When my Slack messages begin returning to the same topic again and again, it tells me one thing loud a clear—this is about to be big. That’s exactly what occurred to me when my fellow editors started dropping messages with bags from the S/S 21 the Givenchy, Jil Sander, and Hermès collections. All of them with sleek, slim, two-dimensions silhouettes that practically look like manila envelopes.
These paper-thin filing folder bags instantly read as fresh and cool. A major departure from the oversize bag trend that popped up a few seasons back, 2D bags might not have as much storage, but are certainly just as eye-catching. Sized to fit your phone and ID (and not much else), they already have me thinking about how I can streamline what I pack into my bag. Ahead, let’s dive into the 2D bag trend that has all of our editors excited.