Bag Bliss the bag blog
Date Added: October 24, 2006
Bulga | Tassel Hobo Handbag | View!
The designer behind the designer label Bulga (Natalia Konovalova) first stepped into the fashion world working as a model. The name for the line was originally Kono Valova but went under a name change because it didn’t blend with her inspiration behind the line. Natalia recounts the day when she changed the name from Kono Valova to Bulga – “one day out of the blue while I was casually glancing over an antique globe. I was looking at all the old names for towns in my country and my finger came down on a town called ‘Bulga’. After I looked it up I literally fell out of my chair; the English translation of Latin word ‘bulga’ is leather bag!”
Pictured above is the Bulga hobo in the (exclusive to Barney’s) color grey leather whipstitch detailing and topped off with a dangling thin strapped tassel.
Side note: The bigger Bulga Triple Zipper Hobo in the same exclusive color grey is available at Barneys – for the equal price of $695. go!