What Mansur Gavriel has accomplished in its short time in the handbag market is extremely impressive. The brand rocketed to success quickly after its debut because not only are the designs chic, simple and functional, …
Chloe Gabby Bucket Bag, $2395 via Saks
It should be noted, before we continue, that this Chloe collection got at least one designer fired. Hannah MacGibbon, who had been creative director for the brand for several years, was shown the door after Chloe Fall 2011 was roundly panned. Other shuffling in the brand’s ranks weren’t announced, of course, but based on how much better Resort 2012’s accessories are then those of Fall 2011, one can only imagine that a significant shakeup did occur.
The problem, though, is that we still have to wait a few months for the new stuff to come out while bags like the Chloe Gabby Bucket Bag populate the brand’s shelf space at department stores. Ladies, this is a runway bag. Someone put this on the runway. I’ve known that for almost half a year now, but the mind, it still boggles. Try and remember that better Chloe bags are around the corner, ladies. They’ll be here soon. (more…)
I was first going to label this a fall trend, but truth be told the bucket bag has been sought after for a couple seasons now. For fall the Bucket Bag trend does not die down and the best place to satiate your bucket bag wants and needs is ShopBop.
The bucket bag combines utility with a casual chic hands-free vibe. The shoulder strap is long and the body of the bag is more spacious than it appears. One of our favorite bucket bags is the Alexander Wang Diego, which of course makes ShopBop’s list.
Others that made ShopBop’s bucket list include:
- Alexader Wang Diego | $825
- Marc by Marc Jacobs Q-49 Lil Mia Drawstring Bag | $378
- Cleobella Nevaeh Drawstring Bag | $485
- Jenny Bird Ruched Bucket Bag | $595
- CC SKYE The Nika Pouchette | $220