Saturday, July 10, 2010

Trend Alert: Exotic textures and prints

Big names in the bag business agree that the current trend is exotic textures and prints.  If you have bags that can be classified as such, get them out of your closet.  I have found really interesting bags that will fit any budget.  Take a look.

For the Fat Wallet ($1,000 - up)
Carlos Falchi hobo made of python and crocodile skin.  This is also available in brick color and you can buy this at Neiman Marcus for $2,795.

Christian Louboutin pony hair satchel in leopard print, chain trim and patent leather handle.  This sells for $3,495 at Saks Fifth Avenue. Wear this with a simple shift dress and killer heels of the same brand.

Be & D 'Herlihy' whipstitch satchel, sells for $1,150 at Nordstrom.

For the Not-So-Fat Wallet ($500 - $999)
 Diane Von Furstenberg 'Stephanie' woven leather shoulder bag, $600 at Net-A-Porter.  This is perfect for evening night outs.

This Prada white cut-out shoulder bag is made of 100% saffiano leather.  It also comes with a white purse that can also be used as a shoulder bag.  You can get this at Farfetch for $991.  This bag is perfect for summer.

Michael by Michael Kors 'Hamilton' embossed python tote, $528 at My Wardrobe.

For the Slim Wallet ($100 to $499)
 Moscow Blue pebble leather satchel (also available in brown), sells for $278 at Lord & Taylor.

This cross-body bag by Timmy Woods is made of wood and was imported from the Philippines, you can have it at Endless for $241.50 previously $345. BEST BUY!

Marc by Marc Jacobs 'Catty Q' cross-body bag, $202.19 at My Theresa.

For the Underweight Wallet (below $100)
Aldo 'Muehlman' leopard print satchel, $58.

Nordstrom cornhusk straw tote, $57.90 previously $88.  This is also available in turquoise.

Talbots zebra print tote with bamboo handle to add more exotic flare.  You can get this for $66.49. BEST BUY!

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