TRENDTASTIC
An Unexpected Shape: Canteen Bags for Spring

The newest trend in handbags for spring 2013 may look like an oversized coin purse but these unexpected new mini bag shape are essential to any fashionista’s handbag arsenal. Inspired by military field bags these bags are surprisingly practical given their size unlike Karl Lagerfeld’s show stopping Chanel Summer/Spring 2013 Hula Hoop Bag. We found 5 great Canteen Bags to roll into spring with.

Dolce & Gabbana Sicilian Print Silk Circle Bag ($725)

FASHIONABLE
Hot Handbags Under $100

Great style doesn't always have to cost an arm and a leg. Companies like H&M and TopShop have proven that! With a little research and patience, you can find the latest trends in quality materials at great prices.

Handbags are notoriously expensive. They're what we like to call "investment pieces." Normally you can expect to pay several hundred dollars (if not thousands) for a quality, designer handbag. But what about those who don't have the funds to drop 10 benjamins for one handbag? We have you covered! Our eyes are ALWAYS peeled for a great deal --because nothing is more satisfying than having a full closet AND a full bank account.

ANTHROPOLOGIE
Suburban Glam

You may forget that you are on the quaint country back roads of Bucks County when strolling around these very hip boutiques in Newtown, PA.

Jac's Urbanwear
124 N Sycamore St.
Newtown, PA
215-968-4442

Jac's Urbanwear on North Sycamore St. carries the latest styles straight off the New York show room floors from Free People, Tulle, Gentle Fawn, Tommy Bahama, Maruca and more. The small boutique opened in 2007 and has been carrying denim, dresses, sweaters, jackets, gifts and accessories for those that want something a bit different from the everyday items on the department store racks. Owner Carol McCune sells pashminas for $30, Tulle sweater dresses for $65 and Free People jeans for $68. She carries jewelry from local designers including "Bird on a Wire" creations made by Newtown Borough resident Amy Lusty. Several necklaces and earrings were made by former Anthroplogie designer Gabrielle Hoffman of Wycombe, PA. Hoffman brings the trendy and yet hippy look made famous by the Anthropologie brand straight to the displays at Jac's.