Thursday, August 30, 2012

Trending: Fall 2012 Handbags

Fall 2012: Bag Report

I know, its still hot outside and the beach is still calling your name but I just cant seem to get Fall off of my mind. The layering shirts, blazers and cords! But why not add a special bag to your wardrobe? 

"Size matters"- Harpers Bazaar

"Look strong for Fall" - Vogue

Designers like Louis Vuitton, Alexander Wang and Chanel are going for the oversized weekender bag for everyday. The bags below are an updated style of the 'classic' doctor style handbag. This silhouette has the two top short handles but sometimes may feature a long cross body handle as well.

From top Left: Gucci and Louis Vuitton
Bottom Left: Chloe and Alexander Wang
Now that you know the shape to go for... how about color?

Well, stores like Bloomingdales and Neiman Marcus are going for the neutral look. After the hot summer and bright colored accessories its almost refreshing to have these neutral colors in stores. Yes, it might be hard to spend the big bucks on these bags but why not splurge for a classic bag that will work all year round?

From Top Left: Salvatore Feragamo and Marc Jacobs
Bottom Left: Yves Saint Laurent and Max Mara
You may think these bags look boring but they have that classic yet trendy style to them. Don't want to go too neutral? Check out the mustard yellow Marc Jacobs bag (top right), this amazing color will give you the pop to any neutral outfit. 

So get a head start on Fall! Just remember these two simple quick tips: 

 Weekender bag goes weekday 
Neutral colors. 

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