Whether it’s an “Aladdin’s cave”, “It” bag, or classic tote, chic purse, or security blanket – every woman has her own special relationship with her handbag. Only have one bag? Shake things up and give it a twist! Give your best friend a second life by accessorizing it. Six bags, six styles, six transformations:
1. Kiddy Style
Give your favorite grown-up bag a childlike twist with some girlish charms for a really cute result – it’s allowed, I promise! Even Chanel has gone for this trend with hula hoop and Lego inspired “It” bags.
2. Ladylike Chic
Dare to break the rules when it comes to the ultra classic handbag. Create shocking contrasts using different pieces of ethnic-inspired jewelry. A must-try trend, as shown by Kim Kardashian with her iconic Hermès bag customized by George Condo.
3. Maxi Accessories
Try loading the zip of a sleek clutch with charms – little treasures to mix and match!
4. Vintage Clash
Decorate the chain of a little shoulder bag with charms or pompoms – mix up vintage pieces with modern charms!
5. School Bag Glam
Take a simple, plain backpack and customize with intricate embroidery – play with contrasts between minimal and couture!