The Crescent Bag Is The Next Big Handbag Trend

A contemporary classic.
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When it comes to our wardrobes, there’s hardly a bigger style staple than the handbag.

While other accessory trends come and go, the bag remains a significant piece in our sartorial puzzle, with shapes and sizes staying at the top of the style game for more than just one season.

In years past, the slouchy satchel, the bucket and larger-than-life silhouettes have all reigned supreme, but right now, there’s one shape making a statement: the crescent.

Inspired by the resurgence of 90s and 00s trends, the crescent bag is considered the middle ground between the hobo bag and the shoulder bag, with one style in particular taking the title of the must-have accessory of the season: Salvatore Ferragamo’s Aura.

A Contemporary Classic

Ferragamo Aura bag
Ferragamo Aura Bag in Glacier Blue, $4,890. (Credit: Salvatore Ferragamo)

A distinctive look, the Ferragamo Aura bag oozes contemporary glamour. The slick, sliver-like shape helps it stand out from the crowd, while still blending effortlessly with the casual-cool style of off-duty models, influencers and famous faces.

Looks may be deceiving, but the lunar inspired Ferragamo Aura is subtly spacious, with plenty on offer to keep your personal effects in order. The calf-leather lined interior features a flat pocket, double slots and a back pocket with magnet closure for a minimal feel, and maximum functionality.

With an uptown, yet informal look, the most recognisable feature of the Ferragamo Aura is the large, saddlery inspired Elaphe-covered chain. Matching the bag’s trim, the snakeskin adds a touch of luxury to the look.

Matching the large chain is the brand’s signature Gancio logo, in macro form, on the bag’s front flap. Inspired by the front gates of the Palazzo Spini Feroni in the brand’s home of Florence, it’s a signature style fixture of any Salvatore Ferragamo accessory.

Wear It Your Way

Ferragamo Aura bag
Ferragamo Aura Bag in Sequoia Red, $3,990. (Credit: Salvatore Ferragamo)

A bag as unique as its wearer, the Ferragamo Aura is designed to be worn a variety of ways.

For a more casual look reminiscent of the Y2K-era the crescent shape is born from, wear it over the shoulder. Go cross body for a style to take you from day to night, with the Ferragamo Aura perfectly blending practicality and luxury.

Or remove the shoulder strap completely to turn the Ferragamo Aura into a sleek, city-ready clutch, putting the chunky chain and logo front and centre.

With four distinct colourways available—Black, Sella, Sequoia Red and Glacier Blue—there’s an Aura to match your every… aura. Complete the look by embracing the playful nature of the throwback style, with low-rise cargo pants and a baby tee. For a more sophisticated take on the trend, pair the handbag with an oversized, brightly-coloured light knit and a leather mini.

With a distinctive look of contemporary glamour, the Ferragamo Aura crescent bag is available now. The saddlery inspired accessory is both spacious and functional, with an uptown yet informal look. Explore the entire collection here.

Sponsored by Salvatore Ferragamo.

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