There is a sense of nostalgia surrounding nearly every fashion corner these days, and the best designer handbags are no exception.

Typically, the handbag revival revolves around the iconic hobo bag, which is now reimagined as crescent shoulder bags with short or crossbody straps.

The hobo bag is a style of handbag or purse that is typically large and characterized by a crescent shape, a slouchy posture and a long strap designed to wear over the shoulder. The silhouette of handbags was very popular in the early to mid 2000’s, with many celebrities such as Paris Hilton and Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen popularizing the style as part of a larger Boho-chic trend.

This style of purse is called a hobo bag because it resembles the shape of the bindle on a stick that hobos are portrayed as carrying over their shoulder in drawings and cartoons.

Minimalism ’90s look currently influencing the best luxury leather handbags, which are undoubtedly among the top designer purses every woman should own.

Smooth leather bags are everywhere, the versatile material can be transformed into a flawless, durable and classy textile when made out of calfskin leather, or a very delicate, luxurious buttery finish when made out of lambskin.

As for new designer classics worth investing in, Bottega Veneta’s modernization of the house intrecciato, for example, has led to such desirable and original designs, Both Chloé and Loewe are perfect choices for someone looking for craft and artisanal elements and Saint Laurent and Gucci for someone looking for heritage logos that will never tire.