On-Trend Bags for Today

It’s really starting to warm up here in Austin. The bluebonnets and other wildflowers are in full bloom now!

These days I definitely find myself drawn to spring clothes and new bags. These bags are grabbing my attention right now:

Eliya Feather Straw Tote/Sam Edelman, $98.98: Currently on sale for 50% off at Nordstrom. I love the juxtaposition of feathers, silk, and rhinestones with the natural straw. Beachy glam! This would look gorgeous with a flowy maxi, a more upscale ensemble, or a stand-out piece with jeans. The strap is removable.

Crochet Paper Tote Bag with Fringe/San Diego Hat Company, $35: I wanted to include a few bargain-priced bags. This one feels REALLY fun and unique at a fantastic price! The handle looks like it might be a little awkward, but the design is fabulous. A great neutral without being boring!

San Filipe Mini Tuktuk/Figue, $295: For those following along, you know that Figue is one of my latest favorite finds. They have a very unique vibe — no one is doing anything quite like them.

The downside? This brand is not cheap. This bag is very special, though, and warrants the higher price point. Zoom in to see all the fabulous surprising details. This bag with its gorgeous tassel and craftsmanship will definitely have you standing out! I think it’s stunning!

Cameron Street Embellished Denim Maya/Kate Spade, $149: On sale and tres chic. It was released in the winter, so it does go a little heavy.

I think it could still work this spring into summer and even next fall. Keep it paired with red, orange, bright yellow, emerald green, and navy this spring. Over the summer pair it with your white, black, and metallic ensembles. Then in the fall, wear with dark green, warm orange, garnet, and brown.

Reminder: The Kate Spade website regularly offers an extra 20–30% off sale items. Please let me know if I can watch that for you!

Crochet Tote Bag with Pom Poms (in blue)/Cappelli Straworld, $45.50: Cute, right? A great price for an on-trend bag! Also available in a neutral beige/black combo.

Marrakesh Bag/MISA Los Angeles, $108: Now THIS bag is on-trend and is a bold choice! The statement tassel is included in the price. Note that other handle colors are available. Also: if the pink is too bright for you, there is a neutral color option that can be left plain OR feature up to 6 letters for personalization.

Estecon Sea of Clouds Large Icon Bag/Ted Baker, $59: What gorgeous colors! This bag would look perfect with the lavender/blush trend this spring. Wear with metallics, pastels, and whites, too. For my Seminole fans, the dark pink/garnet color might even work to elevate game day looks! Also available in the small icon bag size.

Straw Circle Tote/Loeffler Randall, $295: Speaking of the blush trend, I think this bag is such a pretty color. It’s larger than the photo above would indicate.

I’m not sure how practical a circular purse is, but I think this one is sophisticated, trendy, and feminine. It straddles the tricky line of being whimsical without being too youthful.

As always: you deserve to feel pretty or fashionable or trendy or chic or bold at any age, any size, and any budget. Happy shopping, friends!

For additional on-trend accessories, you might enjoy: “Summer 2018’s Biggest Fashion Trend: Pom-Poms!

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