Polo Ralph Lauren, 3.1 Phillip Lim, Marni, Hugo Boss, Kenzo, Dolce & Gabbana, Bottega Veneta
Handbags predominate among designer bags’ styles: tote-handbags, briefcases, suitcases and bowlers, folders, clutches and purses. This trend is true regardless of the size of women's handbags. Small and medium-sized handbags are recommended to be worn on a shoulder. Typically, designers offer to wear them over your shoulder in a diagonal way.
Rodarte, Ralph Lauren, Gucci, Stella McCartney, Chanel, Polo Ralph Lauren, Michael Kors
The list of leading trends includes – «perfect match» of women's handbags not with shoes, but with the main items of an outfit: dresses, jackets, coats, sweaters, pants. Besides shade and prints, designers choose identical materials and finishing, ensuring complete coincidence. This has impracticality, extravagance and bohemiance, but they are attractive to female nature.
Louis Vuitton, Reed Krakoff, Marc by Marc Jacobs, Alexander Wang, Bottega Veneta, Celine, Salvatore Ferragamo, Fendi
Exquisite beauty and perfection of bulk handbags with clear geometric lines conquered the podium. 3D-geometry, in other words – stereometry allows fashionistas to literally learn the basic shapes of this subject in practice. Models have rigid or flexible forms, designers use a contrasting edging to emphasize the main facets of the silhouette.
Marni, Salvatore Ferragamo, Viktor & Rolf, Lanvin, Giorgio Armani, Michael Kors, Rag & Bone, Ralph Lauren
Backpacks, bags, sacks and clutches of a soft form are present among women’s handbags fall-winter 2014-2015, but they are loosing the position of the trend. Their design is close to minimalism in detail, formlessness became the exception rather than the general rule. The same way as last season, flexible options of tote bags are permissible to wear in the bent form.
Alexander Wang, Chanel (2,3), Christopher Kane, Fendi, Mary Katrantzou, Balenciaga
Unusual designs of bags, in which any techniques are relevant, are in the trend; fashion designers’ inspiration goes beyond a certain styly. Sources of ideas vary: mixing soft and hard bases, elements of military ammunition, household basket from the supermarket, the most important thing – is the perfection and elegance of execution. A new interesting offer is to wear not one, but two or three different tote bags, like paper bags with new clothes from boutiques.
Emilio Pucci, Dolce & Gabbana, Marni, Viktor & Rolf, Fendi, Marc Jacobs, Bottega Veneta
Special attention should be paid to handles of fashion handbags, in particular - fur and metal ones with rigid structure. Such solutions exist in all categories, from valises to purses. Chains do not claim to be a novelty, but for handbags it is the exception to the rule.
Nina Ricci, Valentino, Gucci (3,7), Christian Dior, Bottega Veneta, Reed Krakoff, Giorgio Armani
Women’s bags made of reptile skin have a leading position. Their colors in the new season are any, from traditional shades of black, white, brown and beige to gentle pastel and rich shades of red, green, burgundy, yellow and blue.
Marc Jacobs, Celine, Reed Krakoff, Dolce & Gabbana, Fendi, Jason Wu, Valentino, Nina Ricci
Fur refuses to leave the list of trendy materials and so it is expanding its influence. This applies to shades of color, fur varieties and styles. Women’s bags made of fluffy and smooth "short-haired" fur, astrakhan and sheepskin – are a frequent element of the image, they are also found among the purses.
Hugo Boss, Burberry Prorsum, Louis Vuitton, Rag & Bone (4,5), Giorgio Armani, Miu Miu, Dolce & Gabbana
Textiles of all kinds are ready to compete for the first place with reptilian skin and fur. In the wardrobe of fashionistas appropriate bags are the ones made of mohair, wool, linen, tweed, and fleece and even felt. Items of metal, plastic and quilted material do not get out of use.
Ralph Lauren, 3.1 Phillip Lim, Rag & Bone, Roland Mouret, Mary Katrantzou, Christian Dior, Derek Lam, Fendi
Palette of bags fall-winter 2014-2015 conforms to the general trends, it includes: black, white, brown, beige, soft pastels and rich shades of red, blue, green, yellow. Contrast of two or three colors and design in the style of color blocks are in fashion.
Kenzo, Chanel (2,3), Proenza Schouler, Burberry Prorsum, Dolce & Gabbana, Marc by Marc Jacobs, Rag & Bone
Among prints for handbags are– inscriptions, including volume ones, abstraction, strokes, floral patterns and ornaments, stripes and check. Elegant classical solutions and bright accessories, with a note of extravagance, are appropriate.
Michael Kors, Christian Dior, Giorgio Armani, Dolce & Gabbana, Kenzo, Rodarte, Stella McCartney
Decor of handbags is volume and conspicuous: graceful locks and monograms, tassels and fringe, a scattering of crystals and stones, volume applications, metal fitings, icons and figurines. Fashion of the season puts the bag on the position of the leading accessory that attracts attention and causes admiration.