strap on busy days.

“I just bought this a few days ago and I absolutely love it!” one reviewer writes. “It has the perfect colors and I adore the beautiful style and fit. I would absolutely recommend purchasing this if you're considering it.”

Get the Knott Mini Satchel from Kate Spade for $298

2. Locket Large Flap Shoulder Bag

This bag will come in handy all day, every day.
This bag will come in handy all day, every day.

Looking for an all-purpose bag you can take from brunch all the way to the evening? This leather shoulder bag has you covered. It has an elegant chain strap you can wear crossbody-style or over your shoulders when doubled, and two roomy expandable main compartments with slip pockets within. A sweet Kate Spade logo locket completes the look.

“Bought this yesterday and I’m so surprised how much stuff I can fit in it," one person writes. "It’s such a classic design that I can wear for years to come and I’m absolutely in love with how sturdy the pebbled leather feels.”

Get the Locket Large Flap Shoulder Bag from Kate Spade for $302

3. Knott Medium Satchel

There's a variety of ways to carry this bag.
There's a variety of ways to carry this bag.

This pretty and practical bag is a larger version of its mini counterpart mentioned above. Available in seven versatile colors—from raw pecan to grenache wine—you can carry it by the 3.75-inch top handle or by the adjustable long crossbody strap. It cinches or expands at its sides for maximum storage capabilities and features several smaller pockets, plus a large main compartment that's big enough to fit an iPad.

"I’m so thrilled about this bag, and it’s super roomy," one fan writes. "It’s great for any occasion. You can wear it as a crossbody or just hand-held. This will be the new classic KS bag of the season.”

Get the Knott Medium Satchel from Kate Spade for $348

4. Smile Shoulder Bag

This tiny bag is a trendy throwback to the '90s.
This tiny bag is a trendy throwback to the '90s.

Stand out from the crowd with this smile-shaped shoulder bag with a 10-inch handle drop. Coming in black and white and made of luxurious pebbled leather, it gives any outfit a touch of '90s nostalgia. It has a zip-top closure along with interior card slots to keep you organized.

“I was looking for a nice shoulder bag for so long and saw this one when it came out and had to have it," one reviewer writes. "I love it. The size is perfect—not too big and not too small.”

Get the Smile Small Shoulder Bag from Kate Spade for $139

5. All Day Large Zip-Top Tote

You can fit everything you need in this large tote.
You can fit everything you need in this large tote.

When you're on the go, pack all your belongings in this roomy zip tote that fits a 13-inch laptop. It comes in five colors for every taste—from blazer blue to orchid pink—and has numerous interior and exterior pockets and slots to organize your things. The crossgrain leather exterior is simple and sleek while the interior is lined with a sophisticated jacquard print.

“I have been using this bag for a couple of weeks and I love it," one person raves. "It fits my MacBook perfectly and it’s magnetic so I don’t have to zip and unzip it. Another great thing is the amount of pockets it has on the inside. I have everything in its own space so I can find it quickly when I need to. Even when I stuff the bag, the straps feel secure and it doesn’t hurt my shoulder when carrying it. I love it so much I ended up buying another one."

Get the All Day Large Zip-Top Tote from Kate Spade for $328

6. River Medium Bucket Bag

This bucket bag is not too big, not too small.
This bucket bag is not too big, not too small.

This sweet and playful bucket bag boasts a roomy interior, a thick and comfortable adjustable shoulder strap and several slip pockets for organization. It features a faux suede interior with a detachable pouch—all in the brand’s signature pebbled leather.

One reviewer who calls it their “new favorite possession” also says, “I fell in love with this bag the instant I saw it online, and seeing (and holding) it in person only deepened that feeling. It's beautiful and well-made and functional. I just adore it and look forward to using it for years!”

Get the River Medium Bucket Bag from Kate Spade for $209

7. Kate Spade New York x Minnie Mouse Bethany Diaper Bag

This diaper bag can easily double as an everyday bag, too.
This diaper bag can easily double as an everyday bag, too.

Diaper bags don't need to be utilitarian sacks you hide in shame. Make this daily necessity a part of your stylish aesthetic with Kate Spade’s Disney-themed diaper bag. It’s spacious enough to fit all your baby’s daily essentials and includes a built-in bottle holder and matching changing mat. Made of a waterproof woven nylon material, it has a zipper closure, hooks that fasten onto a stroller and, to top it off, an adorable Minnie Mouse bow.

“Wow, what a gorgeous bag—so beautiful and practical, it’s my new absolute favorite," one person writes. "Perfect size to store everything you need and neat, tidy compartments to keep you organized. I am considering purchasing another just as a spare because it’s so cute! Would 100% recommend."

Get the Kate Spade New York x Minnie Mouse Bethany Diaper Bag from Kate Spade for $328

8. Spade Flower Jacquard Locket Shoulder Bag

The texture of this bag adds visual interest to your outfit.
The texture of this bag adds visual interest to your outfit.

There’s a lot you can do with a shoulder bag this classy: Sling it over your shoulders to elevate your outfit while running errands, or double up the chain strap for an elegant evening look. It’s designed with textured woven—not printed—jacquard inspired by traditional Italian fabrics. Available in navy and earthy green, the bag also features a spade closure to keep your belongings safe.

“I had been eyeing this purse for a few months and finally purchased this beautiful bag,” one fan writes. “The spade and crossbody design go so well with many items in my wardrobe. Very happy with my purchase and highly recommend. I receive many compliments.”

Get the Spade Flower Jacquard Locket Shoulder Bag from Kate Spade for $398

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