Writing about handbags and fashion in general for over 15 years has really left me feeling as if the fashion industry is in a horizontal plane of pumping out the same styles year-after-year. Stagnate, classic styles. However every now and then there is a handbag that stands out, not like every other bag on store shelves.
Doesn’t have to be a designer to be fabulous. Star Mela recently popped on my radar and I can not stop obsessing over their gorgeous selection of embroidered summer-worthy feminine clutches. They are chic and so stylish.
In my neighborhood, we have been experiencing very spring-like temperatures. As nice as this warm weather has been, it has really got me thinking how it isn’t quite winter and yet it isn’t quite spring. Welcome to the Goldilocks Zone.
When it comes to handbags, powder shades are in this season. You’re going to see a lot of rose quartz pink and baby blues this Spring Summer 2017 season, especially from handbag designers like Gucci, Valentino, Miu Miu, Prada, Saint Laurent, Fendi, and so many more. Below you will find my current top 4 picks for this season
As we get closer to the spring and summer 2017 season we can without a doubt expect to see more drawstring bucket bags. I love the style, especially in white
When it comes to handbags, Balenciaga without a doubt is not the powerhouse that it once was. Back in the early to mid-2000′s, Balenciaga was at its peak.
At first glance when I ran across the Kate Spade Candace Satchel, it reminded me of the Chanel Cerf Bag. It pretty much looks identical and definitely scores a B+ when it comes to a look-for-less version.
It seems like the fall and winter season just flew by! However I’m when it comes to color palettes, I’m a huge fan of traditional autumn colors like dark red, burnt orange, mustard yellow, and olive green. These colors were everywhere this fall season, obviously. However, Coach has managed to update the traditional color palette, with the classic Coach 1941 WESTERN embroidery Rogue Bag! Everyone knows off-white looks great during the winter months
Rebecca Minkoff Power Puff Keychain with a hidden surprise! Remember when the bag charm trend was in full swing a few years back? Lately though, there just don’t seem to be as many out there. What better way to revive the bag charm trend than with a keychain charm that doubles as a tech accessory?
There are not a ton of Australian handbag designers out there, but when a new one pops up it’s always interesting. Here we have Zimmermann, who is one that didn’t necessarily recently pop up- they have been around since 1991. Instead, it’s more like a revival