MILAN — Soft handbags in strong vivid colors and voluminous shapes, often embellished with shiny details, were some of the key trends at Milan’s four-day leather goods exhibition Mipel.
Roberto Ricci, who researches trends for AIMPES, Italy’s leather goods association, said for spring-summer 2009, “chromatically, we can talk about color block and harmony obtained by assembling various colors corresponding to different parts of the bag.”
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