Summer is winding down and it will soon be time to head back to school. While you’re spending your days filling your online shopping cart with the latest clothing trends, you may not be thinking about your most important accessory: a great handbag! Your first thought may be to choose a style that’s appropriate for fall back-to-school style, but don’t count out summer just yet! Family BBQs are still in full swing, and likely will be until after the Labor Day holiday.
These great handbags are ideal to carry from the backyard to the school courtyard!
Striped & Sassy
This adorable tote brings the perfect combination of summer fun and practicality. The Anchors Away Striped Tote is ideal for storing the typical cookout necessities such as a swimsuit and flip flops or delicious BBQ treats. What’s even better is that this bag easily converts to a practical book bag when the time comes to return to school.
Fall 2012 handbag trend reports show wicker handbags will be a must! This adorable Kennedy Wicker Tote provides a beachy look that is a perfect match for a summer BBQ, as well as an academic setting. Go with this fashion-forward look late this summer and be a respected trend-setter by fall!
Crossbody bags have shot to fashion stardom within the last year. The Emily Crossbody Bag shown above is bright enough to make a statement at a family get-together and just big enough to carry the necessities. When back-to-school time rolls around, think fall harvest. The orange and brown will be a perfect fit!
How cute is this Amanda Leopard Messenger Bag? Combining a bright cream with warm, tan, and brown animal print accents, this bag will easily take you from summer sweetheart to fall fashionista. Additionally, messenger bags are the perfect size to carry everything you need, without being overly large.
Woven handbags are another fall trend to be on the lookout for. Rather than waiting for your friends to try it out first, take a chance and try one out this summer. The bright colors and playful woven accents of this Madison Woven Buckle Satchel make it ideal for end-of-summer fun, while the neutral gray exterior and stylish accents make it the perfect statement bag for heading back to school.
Which of these backyard to schoolyard bags are your favorite?