Spring/Summer 2016 Handbags
From storied Italian luxury to avant-garde cool, meet the designers behind the handbags that are going to get you noticed next season.
She’s the Perrin family’s fifth-generation creative director.
Architectural shapes imbued with glove-like details.
Beyoncé, Brooke Shields, and Fergie.
An amalgam of 20th-century artists and designers.
What to Buy
Any of the chic clutches that mimic gloves.
She perfected her skills at Proenza Schouler before setting out on her own in 2013.
Classic clutches updated with a modern twist.
Sienna Miller, Olivia Palermo, and Leandra Medine are all fans.
The heyday of Miami’s South Beach and its Art Deco architecture.
The shell clutches that mimic the look of tortoiseshell.
After studying sociology, the Lebanon native launched her line in 2000.
Tiki bar chic.
Amal Clooney, Garance Doré, and Leandra Medine.
A parody on the pressures of modern life.
Spring’s newly reimagined pillbox clutches—especially the “Euphoria” pieces.
Maria Sole Cecchi
The law school dropout found her calling while working retail in Paris.
Pop Art meets quirky humor.
Olivia Palermo, Amal Clooney, and Eva Chen have all been spotted carrying her bags.
The hues and textures of African tribal motifs and the playful style of Legos.
The top-handled pieces embellished with handmade beaded embroidery or fringe.
Persephoni Giannaki and Bill Georgoussis
With backgrounds in costume, set design, and photography, the couple debuted their label in 2011.
It models Lara Stone and Coco Rocha have been seeing carrying their bags.
The artful contrast of cold metal against soft materials.
Any of the mod-style half-moon shapes.
The FIT grad is the former owner of the Meatpacking District boutique OWEN.
Sharp, sophisticated, and sexy.
ELLE.com featured the OWEN as the “Bag to Own in 2015.”
The architecture and Art Deco buildings of New York City.
Any of the limited-edition pieces in colors exclusive to M’O.
He worked in fashion PR and communications for over 20 years.
Timeless silhouettes informed by uncompromising Italian quality.
The brand is a regular in Vogue Paris.
South America’s lush beauty.
The designs embellished with shimmering metallic squares.
Working in Jean-Charles de Castelbajac’s atelier prompted Matha’s namesake line.
Voyeuristic with a dose of sleek elegance.
Carine Roitfeld has a bag specially named after her.
The avant-garde appeal of seeing into a woman’s bag.
The newly-launched pieces inspired by supermarket baskets
The Italian house has been creating luxury leather goods since 1949.
Classic shapes interpreted with innovative materials.
Their iconic Bertoncina design was recently named “Bag of the Day” by Vogue Italia.
The graphic patterns of snakes from the Amazon rainforest.
The rounded hatbox-style bags in vibrant python skin.