From Charlotte Olympia’s quirky collection of “piñata” or cactus shaped clutches, to Valentino’s tribute to the Mexican icon Frida Kahlo, here are a few designer bags ‘spicier than a jalapeño’.
This Soft Lara Embroidered Clutch in Pink, by Edie Parker, is finished with the label’s signature acrylic ends and rendered in an ice motif. Price: £1,212 at modaoperandi.com.
A thin gold chain and a delicate blossom clasp are the finishing touches of this Cactus Clutch for the truly original. By Charlotte Olympia. Price: £ 946.77 at farfetch.com.
British designer Simone Rocha is all about femenine romance, but always with a twist. To show for it is this beautiful ‘Mad Flower’ handbag design. Price: £ 1.054,91 at colette.fr.
They call this Italian-Brazilian designer’s bags ‘vibrant arm candy’. Graphic Perforated Leather Handbag, by Paula Cademartori. Price: $2,430 at modaoperandi.com
Inspired by the Wild West is this Smokin’ Clutch by Charlotte Olympia. Price: £1,757 at mytheresa.com.
A bit of Mexican sensibility flourished in the Valentino Resort 2015 collection. It’s no wonder, since their designers Maria Grazia Chiuri and Pierpaolo Piccioli were inspired by the essence and colourful world of Frida Kahlo. Price: 2.131,95 £ at colette.fr.
“Muy picante” is this minaudière by Mary Katrantzou. Her first pre-collection is inspired by Victorian pictures from old books and fairy tales. Price: £1811,05 at colette.fr.
And leave it to Charlotte Olympia to turn a Piñata into a designer crossbody Bag. Price: £855 at www.charlotteolympia.com
Have you seen any other designs inspired by the atmosphere, traditions, and spice of Mexico? Do share with us!