Carry Catwalk Looks To The Office With Modalu

Carry catwalk looks to the office with Modalu

Modalu England AW15

There’s only one week of fashion month left (sob!), but rather than mourn its passing it’d be a far better use of our time to look to the future. In this vision we see our workwear wardrobes fit to burst with new season bags inspired by the runways of New York, London, Milan and Paris. We catch a glimpse of rich autumnal colours, spy sleek reptile skins, and lust after the ladylike accessories that complemented the debutante dresses seen at Prada, Balenciaga and Stella McCartney.

Nina Ricci’s AW15/16 catwalk was prim and proper, with a timeless colour palette filled with beiges, camels and autumn leaf golds. With an ageless leather and chain shoulder strap, the Modalu Clara shoulder bag is elegantly practical for the office.

Modalu England Editorial

Informed both by the enduring 70s trend and autumn itself, the AW15/16 catwalks were ruled by rich berry colours and forest-floor greens. If you normally demand attention in the boardroom thanks to your statement red lip, this season try a bold berry red bag instead. How very Marc Jacobs of you!

Miu Miu’s AW15/16 show demonstrated the merits of a dark navy blue bag as an alternative to the more usual black monochrome classics. A blue croc tote is the perfect option for those who favour traditional elegance in the workplace but still want to be seen as style savvy. Alternatively, embrace a snowy winter look with ice-blue hues á la Prada. Modalu’s Moreton Grab is extremely roomy, making it practical for work despite its daring appearance.

Pretty handbags for work Modalu

Blue croc handbag

If Marni, Lanvin and a host of other AW15/16 catwalks are anything to go by, reptile skin is the material you need to be looking out for this season. Crafted from a crocodile printed leather with contrasting trims, Modalu’s Erin has three large compartments for all your laptops, notepads and diet cokes. For the days you know you’ll be heading straight to the cocktail bar with colleagues, bring a sleek snake clutch to work with you too!

Sticking with the animal theme, go wild with leopard print like Burberry Prorsum and Louis Vuitton. For those who are required to wear a more demure uniform to work, we’re sure there’s no law against amping up your LBD with a mini grey leopard tote!

Trendy handbags for work Modalu England

Modalu Pippa Micro Handbag

Handbags from Modalu England

Bucket bags have gone from slouchy to structured this season. Anya Hindmarch showed us tiny cross-body options, whilst Balenciaga displayed modern designs. Luxe detailing and a structured base makes the Modalu Whitney bucket bag a gorgeous new season option for all your office essentials.

Anouszka Tate

Anouszka is a print journalist and radio & TV presenter with a penchant for sarcasm and tongue in cheek wit. Most importantly she’s YCB’s Features Editor. When she's not busy being all career driven she'll be baking, working out or making lists. Sometimes she wishes she had been born a decade earlier, and male, so that she could have been in a 90s boy band. Follow her on twitter and instagram @anouszkatate for vital updates on the above things summarised in 140 characters / in photo form.