The retro-inspired silhouette of a lady-like box bag has been topping the hit list among numerous celebrities. It comes in a great variety of types: clutches, baguette bags and messenger bags. Look for structured satchels with single top handles, cross-body straps, and sleek, minimal hardware.
As seen in: Celine
If your desired Fall 2011 Winter 2012 bag look leans toward classic, you’ll have no problems achieving this with a trendy long-handled bag. If it features a leather strap or a chain handle, structured and sophisticated long-handled bag is the secret weapon of the hands-free accessories.
As seen in: Gucci
It doesn’t get more luxe than an irresistible, totally trendy snakeskin bag. Whether it’s made of genuine python leather or just a python embossing it lends luxurious and chic style, so coveted this season. Look for the multicoloured version of a python bag to achieve the runway-ready look.
As seen in: Reed Krakoff
A little glimmer of a decorative beaded exterior speaks to finer aspects of being a woman. The timeless charm of a chicly-sized beaded clutch bag incorporates semiprecious stones for a bolder, rarer effect. All in all, every after-dark look needs a flash of glamour!
As seen in: Balenciaga
A glamorous and versatile carryall that gathers at the top is perfect for the modern woman on the go. It is large enough to hold all your everyday items without weighing you down or giving up style. In Fall 2011 bucket bags come in medium to small size and a fun shape.
As seen in: Marc by Marc Jacobs