Hip Bags

October 20, 2009

hip bags

Choosing a black handbag may not seem like the most unique way to express your style. But, it’s a great way to invest your money in a tote that will go with most everything in your closet. If you want to mix it up a bit, how about trying a mid-sized purse with a long strap that hits you right at the hip?

From above left, Rachel Bilson, Kate Bosworth and Ashlee Simpson are all wearing this trend with a lot of success. Kate and Ashlee’s straps are even long enough to wear it cross-body, which is not only comfortable but a good way to keep your bag safe and sound.

Want to see some great examples? Here’s a few of my favorites:

Kieselstein-Cord Black Suede Frog and Ladybug Shoulder Bag

Judith Leiber Vintage Black Lizard Clutch Shoulder Bag

Bottega Veneta Black Leather Shoulder Bag

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