We love a little va-va-voom in our wardrobe, and fringe seems to be the perfect secret weapon to help us achieve that this fall. The fashion world has been on-and-off infatuated with fringe, and the trend is making a big resurgence this season too. We’ve seen the textured tassels on everything from apparel to shoes, and of course, HANDBAGS!
Playing with fringe adds a fun dose of movement to any outfit and can be done in the most subtle or extravagant way possible. Check out the eye candy below for a little fringe inspiration. Bop along – fringe & fray out your look!
1. Just A Little
So, you’re just starting out with fringe but still want to make a statement? This suede Saint Laurent bag features just the right amount of fringe trim to call attention to itself without being totally overwhelming. The suede adds a luxurious feel for those afraid of the rustic, boho, or edgy look fringe can often give off.
2. Clean Cut
The fringe on the Burberry bucket bag is unique in the since that it is uniform, thicker, and more compressed. The bag features vertical tiers of evenly cut fringe. However, it still has a look of liveliness even without chaotic, free-form tassels.
4. Go Big or Go Home
So, you’re ready to be FEARLESS with the fringe you say? The Valentino C-Rockee bag features a ton of fringe all around the bag, and even the long over-the-shoulder strap. From first glance, you may have mistaken it for a furry creature, but it’s truly just an expressive bag with A LOT of funky fringe.
5. Rockin' Out
If fringe isn’t enough adornment for you, this Saint Laurent bucket bag has embellishments ON the fringe. The studs and leather fringe make the Bucket bag an edgier piece to pull off in the fall.
6. Barely There
Lanvin Medium Fringe Tote Bag – $1,450
So, you a want a little piece of the fringe fad without making a huge commitment? The Lanvin Tote is an everyday basic tote with strategically placed fringe tassels on the straps. Subtle, but still a special touch!
7. Some Sass
Christian Louboutin’s Hobo bag embraces all the sass of fringe while still sticking to a chic silhouette. The fringe gives an otherwise minimalistic bag a great deal of depth and dimension. The Lucky fringe hobo bag also comes in a spiked, studded version with even more boldness. CL even fringed out the Sweet Charity mini with long fringe for a dramatic night out look!
8. Boho Feel
The suede and earthy beige color of the Ricky bucket bag combined with the fringe gives the bag a boho feel. This bag would easily fit into casual, fall looks and mix well with a variety of textures and materials.
9. Fashion Flair
Proenza Schouler PS1 Pouch – $1,425
This PS1 is adorned with enough fringe trim to accent the bag while still staying true to its aesthetic. The fringe on this bag is just a little playful add on to help you change up your look.
10. Long & Lovely
GET ALL FRINGED OUT! Long pieces of fringe drape the entire bag, which makes it bold, but unifies the bag enough so that it isn’t overwhelming.