The internet and e-commerce shopping is one of the best things that could happen in my life time. As pre-collections start trickling before all the catwalk shows start in September, I can’t help but get excited.
Bags are by far one of my most favourite accessories, I love them so much because they are versatile, you can interchange them in between outfits as well as use a bag as a stand alone statement piece to a look. I must admit that I also just can’t get enough of bags for the reason that there is a style to suit every occasion giving me all the more excuses to shop for a cute clutch’s for a night out or a classic tote to go to work with.
For a men and women bags are all the rage these days because they make the drabbest outfits pop! There’s something about bags and especially ‘it’ bags that just make you feel special instantly giving you a style that is fashion forward and perfect. Whether you need to inject colour into your outfit or add an edgy depth with texture, bags are the easiest way to enhance your look. Unlike clothes no matter how much weight one may put on a bag always looks good poised over your lower arm, as well as it being a treat that you can keep forever as a keepsake.
I'm bursting with excitement because I can’t wait to reveal to you all the new season goodies that are worth your undivided attention. This pre-season rounded up consists of the top ten most stylish and on trend bags to keep your style fresh all autumn and winter long.
Fur this season is omnipresent like no one could ever imagine it to be. The way fur has been worked into this season’s collection is better than ever, so much more eloquent and chic from bags to shoes and even Jewellery. One bag style that is tantalisingly good is this big statement piece fur trimming from Fendi. The bag comes in grey with a marmot fur panel in a design of two loop handles so that you can put it over your shoulder for an easier carry.
Folding clutches are all the prolific this season, and I just love the fact that these clutch styles break traditional boundaries because they are more stylish and fun than ever. This season De Manta clutch is a multi-coloured print must have with its stainless glass design. Small clutches are great for teaming with a evening look and this season there are so many styles available with a great variety of materials and shapes. Folded clutches like this stunner from Alexander Mcqueen are great for achieving an androgynous look with patterned, textured and plain leather being the most popular types.
Graphic prints are the way to go this season, but if you’re not daring enough to inject bold prints into your ensemble, bags are the perfect way to texture imbue your look without actually wearing it. The black and white texturized print of the bag will help most looks you have look special and fashion forward. This Robert Cavalli is so versatile you can rock it as a clutch or over the shoulder with its red chain strap that it feature in the design.
Lillian Shalom clear fever clutch is of transparent design, although it’s clear ironically it’s amazingly visually captivating. The design sees gold tone hardware with a gold hand clasp and inner layer mirror detailing. Because it is clear you will have no issues teaming it with multiple pieces in your wardrobe as you know the colours and print in your clothes won't clash with the translucent clutch design. Small clutches are the ultimate must have piece this season because they add chic sophistication to any look. There are multiple styles out there this season with a variety in shapes and Materials.
AW13 trend metallic materials are the perfect way to add a bit of subtle glitz into your wardrobe without over doing as it can easily be done. Antigona tote is this season must have metallic bag. The design is simple and chic it’s plain pale gold design which sees leather plaque detailing on the front of the bag. It has two rolled handles and comes with a detachable strap for a different look. This bag would look amazing with any all black ensemble, adding sparkle without the gems.
Spring summer was all about the leopard print but for autumn winter it’s time to delve deeper and walk on the wild side with a more intricate and interesting animalistic prints. This Python bag is the dream in a brown skin from Roberto Cavalli.
This large leather bag has a texturized laminated effect on the leather that sees gold detailing on the lower panel of the bag. Gold rush is a trend emerging this season and it’s a tone that compliment most colours. The size of this bag is nice and roomy so if you need to chuck in your laptop or ipad for your commute to work or use it as a travel hand luggage for the plane, this bag is all you need to keep your style stunningly fabulous.
This bag has a unique design, concept and construction and is definitely the one to go for if you want something that is not your average with heaps of personality. The design sees a house that has been embellished with beautiful embroidery work that illustrates a little man and lady stood in a door way. The design of the bag is boxed shape and looks very ridged in form so you would have to treat it as a clutch as you won’t be able to carry much, this is bag is perfect for special occasions to show off your impeccable style.
The all leather look is the sultry look for the season, sleek and chic you can’t go wrong with leather unless it’s a ridiculously hot day. This black leather bag is oversized and slouchy and would make the perfect everyday bag that can most definitely fit in all your daily essentials.
10. Chloe Bag
This small bucket bag from Chloe it is your perfect off duty bag for carrying all your most prized possessions. Look stunning night or day with a bag that is compacted and cute.
There you have it top ten new season bags. This is only the pre-collections so just imagine the array of choices when the season is in full swing. So, make sure you come back and see out ultimate top 10 bags of the season, it's not to be missed!
Which of these bag styles would you pick as your bag for the season?