These Autumn Winter 14 Fashion Week’s Runway Designs Of The Designer Handbags Display The Darker Side Of The Palette.
Each year, the collection displayed by all the luxury fashion designers at the fashion week, that takes place at all the fashion capitals of the world, is extremely exceptional and every year the designers present out-of-the-world concepts representing and emphasizing different sides of the palette that ultimately influence the wardrobe of those who want to adorn all those new trends and who hardly pay any heed to the price tag. This Autumn Fashion week was no less as the luxury handbag weavers went creative and innovative with their designs, where on one hand designer houses like Valentino featured Pop Art in its collection of handbags and on the other hand, Burberry Prosum was influenced by Handmade Art and Craft as it crafted handbags from refined leather that was hand painted with beautiful floral designs. And how can we forget the launch of the ultra-chic box cross body handbag from the house of Louis Vuitton. So here is an assortment of handbags from all the high-end fashion houses that would certainly urge you to be amongst the early purchasers.
1. Trunk Inspired Louis Vuitton Bag
Louis Vuitton was just 16 years old when he started his career as a trunk maker. This bag is inspired by the maison trunks reflecting the roots of the label from where it all began. The Petite Maille handbag is crafted in refine leather featuring the signature monogram pattern that was created in the year 1896 which was certainly revolutionary as it was the first few attempts in the area of branding and an indication of the upcoming of global culture. This bag features a removable strap and a Monogram canvas body with the edges of the bag trimmed with calfskin leather. The S-Lock with the golden brass finishing is truly inspired from the Louis Vuitton trunk and oozes out the traditional craftsmanship which is interpreted in a modern way. For a complete finish, the bag has a Lambskin lining and the magnetic closure of the bag puts you at an ease as far as its functionality is concerned. Certainly, the bag is a classic hardware in a day-to-day evening silhouette.
2. The Bloomsbury By Burberry
This Fall Fashion Week, the designer for Burberry Christopher Bailey displayed a softer and creative collection of handbags thereby giving an artistic outlook to it. The Bloomsbury collection of bags from the house of Burberry was inspired from the artists and painters of Bloomsbury, an area in Central London that is known for its literary connections and cultural heritage. In order to display a softer, creative and a gentler collection, the handbags were hand-painted with beautiful free-form flowers and leaves and certain bags also had soft geometric patterns that oozed out digital luxury that was soft and warm. This Bloomsbury bag in geometric blanket is a structured tote that is crafted in Scottish-woven wool cashmere blanket and smooth leather. The cloth that is used is a blanket cloth woven in Scotland in a geometric Jacquard pattern and in order to give a unique effect to the bag, the bag is hand-placed and has a clean-cut. The bag is finished with hand-rolled handles and a polished metal double zip. This made in Italy bag is certainly a welcome of romantic, cozy and a warm season.
3. Pop Art By Valentino
The fashion house Valentino presented another layer of artistic and cultural history of Rome through its collection by displaying the pink pop art in its designs. The pink pop art pattern even formed a part of the handbag design that displayed the works of the fifties artists. This Shoulder Bag from Valentino is crafted with 100% Calfskin leather and the pattern of the bag is designed by overlaying the colored leather pieces which are cut into different geometrical shapes. The bag features a tuc closure with gold finishing, three internal compartments, leather lining, double open pocket and a zip pocket. You have the leverage of using the bag both as a clutch as well as a bag as it has a removable leather strap which is adjustable from a minimum of 35.5 inches to a maximum of 39 inches. This Made in Italy piece also adorns a gold chain to give it a different look altogether and can be adjusted to a maximum of 29 inches. The Pop Art is here to make your accessory closet vibrant this Autumn Season.
4. “Be Dior” By Christian Dior
The fashion house Christian Dior has always maintained the fashionable and the urban spirit in the collections of all of the categories that the brand caters to and hence the “Be Dior” collection of handbags is no less in redefining the trendy and the elite spirit that the label is known for. The Hunger Games Star Jennifer Lawrence lends her international aura to the “Be Dior” bag and the bag on her arm is an extension of her persona which is extremely magnetic and elegant. This “Be Dior” Flap Bag has an elegantly urban attitude that is certainly reflected through its modern silhouette. Since the bag can be carried in five different ways, that is, across the body, on the shoulder, on the arm, in the hand or as a clutch, it makes the bag all the more cosmopolitan. The bag is crafted in smooth black calfskin with a modern Jean Blue handle and has a flat back pocket in fresh and vibrant Vermillion red that adds a bold twist to the Dior design. The Vermillion Red Dior detailing at the front would certainly bowl you over.
5. Classic Bag By Yves Saint Laurent
Yves Saint Laurent is a celebrated brand in the fashion industry that is synonymous with youth and freedom and has continued to position itself at the peak of the Luxury world. The same freedom and essence of youth is intact in the Classic Small Cabas Y Bag from Saint Laurent. This bag in red has a tubular top handle with an external leather pouch and an enclosed key ring. The bag is crafted with 100% calf-Leather skin that is blood-red in color. To give you the comfort of carrying the bag on your arm as well as on your shoulder, the bag has an adjustable and a removable strap for you to take the leverage of it. The bag also features a double zip closure and 2 interior slot pockets thereby making the feature of functionality optimal. The front detailing of the bag displays the signature Gold Toned Y buckle that completes the look and would certainly help you in flaunting the luxury from runway to the street. The brass feet of the bag give stability and the leather lining gives a finish to the silhouette. A must have this season for your closet!
6. Leather Top Handle Bag By Gucci
Ever since Guccio Gucci has found the house in the year 1921, the brand has stood for characteristics such as high fashion, Italian style, traditional craftsmanship and global consciousness and has been creating luxury goods that are crafted in a graceful way. Today the label commits to be excellent and is maintaining the combination of luxury, high craftsmanship and modern glamour under the present creative director Frida Giannini. This Leather top handle bag is crafted in light grey leather and has a detailing of palladium hardware. The bag has a flap closure with dark lacquered bamboo detailing and has hand-painted edges with a manual stitching. The bag has Smartphone pockets and an interior zip to care for your valuables and an adjustable and a detachable shoulder strap with a 19.5 inch drop for you to sling it on your shoulder. This piece of handbag certainly carries Gucci’s century old artisanal quality and unparalleled design.
7. Miss Sicily Limited Edition By Dolce and Gabbana
The design duo Dolce and Gabbana is known for its extremely rich and romantic creations that ooze out the essence of Italian fashion and this time around too, the design duo left no stone un-turned in bringing the mysterious sensuality in its collection. The designers added a variety of sugar-coated tones to their “Sicily” bag collection that ranged from sky blue, marshmallow pink and lime green to citron yellow. Apart from using different ice cream shades, the designers used different types of leather like crocodile textures or python skin depending on the bag. This mini bag is crafted from mixed leather textures, is fully lined in satin and has an adjustable and removable shoulder strap. The designers have covered the bags in exotic leathers and hence every bag is unique because of the “Mix and Match” of leather. This piece of Miss Sicily Bag is a sure shot temptation.
8. Padlock Work By Balenciaga
The Fashion House Balenciaga was started in the year 1918 by Cristobal Balenciaga who influenced the fashion world with his impressive silhouettes and was referred to as “the master of us all” by the renowned fashion designer Christian Dior. The creations of the fashion house are quite revolutionary as is pretty evident from this shoulder bag with the detailing of the padlock closure. This bag is crafted from smooth calf-leather skin and is horizontal in shape with a removable and an adjustable shoulder strap. The bag features a top zip closure, pale gold metal hardware, a front pocket with fake padlock closure and an interior zip pocket. The pale gold embossed “Balenciaga” logo at the front makes the entire architecture of the bag look more graceful. This made in Italy bag has four metal feet at the base and a leather framed mirror. Today, Alexander Wang is the Creative Director at the fashion house who has always combined the impressive traditional cuts with his own relaxed aesthetic.
9. Quilted Shoulder Bag By Tory Burch
An American Fashion Designer, a business woman and a philanthropist, Tory Burch started the label in the year 2004 and has since been known for color, print and varied details. The label includes ready-to-wear, shoes, handbags, accessories, home decor and beauty. The designer has worked at various positions for fashion brands like Vera Wang, Polo Ralph Lauren and Loewe. Her style is quite Bohemian and is quite popular among different generations. This Marion Quilted Metallic Shrunken Shoulder Bag has a graphical tonal logo with fancy detailing. Crafted in shimmering gold, the bag is made of super-soft leather that is emphasized by a gold chain strap. This compressed, versatile style which is nicely polished can be used for day or evening. The bag features fold-over flap with magnetic snap closure, an interior zipper pocket and three interior card slots. The woven chain and leather shoulder strap has a 22 inch long drop. The label surely exhibits the personal style and the fashion sensibility of the Designer Tory Burch in its entire collection.
10. Calf-Leather Shoulder Bag By Salvatore Ferragamo
The fashion house that has evolved into a luxury Goods Empire today, started as a small shoe store by the Italian shoe designer Salvatore Ferragamo, who had a very scientific and creative approach towards designing shoes. His creativity lead to some important innovations like wedge heel and cage heel that influenced the shoe industry in a great way and was quite revolutionary. The creativity that the brand stands for is oozed out in this Red/Cocoa Color Shoulder Bag that is crafted from brushed calf leather. The bag has a unique geometric shape and profile at right angles. The bag features hooked closure with golden metal padlock that enriches its shape. The bag also has an adjustable shoulder strap, leather lining and a large zip pocket. The Italian label has always believed that the standard for luxury would be maintained by crafting items that feel precious and are worked by hand and the same is displayed through this shoulder bag.
These unique, well-crafted designer handbags would certainly complete the autumn look. Look out for these must-have handbags which will undoubtedly be at the top of your wish list this autumn season.