Trend Watch: Structured Square Satchels on the Runway

Pack up the slouchy bohemian bag and reach for a smart, square-shaped satchel this fall.

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A structured satchel on Gucci's Fall 2011 runway.
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Pack up the slouchy bohemian bag -- the best fall satchels were decidedly more structured than seasons past. At Bottega Veneta, a classic square satchel was executed in burnt orange velvet with luxe python stripes.
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Chloe's prim and proper mini-bag was finished with long suede laces.
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Dior's quilted beige handbag is practically guaranteed never to go out of style.
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Contrasting beige top-handles and funky exposed zippers give this simple black bag from DKNY a pop of personality.
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We loved the clean, geometric hardware on Etro's square satchel.
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Gucci's offered their iconic square satchels in a range of rainbow python hues for fall 2011.
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Jason Wu updated a structured "doctor's bag" satchel with cranberry leather and brass hardware.
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Sonia Rykiel's slim black bag is both timeless and practical.
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Lanvin's modern square satchels come in everything from satin to this luxe, taupe-gray ostrich.
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Marc Jacobs' popular polka-dot motif made appearances on everything from panty hose to this cool structured satchel
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The top flap on Nanette Lepore's briefcase-size satchel has an unusual tie-dye effect.
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Add a flash of sparkle to any ensemble with this emerald sequin satchel from Rebecca Minkoff's Fall '11 collection.
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Reed Krakoff's super-luxe handbags got a mini-makeover for fall. Here, a mini lizard carryall in taupe and cream.
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Milly's playful fall bags were executed in contrasting shades of suede and patent leather.
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Neon-bright hues ruled the runway at Blumarine, who matched monotone ensembles to smart, structured shoulder bags.
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