Italy is renowned for leather craftsmanship and Rome is the perfect place to invest in beautiful leather accessories. Many of Italy’s top designer fashion houses are leading purveyors of leather goods and accessories, so an Italian handbag is one of the best souvenirs to buy in Rome. The autumn/winter 2019 collections unveiled a host of covetable new ‘It’ bags, many of which came from Italian fashion houses. Fendi’s iconic Baguette has been reimagined for AW19 with a new cage design, while Marni’s famous Trunk has been designed in an array of new colourways. Timeless, ladylike bags are among the trends of the season, with Prada, Bulgari and Bottega Veneta all presenting modern iterations of classic designs. Take a look at some of the best AW19 designer Italian bags here. All are sure to become some of the most coveted bags of the season.