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    Whether it’s a designer favorite or a unique piece, a special bag can elevate an outfit and transform a look into a masterpiece.Just for you, we have compiled the ultimate arm-candy edit which will have you positively spoiled for choice.

    Photography by Chermelle Edwards

    Bag Edit- Must-Have Arm Candy

    Words by Elaine Okoye

    Whether it’s a designer favorite or a unique piece, a special bag can elevate an outfit and transform a look into a masterpiece. Just for you, we have compiled the ultimate arm-candy edit which will have you positively spoiled for choice.

    Both subtle and detailed. Leather and Aso Oke. Brown and Blue. This FEMI Tara Tote adds flair to any colorful or nude look. Handstitched with premium leather in Nigeria, it feels different to touch- a good different. Pair this piece with a calmer colors like burgundy and nude and let the bag details do the talking.

    The Adenike bucket bag my accessories label FEMI is the perfect bag to spice up anyone classic look. Whether it’s a crisp white shirt and a pair of faded vintage jeans or a black bodysuit, leggings and a flowing kimono; this bag is the icing on the sartorial cake. This statement leather bags features an on-trend snakeskin effect with elements of traditional aso oke and big colourful tassels provide a playful edge.

    This is the closest we can get to "Arm Candy"- at least in color and fun. ThisTara tote mini bag from FEMI proves that good things certainly come in small packages. This kitsch box bag is crafted with textured leather, aso oke and has a flash of metal detailing. This tiny wonder would be perfect for a stylish evening look that’s in need of a splash of colour.

    We definitely have a thing for ZASHADU and her line of locally-sourced and produced leather bags. Her brand is exemplary of the artisanal movement on which the slow and ethical fashion industry is based on. Sling the structured TKO mini over your shoulder as you go about your busy day and don’t sacrifice function for style. For a more street style worthy look, hold this gorgeous bag by the handle and let the straps hang free.

    The mini twende Apprelleduany bag is a simple, classic and chic alternative for the lady who wants a bag that can go with everything. It’s big enough to fit the essentials and is a highly wearable and versatile piece. Handmade in Kenya from the softest calf- skin leather, it can be carried all year-round making sure you get your wear out of it.

    This FEMI single hand-stitched top handle aso oke bag is the perfect bag for a nude look. With the complex pattern and signature aso oke finish, this roomy piece can be worn to a noteworthy event or a date night.