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Satchels for spring 2024

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Satchels spring 2024 from top left: pink woven bag / soft black satchel / small ivory satchel / black classic satchel / neutral satchel / black satchel /

Classic, duffle-style satchels are hot this year, and chances are, you have one hiding in the back of your closet! Whether you call it a satchel, a small duffle bag, a small weekender, or a doctor bag, this roomy handbag is a great everyday choice for carrying around everything you might need in a day. Love that!

Designers and brands such as Coach, Kate Spade, Tory Burch, Khaite, and more, showed these roomy satchels on their runways for the spring 2024 season. You can choose a structured style such as the Givenchy Antigona, or a softer style from Khaite. The type of fabrication you choose will be both classic and timely for the spring season; just don’t pick the logo fabric, that’s not really “in” right now.

The good thing about this so-called trend, is that it is also a timeless handbag style which you can feel good about investing in for the spring season and beyond. While there are plenty of trendy colors, especially pastels, available for spring 2024, if you are looking for longevity, I would recommend a neutral hue or black. This handbag style will take you well past the spring season and become a staple in your wardrobe for many years. I have had my Givenchy Antigona for close to a decade and I still reach for it often.

Shop satchels for spring 2024 online:

What do you think of this classic yet on trend handbag style? Do you already have one or more move in your closet? Or do you plan to invest in one this spring season?

Thanks for stopping by!

XOXO

Cathy


Chain bags for spring 2024

Chain bags spring 2024 from top left: yellow handbag / soft pink top handle bag / black shoulder bag / pink shoulder bag / white handbag / black chain bag /

Don’t you love it when a classic style is hot on the streets? I do! The classic chain handbag, popularized by Chanel’s famous classic flap shoulder bag and 2.55 shoulder bag, is hot by any designer right now. While the anonymous handbag is hotter than hot, the chain bag is right there along side it.

Chain shoulder bags for spring 2024 should be as classic as possible. Steer clear of logo fabric bags and stick to smooth, exotic, or quilted leather. You want your chain bag to be timeless, and an investment for your overall wardrobe. You can choose a seasonal pastel, which will work every spring season for years to come, or go for a black or neutral hue you can wear all year long. It’s up to you and what you need in your handbag wardrobe. Love that!

If you have a collection of Chanel bags with chain straps, you’re good! If not, there are several designer, mid-range, and affordable chain bags on the market you can choose from. Personally, I love the ones by YSL, Jimmy Choo, Marc Jacobs, Coach, and Tory Burch. They are chic and timeless.

Also, if you are jumping on the TikTok “Mob Wife Aesthetic” trend, chain bags are perfect with your faux fur coat and large hoop earrings to complete this look.

Here are a few fabulous chain bags from around the web you can shop online:

What do you think of the chain bag for spring? Are you a devoted fan of the look? Or will you continue to resist one of the most classic handbag styles of all time?

Thanks for stopping by!

XOXO

Cathy


Shop your closet for spring 2024

Photos: handbags are from the Coach spring 2024 runway / dresses are Kevan Hall spring 2024, photos courtesy of PR, photographer: Arun Nevander /

Spring 2024 is right around the corner, and before we start spending big bucks on new spring merch, it is always a good idea to scout out what’s in our closets for items which are hot this season. It’s a great way to bring new life to older items we have tucked away, as well as a way to save money! Love that!

First off, if you have been staying away from logos, keep doing it. Spring 2024 is a continuation of the anonymous handbag. Keep reaching for handbags and jewelry which offer high quality, and timeless style.

So, without further ado, here are a few things from your closet to bring forward for spring 2024.

Hoops: Hoops are a classic style, but they are popping up as an important earring style this season. Polish off those hoops if you haven’t already!

Doctor Bags: Structured, double top handle satchels are a classic handbag style which is proving to be important for spring 2024. Coach and Kate Spade had styles on their spring 2024 runways, and other designers will be showing them too. If you have a Givenchy Antigona you haven’t worn in awhile, pull it out! Also, any doctor bags or structured, double handbag satchels you have in your closet, bring those out too.

Chain strap shoulder bags: While logos have gone to the back of your closet, chain strap shoulder bags are gaining momentum. It’s OK if they have that double “CC” showing. You just don’t want the fabrication of the bag to bear logos. Logo clasp-yes, Logo fabric-no. You can wear any designer’s chain strap handbag; quilted or smooth. The Chanel classic flap aesthetic is rolling back onto the streets.

Pastels: I know, I know, this is hugely groundbreaking. Pastels for spring are hotter than hot; especially pink and lilac. Rock those unexpected spring hues. Haha

Peach: Everything peach! This is the color of 2024 and it is a natural spring hue, so bring out your peachy garments.

Yellow handbags: A few years ago, yellow handbags were all the rage, well, you’re in luck! Bring those bags back out from the back of your closet and rock them in spring 2024. Yellow bags are back baby!

Wide leg pants: This is a continuing trend. Look for wide leg pants in every style from denim to work trousers to evening attire. It’s all about the wide leg.

Faux fur jackets and coats: There is a social media craze right now called the “Mob Wife Aesthetic.” This may or may not be a fleeting trend. Part of the look is to pair a faux fur jacket or coat with a chain strap handbag. I wouldn’t invest in a faux fur jacket or coat, but if you have one tucked away from a few seasons ago, pull it out, put on your hoops, and grab your chain strap bag. With this look, no one would dare mess with you.

Loafers: These traditional shoes are still popular in 2024. Pull out your classic loafers, and pair them with skirts, pants, and dresses. They are hot.

Well, there’s you have it! These are the items to find in the back of your closet for spring 2024. Happy shopping!

Thanks for stopping by,

XOXO
Cathy