I See Through You: Transparent Bag Trend


From all across social media, clear bags have been popping up faster than freshly baked cookies in the oven. Are these bags chic? Or could they be simply novelties? The clear PVC reminds me of those clear makeup bags. Remember those? That being said, when it comes right down to it. Fashion has always been spontaneous. And to the average onlooker, it may appear to be a clown act some trends. Fashion at times, is not always meant to be practical. Experimenting with fashion, means you can have a lot of fun. Why take fashion, or life to seriously right? The clear bags are not a new it thing. In fact, the style itself goes back to some retro areas.

Take Elizabeth Taylor, for example. She was always a massive fan of the clear bags for style purposes. And now transparent bags are being adopted into the new style trends for 2018. Karl Lagerfeld, created clear bags, boots, and rain hats for Chanel’s 2018 Spring Collection. The more I looked at them, I found them to be quite charming in a fun way.
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Sure, not everyone will be a fan of showing off what they carry in their bags on a daily basis. Who wishes to see your tangled-up headphones, or any other unusual accessories? Wearing a clear bag can bring out the artist in you, and have you get creative with your styling choices. Whether you’re picking out brightly coloured pouches to organise your plastic bag or finding a muted palette to go with your neutral shoes. If you enjoy putting a look together, you can really go to town and get super creative.

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The most popular styling is people showcasing their designer purses, card cases, and wallets in their clear bags. It shows off your eyes for design without being too flashy in a bad way. As lovely as this style maybe, you don’t have to shell out a lot of money to achieve this look. A lot of unknown brands are selling these plastic purses for a lot less. So, you don’t have to sacrifice a lot to still look incredibly stylish.
 
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 For some, a clear bag isn’t necessarily the easiest accessory to pull off-it puts all of your stuff on display rather than stashing it away from prying eyes, for one. If you are going to a rugby, football, or hockey game (where some arenas have policies that require you to have a clear bag), well, that is kind of the point, but on a typical basis the style has circulated well beyond game season.

One thing to note if you intend to use this style of bag on a daily basis. You must realise, it gives potential robbers, the golden opportunity to see exactly what you have in your bag. Whether, it is your mobile, card cases, and of course money. That is why it is best to avoid the tote styles, and instead buy a PVC cross-body instead. This way your content is safe across your body and your hands are free to roam the city.

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Several designers have rendered their signature handbag silhouettes in transparent materials recently, rendering most popularity among the street style set, both for the striking bags themselves and for what’s inside. Fashionistas tend to choose what they bring strategically- bold cosmetics with pretty packaging, chic sunglasses, and logo purses. 

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This trend maybe fun, or cause you to run with horror. But the question remains, would you rock this look? Check out some more styles below and how you can wear this trend to.
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Written by Heather Lisa Noire 

75 comments

  1. Make your own Trend we give selective consideration to keep up with hard working attitudes and offer packs with market serious costs.

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  2. You know what, I love to carry Mary Poppins bags and in them I've begun to section my stuff in clear plastic freezer bags...erm...

    So I need to get me a clear PVC stylish bag and pronto. That way I can see all my stuff 24/7 without endless rummaging! Fab choices hon! x

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  3. It is a great style for something different :)

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  4. Great selection darling, so nice and interesting!
    www.recklessdiary.ru

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  5. I love the clear bag trend!

    Chloe x
    www.softoctobernight.com

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  6. I didn't think I'd like them at first, but now that I have one, I love it!!
    XOOX
    Jodie
    www.jtouchofstyle.com

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  7. Transparent bags are so fun to wear and very fashionable. I think I have to get me one too 😉

    xx Simone


    Little Glittery Box

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  8. It's a cool trend and styled so well in the pictures!
    Have a lovely day :)
    Rosanna x
    http://www.rosesrooftop.co.uk/

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  9. I'm not very convinced I like this trend. Like you mentioned I associate transparent bags with the ones used for cosmetics 15 years ago. I had one like that but it was always kind of... I don't know, dirty w dust in the corners and every little thing made it get some color (like jeans for example). I also don't find it very practical, it's like inviting someone to steal your stuff. Anyway, a very interesting post.
    Dorota
    www.fetchcandle.wordpress.com

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  10. How i wish I could use that here in out city but i doubt that because of security.
    Great idea for fashion but not anywhere

    Much Love,
    Jane | The Bandwagon Chic

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  11. I used to have a small transparent bag but I didn't use it much, I use it as a makeup bag or when I am travelling to put all my accessories and necklaces.

    Yiota
    PinkDaisyLoves

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  12. These all look great, loving the Chanel one on particular.

    xoxo
    Lovely
    www.mynameislovely.com

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  13. The transparent bag trend is so cool!!
    http://sugarcoatedbears.blogspot.com/

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  14. I think they can look classy but it's all about carrying pretty / chic looking things inside!

    franklyflawless.com

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  15. I'm still on the fence about how I feel about them... I love them in photos and how some style them though!
    María Eugenia | www.thegirlonanisland.com
    https://www.thegirlonanisland.com/2018/05/the-pop-of-red-and-issues-of-heart.html

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  16. I love theses transparent bags !
    I would love to wear one but I don't know if I would like everyones to see everythings I have in my bag, haha' !
    Margot
    https://troughthepasturesofthesky.com/

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  17. Okay I am loving the transparent bag trend because it's so cute but I don't think that it is very practical. Plus I am unsure why they cost the same price as bags made out of leather!

    -Didier
    www.didieryhc.com

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  18. I'm not big on the transparent bag trend.. to much worry of what is being seen or not..

    http://www.henatayeb.blogspot.com

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  19. In love with this clear trend, absolutely cool!
    Kisses, Paola.
    Expressyourself
    <a

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  20. This is a very interesting trend! I think it looks fresh and fun!

    Have a great week!

    Andrea

    Seize your Style

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  21. Great post dear!

    http://iameleine.blogspot.com/

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  22. I absolutely love this trend! So cool :)

    x Merel
    www.andathousandwords.com

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  23. I have one clear bag and it's more of a mini purse, so not much more than a thin wallet can fit into it, which makes styling the inside a little easier. :) I do see it as a form of art, deciding what goes in and how to make it look stylish still.

    Carrie
    curlycraftymom.com

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  24. I feel like mine would look bad because I have so much trash in my bag lol
    xo
    www.laurajaneatelier.com

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  25. I am beyond obsessed with the transparent bag trend - I have two right now! It's so much easier for me to find my keys, etc. ;)

    xx www.qustomquinns.com/blog

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  26. I think it's different and very stylish! I like the trend! It might not be the most safe idea but it does look very classy!

    KHVDIJA | http://www.khvdija.co.uk

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  27. I'm not sure how I feel about this trend, but love your photos!
    ~Samantha
    http://goldcoastgirlblog.com

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  28. I kinda love the transparent bag trend! I need to get myself one stat! xx

    http://www.thatnewdress.com

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  29. Security is the main reason why I haven't taken the plunge and bought a transparent bag, but WOW they do look incredible! The Chanel version is my absolute favourite....


    Gabrielle | A Glass Of Ice x

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  30. They are everywhere right now, haha :) but they look cool xx
    https://yukovablog.co.uk/how-to-take-your-makeup-look-from-day-to-night/

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  31. I think that they look super stylish but I just don't think that it would be safe to wear them out on the streets!

    http://whatmakesmesmileblog.com/

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  32. I love transparent bags, but I always needed a pouch inside it or else I wouldn't able to use it in the streets XD

    xx Alyssa | STYLE VANITY

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  33. They're cool and even cuter if you have a cute purse inside.
    Jessica | notjessfashion.com

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  34. This trend is so cool and I love all the different styles of bags too! My only fear is security if you're carrying lots of valuables in your bag...

    Heather xoxo
    https://www.hefafa.me.uk

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  35. Haha definitely tons of respect for the ladies who can pull this trend off! MY bag is a hot mess inside (yup, I have the tangled headphones...) so there's no way I'd want anyone to peek inside it! But I love how you can sneak in cute pops of color!

    Susie | http://milehighdreamers.com

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  36. I remember this trend years ago when I was much younger and I disliked it then and I dislike it now. I feel so exposed with a transparent bag.

    Shireen⎜Reflection of Sanity

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  37. This trend makes me giggle. Especially when it's a clear bag that looks like something you got from the grocery store. I do like the Chanel transparent bag though...

    www.stylebymemory.com

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  38. The inner pouch one would be ideal :)

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  39. Chanel nailed this style the best :)

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  40. It can be fun to play around with, especially if a colourful pouch is part of the look :)

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  41. That can be an issue, the pouch could help. :)

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  42. I love the overall appearance :)

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  43. I love the take on the trend :)

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  44. They are and you can get them at any price point ;)

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  45. That is a point I feel is so important to mention. Otherwise the concept, is really neat especially with how Chanel did the trend justice :)

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  46. Defiantly and you can find some in the most unusual places x

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  47. It is a cool concept for fashion possibly :)

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  48. I kind of love it to, even though you can see your stuff :)

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  49. I think if it is smaller it can look really chic like you said :)

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  50. The colourful pouch helps with that issue :)

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  51. Designer labels. You can get cheaper options in places that look similar for the trend :)

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  52. If you don't take the plunge, you can get a cheaper version :)

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  53. It is good for those purposes as well :)

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  54. I love the overall look of them ;)

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