Fall/ Winter 2012-2013 Bag Trends
Bags are the most important accessories in a woman’s wardrobe, which should be always there regardless of the weather and occasion. And even though bags are considered to get simpler and darker during the fall and winter fashion season, it certainly never means boring options. They should contain some attitude and come to complement your outfits rather than make them appear monotonous and unflattering. So if you want to make your fall outfits look brighter and more fashionable, take a peek at the fall/ winter 2012-2013 bag trends and draw inspiration!
Although fur bags aren’t so practical and versatile, they certainly do look chic and unique and that’s why they appeal to many fashionisers. Fall/ winter 2012-2013 fur bags come in various style, featuring genuine or fake, short-haired or long-haired fur in traditional colors or colorful and even printed. You can choose between bags made entirely of fur, or if you aren’t that much into an eye-catching look, make a statement by opting for bags with fur trimmings.
Yes, it’s a well-known fashion rule that bright colors are for summer, while winter is characterized by gloomy, blue shades. This rule is also kept in terms of bags, however, fashion designers have tried to bring more creative options this year and opted for bright handbags. Bright handbags will especially look fantastic when paired with darker outfits, this way bringing life to your image.
Roomy bags have always enjoyed a great popularity among fashionisers, who have to carry some personal belongings for business purposes. Besides, there are women, who are addicted to spacious bags just for their shape and style. Luckily, the fall/ winter 2012-2013 bag trends bring this huge style of bag too, which holds everything you need throughout the day, at the same time looking stylish and on-trend now.
Next to roomy bags, this season we can also see tiny bags. Tiny bags are great for some evenings out, special occasion meetings and romantic dates, when you’d like to carry with you just your mobile phone, a lipstick and a mirror for in-date time beauty checkouts. While some designers have created small bags for their fall collections, others have opted for really tiny styles for the fall season.
Clutches are always there, regardless of the fashion tendencies. So it’s no surprise to see these universally flattering bags this fall to. You can try simpler clutches for casual wear, while more embellished and luxurious ones for special occasions.
Shoulder bags have been extremely trendy this summer season and they make a flawless transition to the fall season too. Only in the cold season, shoulder bags come smaller and with well-defined lines and geometric shapes.
Leather is again a huge hit now, so no wonder we can see it on bags too. If you can’t afford genuine leather, go for fake one instead. There are various great leather handbag styles, coming in various shades, shapes and textures. Besides, a leather bag can definitely be a timeless fashion investment.
Prints are still on this fall and they appear on footwear and handbags too. This year, go for abstract and geometric prints, as well as chic animal printed bags.
As you see, the fall/ winter 2012-2013 bag trends are extremely varied and offer stylish options for various tastes and preferences. So get your favorite handbag style now for the season ahead and start planning a fashionable fall image!
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