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.
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
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
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
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.