Angela Roi

Handbags and leather accessories are understated this season without elaborate bells and whistles. But don’t get fooled by this lack of add-ons, on the contrary, luxurious leathers take the spotlight, and the new trend is elegant simplicity

1. Milan Street/IMAXtree 2. Milan Street/IMAXtree

Simple cognac coloured leather totes are the perfect accessory to a classy camel coat

3. Milan Street/IMAXtree 4. London Street/IMAXtree

The envelope please….simple leather envelope clutches simply go with anything anywhere

5. Burberry/Paris Retail 6. New York Street/IMAXtree

Luxe leathers and a discreet designer logo give simple black shoulder bags fashion cachet

7. Derby/Paris Retail 8. Paris Street/IMAXtree

Contrasting leather colours and textures make an easy fashion statement

9. Fairmount/Paris Retail 10. Just Campagne/Paris Retail

A leather zip top satchel including matching leather wallet and phone cover are the on the go career woman’s accessory choices

11. Lancaster/Paris Retail 12. Indies/Paris Retail

Quick access to the mobile phone is a must these days, either via an easy reach outside pocket or one that can be detached to become its own mini bag. Note the importance of winter white and pale grey

13. Copenhagen Street/IMAXtree

The understated retro top handle bag becomes the ultimate accessory for urban hoodie looks