Daylight has been officially saved for the year, and that means spring is just around the corner. A killer bag is a must-have accessory as the weather breaks, and the pulse of 2015 has moved away from the cutting-edge experimentation of recent years toward more traditional profiles and textures. Some familiar favorites are making a strong comeback in the spring season, reminding everyone that the true classics never go out of style, you can find out more here.
Whether authentic or manmade, fur has always made for a luxurious and attractive choice for a range of accessories, and in 2015 fur took over the runway with notable offerings from Roberto Cavalli, Fendi and other highly regarded design houses. A fur bag is perfect for adding flair to an otherwise plain ensemble, but may make for a less than ideal material choice as the temperatures continue to rise, so be sure to break these bags out early.
The flat-bottomed bags that made such a splash last year make their triumphant return for 2015 with creative touches and detailing that give them a fresh face for the new year. Reptile prints add edge to a classic form while colorful materials and prints can create an eye-catching twist on a staple of classic elegance. Bucket tote bags give the versatile platform even more utility by adding space and providing a surface for some items to rest on.
Shoulder totes aren’t going anywhere, why not give them an update for the spring season? Shoulder bags give fashionable ladies endless options for size, silhouette and materials to suit their style, and the timeless shoulder strap has obvious practical benefits for a woman on the go as well. Look for pieces inspired by this year’s Emilio Pucci and Chanel designs.
One of the many great things about tote bags is they allow a substantial canvas for bold color and print, making them an ideal candidate for another 2015 trend: color-blocking. Color-blocking can bring together unexpected color contrast as well as play on classic combinations, each of which creates its own striking aesthetic. Valentino offers several outstanding inspirations as part of its spring line.
Tote bags represent one of the most utilitarian form factors, but there’s no reason they can’t be elevated by thinking outside the box. Experimenting with this season’s trendiest tote bags is not only the way to create smashing looks this season, but a fitting way to welcome in the spring season.
What are your favorite trends for spring??