The other week, I had been in my favorite pajamas switching TV stations and stumbled upon the 71st Golden Globe Awards. Naturally, the primary part of the show to me is the fashion. I was shocked when I saw that there were 2 celebs holding vegan handbags. Rashida Jones and Bryce Dallas Howard were sporting beautiful leather-free handbags!
Jill Fraser, president of Jill Milan, an opulent vegan handbag business opined on what she feels will be the hottest styles for spring 2014. She offered some superb insights:
Trendiest colors for spring 2014
The snazziest were black and white, often coupled together. Victoria Beckham, Roland Mouret together with different designers utilized a bevy of black and white ideas.
Soft pastel colors are also found quite noticeably for the springtime 2014 including tones of pinks, lilacs, oranges, blues, as well as neutrals in beige, gray, white, and flesh shades. In this instance, the lighter tones are usually monochrome.
Metallics will additionally appear chic, particularly for evening hours.
Pantone’s Color of the Year for 2014 is called “Radiant Orchid.” You’ll most likely notice several brand names introducing this particular color.
Most popular color combos will be the coupling of soft pink dresses along with white or perhaps beige handbags. Here are some of the vegan handbags I picked out that I thought were cute and had some staying power:
Trendiest shapes and sizes for vegan handbags
Clutches continue to be attractive in less structured forms along with larger sizes. For luxury handbags, you will realize a large amount of hardware on a number of these handbags.
The top handle handbag highlights noticeably for the springtime 2014. The timeless satchel, frequently with both a top handle as well as shoulder strap, is likewise very much on trend for springtime. Yet again this is usually a fairly feminine shape that’s proper along with ’50s-influenced dresses.
Smaller handbags with top handles. A number of the handbags from the spring runway also happened to be more compact with top handles.
Backpacks will be extremely fashionable this coming year and had been displayed both for casual attire as well as with dresses.
Louis Vuitton displayed a myriad of bucket bags in black while Victoria Beckham displayed a pleasant duffel bag in black-and-white.
Some other Italian clothing houses offer many gorgeous linens that are well suited for day handbags.
For the evening, even more vegan manufacturers will likely be tinkering with wood clutches, in addition to utilizing more established materials.
Faux leathers, faux patents, faux pythons, microsuedes, as well as blended media combos of linen or canvas with faux patent, leather, or microsuede trim ought to be extremely chic.
Designers including Derek Lam used fringe on their own ready-to-wear selection and you’ll additionally notice many handbag designers who’ll utilize fringe.
Vegan purses and handbags with blended media combos will probably showcase linen or perhaps canvas alongside faux leather or microsuede trim or gussets. Handbags can certainly be trimmed with metal chains.
You’ll encounter a tremendously intense 1950s impact for the duration of 2014. You will see this particular fad highlighted in ready-to-wear. For example, the prominence of flared as well as pencil silhouettes on the runways.
In general, this look is very feminine and influenced by iconic movie stars such as Grace Kelly. You can also see quite a few ’60s influences in spring 2014.
Some designers such as Hermes used jungle themes while others such as Nina Ricci had strong romantic influences. You can see this in their use of white lace.
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