Everyone who knows me is well aware I'm a handbag lover. Particularly, I have an affinity for large handbags. That being said, I don't always feel inclined to lug my oversized bag on a quick run to the grocery store. I need both hands to juggle my purchases as it is.
Free Endearment's latest collection for spring and summer 2012 is a dream come true for those who love all things fresh and flirty. Designer Jaclyn Morse has created the perfect collection for this season by combining soft grays, pinks, and bright yellows with a strong sense of structure. Laser cut leather reveals delicate floral pattern cut outs on nearly every piece which adds a "hippie chic" feel, perfect for those post-Coachella handbag cravings!
Let me introduce you to Patricia Nash’s latest collection for Spring 2012. Leather and wicker combined on classic satchel silhouettes create a vintage-chic charm that is positively lovely. Burned edge finishes paired with antique brass hardware brings an old world ambiance to her gorgeous designs.
We not only love her name, we love her cause. Cornelia Guest, acclaimed for philanthropy, animal activism, and starring in one of PETA's "I'd Rather Go Naked Than Wear Fur" campaigns, has introduced an animal free line of handbags for spring 2012. Guest's cruelty free bags are made of supple soft faux leather and retail for under $300!
As spring starts to bloom around us, we have been spotting a sunny shade of yellow pop up all over the runways for spring 2012. Not only does this hue warm our spirits, but it amps up any look and is easily paired with your work wardrobe neutrals.
MZ Wallace handbags are spicing it up for their spring and summer 2012 collection. Designers Monica Zwirner and Lucy Wallace Eustice added new silhouettes, abstract African patterns and intriguing textures to this line.The handbag duo joined forces to create MZ Wallace back in 1999 to say, " Our goal is to design a handbag that is stylish, functional, lightweight, timeless and affordable. With MZ Wallace we create an American classic."
Spring has sprung in Allibelle's Spring 2012 collection! Using high contrasting color blocking and utilitarian inspiration, the NYC based company is hitting all the checkmarks for this springs hottest looks. The design duo, Kayley Allison Jacobs and Belle Maxcy, describe their work as "Classic shapes with modern purpose…" and "embellishment as functional beauty."
Handbago just wanted to drop a line or two of exclamation about RK New York's feature in Accessories Online Magazine! We're excited to see one of our designers make it onto this site, because let's just face it…we love RK New York and all its edgy luxuriousness. Just like their jewelry and small leather accessories, we love their bags, of course!
With summer disappearing quicker than you can say, "STOP THAT," it seems as though bright colors are going out of sight as well. This can't be all that bad though; it seems to be universally noted that black is classic and is bound to make an appearance at some point in the year.