When planning your summer uniform of barely-there sandals and slip dresses, you can’t forget the perfect finishing touch: An on-trend handbag. With unique textures, pops of colour, or unexpected silhouettes, finding new ways to spark joy and add to your collection will be a breeze. First step: Shop this round up of chic sidekicks ideal you’ll no doubt carry on days spent soaking up the sun and nights of al fresco cocktails. The summer bag has to have that something special—a bit of wicker, a lighter hue, something whimsical, or interesting, or just plain cool. Shop 11 that fit the bill, from updated basket bags, to embellished numbers, and something striped.