Images via Vogue.com

Will the hobo be making a comeback for spring? If Gucci has anything to say about it, the answer is “yes.” Ladylike satchels and small crossbody bags have been the currency of the accessories industry for the past several seasons, so much so that Gucci Spring 2012‘s stable of chain-strapped hobos was more than a little surprising to see.

In a move that was more in keeping with current trends, most of the hobos were done in an exotic of some sort, but they were all the same familiar, triangular shape that all of us probably have somewhere in our closets from a few years back. I would have liked to see a larger variety and more of the compact exotic clutches that graced a few model’s hands, but as it is, the collection makes me wonder if we’re going to see a shape-shift in the handbag market anytime soon.

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  • bry_dee

    I LOVE THESE EXOTIQUES!!! <3

  • Sandra Rowley

    Love Gucci, can’t help it!

  • Reina

    somehow the tassels are doing it for me

  • Laiyi

    nothing standing out

  • louch

    Gucci always has hobos. I like their Jackie O bag but give me a Hermes Trim anyday. Nothing exciting here.

  • kend

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  • Mak Maria

    Chained purse/clutch are sure to be back!

  • Janet

    Thanks so much for the great post. I’m so glad for more information on Casual clothing.
    I have such a fascination with clothes and love to stay up on the latest fashion trends and newest clothes on the market. Especially when it has to do with Elan International.

    http://www.clothingobsession.com/

  • AstaK.

    Too much for me. Makes me want to think seven deadly sins too much.
    Gluttony never makes a real woman look beautiful.

  • may

    Ahhh… I dream of the day I can own that bag. :-)

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