09 Dec Best Designer Handbags for 2016
Designer handbags are all the rage. With the right one, you should be able to store all your secrets and still manage to embody the true female beauty you possess. So, which bags will be in style come 2016?
- Fur Handbags
For the new autumn – winter season, designers are going all out on fur. You will start noticing fur designer handbags in different designers – from sophisticated clutches to large backpacks. Collections from Rochas, Louis Vuitton, Ralph Lauren, Balmain, Thakoon, Dolce & Gabbana, Proenza Shouler, and Ferragamo have already started showcasing their lines of fur handbags.
- Outfit-Bag Combinations
The fashion world previously only selected bags that matched shoes. For the new season, however, designers are changing their opinions. Most have started showcasing bags as statement pieces matching accompanying outfits. Although the print and color may differ from the clothing, a number of designer handbags actually go with the clothes. From different collections, it is clear that handbags now match base outfits. For instance, Chanel and Marc Jacobs now recommend combining bulky bags with fur. On the other hand, Valentino suggests plaid bags while Robert Cavalli calls for predatory animal themes. In general, bags matching clothing colors were predominant in the Boss, Giorgio Armani, Bottega Veneta, Versace, Ralph Lauren and Salvatore Ferragamo collections.
The main fashion houses also presented a diversity of designs. This will make life much easier for the everyday Fashionista. As a result, you should be able to reflect your active and intense lifestyle in your choice of a bag in the new season. Christian Dior, Prada, Marc Jacobs, Proenza Schouler, and Michael Kors will all offer a variety of designs for you to choose from. These include Altuzarra hobo bags, spacious Celine travel bags and Kenzo backpack bags. Other options available are messenger bags, baguettes and trapeze bags.
- Squared Handbags
Boxy bags will also make a new appearance in 2016. These will come in a variety of colours and sizes – from huge travel bags to miniature clutches. For inspiration, consider analysing the creations by Dolce & Gabbana, Louis Vuitton, Mary Katrantzou, Chanel and Alexander McQueen.
To stand out from the rest of the crowd, consider going for original designer handbags. Luckily, the best designers showcased unique pieces for their autumn – winter 2016 lines. Loewe had small sack bags with leather petals, Mary Katrantzou bags resembled kitchen sponges while D&G offered heart – shaped clutches. Other interesting designs worth mentioning are from Celine, Narciso Rodrigues and Thakoon.
The 2015–2016 season also brought the hands-free trend to the limelight. Designers seem to be convinced that women will want to keep their hands uninhibited and independent come the New Year. Tremendous pieces include Marc (by Marc Jacobs) and Rag and Bone – bags that ought to be strapped to the waist. Shoulder strap bags were also common in the Marni, Rag and Bone, and Celine collections.
Overall, the most common experience for the 2015 – 2016 season was the great variety of designer handbags that are now already in stock. Each of these pieces is unique in its own way. However, the way you wear your bag and accessorise your outfit will determine how different you will look and how much you will be able to stand out.