You could trace the current craze for hippie-chic handbags back to the slouchy style of celebs like Malibu-bound Kate Hudson or in-the-news icons like Sienna Miller. Either way, the must-have accessory for fall is decidedly '70s: beaded, studded or just plain slouchy.
BCBG MAX AZRIA
"It's about a well-traveled look," says Azria of his embroidered bag ($988). "It has all these vintage details, but the silhouette is modern."
"This bag separates you from the ladies who lunch," says Totengco of his Carolyn bag ($1,080). "You can just throw it on. That's chic."
The suede Fez...