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Ok, so we’ve spent plenty of time lately talking about brights, neons and other assorted eye-assaulting colors that you might want to wear for spring. While Megs and I love and adore those kinds of bags, we realize that they may not be for every, either in a practical or an aesthetic sense. If you’d like something a tad more neutral but you still want to update your bag wardrobe for spring, you’re in luck – snakeskin is still the texture that everyone wants to have.

We’ve covered the all-snake look in the past, but for many women, a bag that mixes snakeskin and regular leather is a more demure option that allows a bag to be acceptable in a work environment where it might have otherwise been a bit too showy. Plus, mixing textures is also a big trend, so you’re getting a little bang for your buck here. (Your metaphorical buck, at least. Stuff’s still expensive.) And yes, we included one bright option. It’s almost spring, I couldn’t help it.

Fendi Chameleon Colorblock Tote, $5370 via Neiman Marcus

Yves Saint Laurent Cabas ChYc Python Tote, $2795 via Neiman Marcus

Jimmy Choo Jasmine Python and Leather Clutch, $1695 via Saks

Dolce & Gabbana Dolce Straw Handbag, $1875 via Neiman Marcus

Reed Krakoff Standard Mini Shoulder Bag, $690 via Net-a-Porter

Michael Kors Saddle Bag, $895 via Neiman Marcus

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  • Alexandra Davidoff

    Michael Kors – amazing! 

  • nappy

    the jimmy choo reminded me of the colorblocking disaster that chloe had done,,

  • Sana

    I liked the fendi, loved the krakoff. 

  • Sandra Rowley

    I love the YSL….the Fendi is pretty great too!

  • Marie Martell

    Wow! the YSL is amazing! RK and Michael kors are also beautiful! I want them all!

  • rose60610

    Fendi and YSL are lovely. I love snake and other exotics but realize they aren’t for everyone nor for every occasion.  Even though nowadays matching shoes and bags are passe for many, I’ll always remember my aunt who even matched skins:  gator bag/gator shoes, lizard bag/lizard shoes, etc.  Her closet was much larger than mine…

  • CL

    Love the Michael Kors! Please fix the link for it. It goes to the Jimmy Choos.

  • Cbajandas

    Wow, beautiful bags! My favorite is YSL. Check out Christiane Barbagallo one of my fav designers.

  • Maggiechilton

    The Fendi is stunning!

  • Mai

    I have a Michael Kors in python that I LOVE and use for my daily stuff since its big enough to hold my iPad and my files from work. My biggest issue is what wallet to use with it. I’ve carried the same pale blue Coach one for years because its so practical, but would love to try something new. Amy suggestions?