Must-have handbags for fall

If clothes maketh a man, accessories complete the look. Vogue aptly describes accessories as "look changers" because "adding the right one can transform the most classic, time-honored outfit into something entirely new." So, while you have a dozen handbags piled in the closet, here are some new trends you can look forward for fall and winter. After all, a new season calls for an update, right?

The Doctor Bag

The strong silhouette of a doctor bag has been prevalent for quite some time - fall and winter 2012 is no exception. Sturdy in structure and versatile in purpose, a doctor bag remains as one of the most coveted styles during the coming months. However, the new styles that have emerged are far from being mundane. Designers have offered a fresh spin to the quintessential style and defined it with their perspective. So, the new crop of doctor bags are chic and trendy flaunting the hottest trends of the season. Find an array of colorblocks, animal prints and patterns embellished with chic hardware and leather cutouts.

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The Day Clutch

The day clutch is the perfect answer for the minimalist fashionista-on-the-go. According to Vogue, as most present-day fashionistas revert to a single device for all their needs, the classic day bag is starting to feel a little too roomy. Hence, those who find big bags redundant can go ahead and replace them with the classic day clutch. From dramatically-embellished to sedately-chic, a wide variety of clutches are available to complete your on-trend look.

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Studded bags

Studs are an integral part of 2012 fall fashion scene. From shoes and handbags to clothes and accessories, studs are embellishing them all. Moreover, stud embellished bags are no longer limited to your evening wear and are the go-to options for all your needs. Whether you like a minimalist look or prefer to make a statement, you have several options to choose from.While a soccer mom can opt for a studded tote to carry her belongings, an embellished crossbody is the perfect option when running errands.

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