Fall/ Winter 2016-2017 Handbag Trends
It is said that the way you hold your handbag speaks much about your personality, temperament and the mood of the moment.
Whether you carry your cross-body bag in front of the body thus spitting out your feeling shy or wear your tote in the crook of elbow thus declaring status and position being your priorities, the fall/ winter 2016-2017 handbags have their powerful say in this sphere to maybe demolish your habitual handbag scheme and the way of holding them.
Given that the recent fall/winter collections were all about adventures and relaxation, sprezzatura looks and careless catwalking, what other handbag style could better accomplish the whole craze than perennial cross-body bags? Just let your bag cross your body and hotfoot it out of town, with the most necessary items in and with feelings of extreme protection. More importantly, you can do it in so many ways, in so many sizes and shades.
Drawstring Reticule Styles
Bringing back the Regency era? Got a long-awaited invitation to Jane Austen festival in Australia? Whatever it is, the modern renditions of reticule pouches by the leading fashion designers certify their being so versatile and multifunctional. Your liability is just to narrow down your essentials into the most necessary – a juicy lipstick, who-is-the-fairest-in-land mirror and your iPhone to stay in touch. The fall/ winter 2016-2017 handbag trends are churning out these drawstring stunners in all materials, with any embellishments and most importantly, within any lifestyle.
De Rigueur Boxy Handbags
Much as geometry ignites seriousness and gravity, boxy handbags in square or rectangular shapes alike channel some practical twist around. Apart from several books stocked one over another, these fall 2016 handbags are quite capacious to stash your quotidian items especially as you borrow those spacious two-floored suitcase-style boxy handbags from Dolce & Gabbana’s fall 2016 ready-to-wear collection or those leather ones with front flaps from Balenciaga’s show.
Furry Handbag Phase
It has become a somewhat pretty habit with leading fashion houses and designers to crank out furry handbags of different sizes and styles on and on when it is about the fall and winter seasons. This year is no different with a plethora of furry handbags shaping up oen of the ‘warmest’ fall/ winter 2016-2017 handbag trends. They are so fluffy, delicate; warming up frozen hands instantly, almost like your favorite pet held tightly right under the armpit or led by a strap.
Hands-Free Fanny Packs
Number one hands-free ultra-comfortable bag type among the fall 2016 handbags is surely the fanny pack outpacing even cross-bodies. Just call to mind all those activities you can carry out with fanny-packs perched around your waist – starting from hands-free hot coffee drinking to cold ice-cream licking when walking down the street, not to mention the facility and security of your iPhone and money. This kangaroo-pouch-reminiscent bag style has surely attracted many a designer having all the potential to become the It bag of 2016. Meet them in droves from down-and-out versions to more chic and chichi options.
Handbags with Metallic Effects
Metallic shimmer and glimmer is all focused to bring about another stunning handbag trend we are all so enthused to get hands on soon. Apart from metallic-effect clothing pieces delivered in abundance down the runways of late, metallic handbags also have their powerful say in here igniting anything futuristic or apocalyptic.
Trapezoid-Shaped Handbags Aplenty
We are again thrown in the thick of geometry with trapezoid-shaped handbags for fall 2016 sneaking to us from right and left, from up and down shaping up another inspiring 2016 bag trend. Mr. Lagerfeld’s wavy and ruffled creations for Fendi are saturated with trapezoid-shaped handbags, monochromatic or printed, leather or furry, spacious or itsy-bitsy. We catch many trapezoid top-handled handbags at Gucci as well, a couple of floral printed stunners at Giorgio Armani and carry-all totes at Boss to go out as a well-equipped girl.