This summer, it’s all about feeling as light as a feather and as free as a bird. With this season’s most important accessory, the signature bag, we’re presenting some sweet options in captivatingly candy colors to carry as you conquer the world.
SHOW ’EM YOUR PEARLY WHITES
This mini hand-held bag with a chunky pearl-shaped shoulder strap by Simon Rocha is an ideal conversation starter, perfect for a summer wedding or brunch with your best pals. $995. At Shop-US.SimonRocha.com.
LET THE SUN IN
The Bikini Girls graphics on this Sunshine Stopper bag are a tribute to the visionary sensitivity of the fashion illustrator Antonio Lopez. It recalls the atmosphere of the disco era and expresses the free and universal femininity that distinguishes the Fendi spirit. $3290. At Fendi.com.
This mini Kenny top handle bag, made of pink satin and silk, with a gold finish monogrammed chain, also has a padlock with the Givenchy signature. A day to evening bag never looked more shapely. $1690. At Givenchy.com.
This bag is perfect for carrying from dinner to the after party in Aspen. The versatile multi-colored pattern goes with everything from wild brights to elegant neutrals, don’t you think? Price upon request. By Marian Paquette at The Garden Room, Austin.
TALLY HO, OFF WE GO
This equestrian themed Colormatic Kelly bag from Hermès will surely add vibrancy to any ensemble. Plus, there’s no doubt it connotes deep-seated joy wherever you go. Price upon request. At Hermès.com.
SOMETHING TO WRITE HOME ABOUT
Say bonjour to a unique collector Lanvin bag. The Pencil Cat purse is embellished with a precious sculptural handle. It was inspired by an andiron belonging to Jeanne Lanvin and designed by the French designer Armand-Albert Rateau. $4750. At Lanvin.com.
THE GRASS IS ALWAYS GREENER
If ever there was a statement bag, it is this Balenciaga top-handle bag in shiny crocodile-embossed calf leather. The rolled, padded top handle also accommodates a convertible strap drop. $2700. At NeimanMarcus.com.