When it comes to bags, summer 2017 staples such as tassels, pebbled textures and fresh shapes will work their way into fall in warm but muted tones. Classic and lush, dense leathers in unexpected colors take on non-traditional forms, and pliable vegan leather pieces will make you question if you want the real thing.
A Woodstock-worthy purse with sweet woven detailing? Yes please. Make the look happen in luxe, tan or vegan leather with the Madison Stewart tote. BeLush Boutique, 101 Settlers Trace Blvd., Suite 1002, Lafayette. 337-288-9349
Minor History makes minor changes to simple design that modernize a piece, like this olive green fold-over bag. The pebbled leather purse comes complete with delicate golden zipper and hidden magnetic closure. Genterie Supply Company, 408 Jefferson St., Lafayette. 337-402-3833.
This perforated tan, black and white tote works as both a beach bag and a purse. The vegan leather Urban Expressions bag also comes with a small black wristlet. Maven Womenswear, 201 Settlers Trace Blvd., Suite 2021, Lafayette. 337-704-2668. TheMavenStore.com
Here comes the sun, in the shape of a flask, from Minor History. The adorably lush gold crossbody comes in the very on-trend circle shape, perfect for nights out. Genterie Supply Company.
A black bucket bag is a chic necessity. This black vegan leather purse has a laid-back drawstring closure and doubles as a backpack for all your end-of-summer festivals. Score. Maven Womenswear.
Can’t decide if you want to stay refined or make a statement? You won’t have to. With its sharp angles, textured surface and cognac vegan leather, this clutch prominently features a detachable tassel. Maven Womenswear.