Bag It With Color

No matter what you’re wearing, a colored handbag and/or shoes cheers up and stylishly adds to an ensemble. This is the season to play. Herein some options:

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Salar Lula Small Handbag– Edgy, stud front Italian leather crossing over from punk to high fashion.It’s unlikely you’ll see this one elsewhere.  Interior with two compartments. Removable shoulder strap. 6.8” x 5.5” $406.42

Kenzo Fire Red Gommato Leather Mini Kalifornia Handbag– Sporty leather day bag with double handles and zipper detail. 9.45” x 6.10”. Detachable shoulder strap. 3.9” handles; 43” strap. Silver hardware. 1 compartment, 3 pockets. Zipper closure. $475.00

Vera Bradley Hadley East West Tote– Carry your gym clothes, salad, book and/or laptop. Canyon Sunset-color- also in turquoise, black, or slate. Microfiber, diamond quilted. 10-1/2″W x 11″H x 6″D. 10″L double shoulder straps with soft tie details. Zipper closure. Silver-tone exterior hardware, logo plate. $108.00

Orange, Yellow clockwise

orange yellow

Kipling Barrymore Crossbody– Minimal, but zippy. Washed nylon bag makes the most of its mini size with a divided interior and handy snap pocket. 6-1/2″W x 4″H x 2″D. 21″-24″L adjustable crossbody strap. Silver-tone exterior hardware & 1 front magnetic snap pocket. 2 interior compartments. $59.00

Kate Spade New York Straw Orange Clutch– Cute and Kitchy. Hardshell clutch, shaped like an orange and covered in straw. Magnetic leather tab secures the top. Lined interior. Hideaway chain shoulder strap. Dust bag included. 6.25”. Strap drop: 17.75”. $298.00

Mini Flap Crossbody Handbag – Merona™- (available in 5 colors) Snappy, unfussy, and fashionable. Holds just a little something. Polyurethane construction. Interior zippered pocket. Magnetic and flap closure. Adjustable crossbody strap. 4.5 “H x 6.25 “W   $18.99

Furla Senape Rubber Metropolis Oxygen Mini Crossbody Bag– (4 other colors) Carry sunshine on your shoulder. Featuring flap with push-button lock closure, suede lining under flap, detachable chain shoulder strap, internal open side pocket, signature detail on front and gold tone hardware. Signature dust bag included. Handle drop 23”. $169.00

Not Shown: Yellow Lauren Ralph Lauren Dryden Debby Drawstring Bag– $198.00

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Magid Milan Straw Top Handle Bracelet Round Bag– LOTS of colors. Tote in town or at the beach. Polished enough for either. Eminently practical. 16″ x 14.6″ x 4″.  Magnetic Snap closure. Faux leather trim.  Center divider zip pocket. 1 Internal zip pocket. 2 Internal slip pockets. Round handles with 4” drop length.  Sale $31.19

Gently worn Dolce & Gabbana Mini Von Bag– Truly distinctive and ladylike. Ready for any boardroom or five star restaurant. Green, yellow and coral textured leather bag with gold-tone hardware, flat top handle, yellow leather lining, 12 card slots, dual open pockets at interior walls, middle zip compartment and snap closure at front flap. Handle Drop: 3″. 5″ x 7.5”. 20% Off use code: REAL. $600.00

 Anya Hindmarch Neon Smiley Crossbody Bag– Subtly silly. Tassel zipper. Gold tone hardware. Punched out Smiley Face. Zipped back pocket 100% Calf Leather. 5.9” x 7”. $775.00 (It’s the label)

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Charlotte Olympia Necklace Pandora Clutch– Seriously elegant. Radically reduced. Beaded handle. Unlined interior with one removable pouch. Magnetic clasp closure.  8 x 5″, drop handle 5″. Orig.: $1095.00, now $429.00

Sophie Hulme ‘Nano Milner’ Crossbody Bag– Tailored bag with goldtone plates. 5 ½”W x 4″H x 2 ¼”D. 24″ crossbody strap drop. Slip-tab flap closure. Adjustable strap. Interior wall pocket. Also neon lime or black leather. $350.00

Rebecca Minkoff Chase Medium Saddle Bag– Ice blue tone and distinctive detail makes this one original. Leather with woven brorder. Flap with magnetic snap detail.Top carrying handle with detachable crossbody strap with chain and woven detail. Exterior back slip pocket. Flat bottom. Interior back-wall slip pocket. 7 ¼” x 6”. Strap drop 50”. Handle drop 3”. $295.00

Milly Astor Crossbody Saddle Bag– Scaled-down classic in pebbled leather. Magnetic back pocket. A tassel hangs from the side. Top flap tucks under a studded front strap. Lined, 2-pocket interior. Optional, adjustable shoulder strap. 6.75” x 7.25”. Strap drop: 19.75” Dust bag included. $275.00

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Furla Purple Basket Woven Shoulder Bag – Lush color, lots of space. Silver-tone hardware. Fabric interior lining. 1 main pocket with snap closure. 1 interior zipper pocket. 1 interior slip pocket. Two 10.5” Croco-Embossed leather handles with 3” drop. One adjustable/removable 41” Beige Canvas strap with an 18” Drop. Dimensions: 15” x 16” Sale $234.00

Foley & Corinna Violetta Mini Leather Crossbody– Pale and rather feminine. Leather. Flat shoulder strap. Exterior back flat pocket. Fabric interior lining with one flat pocket. Flap top closure. Body L 6½”, H 5″, strap drop 21″. Sale $109.00

Marc Jacobs Sling Shoulder Bag– Roomy, zonk purple cowhide bag for all day and then some. Foil-stamped flap pocket; 2 slant zip pockets. Top zipper opens to a lined, 3-pocket interior. Adjustable shoulder strap. Dust bag included. Height: 12.25” x 14.5”. Strap drop: 18” Also in coral or yellow. $495.00

Not Shown: Eric Javits Lindsay Bag 10.25” x 8.50” with fringe-Sale $225.00


Left: Kate Spade New York Winking Camel Leather Pouch– Wry bag bedecked with feathers and tassels. Top zipper closure. Crossbody strap. Exterior slip pocket. Logo-jacquard lining. 9 ¾”W x 7″H x ¼”D. 22″ strap drop. $198.00

Right: Loewe Barcelona Flower Bag– A unique high fashion accessory. Meticulously crafted Marquetry leather technique, a form of inlaying in which each leather piece is precisely cut and fit together to create a patchwork-like multicolour design. Unique metallic triangle closure with embossed Logo. Adjustable calf leather strap. Two internal compartments; central slit pocket for securing small items. 9.6” x 6.2”. $2850.00

The items featured in this article have been chosen by the editors of Woman Around Town simply because we like them and think you may, too. No advertising fees have been paid to Woman Around Town for this article.