By Bonny Osterhage
Fashion designers are looking on the bright side this season, with bold palettes for both clothing and accessories. Can’t imagine your life in Technicolor? Then try one of these vegan handbags for a bold, beautiful way to incorporate one of spring’s hottest trends into your wardrobe.
Yellow trim bursts like a ray of sunshine against the stark white body of this beautifully tailored vegan bag. Both ladies who lunch and girls about town will fall in love with this sweetheart. ON SALE FOR JUST $60 (normally $199) at www.gunasthebrand.com.
LuLu*s In So Mini Words Quilted Mint Purse
When Chanel starts producing its classic quilted bags in bright, neon hues, you know you have a hot trend. We like this little green gem for its similarity in style to the iconic bag, but without the real leather or the really hefty price tag! $32 at www.lulus.com.
Big Buddha Vero in Turquoise
Get your boho on with this bright hobo style that features an of-the-moment laser cut pattern. A floppy tassel completes this urban cool look. $89.95 at www.zappos.com.
Matt & Nat Jorja Tangerine
A marriage of style and function are what you get with this bright orange vegan bag. The perfect size for daily life, it features plenty of pockets, and shoulder straps can be extended for a cross-body style. $148 at www.mattandnat.com.
Reveal Lindsay Clutch
A little classic, a little edgy, this bold blue bag is at home at both the country club and the nightclub. The suede fabric top is made from recycled plastic bottles, while the bottom is a vegan patent leather. Wear it with or without the silver chain strap. Either way, this bag rocks! $108 at www.revealshop.com.