The chunky handbag chain has been making appearances since the fall 2019 season, but for spring 2021 extra-large links were used—not only as bag straps but on the tops of shoes and in jewelry pieces as well. Despite the heavy hardware, leather pouches and lady bags from Manu Atelier and DeMellier still feel feminine and elegant and are certainly a favorite among It girls and the street style crew.

This season the roomy, slouchy, and soft carryall gets an elevated update. With sleek stitching from Tod’s, knot detailing from Neous, and woven leather details from Bottega Veneta,