Ready to pick out a hot new handbag for spring? This is the year to trade out those woven straw handbags and shiny plastic totes for some soft leathers, structured bags and brightly colored purses. Some of the hottest spring handbag trends include a lineup of edgy, chic and eye-catching styles that can easily become the focal point of your outfit. The small clutch for daytime is making a comeback this year, so you can’t get away with carrying that oversized beach tote all season long.
Whether you’re hitting the party circuit or heading to the office, make sure your handbag is in line with any of these spring handbag trends:
Tassels on hobos, messenger bags and the casual purse are a fresh and fun addition to the lineup of spring handbag trends. Long, over-sized tassels on larger totes and hobos add a flirty, sassy touch to your ensemble. Look for clutches, miniature handbags and shoulder bags with short tassels to freshen up your accessories wardrobe this season. Roberto Cavalli and Louis Vuitton are leading the pack of designer handbags with tassels this season, and you can now find dozens of high-end designer bags and department store brands sporting this trend.
Designers including Bottega Veneta and Gucci flaunted this look on the spring and summer runways. The envelope clutch, rounder styles and mini-purses in super soft lather or pebbled leather are the perfect addition to any office or date wardrobe for the spring season, and can add a touch of formality and chic style to your look. If you’re wearing a khaki, white or other neutral-colored outfit, don’t be afraid to pick out a daytime clutch in lime green, bright orange, turquoise or light purple. Remember that this handbag style can become the focal point of your outfit, so you can even pick out something that’s a little over-the-top this season!
Long Shoulder Strap
Prefer to stay hands-free when carrying your bag? Your best bet for the spring season is the long shoulders strap bag. These bags extend below the hips and are a versatile accessory for your work and casual wardrobe. You can find dozens of styles with soft leather or glistening chain straps. Stick with a simple, rounded leather style for the office, and sequin-decked or shiny patent leather styles for date night and social events.
Love carrying the catch-all tote during the warmer months? You’ll be a good match for the north/south tote, a more casual bag made with soft leather, canvas, cotton or line. These bags are a good match for traveling and can also do double duty as a beach or resort travel bag. They’re versatile, everyday bags that can keep you organized on those busy days, and are a good match for your casual or resort wear wardrobe.
The hobo was a popular trend for previous Fall/Winter , and is staying on the radar for the spring season in an over-sized version. If you’re looking for a daytime bag or something less structured for the office, pick up the over-sized hobo bag in super soft leather. This large, droopy and slouchy bag made an appearance on the runways in soft tan, bright whit and military green this season. It’s a great match for anyone looking for anyone looking for a simple, versatile bag for weekend getaways and for daily use.
From north/south totes to bags with tassels, there are several fresh and stylish designs and trends to look forward to this spring. Pick out your favorite from any of these hot handbag trends to freshen up your wardrobe and play with a new look this season!
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