By most accounts, we can trace the rise of the “it” bag to Fendi‘s launch of its Baguette and Croissant bags. Ever since, women have been rushing to get their hands on the latest – and often fleetingly popular – must-have bags of the season. These days, you’d be hard pressed to find a fashion editor who isn’t toting around a structured two-handle handbag from Celine or Proenza Schouler’s PS1 bag, both of which are primed for collectors, given their seemingly endless color and fabrication variations.
What’s in store for Spring 2011? It’s "out" with your Alexander Wang Coco Duffle and Mulberry Alexa, and "in" with these newbie finds.
Fendi striped clutch and Chanel 2.55.
Mulberry Tillie bag and Thakoon Liz bag (above). Along with Victoria Beckham and Jason Wu, Thakoon will soon be debuting its handbag collection for Spring 2011.
3.1 Phillip Lim KC bag and Hermes wicker Kelly bag (above).
Stella McCartney wicker clutch and Givenchy evening bag (above).
Celine semi-slouchy flat bag and Derek Lam Ume bag (above).