Boasting the likes of Prada and Alexander McQueen, Bicester Village might seem unobtainable for the wide majority of shoppers. But thanks to its huge discounts - and transport connections - its one of the UK's most visited places.
Arriving in three must-have shapes: the princess, the mini and the pencil skirt, each one can be worn ladylike and prim with this year's return of the cardigan and a pair of pumps, or edged up with trainers and a t -shirt.
A carefully-chosen designer handbag is one of these great items, with the power to lift any and every outfit no matter what the occasion. Whether they’re hanging on the arms of Beyoncé or Keira Knightley, luxury carryalls such as Givenchy’s Antigona have an appeal that just won’t fade. Before you hit the shops, we’ve listed some of the best iconic designer handbags to buy now and love forever – from the slouchy Bayswater to the oversized Neverfall.