Archive for the ‘Satchels’ Category

Chloé Heloise Python East-West Satchel

From the innovator of the prêt-à-porter, comes this really cool handbag for fall. The entire fall handbag collection is actually has little bit of everything – almost to the point of being disjointed. However, there are some handbags that managed to be both cool and functional. The Chloé Heloise East-West satchel, has been given a facelift. From the sandy leather version (and other earthy colors) with pleats in front and at the back, short braided handle with removable shoulder strap, goldtone h…

Valentino Jardin Rose Framed Duffel

Always the one with a flair for the romantic, Valentino’s Fall bag collection is all about blooms and flowers, ribbons, drapes and ruched and draped leather, all in vibrant and eye-catching colors. Although some appear to have gone over the top, like the red bag with huge flower in front, most of the bags and clutches in the collection look sweet and functional.The Jardin Rose Framed Duffel, a part of the collection, is stunningly beautiful and romantic with a ruched Nappa leather body and roset…

Dior Lady Handbag

Count on the High Fashion house of Dior to create a dainty little bit of perfection. I can just imagine a flawless Upper Manhattan socialite shopping at Saks 5th Avenue with this little beauty in hand. Dior Lady is made of supple lambskin and softly rounded petit leather handles. The quaint geometric pattern is inspired by Dior’s vintage “Cannage” quilting which is stitched onto the supple lambskin. This classic is accented by  jewel-finish hardware and has a removable shoulder strap. Sparkling …

Eco-Friendly Handmade Handbags

If you wish to be fashionable as well as helping the environment, you may want to check out handmade bags made out of recycled juice wrappers. Now, you might think that, “Handbags out of juice wrappers? How unfashionable.” Well, you might not have seen the work that comes into these handmade handbags. Our environment is not getting any better and the various wastes and garbage that humans create do not help. Every bit of recycling is more than welcome just to make this world a bit better. It jus…

Chloe Saskia – A Girl's Perfect Companion

Branded as “A Chloe Girls Perfect Companion”, the Saskia is a beautiful and versatile tote bag. It’s perfect as day-to-night bag, and perfect also for any season. It is both a hand and a shoulder bag. Now matching bags to outfits is no longer a hassle. The Saskia comes into versions, sheepskin and python skin. Sheepskin is washed to highlight its grain texture and sponged to get that irregular color effect. Then it is ironed to give it that gloss. Python skin is washed then delicately covered in…

Burberry Check Net Drawstring Bag

Burberry has been offering new handbag designs while still clinging to their traditional check pattern. The Check Net Drawstring Bag is no exception as it reinvents the nova as a netted day purse. It actually looks wonderful if you see it from the front because the pattern looks almost seamless. The cotton fabric is cut into a netted pattern then placed over the transparent vinyl bag, and added with touches of leather drawstring and adjustable double straps. Being a vinyl bag, however, means th…

Kooba Micki Handbag

Creating quite a fashion buzz in Spring 2007, Kooba is at it again with a surprising collection of leather accessories and, yes, handbags included. First in our priority list is the Kooba Micki, a leather hobo hand bag with large front exterior flap pockets and single shoulder strap. It also features gold-toned buckles, side zippers, interior cell phone pockets, and even a dog clip. The bag closes with a top magnetic snapKooba continued with what they have left last year. Changeable silhouettes …

Kooba Carly Handbag

Another Kooba handbag in our review is the Carly, a large sash tote with trim detail and magnetic closure. It is fully lined with two cell phone pockets in the interior, as well as a zip pocket, and a dog clip.The gold-toned lining in the Carly converges to a large golden knot, which is unmistakably the bag’s highlight. It is minimal yet screams detail and craftsmanship.People think that Kooba can be a bit overpriced, but considering how detailed they put in every work, I think it’s worth it. It…

Balenciaga City Leather Bag

The Spanish fashion powerhouse Balenciaga has done it again with their introduction of their Spring-Summer Collection 2008. The handbags that were unveiled in their website present a minimalist yet refined structures and designs, all stamped with a haute couture flavor that the brand has been known for.Leading the pack of leather accessories is their City Leather Bag, which is available in a variety of shades such as light cornflower blue, light coral, and black. The leather fringes on zippers, …

Chloe Bay Metallic Leather Bag

The Chloe Bay Metallic Leather Bag offers another elegant example of the fashion style that transcends any trend. Leather has become quite a symbol for elegance and enduring fashion style. Chloe just made the most out of the material to give you a handbag that would fit into your current style without being too shabby or to flashy. Chloe has been in the fashion business since 1952 when it was started by Gaby Aghion in France. The name became known for their warm feminine appeal in designs which …