Tag Archives: Handbag

The Trend: Bright Coloured Bags

17 Mar

I’m sure it’s now painfully obvious that I am obsessing over this electric colour trend. It’s reminiscent of how I went on and on about the 50s trend for last Fall, Lol, I wanted it to go on forever. Still love the 50s, Fifties Forever! On trend or not.

Back to the moment, Spring is full of exciting trends, the 70s comeback is absolutely fabulous, Oh the beauty of wide leg pants, blouson sleeved blouses and platforms.

The next best thing is the electric colour trend, this one has completely got my heart; all the vibrant hues, clashing colours and colour blocking = blissful sight. What makes it perfect is that it’s not just with clothes you can rock this trend, there are tons of beautiful accessories, shoes and bags in brilliant, bright colours. So just in case for some weird reason, you’re not jumping on the electric colour train, try out some accessories to give zing to your dark wardrobe palette.

Excellent way to start is with bags; clutches, satchels, hobos, shoulder bags, you have a wide array of options to choose from.

Here’s my fav selection. I want ‘em all by the way

Christian Dior_£1950

Christian Dior £1950

Nancy Gonzalez_Hobo Bag_£3615

Nancy Gonzalez Hobo Bag £3615

Proenza Schouler_Small Leather Satchel_£895

Proenza Schouler Small Leather Satchel £895

Tory Burch shoulder bag_$325

Tory Burch shoulder bag $325

Milly_Tweed and patent-leather bag_288gbp

Milly Tweed and patent-leather bag £288

Mulberry_Bayswater patent-leather bag_766gbp

Mulberry Bayswater patent-leather bag £766

Hermès Jige Elan 29 Clutches_$4250

Hermès Jige Elan 29 Clutches $4250 each

rebecca minkoff_$650

Rebecca Minkoff $650

Cambridge Satchel Company 14 Satchel_100gbp

Cambridge Satchel Company 14" Satchel £100

DKNY_£135

DKNY £135

ASOS Boxy Flat Lock Clutch_20gbp

ASOS Boxy Flat Lock Clutch £20

Jil Sander_Market leather bag £580

Jil Sander_Market leather bag £580

Marc by Marc Jacobs_Raffia and Leather Clutch175gbp

Marc by Marc Jacobs Raffia and Leather Clutch £175

 

You can find these beauties on www.net-a-porter.com, www.asos.com, www.diorcouture.com, www.toryburch.com

 

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Style Item: Arm candy

27 Jan

Lovely eclectic thing.

Marc Jacobs intense-red leather shoulder bag with multicolored cone-tassels and a calf hair leopard-print flap. Hmmm…

And it’s 50% off at TheOutnet.com

Marc Jacobs bag

Marc Jacobs Sahara tassel shoulder bag £700

Bag Lurv: Miu Miu Natté and Patent Leather Handbag

20 Oct

I love how Prada has these metallic florals on most of the pieces in the fall collection. This bag is simply gorgeous.

Miu Miu Natté and Patent Leather Handbag

Miu Miu Natté and Patent Leather Handbag

 

Image via InStyle

Who’s loving this season’s satchel bag?

15 Oct

I think it’s my love for structured bags in general that has me drooling over this season’s satchel bag. It’s a fresh, grown up bag and has different interpretations from designer to highstreet. The typical long strap feature makes it flexible so you can carry across the body; or ditch the strap and clutch the handle, ideal for corporate chic.

 

Proenza Schouler_Medium Leather Satchel

Proenza Schouler Medium Leather Satchel

 

 

Rebecca-Minkoff_Purple Satchel

Rebecca-Minkoff Purple Satchel

 

Warehouse buckle satchel bag

Warehouse buckle satchel bag

 

 

Mulberry_Alexa Plum Loopy Leopard Quilted Satchel

Mulberry Alexa Plum Loopy Leopard Quilted Satchel

 

Cambridge Satchel Company 15 Satchel

Cambridge Satchel Company 15 Satchel

 

 

ASOS Suede Studded Punchout Pocket Satchel

ASOS Suede Studded Punchout Pocket Satchel

The Best of Spring 2011 Bags: My Top 40

14 Oct

The attention grabbing clothes did a good job of trying to outshine the accessories but they were right there, holding their own and spicing things up.

After looking at the gorgeous bags that made the Spring 2011 runways, I chose my top 40 beauties. You’ll probably decipher that I love totes, the bigger the better, structure is right up my alley too. It wasn’t all totes though, there was an abundance of clutch bags a la Burberry, across the body bags and compact structured pieces. The abundantly fringed Roberto Cavalli bags stood out against the pack and appealed to the boho side of me.

For Spring 2011 bag trends, there’s a lot of structured large totes, the bags look large enough to fit all summer essentials and more, beach house perhaps? lol. The bright color trends showed up in bags too, there’s patterns, florals and embellishment, reflecting the key Spring trends.

 

Bottega Veneta Bag_Spring 2011

Bottega Veneta

 

 

Dolce & Gabbana Bag_Spring 2011

Dolce & Gabbana

 

 

Marni Bags_Spring 2011

Marni

 

 

Prada_Spring 2011

Prada

 

 

Gucci Bag_Spring 2011

Gucci

 

 

Salvatore Ferragamo bags_Spring 2011

Salvatore Ferragamo

 

 

Versus Bag_Spring 2011

Versus

 

 

Roberto Cavalli Bag_Spring 2011

Roberto Cavalli

 

 

Nina Ricci Bag_Spring 2011

Nina Ricci

 

 

Gucci Bag_Spring 2011

Gucci

 

 

Bottega Veneta Bag_Spring 2011

Bottega Veneta

 

 

Valentino bag_Spring 2011

Valentino

 

 

Gucci Bag_Spring 2011

Gucci

 

 

 

Jil Sander Bag_Spring 2011

Jil Sander

 

 

Nina Ricci Bag_Spring 2011

Nina Ricci

 

 

Rochas Bag_Spring 2011

Rochas

 

 

Jason Wu Bag_Spring 2011

Jason Wu

 

 

Burberry Bag_Spring 2011

Burberry

 

 

Giorgio Armani Bag_Spring 2011

Giorgio Armani

 

 

Fendi Bag_Spring 2011

Fendi

 

 

Oscar de la renta bag_Spring 2011

Oscar de la Renta

 

 

Loius Vuitton Bag_Spring 2011

Loius Vuitton

 

 

Versus Bag_Spring 2011

Versus

 

 

Marc Jacobs Bag_Spring 2011

Marc Jacobs

 

 

Versace Bag_Spring 2011

Versace

 

 

Celine Bag_Spring 2011

Celine

 

 

Dolce & Gabbana Bag_Spring 2011

Dolce & Gabbana

 

 

Lanvin Bag_Spring 2011

Lanvin

 

 

Christian Dior Bag_Spring 2011

Christian Dior

 

 

Christian Dior Bag_Spring 2011

Christian Dior

 

 

Hermes Bag_Spring 2011

Hermes

 

 

Fendi Bag_Spring 2011

Fendi

 

 

Jean Paul Gaultier Bag_Spring 2011

Jean Paul Gaultier

 

 

Fendi Bag_Spring 2011

Fendi

 

 

Chanel Bag_Spring 2011

Chanel

 

 

Loius Vuitton Bag_Spring 2011

Loius Vuitton

 

 

Chloe Bag_Spring 2011

Chloe

 

 

Proenza Schouler Bag_Spring 2011

Proenza Schouler

 

 

Michael Kors Bag_Spring 2011

Michael Kors

 

 

Burberry Bag_Spring 2011

Burberry

 

Coming up next is my ‘Top 40 Spring 2011 shoes!’ Be right back.

Images via Style.com

Chic item: Lulu Guinness Striped Bow Bag

8 Oct

This is the most gorgeous bag I’ve seen Lulu Guinness create. I mean I like the lip clutches and all but this is just adorable. Nothing says ladylike much better than this. The stripe small wanda bag is part of the A/W 2010 collection.

 

Lulu Guiness Stripe Small Wanda Bag

Lulu Guinness Stripe Small Wanda Bag

 

You can snap one up for £225 on luluguinness.com