Spring 2010 has arrived and so have the trends in handbags for the season. We have already covered the denim trend and perforated leather trend, but now it is time we cover a trend that has been interpreted in a multitude of ways. Tie-Dye Handbags are being seen in many collections this spring, varying from contemporary designers to premiere designers alike.
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If you’re like me, you can’t help but love getting a sneak peek at the season’s best bags before they come out. That can be hard to do something, but luckily Net-a-Porter has devoted the current edition of their weekly online magazine to showing their customers Spring’s best bags and trends. They’ve also got mini-features on PurseBlog favorites Nancy Gonzalez and Alexander Wang, in addition to lots of gorgeous shots of bags that have yet to hit stores.
The Coco is named because of the brass studded bottom, and the designs that feature different studded colors of this new iconic Alexander Wang are named the Rocco. Actually, the name Coco seems to no longer be used for legal reasons (we are trying to find more information). Alexander Wang has made more than a name for himself with the Coco and Rocco Duffel bags.
Can we talk for a moment about this whole denim thing? And I mean not talk about it like fashion people, but like people that like to buy pretty handbags, because ultimately, that’s what almost all of us are. Even if we are fashion people in our spare time. Let’s dispense with what might be “on-trend” and talk about what actually looks good.
I’m not sure if it’s Lady Gaga’s influence or what, but I’m sure that I’m not the only person that has noticed sequins everywhere for the past few months. High-end handbag designers have largely avoided the trend, but Jimmy Choo has been embracing some rather fly-by-night trends as of late, so the Jimmy Choo Sequined Snake Pattern Tote doesn’t really surprise me.
According to UK retailer Debenhams, the weight of the average woman’s handbag, including its contents, has fallen from 7.69 pounds in 2007 to 3.31 pounds in 2009. I don’t know about anyone else, but my shoulders and back are certainly thankful for the dramatic change.
Everyone knows that no trend lasts forever, so when tiny actresses were seen with handbags bigger than some New York studio apartments in the middle of the last decade, we all knew that it was a matter of time until the Olsen look was so five minutes ago.
There are multiple trends we will be seeing in Spring 2010 Handbags and we plan to give you a glimpse at many of them. Last we told you about perforated leather bags making a huge comeback, and now it is time for denim to make a statement.
Denim is entirely ordinary when it comes to jeans, but is not widely used when it comes to bags and shoes.
After visiting multiple showrooms this past fall the Handbag Trends for Spring 2010 were clear. One of the biggest trends is perforated leather. We saw this being used by Rebecca Minkoff, previewed it with YSL, and Prada is implementing perforated leather for many of their bags.
For Spring 2010 expect to see perforated leather from Prada, to Jimmy Choo, to Burberry, to Bottega Veneta.
In my region of the country, we usually get a nice, gentle transition from summer to fall, and the weather is generally mild until the holidays. This year, that’s not the case: one day it was 80 degrees, the next day it was 50, and I’ve had to pull out my winter clothes a lot earlier than I ever have in recent memory.