12 Hobo Bags That Will Restore your Faith in Fashion Functionality 

Bye micro, hello macro

By Bianca Licina | 19th September 2023

If cramming all your handbag essentials into a teeny tiny micro-bag isn’t your idea of fun, then you will be relieved to hear that the circa early-aughts trend of slouchy, saggy, and – most importantly – roomy hobo bags is back. 

The bigger the better is the name of the game with this trend, meaning Mary Poppins-size bags are once again in style, marking a return to functional fashion à la cargo pants. With micro-bags having had their moment in previous seasons, we might have forgotten the true luxury that is carrying everything but your house in your everyday handbag. So, with the resurgence of retro into the fashion stratosphere, hobo bags are back in our orbit – let’s all indulge in the fact that once again, space equals style (hooray!). 


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While recently having moved to the slouchy side myself, I can’t say my everyday bags will be downsizing anytime soon. Ready to hop on the hobo bag bandwagon? From saggy suede to more structured crescent shapes, scroll on to find our fave picks: 

By Bianca Licina Certified shopaholic, Bianca is happiest in her favourite pair of jeans with a piccolo latte in hand.




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