Fall 2015 Trend Report: The Mini Bag is Major

Fall 2015 Trend Report

I’ve long lauded the pleasures of the mini bag. Cute, compact, and yes, scaled to my petite size, how could I not? So I couldn’t be much happier that the baby-sized accessory is proving to be the big bag trend of the Fall ’15 season, popping up all over the runways in New York, as well as London Fashion Week, which is currently in full swing. Best of all, it’s getting delivered in all sorts of shapes and sizes.

Fall 2015 Trend Report

At Marc by Marc Jacobsicon, Luella Bartley and Katie Hillier matched their politically-charged collection of wildly printed, eclectic ready-to-wear pieces with a slew of smooth belt bags (worn low on the hip with jeans and tightly cinched around the waist with shapely coats and party dresses) and itty-bitty tool boxes. The effect: go-get-‘em, girl-powered appeal.

Fall 2015 Trend Report

3.1 Phillip Lim’s glammed-up, grunge-inspired goddessesicon clasped tiny zip-around clutches in their hands, a clean counterpoint to the deliberate haphazardness of the looks, while Alexander Wang’s badass rocker-goth chicksicon juxtaposed their mega-chunky platform creeper boots with a smattering of studded top handles, petite but not so teeny that you have to ditch half your essentials.

Fall 2015 Trend Report

Finally, prepare to put yourself on the waitlist for the mini mini-bucket bag! Mansur Gavrielicon gave one of their most beloved styles a diminutive makeover, while in London, Mulberryicon did the same with their lean, stamped, and chain-topped buckets. Looks like the old cliché still rings true: great things do come in small packages.

Fall 2015 Trend Report

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