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About the Bags Report

The Bags Trend Report offers consumer-based insight on a wide array of suitcases, purses and bags. From our crowd-sourced research, businesses can learn how hundreds of developments in handbags, rucksacks, designer bags, stylish laptop bags and backpacks have changed in recent years. Learn how companies such as Tumi and Jansport are developing their products to keep up with changing consumer needs.

Who It's For

Whether you are a boutique that distributes luggage bags or a designer producing men’s messenger bags, design companies will gain critical insight from our report.

Effectively gain inspiration to guide you in your design and marketing decisions with the Bags Trend Report.

The Bags Trend Report, last published on Apr 22, 2015, includes 417 PRO Trends and 2,085 examples of bags market research and bags consumer trends related to: suitcases, handbags, rucksacks, designer bags, laptop bags and bags trends.

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Methodology

Our bags research is based on Trend Hunter's crowdsourced bags articles and 2,343,000,000 total views of data. [Learn More]

Report Contents

• 417 Bags PRO Trends = 417 Powerpoint Pages Bags PPT Report
• 2,085 Bags Examples

Online Extras With Full Subscription

• 292 Bags Videos (Online) Bags Videos
• 12,510 Bags Images (Online) Bags Images
• Additional Niche Reports (with a full subscription): Footwear, Watch, Glasses, Handbags, Suit, Photo Editing, Heels, Street Fashion, Swimwear, T-Shirts, Lingerie, Accessories, Bags, Boots, Couture, Denim, Magazine, Ring, Jeans, Leather, Fashion Show, Geek, Dress, Beauty, Space, Cologne, Mascara, Clutch Bag, Jewelry, Ankle Boot and more!



Sample Bags Pro Trends

Each Bags PRO Trend is on its own slide with implications, a quantified score, and examples linked to online bags articles, videos and images. Examples:

Sustainable Play Parents search for eco products that will satiate their children's needs Implications - Eco-consciousness typically isn't particularly important to children, but it is to many parents who are becoming more aware of their household's consumption habits. Parents who wish to instill a sustainable mentality in their offspring are searching for products with eco-friendly packaging that's appealing to children. This shift demonstrates that eco-consciousness is being introduced to a younger demographic by increasing product engagement.
Sustainable Play
Parents search for eco products that will satiate their children's needs
4 Examples + Score + Implications


Ethical Couture Consumers are choosing sustainability over luxury in terms of packaging Implications - Fashion packaging has often centered around offering consumers a luxury experience. However, many retailers have been making the switch to eco-friendly packaging alternatives that are less about delighting consumers, and more about communicating a sense of ethics. This shift indicates that premium products are becoming less about a luxury aesthetic, and more about a powerful ethos.
Ethical Couture
Consumers are choosing sustainability over luxury in terms of packaging
4 Examples + Score + Implications


Fresh Vending Brands shift to offer fresh items through vending machines Implications - Vending machines have expanded to include items with a limited life-span, such as flowers or fresh produce, proving that the platform is not limited to preserved goods. Freshness vending not only reveals that the retail possibilities of vending machines are growing, but also that consumers are interested in prioritizing convenience, even when it comes to specialty products.
Fresh Vending
Brands shift to offer fresh items through vending machines
4 Examples + Score + Implications


Organic Relief Women turn to natural supplements and beverages to aid health issues Implications - Taking a more natural approach to health and wellness, women are turning to more natural and organic health supplements to aid pain and stresses that come with different life stages. Utilizing nutrients and health beverages to ease things like pregnancy and menopause, females are seeking out holistic solutions to aid day-to-day experiences.
Organic Relief
Women turn to natural supplements and beverages to aid health issues
6 Examples + Score + Implications


Kit Gardening Consumers search for ways to make gardening more accessible Implications - Consumers looking to ease themselves into gardening are opting for kits and pre-assembled materials to simplify the process. Cultivating a green thumb can seem like a daunting task to some inexperienced consumers, so products that offer convenience and accessibility are greatly sought after. Gardening kits and the like ultimately serve to remind us that there are non-tech solutions for streamlining lifestyle and leisure activities.
Kit Gardening
Consumers search for ways to make gardening more accessible
5 Examples + Score + Implications


Plus-Size Positivism Consumers search for unique ways to feel good about their bodies Implications - Body acceptance still has a long way to go before it will reach the mainstream, but that hasn't discouraged plus-size consumers from searching for new ways to feel good about themselves. Whether it's enjoying user-generated content on the Internet or supporting body positive brands, consumers are taking a more positive, pleasure-based approach to self-acceptance.
Plus-Size Positivism
Consumers search for unique ways to feel good about their bodies
7 Examples + Score + Implications


Astronomical Aesthetic The planets become a source of design inspiration Implications - As a backlash to the over-processed, ostentatious visual style of recent times, many consumers are craving something more naturalistic and mysterious. This, combined with a growing interest in the otherworldly, has created an obsession with the astronomical aesthetic and the intrigue of what else is out there.
Astronomical Aesthetic
The planets become a source of design inspiration
7 Examples + Score + Implications


Denim Nostalgia Consumers search for ways to recover the past while remaining timeless Implications - Consumers interested in reviving a look or fashion from the past are doing so with denim, a wardrobe staple that has gone through many reincarnations, but never out of style. Denim is a material that has proven its endurance, but it can be manipulated to reflect ephemeral trends and decade-specific looks. By opting for denim that boasts vintage silhouettes and textile and color treatments, consumers are demonstrating a dual desire for satisfying nostalgia while simultaneously staying current within the world of fashion.
Denim Nostalgia
Consumers search for ways to recover the past while remaining timeless
5 Examples + Score + Implications


PLUS 411 more Bags PRO Trends and 2,085 examples!



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