Though I'm still obsessed with my Rebecca Minkoff Morning After purse that I've been carrying around for several months, I never fail to get distracted by the onslaught of new, punchy-colored bags for spring. They're great for brightening up an otherwise neutral outfit so I've included a few of my sunny favorites below. I love Tory Burch's envelope-shaped clutch that's trimmed in a yellow patent leather. The gold chain is a nice complement to the straw and is also removable for a less dressy effect. The buttery-soft leather bag from J.Crew is the perfect size and since there are two straps, there are various ways in which the bag can be worn. It has plenty of space inside and even a convenient pocket on the outside to store a cellphone. The 'Ready' clutch, by LuLA, is simple in its design, but I like how the pleating, coupled with the intense color, make it an excellent addition to any evening outfit.
Serena and Dan's Summer romance has since sizzled, but my love for her Rebecca Minkoff bag is still going strong. The mint color has a subtlety rich tone and it's such a fun, unexpected choice for Autumn. Though this particular bag remains my favorite, I've found a couple more ...read more