Bag it!

Bag boring! Go big, bright and bold with your purses this season. Jennifer Mastroianni shows us some of the hottest styles.

Bag boring! Go big, bright and bold with your purses this season. Jennifer Mastroianni shows us some of the hottest styles.

Crisp print. “Yellow Bird” is one of the newly released spring prints from Vera Bradley. “Vera” tote, $78, from Hartville Collectibles, 1015 Edison St. NW, Hartville, (330) 877-2172.

Sizzling color. Hobo bags are hot, especially in any shade of orange. Mossimo Hobo, $22, from Target, 5584 Dressler Rd. NW, Jackson Township, (330) 494-2153.

Hardware included. Silver adornments add sass and sparkle to a Kathy Van Zeeland baby-blue bag. “Bluebell Meshing Around,” $89, Macy’s Department Store, Westfield Belden Village mall, (330) 494-8200.

Oversized attitude. Big bags in faux python prints are all the rage with celebs and supermodels. Silver-sheened brown satchel, $63, from Ms. E’s Place, 5558 Fulton Dr. NW, Jackson Township, (330) 497-8806.

Shiny chic. High gloss adds updated edginess to wear-with-anything white. Liz Claiborne, $29,T. J. Maxx, 4800 Everhard Rd. NW, Jackson Township. (330) 494-2549.

Where to buy

The Repository
Select Rite Aid Stores
Spee-D Foods
Buehler's Fresh Foods
Fishers Foods, including 44th Street NW, Tuscarawas St. W, Fulton Drive, Lincoln Way E. and Cleveland Ave. NW locations
Aultman Hospital Gift Shop
Mercy Medical Center Gift Shop
Gervasi Vineyard Marketplace
Carpe Diem Coffee Shop, downtown Canton and Belden Village Mall locations
News Depot
Avenue Arts Marketplace
Yum Yum Tree Alliance
Grapes in a Glass