Gossip Girl is undeniably one of the hottest shows ever created. while not everyone loves the ever-so-active rumor mill in the show, all fans love the fashion sense of the characters. They are chic and glamorous. Every female character has a different personality, which is wonderfully expressed by their outstanding fashion sense. All these girls have one thing in common – they know how to rock a purple leather handbag All girls were caught by the paparazzi sporting a purple leather handbag on different occasions, either on-cam or off-cam. these girls go to a prestigious high school and come from filthy rich families. Not everyone can afford their style but if you can’t get enough of it, don’t worry. You do not need to break the bank to look like a million bucks. the key is to take note of the details of their outfits and find cheaper alternatives that come as close to the ones seen on them. see, with the show’s immense popularity, department stores and mid-priced boutiques have jumped on the bandwagon and offered products that are similar to the ones used by the actors and actresses on Gossip Girl. take for example the style of Jenny Humphrey, played by the young and edgy Taylor Momsen.
Following Jenny Humphrey’s wardrobe in Gossip Girl’s Season 1, Episode 16, Jenny made heads turn in Constance Billard (the girls’ exclusive high school) with a soft amethyst, medium-hued, purple Valentino Maison bag. the over-sized purple leather handbag was the accent to her preppy, school girl outfit. She wore the plaid school uniform with a red Valentino woven bamboo coat under a long, cream-colored coat with collar detailing. She completed her ensemble with black and white polka-dot socks and red pumps. This outfit is the perfect example that bold colors and contrasting prints can be put together without looking like a fiasco. Of course, an average school girl cannot afford a pricey Valentino hand bag. You can still follow her style by choosing a an over-sized, bright purple leather handbag. the Maison bag has pleats and studs so keep that in mind when shopping for that handbag. If you can’t find a bag that has both, pick the one with pleats. You can add the studs yourself. Pick the screw-type, silver studs. This simple DIY move will make the purple leather handbag stand out.
Now that you have that perfect purple leather handbag, do not be afraid to match it with prints and other bold colors. Stick to the small prints and keep the bold-colored items solid-colored. do not put all loud details in one viewing level. Remember, the eye candy of the outfit is the handbag so don’t steal the spotlight away from it.
Your purple leather handbag does not have to hurt your budget. Be creative, daring, and have fun