Fall Trend – the Lady Bag

Julie,

One of my favorite things to do when perusing the phone-book-sized September issues of fashion magazines is to try to pick out one or two overwhelming trends. Not so much from the editorial photos, but from designer’s advertisements – let’s face it, that’s the bulk of the magazine – because that’s what the average consumer tends to see while out shopping.

Hands down, the most prevalent trend I spotted was the continued prevalence of (what I call) the Lady Bag – a trapezoid shaped handbag of varying sizes and finishes, with large handles, no shoulder strap.

Here it is in grey, from Prada and Fendi

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Dolce and Gabbana have one in grey too – and black – and black lace (notice how the models grip the handles, like a paranoid grandmother, or the Queen of England)

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Marc Jacobs tries to make it look downtown cool with his creepy looking models

ylpladymarcjacobsAnd Diane Von Furstenberg funks it up with a leopard print

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But no matter how you serve it up, the Lady Bag is everywhere!

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This one, from Hugo Boss, is my favorite

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Although it’s still “lady” it also looks like it’s there to get a job done.

Ann

 

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