COLOR is coming!

Really, aren’t you ready to get out of all those darks into something bright and cheery? Accessories help during transition. Start with a zingy handbag. Or two.

Red/Orange Clockwise Left to Right


Loewe V Leather Bucket: Now this is artful! Fully lined, bright red calfskin with a removable, show stopping multicolored strap. Magnetic top closure. Silvertone hardware. One inside snap pocket. $1550.00

Rebecca Minkoff Sofia Clutch: Equal pizzazz to the preceding bag. Bright tassels add boho chic to this great looking, lined, leather clutch. Removable, adjustable crossbody strap 21.5″-25.5″ drop. Magnetic snap flap closure. Leather tassels. Six inside card slots. 11.5″W X 8″H X 1″D $245.00

Voyage Itsy Double Zip Caviar Mini Satchel: Gazonk orange. (also in shocking pink or lime) Travel lightly in style. Durable pebbled leather with two zip pockets, snap gussets, a central compartment with top magnet, an interior side zip pocket, and a detachable crossbody strap. 11” x 5.5”. Strap drop 24.8”. On sale $173.60

Dasein Faux Patent Leather Winged Tote Satchel: Color options- Beige, Black, Blue, Orange, Pink, Yellow. Flat studded bottomed design for easy stand up, cotton feel beige fabric interior featuring top zipper closure, Interior pockets: One (1) Open Top Cell Phone, One (1) Item Pocket, One (1) Back Wall Zipper Pocket. Removable shoulder strap. 10.5” wide x 9” x 5” deep. Handle Drop Length: 4.5″ On sale $41.84

Yellow/Pink- Clockwise Left to Right


Parentisi Backpack: Always have sunshine at your back. Medium, textured leather, external pockets, magnetic closure, bag handle, internal pockets, adjustable shoulder strap, lined interior. 6.63”x13.26”Length of handle: 9.36” Also putty or black. $172.00

MICHAEL Michael Kors Dillon Mini Top Zip Crossbody: 7″ W x 5-1/4″ H x 2-1/2″ D Saffiano leather bag in glorious canary yellow. Double handles with 3″ drop; adjustable crossbody strap with 22″-25″ drop. Top zipper closure. Exterior gold-tone hardware. Interior features 1 open pocket. Also coral or black. $178.00

Pink Little Cylinder Shoulder Bag: Pale, pretty and rather cute. Adjustable shoulder strap and opening. Zipper pocket. Two circular handles.6 ½” x 5 ½” . Outer: 100% Polyurethane. Lining: Polyester/ Polyurethane. On sale $21.95

Gedebe Snakeskin and Polka Dot Print Clutch: This will turn heads. Very Sex-in-the-City Carrie. 8.2″ length x 5.5″ height x 1.7″ width. Snake skin with gemstone detailing. Detachable shoulder strap. Cool and whimsical- with bling! $692.00

Florian London Vienna Pink Tote: 11 ½” x 8 ¼” sleek, calfskin tote in robust pink. Top handle or shoulder strap. No fuss. $399.00

Lime/Green- Clockwise Left to Right


The Greta Bucket Bag: A touch of neon. 6″ W x 7″ H x 3″ D. Shoulder strap measures 55″ with 26″ drop. Drawstring top closure. Tassel accent. On sale $101.00

 440 Gallery Bitsy Caviar Leather Mini Bag: 6.30” x 3.94” with a 47” chain shoulder strap. Goldtone metal. One compartment, two pockets. Great with navy and brown.Also neon pink or black. $128.00

Sara Battaglia Cutie Bag: Sure is. Looks like it should be petted. Blue and green leather chic with layered fringed and a studded flap. Gold and yellow studs. Magnetic clasp. $790.00

SSenseMM6 Maison Margiela Green Mesh Bag: Minimalist/architectural. Black leather carry handle. Press-stud hardware at base corners for alternate styling. Press-stud closure at bag throat. Patch pocket at bag interior. Textile lining. Tonal stitching. 18″x 20 . Polyester. Lining: cotton. Trim: leather. $185.00

Blues- Clockwise Left to Right

new blue

Vince Camuto Small Milia Leather Crossbody Bag: 6″W x 4 ½”H x 2″D -for essentials- in six color options. Zipper closure. Optional, adjustable strap. Exterior zip and slip pockets. Interior wall and currency pockets; ID window; five card slots. Jacquard lining. $98.00

J.Crew Tassel Tie Bucket Bag: Soft, sleek leather finished with an adjustable crossbody strap, swishy tassels and an easy drawcord closure. Leather. 11 3/4″H x 8 1/4″W x 6″D. 22″ handle drop. Practical and fun. On sale $158.00

Lili Radu V Pattern Convertible Clutch: Flap front rainbow print jazzes up this bright leather bag. Chain crossbody strap. Snap flap closure; lined. Interior slip pocket, interior zip pocket. 10.25″Lx 2″W x 6.5″H; 23″ strap drop. $525.00

Rebecca Minkoff Quilted Crossbody: Love With Gold Hardware: Classic, quilted leather in a contemporary color (also in navy or black) Detachable chain crossbody strap. Turnlock closure; lined. Exterior back slip pocket with magnetic closure, 3 interior slip pockets and 1 zip pocket. 9.75″L x 2.5″W x 6″H; 22.5″ strap drop. $295.00



Left: Anuschka Hand Painted Leather Handbag: Kind of put together hippie. Dual shoulder straps. Two full-length exterior compartments with magnetic closure. Rear exterior zip pocket. Removable optical case and cosmetic pouch included. Top zipper closure. Flat bottom with hardware feet to protect bag when set down. Bottom Width: 12”. Depth: 4”. Height: 9 “. Handle Length: 19”. $270.00

Center: Marques Almeida Suede Handbag with Wristlet & Key Chain: Lush magisterial color. For occasions you don’t have to carry much. Suspended from a slender shoulder strap, sleek carry handle, covered key chain at one side and an optional, removable wristlet add a touch of utilitarian edge. Magnetic snap-flap closure. 7½”W x 8″H x 3 ½”D. $800.00

Right: Moyna Velvet Envelope Clutch Bag With Embroidery: Looks Russian. Wonderful with today’s mixed prints. Cotton outer. Flap-top opening. Press-stud fastening. Lined main compartment. 100% Cotton. 7” x 11” $129.00

About Alix Cohen (787 Articles)
Alix Cohen is the recipient of eight New York Press Club Awards for work published on this venue. Her writing history began with poetry, segued into lyrics and took a commercial detour while holding executive positions in product development, merchandising, and design. A cultural sponge, she now turns her diverse personal and professional background to authoring pieces about culture/the arts with particular interest in artists/performers and entrepreneurs. Theater, music, art/design are lifelong areas of study and passion. She is a voting member of Drama Desk and Drama League. Alix’s professional experience in women’s fashion fuels writing in that area. Besides Woman Around Town, the journalist writes for Cabaret Scenes, Broadway World, and Theater Pizzazz. Additional pieces have been published by The New York Post, The National Observer’s Playground Magazine, Pasadena Magazine, Times Square Chronicles, and ifashionnetwork. She lives in Manhattan. Of course.