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Trending Now: Bucket Bags and Quirky Clutches



( Zara Bucket Bag)

Hello Ladies

We all know the 70s craze is here with all of the fringe going on. Another trend right now is the “bucket bag”, as it shape resembles a “Bucket” ! How about that! The ingenuity! These bags are just about everywhere and seem a fun alternative to a satchel or larger hobo bag. Big enough to throw one’s daily necessities into the bag, they can add color and shape to your outfit. If you carry the kitchen sick in your purse, the “bucket bag” may not be for you.

Another trend that has been around for months is the quirky clutch. We have seen Chanel NO 5 bottles disguised as clutches, and now there are gardening water cans,  soda drinks and so many other “fun” designs, I think they depend on how seriously one takes themselves. I could see this Kate Spade clutch being a fun reminder of either I am a “Crab” in the morning, or perhaps I am in a bar, ( in the imaginary world when I was single) and  a guy came up to me to ask..”Hey, babe, What’s your sign?” Well,  I would be able to look down at my very usefull clutch and say, “Cancer” my sign is cancer!….

Perhaps gardening is a hobby of yours, but you have been sick lately or  just coming back from vacation. The garden needs tending. You leave early in the morning, getting ready to start your day with a smile. You look down at the outfit you have picked out, to now be accompanied by your new Kate Spade Watering can clutch It saved your day!! You forgot the roses and hydrangeas have not been watered, so off you go to nurture your plants.

See, these bags are much more than accessories! Mere adornments for our arms! They serve a purpose. So if you just have a fun and quirky personality or want that reminder, these clutches are the ones to try.



1. Ice cream cone clutch cute Betsey Johnson one.

2. Kate Spade Watering Can Clutch

3. Lulu’s Watermelon Clutch

4.Kate Spade Crab wicker Clutch

5.  Nancy Gonzoles Designer  Red alligator Bucket Bag

6. Black Bucket bag ( so many of them!) similiar Rebecca Minkoff

7. Get the best of both trends bucket bag: ( boho fringe and bucket bag)

Main pic: My favorite Baby blue GiGi bucket bag ( come in blush, lavendar, other colors)

 Some higher end Designer Bucket Bags

YSL: Red medium Bucket Bag: $1,700

Chanel Yellow bucket bag vintage  $2,700

Hope you enjoyed this compilation, and perhaps found one you liked!

Have a great weekend! ( and don’t forget to water those plants!)

jess xo

Which are your favorites?

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  • Maria @ Island Living Midwest
    Posted at 16:08h, 04 May Reply

    These are so fun! And I love the red one. Suddenly I am loving red.

  • Shannon
    Posted at 20:38h, 03 May Reply

    I love number 7!! The perfect amount of fringe!!

    <3 Shannon
    Upbeat Soles

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 20:39h, 03 May Reply

      Thanks Shannon! I like it too and I love the GiGi bag. Hope you had a great weekend! xx

  • litonkrl
    Posted at 04:58h, 02 May Reply

    Amazing beg Jess! The pink beg is so hot.

  • Dawn Lucy
    Posted at 13:05h, 01 May Reply

    I love the bucket bags since I tend to carry way too much stuff with me! 😉 Thanks so much for sharing with Fun Fashion Friday, Jess, and have a beautiful weekend!
    Dawn Lucy

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 13:36h, 01 May Reply

      i dont have one, i like them though.,Going to send you am email w questions for thr May Spotlight On
      ok? thanks you too!

  • thedollhousev
    Posted at 08:44h, 01 May Reply

    I love the quirky bags, so cute :)) Happy weekend doll xx

  • Patti
    Posted at 08:35h, 01 May Reply

    I adore that pink bucket bag, Jess. The whimsical ones are darling to look at, esp the crab! xox

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 10:13h, 01 May Reply

      thank you Patti, yes I like that and the red one too. I had to put some of the cute Kate Spade ones in there. 🙂 Enjoy your weekend xx

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