Handbags for spring 2013 are beginning to arrive in stores, and one of the big trends hitting store shelves and the streets this season is the embellished handbag. Not dominant on the runway, but popular on the street, the embellished handbag is proving to be one of the most sought-after handbag styles for the spring 2013 season.
Embellished handbags are being made by designers and brands in every handbag style imaginable for the spring 2013 season. Although embellishments are being found on all handbag silhouettes, the two most dominant handbag styles with embellishments for the spring 2013 are the clutch and the satchel.
Daytime clutches for spring 2013 are being embellished with studs, spikes, crystals, beads and short fringe. Evening clutches are being embellished are being shown with sparkling crystals, beadwork and short fringe. The sizes of the clutches are mainly mini, small and medium. Larger clutches are rarely embellished; although some styles will feature small studs.
The top handle satchel is a classic handbag style which is also popular for the spring 2013 season. This timeless handbag is being embellished with studs, spikes, zippers, grommets, crystals and beads. The satchels for spring 2013 are being shown mainly in medium sizes with some small and large styles available.
Embellished handbags have slowly been creeping into style over the past few seasons and for spring 2013, the details are proving to be important. Designers and brands such as Michael Kors, Prada, Kate Spade and Christian Louboutin are favoring embellishments on their handbags for spring 2013. This is also a trend to watch for in the fall 2013 season.