“Why fit in when you were born to stand out?” - Dr. Seuss
Handbags and clutches are often the accessories that tie and entire outfit together and complete a look. They can be used to draw or direct attention, change a silhouette, or simply be functional beautiful pieces. By pulling in elements from the outfit to blend in, or adding a completely new element to stand out, these accessories are essential for any fashion-savvy individual.
Here we will look at Rebag’s assortment of accessories that will definitely stand out from the crowd. These bags are crafted in brilliant, vibrant, and colorful patterns and textures that are de rigueur around the globe.
FENDI’S MONSTER POUCH IN LEATHER WITH FUR
This eye-catching pouch features the brand’s famous monster eyes made of inlaid concentric circles in leather and python with pyramid stud details. Fox fur trims the eye for added texture and brightness and a hint of playfulness. Debuting in Fall/Winter 2013, the Fendi Monsters, Bugs and Faces have quickly become a cult classic and inspired other designers to release similar pieces. Since its debut, Fendi has released whimsical, highly textured and heavily adorned bags, straps and charms, transforming the houses’ aesthetic from minimal and clean to incorporating new fun and playful touches.
VERSACE’S #GREEK CONVERTIBLE SHOULDER BAG IN QUILTED PRINTED LEATHER
Versace has never been shy when it comes to colors or patterns. This #Greek Convertible Shoulder bag recalls Versace’s heritage prints, mixed and overlaid in bright primary colors grounded with black and white, while the top stitch detail adds texture to the bag. The overall aesthetic of the bag is very on brand for Versace. It keeps up with the notion of paying homage to your roots while looking forward.
GUCCI’S DIONYSUS BAMBOO TOP HANDLE BAG IN EMBROIDERED PYTHON
Gucci has been making waves since Alessandro Michele took over as its creative director in 2015. Named after the myth of the Greek god Dionysus, no bag in recent history has created more of a buzz . Pictured above with the houses signature bamboo handle, the bag features intricate beading and crystal applique, with a delicate "l'aveugle par amour" embroidery which translates to “blind for love,” a constant theme of equality, an agenda that Michelle is pushing with his designs. The bag is made of python skin and adorned with silver double tiger head hardware and classic web strap.
GUCCI’S GUCCIGHOST TOTE IN LEATHER
Ex-Olympian Trevor Andrew, more commonly known as “GucciGhost” has collaborated with Gucci’s Alessandro Michele to create the a collection of Ready-to-Wear and accessories fit for the streets. Since taking over the reins at Gucci, Michele has turned buzz into sales, ushering Gucci into a renaissance similar to one seen in the Tom Ford era. The GucciGhost collaboration is one of many Michele has entered into, and with eye-catching statement pieces such as this painted monogram tote, we are all on the edge of our seats waiting to see what’s to come. Debuting in Fall/Winter 2016, the collection was extremely well-received and continues to retain much of it’s value on the resale market.
CHRISTIAN DIOR’S DIORAMA FLAP BAG IN OBLIQUE EMBROIDERED FABRIC
Dior’s recent release of the Oblique collection, as an updated and reworked Diorissimo canvas, has been extremely well-received by public. A reintroduction of the 70’s Diorissimo canvas (known as Flander’s Tapestry) allows the house to forge on and remain current while referencing itself masterfully. Crafted from Dior oblique fabric embroidered with black and light blue tufted velvet, this bag balances sleek sophistication with intricate detailing.