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Sharon Haver, Fashion Expert & Style Advisor

In the Bag- Work The Color Block Trend One Piece at a Time

Now a perennial trend, color-blocking has become all the more accessible with heritage minded bags done up in contrasting hues for a quick, colorful & graphic addition to any look.

Color-Blocking, we’ve seen it on just about every single runway over the past few seasons and as we’ve pointed out before, it happens to be one trend that you can use to your advantage. Especially when looking to highlight and conceal certain areas of your body while adding a jolt of unexpected color to your repertoire.

And with a look at some of the latest purses available from labels at all levels, it looks like the trend might just become a bit easier to incorporate.

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That’s right, call it a trickle down effect if you will, and an infectious one at that as many of the seasons most covetable bags boast contrasting hues and fabrications that add architectural depth and a sometimes riotous punch of color.

So if a color-blocked sheath dress or pants seem too dizzying of a challenge for you, consider looking for accessories that work the trend for you to keep your look current and on par with the seasons top notes.

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After all, sometimes there’s nothing more uplifting and wardrobe enhancing than a new bag and accessories.

Take Mayle’s bag for Club Monaco (above), its mix of standby fall hues in a classic, refined shape lends it a tried & true sensibility. Adding just the right amount of statement making whimsy while curtailing any vintage references for a look thats both modern and here to stay.

Anya Hindmarch Spring 2013 Bathurst Bag

Anya Hindmarch’s Bathurst bag from her Spring 2013 range (above) also caught our eye as its colorways go hand in hand with fashions new call for streamlined chic. Its hues come in a soothing, minimal minded array of options.

And with so many smart options at every price point, we’d like to point out that this is one trend that is absolutely easy to pull off and one that you should consider when looking for a refreshing alternative to your standard everyday bag.

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Photos: Anya Hindmarch and Club Monaco
Published on October 09, 2012

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