An Ode to the Brits: New Handbags

Spring summons petite statement purses to accesorize your wardrobe in full bloom.

April 20, 2015

Travelling across the pond and back, we’ve brought together a list of British designers and their newest spring/summer 2015 collections that will have you fleeing to Britain for more — and we won’t be opposed to coming with you.

 

Shopgirl Handbags

1. Cambridge Satchel Company
Notable for their durable leather and clasps, this season the Cambridge Satchel Company have reshaped their designs for the Push Lock Collection: with smaller purses in a variety of so-cute colours including lilac, light blue, and pink. Our favourite is the Mini Push Lock in lilac — perfect for a Sunday stroll through the park. $122,cambridgesatchell.com

2. Mulberry
The spring line from Mulberry presents a two-faced, reversable purse that allows you to choose between a textured leather exterior, or a biker chain material.   Check out the Delphie Bag — it comes in a creamy ivory, a silky blue snakeskin, and many other textured materials.   $1,900, mulberry.com

3. Mint Velvet
With the creation of a series of fringe purses including the Stone Naomi Fringe Clutch, Mint Velvet offers an affordably stylish option. $187, mintvelvet.co.uk, houseoffraser.co.uk

4. Topshop
This Clean-Cut Satchel is ultra sleek, vibrant, and basically sums up any trip to Miami.  $60, topshop.com

5. Stella McCartney
This compact, denim bag is heavinly pieced together with stitchwork embroidery and finished with a chain strap and trim.  Falabella Zigarrette Cross Body Bag $ 1,120.00, stellamccartney.com, holtrenfrew.com

6. Biba
If fringe is your thing, check out this cobalt clutch bag from Biba. The January Fringed Clutch Hanbag is made of suede and has a detachable strap, meaning it can be worn both over the shoulder or as a clutch. $104,houseoffraser.co.uk

7. Ted Baker:
Keen on a staple, black purse? Ted Baker’s Allira bag contains a perfect dab of spring-time inside (check out the floral lining) but is strictly business on the outside. $243, tedbaker.com or houseoffraser.co.uk

8. Vivienne Westwood

The perfect partner-in-crime for an evening on the town is this sophisticated black Opio Saffiano Bag.  Made of 100% leather, it’s pulled together with a golden plaque and a squiggle backwash. $450.00, viviennewestwood.com

9. Lulu Guines
This Small Paula in Neon Pink Polished Leather is a part of the Disco Collection: think silvers, neons, and candyshop vibes. $350, luluguiness.com

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