Summer is coming sooner than you think. And I, for one, am completely ready for it. I'm ready for the pool parties, bikinis, oversized shades, SPF, sandals and hot new handbags, of course! What are the hottest trends in handbags for Summer 2012? Here are six of the top favorites to carry this summer in heated style.
Louis Vuitton's Pre-Fall 2011 video campaign embraces refined and poised fashion. The 70's witnessed a rising of androgynous style, with wide-legged, high-waisted trousers, straying away from excessive form-fitted cuts. Louis Vuitton revives this concept with its updated and classy reinterpretation of this iconic decade. As can be expected, the handbags this fall include variations of an Earth tone color palette (think espresso and caramel browns, in addition to charcoal blacks).
Louis Vuitton Pre-Fall 2011
All bagistas and fashionistas know that the best investments in our wardrobe are in luxury items. They provide the high-quality durability as well as pleasing aesthetics. However, some decide to trade this for the mere illusion of being able to afford designer brands.
Nothing screams summertime like the nautical style of blues, white, and stripes. For decades it has proven to be the 'go-to' look for east and west coasters alike. From 4th of July parties to the last Labor Day soiree of the season, these bags are great for any summertime social event. This Dooney & Bourke Zebra Chiarapatent leatherbag is a great way to mix casual stripes and high end fashion.
Along with UN Ambassador, mom and Hollywood actress, Angelina Jolie can add "Face for Louis Vuitton" to her list of things she has done. Jolie is the latest celebrity to pose for Louis Vuitton's "Core Values" ad campaign and she does it so effortlessly for famed photographer Annie Leibovtiz.
If there's one thing we can learn from The Hangover, its that a man's journey is never dull. The story of lost friends in Bangkok, monkeys and facial tattoos remind us that sometimes the consequences in life can be painfully funny. In honor of the this weekend's The Hangover 2 opening, here are five must have handbags that every man should own.
To help keep all you musically talented bagistas out there in beat with the tunes of life, here’s a little dose of supersonic rockstar inspired handbags that will keep you fearless even when the bass goes out. Dolce and Gabbana hits the first musical notes with their piano keyboard bag. Gold shoulder chain with star charms give that extra kick of accessory spice.
Angelina Jolie went from Hollywood actress to UN Ambassador to Mom to new face of Louis Vuitton. A mega deal raking in nearly $10 million, we think she's hit it huge in the fashion industry. Although this isn't her first mark in the industry...we've seen her acessories line Style of Jolie. This luxury luggage and leather goods brand has taken Jolie under their wing for their upcoming ad campaign. Longtime photographer for the brand, Annie Liebowitz, will be shooting the campaign.
Fashion weeks around the world are coming and going again, and the next trends are always introduced on those runways. Spring is just over yonder, and with a new season comes new handbag trends. What can we see for the upcoming Spring 2011? Designers have spoken and we are excited to see the outcome.