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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!


(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).

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 ...
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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