From Lisa to Yunjin: Asian style stars who love the bag charms trend

Looking for style inspiration? Let these It-girls show you all the coolest ways to personalise your bags with bag charms.

Gladys Ng

| July 8, 2024
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(L to R) Lisa of Blackpink and Huh Yun-jin of LE SSERAFIM. Photo: @lalalalisa_m/Instagram and @jenaissante/Instagram.

Move over, minimalism: 2024 is all about maxing your bag charms game.

Thanks to the enduring influence of French style icon Jane Birkin, handbags are getting a major personality boost. Forget about keeping it plain and simple—this year is all about turning your trusty handbag into a personalised piece of art.

From Asian celebrities like Blackpink’s Lisa to local fashion influencers like Willabelle Ong, the coolest It-girls have been jumping on the charm offensive with an eclectic mix of keychains, plushies and ribbons.

Below, see how the stylish Asian celebrities and influencers are personalising their own handbags with charms and trinkets.

Blackpink’s Lisa


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Who better to get inspiration from than the fashionista, Blackpink’s Lisa?

To give her bag more of an edgy character, she pairs her mini bedazzled dark denim Diesel 1DR Bag with a gold-toned heart trinket and a gold necklace chain with star charms wrapped around the handle for contrast.

LE SSERAFIM’s Huh Yun-jin


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It’s all about coquette chic this year, and LE SSERAFIM’s Huh Yun-jin sure knows how to add a girly touch to her bag. The K-pop star personalised her Stand Oil Chubby bag with some red ribbons, beaded chain necklaces and a cute plush toy.

These additions definitely transformed the retro purse into a unique fashion statement to inspire fans to follow suit.



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This South Korean Youtuber definitely knows how to coordinate an outfit! Dressed in a monochromatic blue outfit featuring a T-shirt, jeans and Adidas Samba sneakers, Sebin went for a sporty look that’s right on trend.

Stacking on ribbons, pearls and tiny silver trinkets onto her handbag, she also added a dose of her own bubbly personality to her accessory.

This article originally appeared on GRAZIA Singapore, your number one destination for the best in fashion, beauty, celebrity and lifestyle in Asia.


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