SS17 Bag Trend Guide: Milan and Paris Fashion Week

Paris Fashion Week is over, bringing fashion month to a close for spring/summer 2017. We compiled the bag trends over New York and London, and now it’s time to take note of proposals from Milan and Paris.

Handbags were reimagined playfully, with necklace trinkets seen at Valentino and Hermès, and fanny packs at the likes of Balmain, Stella McCartney, Kenzo, Jil Sander, Givenchy and Marni (perfect for the girl with an iPhone stuck firmly to the palm of her hand). Stripes, white leather, and bags clipped to bags were all aplenty, and the hype for embellishment carried over from New York and London to make it an accessory trademark for the season.

Read on for the official report on bag trends from Milan and Paris spring/summer 2017 showcases, and how to achieve them with the Rewind Vintage collection.

HARD CANDY

Hard-case silhouettes were seen at Chanel, Louis Vuitton and Dior. In our trove, there’s a selection of Chanel runway minaudières – and a sassy Edie Parker box clutch reserved for a #HotChick.

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Clockwise from top: Dior, Louis Vuitton, Chanel, Valentino

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Above: Chanel Ladies First clutch, Edie Parker #HotChick clutch

METALLIC-ER

Metallic bags shone bright over the season, particularly with brands like Chanel and Maison Margiela playing with sci-fi vibes. Get the look for evening with lustrous clutches from Marchesa and Bottega Veneta, or up your off-duty look with a metallic leather Burberry tote.

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Clockwise from top: Trussardi, Maison Margiela, Chanel

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Above: Burberry metallic leather tote

EXUBERANT EXOTICS

Moments of coloured python continued through the latter half of fashion month, seen at Louis Vuitton, Dolce & Gabbana, Miu Miu and Givenchy. Shop our latest arrivals of Hermès Kelly Pochette and Cut clutches to get the look, with alligator and Niloticus crocodile editions in fuchsia, brown and electric blue.

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Clockwise from top: Electric Blue Hermès Kelly Cut clutch, Brown Hermès Kelly Pochette clutch, Fuchsia Hermès Kelly Pochette clutch

ROSSO CORSA

Bags rendered in sportscar red were all over Paris catwalks. Add some va-va-voom to your look with red accessories from the likes of Prada, Chanel and Hermès – or a indulge in a hand-painted Louis Vuitton Speedy in Rouge Epi leather, from our Emotional Baggage series.

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Above: Balenciaga

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Above: Emotional Baggage “Love in Eden” Louis Vuitton Speedy tote in Rouge Epi leather

Catwalk images courtesy NOWFASHION.COM

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