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Proenza Schouler feather print bucket bag, $1,425, Nordstrom, Cherry Creek Shopping Center, 2810 E. First Ave., 720-746-2424,

Fashion Trend We Love: Bucket Bags

Upcoming warm-weather trends include an oldie but goodie: The ever-versatile bucket bag. 


Fashion has been without an “It” bag for quite a while—but that all changes now. Spring 2015 (re)introduces the bucket bag.

A must-have for casual, warm-weather style (we’re thinking beyond Denver’s recent snowstorms), a bucket bag is defined by its drawstring closure and long strap that can either be slung over your shoulder or carried in-hand. The bag first achieved popularity in 1933 because of its fun, nontraditional look. Today, the accessory—which suits every style, from minimalist to full-on bohemian babe—is as fashionable in the city (choose a classic, neutral hue) as it is on a beach (try canvas fabric with a nautical stripe). Our favorite bucket bag attribute, though, is that stylish options are available at any price point.


(Discover another Spring 2015 fashion trend we love)

Nab the perfect carryall for spring with one of my five picks (including the Proenza Schouler version pictured above).

Marc By Marc Jacobs Ligero bucket bag, $378, Weekends, 1200 Pearl St., Boulder 303-444-4231,


Hammitt James bucket bag, $585, Rebel, 5910 S. University Blvd., Greenwood Village, 720-283-1004,

Collina Strada Solo bucket bag, $385, Goldyn, 2040 W. 30th Ave., 720-489-0580,

Kensie bucket bag, $79, The Garment District, 2595 S. Colorado Blvd., 303-757-3371,


Follow fashion editor Georgia Benjou on Twitter at @gabenjou, Pinterest at /gabenjou, and Instagram at /gabenjou.

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