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Style story: Pale-Neutral - Spring Purses for Every Budget

Lou Lou Neutral Tassel Crossbody Bag $28.00

Color: Beige/ Iced Coffee Tone: Warm

Pastels are IN this Spring and Summer (Thanks, Pantone). Unfortunately, I associate most pastels with my grandmother, babyshowers, and unfortunate interior design. I'm only recently coming back around to the idea of wearing pastels on my bodypowder blue and baby pink, for me, are TOUGH.  However, I've found some solutions and better yet - inspiration!

 

Here are the main categories of pastels we're working with in 2016:

  • From Mauve to pale pink.

  • Iced Coffee or shades of Taupe

  • Lilac Grey

  • Ice Blue (which is this years' answer to 'mint')

  • Matte (even in darker shades) lend to this trend

  • Iridescent when including elements of 'pale goth'

A nice way to integrate softer hues if you're still "all black errrything" is with a seasonal purse change. Below are options for every budget and I would like one of each. 

yoox.com volum handbag $27.00 Colors: Mauve, Grey Tone: Warm and Cool  

yoox.com volum handbag $27.00

Colors: Mauve, Grey Tone: Warm and Cool

 

This is a subtle nod to the trend. Structured and demure, the color split adds interest and the hardware is a fun detail. 

Urban Outfitters Silence + Noise North Convertible Triple-Zip Clutch $34.99 Color: Baby Pink Tone: Cool  

Urban Outfitters Silence + Noise North Convertible Triple-Zip Clutch $34.99

Color: Baby Pink Tone: Cool

 

Soft and simple - how spring should be. 

Modcloth Worth the Tassel Bag $59.99 Color: Blush Pink Tone: Warm  

Modcloth Worth the Tassel Bag $59.99

Color: Blush Pink Tone: Warm

 

Bucket bags , which I can be skeptical of, are a huge trend this season as well. I am completely obsessed with this modcloth offering. This is the choice if you want a bag big enough to still fit all your stuff - while upholding the concept of light and airy.

Kate Spade Caution to the Wind Polar Bear on Ice Clutch $318.00 Color: Ice Blue Tone: Cool  

Kate Spade Caution to the Wind Polar Bear on Ice Clutch $318.00

Color: Ice Blue Tone: Cool

 

This is the ultimate night-on-the-town statement clutch. Cool down every Summer night with this frosty sculpture of a bag. 

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What's your go-to Spring or Summer bag? Post pictures, agree to disagree, share some insight - I'd love to hear if my feelings for pastels are shared or if they truly are a time-tested fashion love? 

x/Amy

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