When I saw this great bag by Christian Lacroix go up on the site, I was instantly intrigued. Why, exactly, did I like the unusual combination of print, metals and colors? After giving it a bit more thought, I think it has something to do with a relationship to home decor and interior trends. Wallpaper has seen a huge resurgence in the last few years, and designers are really pushing the interplay between patterns and textures in the home.
Surprised this works so well on a handbag? Don’t be afraid to go bold for spring and play with patterns that might at first seem to compete with each other. Here are a couple of other good examples: