Vashtie and her Suzy shoulder bag
In the second in a series of films talking to stylish women about how they wear Bally's iconic Suzy chain-strap bag, we chat with DJ and filmmaker Vashtie Kola
Street wear continues to reign as the most coveted trend of the moment, so it comes as no surprise that we get an instant dose of style inspiration from Vashtie. This director, designer, filmmaker and DJ is always running around New York, getting involved in the city's creative scene. For Vashtie, weekdays are filled with designing and directing while weekends involve spinning tracks at some of her favourite NYC venues. The bright orange Suzy cross-body bag offers her variety in style, no matter the occasion.
Suzy shoulder bag: the perfect summer accessory On cooler summer days, Bally's emerald shimmer shirt gives you more than one reason to cover up. The shirt has a traditional shape, making it easy to pair with just about anything, but is instantly updated through its showstopping print and luxurious fabric. Vashtie opts for indigo jeans – a look that can take her effortlessly from the studio to a party, and chooses the bright orange colour of the Suzy chain-strap shoulder bag to match. This vibrant hue brings an ultra-feminine edge to her look. She keeps it minimal with some black trainers or stylish moccasins, such as a pair of Bally Janelle babouche slippers.
Wearing the Suzy chain-strap bag with a bomber jacket Whether dressing up or down, the bomber jacket is set to remain a spring/summer wardrobe essential for 2017. This season, Bally's silk Edelweiss bomber gives you significantly more that your average jacket. The delicate floral embroidery brings a chic twist to the typically tomboy fit. In contrasting colours, Vashtie pairs her high-shine navy bomber jacket with the vibrant orange Suzy and keeps the rest of the look understated and simple with embroidered faded jeans and colour-block trainers.
The Suzy bag: a bold colour combination With this look, Vashtie has rewritten the rules of colour by pairing the bright Suzy cross-body bag with a bold yellow top. Her look is a updated take on 1990s rave culture, with bold white-painted acid-wash straight-legged jeans and statement rings that complement the Suzy's chain strap, while leather-strapped, stud-adorned Porsia sling-back pumps create an air of tough-girl glamour.
Vashtie showcases how the bold orange Suzy becomes her ultimate style statement. Bringing any outfit to life in unexpected ways, the Suzy shoulder bag is your go-to accessory for a quick wardrobe fix. Wear it with all black for a boost, or experiment with colour and prints. See more from the Suzy bag here.