Likely now and forever. Styling changes, while at the same time, classic shapes keep getting manufactured. Colors are added to lines. Many below come in multiple alternate hues. Fabrication adapts-softer, less expensive materials are now quilted as well as fine leathers. From the smallest metro card, credit card and comb purse to satchels, quilting can make an otherwise ordinary bag look more interesting.
Looks like the haute bag gifted by the married Frenchman to his mistress in the film “Le Divorce.” Very now but not trendy. Ladylike, but not prim. On the sporty side. Great color. Deep pink leather featuring quilted design, top handle, shoulder strap, silver-tone padlock detail in the front, attached key, silver-tone charm detail, front flap closure. 7.6” high. 10.2” wide, handle-5/7.” On sale $356.00 import duty included.
How cool are you?! And the fact that it’s imported will mean you may be the only one. Arty skull and a little glitter never hurt a girl. Good color to carry into Fall. Diamante encrusted skull embellishment, structured top handle and detachable crossbody strap. Quilted, slightly metallic main body, leather look sides. 13” x 19.” Features 2 internal zip compartments, two smaller, unzipped compartments. External top zipper. Fabric lined. $60.00
For those insouciant among you who carry the best simply because you can. Quality, after all, will out. You’re among people who notice and admire. Chic and nuanced. Softest cornflower blue leather with subtle, embroidered floral design. Chain top handle. Internal pouch pockets. Fully lined. Two way zipper fastening at the top. $1525.00
We all carried these way back when. They go with everything, hold enough and can go from city to country. A good jeans bag with more stitchery than the cost indicates. Vintage style tan pouch bag with crossbody strap. 7” x 7.5.” $56.00 $10.00 flat rate shipping.
It’s the color, of course. Pair with khakis or whites now, navys and browns come Autumn. Why be one of the pack? A good size for carrying all you absolutely must have-just in case-throughout a day when anything can happen. Orange Polyurethane. 10.6” x 7.9.” Strap length 42.5”. Wipes clean. On sale $36.00
Left: Contemporary- Betsey Johnson Mine & Yours Quilted Dome Satchel- Patent quilting is made into hearts which makes this unique without being cloying-if it were pink, it’d be cloying. Great for bad weather, carries into evening. All in all, a good piece to own. Features top zipper closure, grosgrain bow at the front, interior zip pocket. 14” x 10”. Approximate strap drop length 7 ¼”. Available in black or pewter. $98.00
Right: Classic-Rebecca Minkoff Studded Flirty Bag- The carry-it-everywhere-dressed bag: to the office and out afterwards, meetings, galleries, theater…put-together, ladylike and traditional. 100% leather with gold tone zipper closure, and studding hardware. 5.5” x 8”. Tassel pull. Shoulder drop 22” with crossbody strap. Interior lining polka dot print. Interior patch pocket. Interwoven leather chain strap. Dust bag included. $295.00
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