Even on my worst days, there’s nothing a good outfit can’t fix. Creating a look that oozes confidence empowers me to take on the day in a new way (even if I’m faking it). When I think of the brands that inspire the most confidence, Versace immediately comes to mind. This season, its offerings range from the signature Medusa corset to those already iconic platform heels, but the newest line of bags and accessories is really where it’s at. The Greca Goddess collection beautifully combines Versace’s sleek leather with its classic hardware—you know, that iconic gold insignia you’d recognize anywhere? In the words of Donatella herself, “When I touch the strong, cold metal of the Greca, it makes me feel my strength and confidence.” She’s not wrong. From gold-chain shoulder bags to statement clutches, these are the must-know accessories from Versace.
It may have just dropped, but the east-west shoulder bag is already a cult classic. The structured silhouette and statement gold hardware feel vintage and modern all at once, creating that sense of timelessness I look for in investment pieces. I love that the bag comes with interchangeable leather and gold-chain straps, which I can switch out depending on my mood. Plus, the colorways include both classic and more daring options, including this gorgeous teal that the fashion set can’t get enough of this season. Structured bags are a fashion-editor staple for a reason: They add a touch of sophistication to the everyday look. I’d use this bag to accessorize everything from jeans and a white tee to a slip dress and knit sweater when the weather cools down.
There’s something so inherently chic about opting for a clutch, and if my social feed is anything to go by, this one is already among the fashion set’s most-coveted accessories for fall and winter. I’ll be honest: My biggest qualms with this bag style are that they’re too difficult to hold and never have enough space. After all, I’m a city girl—I need free hands when riding the subway, you feel? But this large Versace clutch has completely changed my mind. It features a hand slip beneath the statement Greca hardware that makes it less of a white-knuckle situation and more of a bag you can hold effortlessly.