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Elevate Your Style with These Bold Handbags

09/21/2017 01:29PM ● By Jarred Schuetze

Words by: Jarred Schuetze  Photos by: Rachel Benavides

Handbags provided by: Julian Gold Corpus Christi 

For a mere accessory, the handbag has a strong identity. It can be practical, luxurious, mass-produced or handcrafted.

Whether fashionable or functional, the everyday handbag is something you use on a consistent basis. Don’t let the repetition bore you — yes, the bag has to go with everything but make it a statement. Let this  bag be the one you invest in.

Go for luxury. Look for a bag made by a notable designer or brand but avoid the impulse to settle for basic  “it-girl”  bags like the ones on the arm of every posh girl in the city.

Look for handbags that feature design elements such as high-quality leather, jewelry-quality straps, and powerful shapes. You want your bag to be durable, timeless and bold. 

 Bags:

•  Azure Embossed Python Handbag  -  Gigi New York,  $325

•  Floral Print Wristlet  -  Tory Burch,  $195

•  Dusty Rose Shoulder Bag  -  Sarah White,  $595

•  Sunflower Crossbody Bag  -  Proenza Schouler,  $1,250