Looks For Less: Structured Satchels for Sunny Occasions

Post-dinner walks in the park, Saturday shopping trips, brunches al-fresco, ahhh! The benefits of warmer weather and sunshine soaked days are upon us. With all the time spent strolling around, nobody wants to have a cumbersome, heavy oversized bag weighing them down. After editing your bag down to the essentials, it’s time to do a little springtime shopping and consider snapping up a new, cute carryall.

Chain Of Command – Chain Link Bags

Good Lord. It is so hard to keep up with all the handbag trends this season, but one that is back in a BIG way is an oldie, but a goodie: the chain link bag. If you already have a Chanel bag you are in luck. If you don’t and can’t quite afford one or want to spend the money, or if you are just looking to add another to your chain posse, there are some phenomenal options at virtually every price point.

Denim, Denim Everywhere: Denim Accessories

Dark blue, light blue, white, black. Our love of denim shows no signs of ever stopping. Now it has evolved to denim accessories. Especially when you notice designer brands like Fendi, Gucci and Valentino with gorgeous denim handbags for spring ’16. And let’s not forget about Jimmy Choo, Vince and Manolo Blahnik denim shoes. So I started poking around a and found denim accessories at every price point.

The Butterfly Effect

Nothing says spring more than butterflies. While I’m not as wild about them as Mariah Carey, I have noticed butterflies are this year’s flower. They are everywhere in fashion! From shoes, to bags, to dresses, butterflies are free to fly.

Here are just a handful ways to add some colorful butterfly wings to your life.

Tiny Totes

If the the thought of spending $3,000+ on a designer bag seems frivolous to you, or simply out of your range, the hot bag trend of the moment is the miniature version of your favorite designer bags. As long as you don’t need to carry a ton of things (it never looks good to have your bag look overstuffed) or just want to use it for evening many of these nano or doll-size versions of popular handbags come in at well under $2,000.

The Way to Go High Low: Orange You Glad It’s Spring?

Pantone may swear by pastels like rose quartz and serenity for 2016, but if the runways are any clue, it’s pretty clear that orange is also going to be a major color trend for this spring. From Altuzarra’s floral prints to Karen Walker’s navy and tangerine color combo, all signs point to the fact that the citrusy hue will be big this season.