I have had an on & off relationship with Tory Burch designs as I’m simply not a big fan of logos for the featured design element in shoes, handbags etc….even though I have to admit that hers is a very attractive logo. With the new Louisa Messenger, I am certainly back “on” again!
Described as “24-hour chic”, this bag can be worn daytime as a messenger or evenings as a clutch simply by removing the handle. A trend we are seeing more and more of as consumers demand more options for their dollars. It’s a trend that I really like too!
Although I’m excited this bag can be carried as a clutch, I have to say my favorite element is the handle itself! Little gold squares woven with tan leather create a very sophisticated edge that contrasts nicely to all of the stud-work we have been seeing lately. The fold-over top can also be worn upright simply by moving the handle and tassle to the top of the bag. Thereby eliminating my biggest complaint of foldover-bags which is wasted space! It’s a nifty little trick that doesn’t lose much in the design department when worn that way.
Inside, the design doesn’t stop. Two internal pouches and one zipped pocket with a detachable vanity mirror provide the storage spaces and items you need. (I love it when designers include extra little touches like mirrors with their bags!) A cream colored canvas finishes the bag.
For $395, it’s hard to beat this fabulous bag!
Also available in Black at Tory Burch
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