The key to today’s no-fuss look is the addition of bold accessories. It helps to balance out the informal ease of your clothes and add a whiff of graphic drama. A statement bag is essential to revealing who you are and your personal style.
Carlos Santana has brought the passion of his music to his handbag collection. For spring 2015, the styles from the Carlos Santana Handbag Collection feature vibrant contrasting colors such as this black and white faux leather elegant bag with a fabric lined interior, outside and inner zipper pockets, contrasting perforated fabric and two super slim handles. Decorative details include gold-tussled string and fringes on front zipper. Can be worn with body-hugging white pants or a tailored 2-piece suit for a more formal affair. Available at http://www.macys.com
This bohemian city tote in the same Spring 2015 Carlos Santana collection presents a deconstructed contemporary design that is perfectly on trend with today’s laid back sophistication, and it can be matched with a pair of artsy graphic prints and slouchy pixie boots. In faux leather, available in several spring colors at www. macys.com
A simple pouch that you can use as an clutch to carry your essentials, the Blake Emery bag by Soul Carrier is beautifully handcrafted in genuine leather. 9 “ by 8” H with a micro-suede interior liner, a magnetic snap closure and cool double stitching around the border of the bag. I love the unaffected minimalism that makes it a nice piece to sport on any occasion, casual or formal. Available in sand or dark brown with peppermint or watercolor stitching at http://www.soulcarrier.com
Inspired by the classic Maine penny loafer, Sebago is an expertly hand-crafted French shoe collection that unites old fashioned prestige with contemporary comfort. In quality soft leather, the Meridien Moc Loafer is easy to wear with anything around town or on holiday.I love the lightness and snugness of the shoe and its inconspicuous chic that gives a proper finish to the most casual outfit. Available in ivory, tan or taupe nubuck at http://www.sebago.com
With the weather changing, you need to think of a stronger sunscreen to protect your skin. A chic alternative is a Summer Skin Dolman Top made with imported bamboo viscose and spandex that is UPF 50+ making sun protection a fashion statement. The wide bat sleeves give it a drape like contemporary look you will love to sport in the sun in the streets of New York or a boat on the cape. Available at http://www.yoursummerskin.com