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The 20 Sluttiest Quilted-Chevron Handbags of 2018

If the haters see you carrying one of these 20 quilted-chevron bags they will surely call you names. But you can’t help being fabulous.

The quilted, or matelassé as the French say, handbag is popping up in almost every designer collection this season. The crossbody or shoulder bag is a small style that makes a big impact.

Here are the 20 sluttiest quilted or chevron handbags of 2018, as selected by Slutty Raver Costumes. Click on the links to learn more about each design including where to get it.

1. Chanel

Chanel flap bag Grained Calfskin, Resin & Gold-Tone Metal 4900

Coco Chanel made her first quilted bag in 1929. As the innovators they can charge double what the other fashion houses do. This is the Flap Bag ($4,900) in coral and gold tone hardware.

2. Versace

Versace Icon Medium Logo-Quilted Napa Shoulder Bag 2295

The Versace Icon Medium Logo-Quilted Napa Shoulder Bag ($2,295) is made from Nappa leather, which means it was dyed black. It bears two iconic gold Medusa head medallions on the front.

3. Dolce & Gabbana

Dolce & Gabanna Devotion Large Quilted Crossbody Bag 2195

The Dolce & Gabanna Devotion Large Quilted Crossbody Bag ($2,195) comes in black, white or red calf leather. It features the sacred heart logo seal with pearly bow and petal edging.

4. Miu Miu

Crystal Embellished Leather Crossbody MIU MIU 1950

The Miu Miu Crystal Embellished Leather Crossbody ($1,950) comes in silver lambskin. It has a lot of extra features such as the crystal brooches and a faux pearl embellished chain strap.

5. Yves Saint Laurent

Small Loulou Matelassé Leather Shoulder Bag SAINT LAURENT 1950

The Saint Laurent Loulou Matelassé Leather Shoulder Bag ($1,950) comes in seven distinct colors. It is made of supple leather with matelassé stitching and monogram hardware on a chain strap.

6. Balenciaga

Balenciaga Black Small Souvenir Charm Bag 1890

The Balenciaga Black Souvenir Charm Bag ($1,890) is a quilted velvet shoulder bag embroidered with a pattern of logos. Best of all the chain has carved charms that were inspired by Paris.

7. Givenchy

Diamond Quilted Leather Crossbody Bag GIVENCHY 1890

The Givenchy Diamond Quilted Leather Crossbody Bag ($1,890) was crafted from goatskin leather. It features a diamond-quilted front pocket and antiqued double G hardware.

8. Salvatore Ferragamo

Salvatore Ferragamo Gancini Quilted Leather Shoulder Bag 1890

The Salvatore Ferragamo Gancini Quilted Leather Shoulder Bag ($1,890) is shown here in Lipstick Red. Notice the turn lock flap closure and the signature Gancini quilted leather.

9. Gucci

Small Quilted Metallic Leather Shoulder Bag GUCCI 1790

Behold the Gucci Quilted Metallic Leather Shoulder Bag ($1,790) with a braided strap and diamond texture. The bag has metallic pink and baby blue leather, and rose-print lining inside.

10. Off-White

Off-White Black Padded Diagonal Flap Bag 1690

The Off-White Black Padded Diagonal Flap Bag ($1,605) has a more industrial cut out detailing in diagonal stripes. It includes a D-ring and signature logo-engraved nut hardware on the sides.

11. Prada

Prada Small Monochrome Crossbody Bag 1550 final

The Prada Monochrome Crossbody Bag ($1,550) also comes in black. But it is the gold lamb leather version that everybody really wants so it is currently on backorder until next spring.

12. Stella McCartney

Alter Snake Faux Leather Shoulder Bag STELLA MCCARTNEY 1095

The Stella McCartney Alter Snake Faux Leather Shoulder Bag ($1,095) is faux white snakeskin embossed with their signature star shape. The boxy shoulder bag has a gold-tone chain strap.

13. Longchamp

Longchamp Amazone Matelassé Small Leather Shoulder Bag 995

Longchamp Paris makes those big tote bags with the red lining. The Amazone Matelassé Small Leather Shoulder Bag ($995) in quilted lambskin has the same signature red lining.

14. Furla

Furla Bomber Small Leather Shoulder Bag 578

The Furla Bomber Leather Shoulder Bag ($578) is made from gold metallic leather quilted in a star shaped pattern. The gold tone chain strap is chunkier than previous models shown here.

15. Tory Burch

Tory Burch Star Stud Flat Crossbody Wallet 398

The Tory Burch Star Stud Flat Crossbody Wallet ($398) is a crossbody wallet bag in star-studded lamb leather. They design other quilted bags but this style has star studs on it.

16. Coach New York

COACH Small Rivets Quilted Leather Camera Bag 350

Meanwhile the Coach Rivets Quilted Leather Camera Bag ($350) features rainbow-colored rivets in a chevron shape on the front. The metal hardware and chain strap are silver-tone.

17. Michael Kors

Large Quilted Leather Shoulder Bag MICHAEL MICHAEL KORS 328

If you prefer a brown purse the Michael Kors Quilted Leather Shoulder Bag ($328) is available in Acorn or Oxblood. It bears a vintage inspired channel quilting and has logo-jacquard lining.

18. Ted Baker London

Ssusiee Circle Lock Quilted Leather Crossbody Bag TED BAKER LONDON 269

The Ted Baker Ssusiee Circle Lock Quilted Leather Crossbody Bag ($269) is a cute black leather crossbody for a fraction of the price. Note the gold tone flip-lock and flap closure.

19. Rebecca Minkoff

Edie Metallic Leather Shoulder Bag REBECCA MINKOFF 228

Rebecca Minkoff’s Edie Metallic Leather Shoulder Bag ($228) comes in gold, silver or metallic pink leather with dog clip hardware. There is a magnet inside the flap to keep it closed.

20. Kate Spade

hayes street - ellery imitation pearl studded leather crossbody bag KATE SPADE NEW YORK 218

The Kate Spade New York Hayes Street Ellery Imitation Pearl Studded Leather Crossbody Bag ($218) is available in red, black or pink. Inside it has the signature pinstripe lining.

Most of these small matelassé cross bodies and shoulder bags are made out of leather products, except for the Stella McCartney. If you don’t wear dead animal skin then you’re in luck because it makes more sense to buy a less costly purse in faux leather. These have been the 20 sluttiest quilted-chevron bags of 2018. Maybe that is why they are so popular.

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Elizabeth de Moya has contributed to DJ Mag, DJ TechTools, LA Weekly and Thump (Vice). She has a BA in Linguistics from UC Berkeley.