The bags show trends in the same way as other accessories. Sometimes the phenomena can be wild and clearly one-season experiments, but sometimes the trend is more subdued and just brings some extra spice to an already classic bag.

Recently, one such trend has made its way into otherwise very low-key small handbags. Namely, now the trendy ones seem to be big and visible leather braids that make the bag plush.

Among the first to show the trend was luxury fashion brand Bottega Veneta, the fashion crowd fell in love, and others followed suit. The classic black leather bag is finished with the widest leather braids, which in all their plushness resemble small pads on the surface of the bag.

The trend also spread rapidly to selections of more affordable chain clothing brands. This is what the desired bag style looks like now.

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