Fashion loves a bold counterpoint. Upcoming for resort, designers work the fun side of utilitarian chic. They’re showing practical bags in a palette bold enough to inspire a latter-day Mondrian. They’ll hit stores just in time to brighten gray November days.
This story first appeared in the August 9, 2010 issue of WWD. Subscribe Today.
Yves Saint Laurent canvas and patent messenger bag, $2,495, at select Yves Saint Laurent boutiques (212.980.2970); Balenciaga by Nicolas Ghesquière calfskin and embossed raffia Balmoral bag, $2,175, at Balenciaga, New York (212.206.0872); Derek Lam calfskin bag, $1,000, at Barneys New York (888.8.BARNEY); Versace python bag, $3,895, at select Versace boutiques (888.721.7219); Viktor & Rolf leather Plastic Fantastic bag, $815, at viktor-rolf.com; Marc by Marc Jacobs leather Rocky bag, $478, at Endless.com.