Bigger is not always better.
Designer brands have been producing mini versions of their iconic bags since the mid-2000s.
While they may be small in size, these bags pack a punch for being simply adorable.
Tod's D-Cube Mini Bowler Bag (above), with two-toned mink fur covering both sides, will feel a little like carrying your favourite pet.
You can also channel futuristic cool with the 3.1 Phillip Lim Mini Pashli Bag.
If anything else, consider these little versions for their price points, which can cost about 20 to 30 per cent less.
Read January's issue of The Life e-magazine to see these bags and other mini options.
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This article was first published on January 2, 2015.
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