Hot street trend: the painted handbag

Painted handbags have peeked into style every few years over the past two decades. Designers such as Louis Vuitton and Fendi have presented painterly, or graffiti-inspired designs to consumers on handbags, shoes and even apparel in the past few years. For winter 2013, resort 2013 and spring 2013, the painted handbag has taken on a soft and artistic vibe making it popular on the street.

While hardly noticeable on the runway, the painted handbag has exploded on the streets of fashionables locales such as Paris, Milan, New York, Los Angeles and San Francisco. This edgy handbag style is proving to blend well with the current color trends, prints and patterns which are well-loved by Fashionistas everywhere.

The painted handbag tends to be small or medium in size. Fashion-savvy women are choosing painted handbags for 2013 in the form of clutches, shoulder bags and small satchels. We found a few painterly handbags from around the web and assembled them into this article. What do you think of this trend? Happy shopping, and stay fabulous