Fashion is exciting and the ever changing trends have a major role to play there. It is because of the trends that every element of fashion keeps evolving and takes a new form every season. When we look back in time the major fashion changes would only happen from an era to era but like everything else today the cycle if fashion is much faster and moves from season to season hence giving us a galore of new options to explore every season. Some are a reflection of what has been seen and favored in the past and some of it directs at the future. Like clothes, accessories follow the same cycle. Fall/Winter 2012 saw its share of evolving pieces and when it comes to the category of bags, it was the clutch style that seemed to have dominated the fashion imagination and runway choices this year which more often than not will trickle to a popular trend embraced by all.
Clutch bags of all shapes and styles were spotted at multiple shows and hence form a part of the accessory trends for Fall/Winter 2012.Here are a few handpicked styles that definitely will take the responsibility of great conversation starters for you.
The Glamorous Fringe Clutch Bag
About four fashion seasons back, the fringe made a roaring come back to the fashion scene where we spotted the tribal inspired concept taking over high fashion and not much seems to have changed today. In fact the Fall Winter 2012 version of the trend scores high on glamor. Talking particularly of the fringe clutch bag featured in Anne Bowen’s Fall/Winter 2012 collection for New York Fashion Week, the bag is with long metallic accents forming the fringe of a basic black clutch is every fashionista’s delight. The clutch bag definitely is a score and a playful version of the fringe.
The punk in nature studs and embellishments can always transform the look of a product hence adding a new dimension to it. Fall/Winter 2012 runway musings had two interesting approaches to the technique.
Betsey Johnson showcased a bright multi-colored quilted option with well placed studs and Corey Lynn Calter used interesting embellishments and studs to create a fun texture.
The clutch bags are a great way to complete the effect of color block and both the bags completed the aesthetics.
Most of the things dictated by Diane Von Furstenburg are always taken very seriously by the world of fashion.
Her shaped inspired clutch bags for her Fall/Winter 2012 collection were the right mix of quirky and geometric.Well defined and highly structured in shape take a cue from Diane Von Furstenberg ad use it as color blocking element in your outfit.
The clutch bag can add a fun twist to any overly serious look and balance it out for you.
Clearly, the Fall/Winter 2012 accessory trend is a lot about the clutch bags and the time to relish the trend is now since one never knows what the next season has in store for us.
Have a look at other handbag Trends for Fall/Winter 2012:
- Accessories Trend Fall/Winter 2012: Envelope Clutch Bags
- Accessories Trend Fall/Winter 2012: Fur Bags
- Accessories Trend Fall/Winter 2012: The “Hand” Bag