Save or splurge: suitcase style round bag

We are seeing Mark Cross’s affordable dupe!

A cylinder crossbody bag is probably not the first thing that comes to your mind when thinking about upcoming season new it handbags. Well, you might think again! Round bags have been around for a while now, however, this style brings a fresh breeze into accessory trends.

Designer or high street?

Once again, we have to thank Mark Cross for his genius handbag designs adorned by influencers and fashion editors, but quite expensive for a regular fashionista’s wallet, which seemed to be just a right challenge for high street brands like Zara as their affordable versions are already in the shops.

While Mark Cross Benchley bag is made of leather, Zara’s version is made of faux leather which makes it more eco and vegan-friendly. Both brands offer a few different shades so you can easily choose the one that suits your style most.

Photo credit: Mark cross, Zara, FTG


From high end to high street, you can easily find your favourite option which will effortlessly update your daywear. You can style it with the basics such as jeans and a white tee, or spice it up with bold prints.

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