The big news for spring is of course oversized & white (CLICK HERE for a recent Fashiontribes blog on the "it" bags to keep an eye on - including the Dior Gaucho, Mulberry, Ralph Lauren & Kooba ) "If you're looking for news, it's 'Edith,'" Sarah Easley, co-owner of Kirna Zabête, told WWD (Spring’s Sterling Satchels by Sophia Chabbott, WWD, Monday, December 05, 2005), about Chloé's new silhouette. Their hot-for-several-seasons-now Paddingon and Silverado styles are still being picked up by retailers, but look for a fresh take in pricey alligator ($12,000+ at Neiman Marcus).
However, for fashionistas who like to do it their way - and aren't perhaps as keen to put their name on a list with the other 1,200 women in their social circle - here are some fun options to ride the white bag trend your way.
- Gucci Medium Shoulder Bag Says designer without having to shout it. NeimanMarcus.com
- Marc Jacobs Perforated Leather Tote From the tassels to the size, this sack is another word for L-O-V-E. Net-a-Porter.com
- Urban Outfitters Embroidered Wood Handle Clutch The days of the preppy may be long gone, but the bag remains the same. And that's a good thing. UrbanOutfitters.com
- Lesley Scott