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Summer 2012's 10 Best Bags

If you're looking for a new black leather bag, you might as well stop reading. In Barbie pinks, crisp whites and geometric neon prints, our 10 favorite bags of season might not be bright enough to mandate sunglasses, but a fresh mani in orange sherbet or electric lime? Yeah, maybe that.

Whether they're perfect for exotic summer vacations or backyard pool parties— or just look like a pool, literally— these totes, satchels and cluthes could push even a flannel shirt and corduroys into summer outfit territory. Though, of course, it might make more sense just to pair them with little white dresses and fancy sandals instead.

Ask for a mini umbrella with your cocktail so your other hand won't get jealous.

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