Editor's picks: Spring handbags

PUBLISHED : Monday, 01 February, 2010, 12:00am
UPDATED : Monday, 01 February, 2010, 12:00am

Fit all your essentials into this lightweight tote made from supersoft lambskin. It's covered in small squares with diagonal marks that spell out the first letter of the brand's name. The plum colour is a nice change for spring. New Rive Gauche tote (HK$16,990) from Yves Saint Laurent, Alexandra House, Central, tel: 2868 0092

It's always good to choose a classic style that will never go out of fashion. This bag comes with an extra long strap and side pockets for more storage. D bag made from vachetta leather (HK$12,700) from Tod's, The Landmark, Central, tel: 2810 8692

Inspired by France's first lady, Carla Bruni, this bag is sleek and elegant with a retro vibe. It's decorated with the brand's signature buckle. Carla bag in medium (HK$21,100) from Roger Vivier, The Landmark, Central, tel: 2810 8690

Boxy and roomy, this style can double as an overnight bag. The combination of materials - leather, suede and snakeskin - creates a striking look. Luggage vintage python small bag (HK$25,500) from Celine, The Landmark, Central, tel: 2525 1281

This classic Chanel bag is given a country feel with tweed that looks like straw and colourful ribbons for a pretty spring look. One for the collectors. Silk and tweed classic bag from Chanel, Prince's Building, Central, tel: 2810 0978

XL styles were a hit on the runway. This oversized duffle has a cool utilitarian feel but is still feminine, thanks to the leather fringing and green/tan colour combination. Monogram Underground Duffle (HK$31,000) from Louis Vuitton, The Landmark, Central, tel: 8100 1182

The brand's signature intreccio weave is given a more organic look with a thicker, looser weave. This tote also comes embellished with studs on the handles so you can adjust the length. Paille Intreccio Nuvolato Soft Caiman Fume bag (HK$46,750) from Bottega Veneta, The Landmark, Central, tel: 2973 0882

White looks especially chic in spring. Opt for this origami-inspired shoulder bag with its clean, geometric lines. Tinhan (HK$10,280) by Givenchy by Riccardo Tisci from Givenchy, Ocean Centre, Harbour City, Tsim Sha Tsui, tel: 2735 2361

Embellishments such as metal, leather and bamboo give this simple hobo style a high fashion edge. Large shoulder bag (HK$28,000) from Gucci, The Landmark, Central, tel: 2524 4492