Handbags of the Moment: 2013

Here I made a quick little cheat sheet for my readers to be on top of handbag trends in 2013.  Rather you run out to get one for yourself or just "arm" yourself with the knowledge of what's hot, the tips are here.


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Minaudiere's are the tiny, hard case evening bags being worn even during the day.
See this post for more.

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Clocks and funny illustrations at whimsy and surrealism to the mood of bag

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Seeing Totes with Flared gussets everywhere??? Well, they were all inspired by this bag - the Celine Luggage Tote

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Portfolio size clutches make a come back with more people toting around ipads

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The lady like flap is sticking around but cleaned up with sleek architectural lines

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Spring and Summer season are a great time to lighten the load. See-through plastic and Perforated leather styles are some of shoppers favorites.
See this post for more on what I call "The Social Networking Bag"