zip away: the best Weekend Bags

With summer approaching, we're dreaming of a little weekend getaway – be it the beach, the countryside, or, if we're lucky, a stylish destination abroad (opens in new tab). Wherever you're off to, pack up your bits in an easy, over-the-shoulder holdall that'll not only fit everything and look stylish, they're guaranteed to fit in the overhead compartments too. These gorgeous holdalls are the perfect carry-on, ideal for spontaneous weekends away, and they have bags of style to boot. Just pack up, zip up and go.

St Anton travel bag, £155, Saint Luke

St Anton travel bag, £155, Saint Luke

With a gorgeous pineapple print lining on the inside,Saint Luke's St Anton's bag will have you feeling – and looking – ready for a beach escape.

Bespoke Walton bag, £950, Anya Hindmarch

Bespoke Walton bag, £950, Anya Hindmarch

There'll be no airport mix-ups when your luggage literally has your initials on it.

Firenze holdall, £395, Brics at Selfridges

Firenze holdall, £395, Brics at Selfridges

Named after the Tuscan city, the Firenze holdall is super chic withtan leather trims and cream pebbled leather. Bellissima.

Falabella Go holdall, £504, Stella McCartney at Matches Fashion

Falabella Go holdall, £504, Stella McCartney at Matches Fashion

Stella McCartney's burgundy Falabella Go holdall is made from an eco-nylon with faux-leather piping, while the front slip pocket is ideal for keeping your small items close at bay. Faux leather has never looked so chic.

Joe bag, £139, Made in Design

Joe bag, £139, Made in Design

Made from recycled boat sail, the Joe Bag ticks all the boxes; it's durable, sustainable and trendy with its sporty look. Tick, tick, tick.

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