It is beyond doubt that chances of classic handbags going outdated is very low. Classics can be defined as a work of art being recognized, established value and judged over a period of time to be of the highest quality and outstanding of its kind. Similarly, for handbags, classics such as Chanel Classic Flap and Hermes Kelly had proven to withstand the test of time. People often opt for classic handbags as the design tends to be simpler and goes well with almost all outfits. However, in recent years, taste of fashion has taken a turn where fashion should be fun, where vibrant colors is worth an investment in your closet!
Louis Vuitton Yayoi Kusama Speedy 30, Yellow Monogram Count
Let’s start off the list with a limited-edition Louis Vuitton x Yayoi Kusama Speedy 30, Yellow Monogram Count. A brief introduction on the artist, Yayoi Kusama is a Japanese contemporary artist who is widely known for her bright cheery work of arts as well as her obsession towards dots. Combining the idea of vibrant polka dots into one of the House’s most iconic piece, the Louis Vuitton Speedy Bag, it was a huge success and has won hearts of handbag lovers worldwide. This piece is a steal as it has proven that fashion can be fun with colors while painted on a classic Louis Vuitton Speedy Bag.
Louis Vuitton Rainbow Men’s Soft Trunk (FL2199), Taiga Leather & Black Chain
Toning down a little, with only fun colors on the edge, we have the Louis Vuitton Rainbow Men’s Soft Trunk next on the list. From Louis Vuitton’s highly anticipated Fall/Winter ’19 collection, and in collaboration with artistic director of Louis Vuitton’s menswear collection, Virgil Abloh, this stylish bag is crafted with a black Taiga leather with rainbow border design, with double matted chain links. Taking inspiration from the house signature trunks, putting it into a compact size, this cross-body bag is perfect for day and evening events!
Louis Vuitton Multicolor Pochette Accessories Clutch
First introduced in 2003, premiered on spring/summer 2003 runway was the collaboration between Louis Vuitton and Takashi Murakami. One of the “It” bag from this collection is the Louis Vuitton Multicolor Pochette Accessories Clutch. Japan based artist Takashi Murakami adapted the brand’s classic brown monogram, reimagined the brand with vivid and playful colors on a black and white coated canvas. Bags from this collection were bag of choice for several celebrities such as Lindsay Lohan. Fast forward to recent years, where fashionistas being obsessed with that era’s style, this cute yet petite bag is an amazing choice for a casual date or just a brunch on Sunday!
Gucci Laminated Shoulder Bag, Quilted Pink Metallic & Blue Metallic
An eye-grabber bag! Looking for a fun and colorful bag? Then this bag is ideal for you! From the Fall Winter 2018 collection, meet the Gucci Laminated Shoulder Bag, with a sense of vintage, yet a multicolor creation, this bag can make you feel as if you’re living in the 80’s! This bag is crafted with metallic leathers and on the front, it is a new symbol of merging both of the House signature icons; the Horsebit and the interlocking double G. The shoulder strap of this bag is braided and is long enough to be carried as a cross body or on the shoulder. The interior of this bag features a red floral pattern with a patch pocket. Definitely a bag to show your personality with sweet pink and blue on the outside but vintage on the inside.
Louis Vuitton menswear designer Virgil Abloh’s plane bag. Photo: Dominique Charriau/WireImage for ABA
Written by Xiao Hui