Spring 2011 is all about orange, and if you don’t like orange, well…that sucks for you, I guess. But keep an open mind! Pinkish, coral-y collars like that of the Marc by Marc Jacobs Natasha Crossbody will pull you in with their considerable charms in no time, if only you’ll give them the opportunity.

The Natasha is an easy bag to love in any color; it’s made of great leather and generously proportioned for its price, plus it’s the kind of purse that proves itself useful over and over again, in a variety of situations. But this particular shade of melon not only reminds us that spring and warm weather are coming, but also that being on-trend can often be great fun as well as great fashion. I’m not even a great lover of orange, but bags like this one make me want to convert. Just in the nick of time, too. Buy through Net-a-Porter for $350.

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  • mochababe73

    Beautiful color, and I would love to own a bag in this shade. However, this bag is not large enough. Marc Jacobs always does hanbag color well, and this is no exception.

  • Stylista

    Gorgeous colour. I want it!

    http://red-soledfashionista.blogspot.com/

  • mrsmere66

    I have a burnt orange bag on my desk right now that I’ve been using for a week – I love orange in all it’s variations. This is a great color and now I want this flipping bag too. Sigh. My budget hates me right now. (iPad)

  • Redo My Shoe

    Love the vibrancy of this bag. And it looks well-made too.

    http://redomyshoe.blogspot.com/

  • Lianne

    Okay, now this is a bag would would buy in a heartbeat. But I would first want to see it in person, just to make sure that the colour is really what it looks like on the screen. These sorts of shades never quite photograph well. (ipad)

  • susan

    I started carrying orange purses about 2 years ago. I love the color for summer (ipad)

  • Marianna

    It’s such a happy color! I think I may be ready to add an orange bag to my wardrobe. (ipad)

  • Limey

    love the colour, my favourite! (ipad)

  • Miriam

    Love the bag except the big plaque(ipad)

  • spanish moss

    in the box of crayons, this color was called red-orange. (ipad)

  • Cindy

    I like it…just need to see the color in real life to see whether it’s do-able. (ipad)

  • kim

    Great Bag (ipad)

  • Shannon

    LOVE the color and the shape! (ipad)

  • jen

    love orange, but hate that everyone has a version of this bag (ipad)

  • Tonya

    Oh I LOVE this bag! it’s def. on my must buy bags of the spring…from the color to the design I would carry it everywhere! (ipad)

  • nauticalstar

    absolutely love this bag… a definite want! (ipad)

  • AW

    ooooo i’ve always loved this particular crossbody bag and the colour is so delicious!

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