April 2, 2008
post written by Bag Bliss blogger: Alicia
L.A.M.B. Camel Checkerboard Alston Tote.
When I first discovered the L.A.M.B. camel checkerboard Alston Tote, sadly another designer creation came to mind. Is it just me or does this checkerboard design somewhat resemble Louis Vuittons’ Damier collection, especially the summery theme of the Azur line? Also, the shape of this one by L.A.M.B. is similar to LVs’ Speedy bag but has some traits of the Berkeley bag such as the leather pieces on the bottom sides. Maybe it’s just me but this bag is completely tacky and is one that I would never wear. Sorry L.A.M.B., but Vuittons’ Azur line has by far already won me over…
I’ve seen plenty of gorgeous and classy bags by L.A.M.B. including the Glazed Love Lucca and Verona bags. But I was surprised to see the new Checkerboard line by them. I mean, instead of spending $575 on the Alston Tote, without question I’d rather just get an Azur Speedy from Louis Vuitton. If I saw someone with this bag and didn’t know who made it, I would have never guessed that it was a designer purse and cost THAT much. I wonder if these designs by L.A.M.B. are in fact inspired by LVs Damier collection. What do you think?