Handbag trends for spring

Jan 17, 2011 at 11:44 a.m. ET

Are you looking to buy a new bag for spring? You can't beat these spring handbag trends.

Marc Jacobs Spring 2011Colorblock brights

This spring, look for handbags in bright colors such as fuchsia and orange. Colorblocking will also be popular. From the Marc Jacobs Spring 2011 show at Mercedes Benz Fashion Week, you can see a great example of this trend in the photo above.

DVF TotePlayful prints

The Diane von Furstenberg spring collection features bags in fun, playful prints from small clutches to large weekender bags. This DVF bag pictured here depicts another spring trend as well -- tassles.

Versus Spring 2011Preppy chic

Look for spring handbags in boxy, classic shapes dressed up with funky prints and unique details. The Versus spring collection features preppy-chic bags in fun retro prints -- vibrant florals and pretty plaids.

More spring trends

Spring 2011 Bridal: Oscar de la Renta
OPI Spring 2011 nail colors
Spring trend: Watercolor print dresses

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