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Top 3 Hot Hamptons Bag Trends: Brights, Stripes, and Straw

Originally Posted: June 08, 2012

Nicole Barylski

Stay stylish this summer with Jane Marvel's Sag Harbor Tote, the Lyle Crossbody Tote by Brahmin or Jane Marvel Fire Island Tote. (Photo: Nicole Barylski)

Southampton - This summer from bold and bright to nautical stripes be the best accessorized with these hot Hamptons summer handbag trends.

The Michelle Vale x Intermix bag, the Tory Burch Audrey Large Tote and the John Varvatos Techno Linen Duffel. (Courtesy Photo)

Inspired by the Hamptons, the Jane Marvel Fire Island stripped canvas tote or Sag Harbor stripped canvas tote are the perfect everyday tote. Look nautical this summer by choosing from blue stripes with a neon green lining or pink stripes with a bright sunny yellow lining and both come with matching canvas zip wristlet so you have an easily accessible place to put your wallet. Get your Jane Marvel Fire Island or Sag Harbor tote at Star Fish in Amagansett (8 Amagansett Square Drive, 631- 267-3455).

Be bold with the Lyle Crossbody Tote by Brahmin in firecracker. This croco embossed leather tote combines style and functionality with a zip top closure and a crossbody removable canvas strap. Whether at the office or on the Hampton Jitney on your way to the Hamptons add a pop of color to your outfit and stand out this summer. Stop by Brahmin from June 13 to June 24, 2012, for Brahmin's friends and family event where shoppers will receive 25 percent off their entire purchase. Brahmin is located at 56 Jobs Lane in Southampton (631- 287-2386 www.brahmin.com).

If you like the brights and neon trend but are intimidated by a fully neon bag try the Michelle Vale x Intermix bag. Handmade with silver foiled linen, choose from neon pink or metallic silver natural leather handles, the perfect pop of color. The neon handles let you enjoy the neon trend without being too bright. The Michelle Vale x Intermix bag is available at the Southampton (64 Main Street, 631-283-8510, www.intermixonline.com) and East Hampton (87 Main Street, 631-907-8025) Intermix locations.

Straw bags are the perfect trend to try for those who want to look beachy yet sophisticated. The Tory Burch Audrey Large Tote is just as chic and timeless as its inspiration fashion icon Audrey Hepburn. Whether you are heading to the beach or strolling through one of the Hampton villages this bag will add sophistication to any outfit. Tory Burch is located at 47 Newtown Lane in East Hampton (631-907-9150 www.toryburch.com).

Make sure your man is also fashionable this summer with one of John Varvatos duffel bags. While women's trends for summer were all about the brights, many of mens trends focused on neutrals. The Techno Linen Duffel is the perfect size for a weekend getaway in the Hamptons. The garment dyed linen duffle bag has two handles, top zip entry, internal accessories pockets, leather trim, cotton lining and detachable shoulder strap. John Varvatos is located at 54 Newtown Lane in East Hampton (631-324-4440, www.johnvarvatos.com).

Nicole is the Editor-in-Chief of Hamptons.com where she focuses on lifestyle, nightlife, and mixology. She grew up in the Hamptons and currently resides in Water Mill. www.hamptons.com NicoleBarylski NicoleBarylski

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