25 Eye-Popping Bags for Spring

Of all the statement accessories being released this season, spring's colorful handbags are the most exciting.

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A selection of some of the hottest handbags on the market for spring.
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Sure, there are plenty of clothes to love for spring, but even more covetable are the knock-out bags -- from super-bright satchels to mini clutches finished with textural details. At Reed Krakoff, luxe totes were rendered in a searing shade of orange lizard.
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Super-bright bags also showed up at Mulberry, where bold, monotone ensembles were styled with matching T-strap sandals and the brand's signature leather bags.
Mulberry devotees will relish in the Bayswater's bold new look for spring. Here, a statement-making edition in Kelly green. $1250 at Net-a-Porter.
Milly's eye-catching patent satchels and bags paired perfectly with the brand's graphic separates and candy-colored trousers.
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Even Givenchy hopped aboard the bright-orange trend, executing their ever-popular "Pandora" tote in new, neon shades. $2020 at Bergdorf Goodman.
By far one of the most lust-worthy bags of the spring season is Proenzas revamped PSII, fashioned in python leather in a florescent shade of green. $2995 at Barneys.
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Dainty wristlets and mini-clutches were a key theme on the spring runways. At Chloe, simple leather pouches featured exaggerated wristbands with brass studs.
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Phillip Lim's "31 Hour Bag" has a slouchy-chic appeal, and went down the runway effortlessly balanced at the models' hips.
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Roomy and verstaile, the 31 Hour bag is a perfect handbag choice for women constantly maneuvering between work, home, and the gym. $795 at Kirna Zabete.
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Proenza's wildly embellished clutch-bags added a modern, high-tech vibe to the ladylike silhouettes and mixed prints.
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Proenza's diverse spring handbag styles also included this interesting woven "book bag," which could function as a chic work satchel for professional ladies on the go. $1525 at Barneys New York.
Stella McCartney coordinated her chic V-neck jumpsuits with oversize envelope clutches in identical prints and treatments.
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In addition to wild, statement-making satchels, we also noticed a return to classic handbag shapes for spring. At Theyskens' Theory, dainty leather bags with silver hardware felt timeless and functional.
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Likewise, Hermes showed miniature "saddle" bags in pale spring hues. This petite leather satchel was styled across the chest rather than slung over one shoulder.
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In that same vein, Wendy Nichol's simple leather pouchettes are perfect for shoppers seeking handbags to carry for the long haul. $564 at La Garconne.
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Rachel Zoe's elegant "Jane" satchel is roomy enough for a few work essentials, but not so big that you'll feel like the bag lady at after-hours events. $375 at Bergdorf Goodman.
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Everything Phoebe Philo touches turns to retail gold, so you can count on her slim envelope pouches for Celine becoming "must-haves" among top editors and It-girls this spring.
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Lanvin's luxe python mini-bags add a pop of golden shimmer to any spring ensemble.
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Likewise, the house's girly "mini-pop" evening bag is like jewelry for your shoulder with a bow-embellished strap. $1388 at Barneys New York.
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Miu Miu's old-fashioned purses may look like something your granny sported to church on Sundays, but colorful embroidery and an unusual "W" shape give them a modern flare.
Similarly, Marni updated a classic bowling-bag shape with geometric prints and bold spring colors. $1610 at Net-a-Porter.
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Marc Jacobs also offered updated bowling bags for spring 2012. Here, a two-tone number in cream and emerald green leather.
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A similar two-tone satchel from Marc Jacobs' spring collection is finished with shiny brass hardware. $1250 at Bergdorf Goodman.
Colorful crystal details transform this classic Dolce & Gabbana satchel into a statement-making accessory.
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Bottega Veneta experimented with their classic "intercciato" leather-weaving by adding square panels of the signature treatment onto exotic totes and satchels.
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