The versatile, seventies saddle bag seems to be sticking around and is set to be a huge trend for AW/16/17 after making an appearance on Prada and Gucci’s Fashion Week catwalks.

The classic cross-body bag is available in all forms and colours, it’s the perfect size to carry handbag essentials and looks great with day time casual and dressed up evening outfits.

Here are our top picks that are both affordable and of course leather free so channel your inner cow-girl and get shopping these ‘not to die for’ must-have saddle bags …

Vegan Black Bailey Saddle by Wilby, £80.00
Faux Leather Deidre Tassel Detail Saddle Bag by Dune London, £32.00


Faux Leather and Suede Black Saddle Cross Body Bag by Skinnydip, £30.00

Imitation Leather White Shoulder Bag by H&M, £5.49

Fiona Faux Leather Saddle Bag by French Connection, £60.00
Imitation Leather Saddle Bag by Esprit, £39.00
Rubicon – Dawn Vegan Saddle Bag by Matt and Nat, £115.00mn
Will you be digging out and dusting off an original seventies saddle bag or investing in a brand new one this season? Let us know on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.