1980s daytime bags: vintage inspiration

As seen in WGSN- July 29, 2010–I have to add that my youngest daughter snatched a nice saddle shape bag in Amsterdam this summer in a beautiful cognac color, and I have a beautiful vintage Gucci boxy flap over which I’m bringing out of the hiding.

Natural tones

Princess Diana, as seen at www.dailymail.co.uk Princess Diana, as seen at www.dailymail.co.uk

Salvatore Ferragamo autumn/winter 2010/11Salvatore Ferragamo autumn/winter 2010/11

WGSN street shot, ParisWGSN street shot, Paris

WGSN product shot, Beau Marche Fabrics, MontrealWGSN product shot, Beau Marche Fabrics, Montreal

Céline spring/summer 2010Céline spring/summer 2010

As seen at www.hoyfashion.co.uk, May 2010As seen at www.hoyfashion.co.uk, May 2010

Summer lights

WGSN street shot, ParisWGSN street shot, Paris

WGSN street shot, St TropezWGSN street shot, St Tropez

WGSN street shot, St TropezWGSN street shot, St Tropez

WGSN product shot, Beau Marche Fabrics, MontrealWGSN product shot, Beau Marche Fabrics, Montreal

WGSN product shot, Beau Marche Fabrics, MontrealWGSN product shot, Beau Marche Fabrics, Montreal

WGSN product shot, Beau Marche Fabrics, MontrealWGSN product shot, Beau Marche Fabrics, Montreal

Key shape confirmations

Below are WGSN original key shape predictions for autumn/winter 2010/11 and spring/summer 2011. The boxy flap-over, the saddle shape and the XL money bag show that this trend will evolve over the next few seasons.

The boxy flap-overThe boxy flap-over

The saddle shape The saddle shape

The XL money bagThe XL money bag

WGSN Key Trends

  • Two-tone leather fabrication: contrasting leather trim
  • Monogram details: either all-over body fabric or central logo emblem
  • Gold hardware: buckles, clasps and closures
  • Simple construction: boxy, simple zip or flap-over
  • Long cross-body strap: with adjustable buckle strap and additional top handle

3 responses to “1980s daytime bags: vintage inspiration

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  2. As you know Fern, I have every shape of bag imaginable so keeping up with the trend is going to be a cinch! Trying to pick just one will be difficult though…Must go through the cache!

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