The One Handbag Every Millennial Needs to Travel the World

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Fashion Editor

Millennial women are beginning to travel the world solo in record-setting numbers, and they’re doing it in style. Though these intrepid female travelers are setting sail by themselves, they do require the perfect travel companion—in the form of a handbag.

This one handbag, from Lancaster Paris, fits the bill. Why? At £80 (or $108), the chic mini bucket bag offers genuine calfskin craftsmanship at an affordable price point. The mini bucket is roomy enough for you to fit your essentials but lightweight for someone with your carefree wanderlust.

The Lancaster mini bucket, available online at Forzieri, a designer emporium site based in the U.K., comes in a variety of colors (available for worldwide shipping). Below, find your favorite travel destination and the Lancaster mini bucket to rock while you’re exploring the city streets, and enjoying the local flavor of each cosmopolitan mecca, perfect handbag in tow.

New York, New York

Be the toast of the town when your bubbly personality matches your champagne-colored handbag.

Shop: Lancaster Paris Pur & Element Champagne Saffiano Leather Mini Bucket Bag.

Tokyo, Japan

In Tokyo, a handbag with a pop of color elevates your street style game.

Shop: Lancaster Paris Pur Smooth Blue Leather Mini Bucket Bag.

Berlin, Germany

For Berlin, the white hot color way brings the heat.

Shop: Lancaster Paris Pur Smooth Optic White Leather Mini Bucket Bag.

Gili Trawangan, Indonesia

In one of Indonesia’s most cosmopolitan locales, you can go from beach to bar with this saffron color way.

Shop: Lancaster, Paris Pur & Element Saffiano Leather Mini Bucket Bag.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Tulips may be Amsterdam’s flower of choice, but who can argue with a rose gold handbag?
Shop: Lancaster Paris Pur & Element Rose Gold Saffiano Leather Mini Bucket Bag.

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