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Trend Alert: Attack of the Silver Handbags!

It has been a long time since I have seen something so bold, so much, so shiny, as the attack of the silver handbag. I am perplexed by the myriad of handbag options in this in-your-face color. I mean really, how wearable is a big, bold silver metallic bag? So maybe tasteless heiress Paris Hilton can sport one, but can the soccer mom (no offense)? And these aren't the only ones. I have also spotted new silver bags by Furla, Michael Kors, Tod's, Bally and Lambertson Truex. So take cover - we are under attack!

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(Row 1, L-R: Betsey Johnson, Gucci, Gucci, Versace)
(Row 2, L-R: Fendi, Chanel, Fendi, Emporio Armani)

To see my vote for the most wearable (and cheapest!) silver handbag I've seen so far,

Nine West Pocket Squared Hobo, $62.10. This matte silver bag delivers this wild trend in a subtle, totally wearable fashion. It is not gaudy or flashy, it's just right. And when the trend is over, you won't feel bad about chucking it to the curb (or not).

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melissabritt melissabritt 10 years
MBM I like them & I am a mom...I think I could pull this trend off but.. I hate to drop a ton of $$$ on a bag only for it to be "out" as fast as it came in... I'd prefer to buy a nice classic CD or LV bag anyday.
Wicked Wicked 10 years
The Chanel bag is cute but I'm not exactly going to race off and buy a silver metallic bag.
Miami-Gal Miami-Gal 10 years
Trend? Now? Last December (2005), I remember sitting outside in this mall having a cocktail on a date, and seeing all these silver bags and had 80s flashbacks. I got one for Christmas from him and it is nice to have for dressy all black nights. I don't care if it is in, it's small enough to make a nice handbag and to add flair to the little black dress.
Hailey27 Hailey27 10 years
love the chanel one, but i don't think silver is my colour...
riotgeek riotgeek 10 years
I love silver - hate gold. Nice to see silver in the spotlight for a change.
bloodredrose bloodredrose 10 years
I'm so into the metallics. :) Hey, don't forget about Ecoist! You know, the bags made from recycled candy wrappers? They have silver bags in every conceivable shape and size ... http://www.ecoist.com/silver.asp
Justinsbelle Justinsbelle 10 years
Love this trend. although, I had my silver purse last year... :) I guess I am little ahead of the trend. Hope it stays around. Silver adds a little something to an outfit.
UrbanBohemian UrbanBohemian 10 years
Silver's one of my favorite colors, and I love wearing it! I have a silver purse myself!
eleven11 eleven11 10 years
i'm a mom - and i carry a silver metallic bag from bebe - it was once featured on this site. i love it!
rubialala rubialala 10 years
No no no. Too shiny for me. Give me a metallic shoe and the jewelry. That's all I can handle.
the-makeup-blogette the-makeup-blogette 10 years
not big on this color but the chanel one is always nice
BeachBarbie BeachBarbie 10 years
I don't like them if they are too shiney. I :LOVE: the Chanel bag!!
DesignRchic DesignRchic 10 years
cringing, I don't like them only because they don't fit my style. I'm pretty conservative as opposed to trendy.
siren6 siren6 10 years
The Nine West pic is FAB! What a great bargain.
swwonder swwonder 10 years
I dunno I'm still not sold on metallics, I do like the Betsey Johnson though.
DearSugar DearSugar 10 years
These are so fabulous! I am really glad to see Silver making such a comeback.
WhatTheFrockBlog WhatTheFrockBlog 10 years
I love the second Fendi (3rd one on the bottom row) but I'm not too crazy about the rest.
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