Without a doubt, the foundation of every woman’s wardrobe is a timeless handbag. It’s the dependable accessory that elevates every ensemble, carries your most prized possessions, and is never far from your side (quite literally).
If you’re still searching for your perfect piece, or just aching for a stylish update, you may have just won the race. Introducing Ralph Lauren’s latest equestrian inspired range of everyday staples.
The new Polo ID Collection includes a series of four handbags in classic colourways that stand the test of time. From the curved shapes of saddlery to the brass bridle hardware, each piece is inspired by the beauty of untamed horses, recalling a spirit of adventure, romance, and optimism.
But the real showpiece is in the detailing, as there’s no mistaking the stamps of Ralph Lauren’s heritage codes and expert craftmanship. Think luxury Italian leather, equestrian stitch details and cut-outs of the iconic Pony Player logo. Both stylish and sensible, any one of these handbags will make the perfect partner day in, day out.
Keep reading to discover your next piece of classic arm candy.
When you’re heading straight from the office to after-work drinks, this two-in-one has your back (and all your essentials). With the flexibility to transform from a shoulder bag into a croissant-style wristlet, it’s as versatile as it is stylish. While these moon-shaped silhouettes are enjoying a resurgence right now, ‘The Polo ID Mini Shoulder’ is a cult classic in the making. Plus, this style works double duty in more ways than one, as it’s also designed in suede and leather.
When we think of our ideal daily bag, this is the piece that gallops to mind. ‘The Polo ID Saddle’ bag writes the recipe to handbag success, with design ingredients including a timeless shape, dual-adjustable strap, spacious interior, and attention to detail that showcases Ralph Lauren’s quality craftmanship (spot the signature Polo ID magnetic teardrop slide lock). Add this endearing classic to your arsenal and we guarantee it will be in high rotation for years to come.
The dark horse
When you want to add a little je ne sais quois to your outfit—whether you’re showing up for brunch or dancing the night away—turn to this elegant number. Named ‘The Polo ID Envelope’ after its sleek structure, this handbag features a versatile chain link-and-leather strap with slightly raised bombé detailing for a subtle equestrian nod. Leather, croc-embossed, floral, or canvas? Take your pick—each one is a winner.
Looking for the perfect companion for a long-haul flight (or something large enough to fit your laptop)? This capacious handbag should do the trick, with its dual-compartment interiors and oversized silhouette. As the largest style in the Polo ID Collection, ‘The Polo ID Shoulder’ can be worn slung over—you guessed it—your shoulder or worn cross-body for when you’re on the move, thanks to an adjustable strap. Made from luxury Italian leather, it’s soft and supple as butter in two shades of chestnut brown and black. We’ll take one of each, please.
Brought to you by Ralph Lauren. Shop the full collection here.