Recently named as the Best Designer for 2010 by Handbago, Adriana Castro has been making a major splash with her beautifully designed handbags. The winner was decided by the public with over 50,000 votes cast. Ms. Castro was chosen as a winner alongside Hermes and Chanel for the Timeless Classics awards.
Ms. Castro is from Columbia and spent many hours as a child visiting her father’s crocodile farm. Her feature rich colors that reflect the natural beauty and color paletes surrounding the Amazon. Her heritage coupled with her Accessories design studies at the Art Institute of Miami International University have resulted in stunning timeless handbags several of which were featured in Sex and the City 2.
If you watched Sex and the City 2, you would have seen several Adriana Castro bags throughout the movie.
Adriana Castro handbags are special pieces with limited production and are only available on her website, Henri Bendel & Saks on 5th Avenue, and upscale boutiques. If you are lucky enough to own one, it is something you will cherish for years to come.
The Spring/Summer collection just became available and here are a few of my favorites!
Nina Clutch in Various Skins
A beautiful simple clutch that features a detachable stap with a 20″ drop and suede lining. It’s roomy enough for a few essentials including your cell phone. Measuring 8″ x 91/2″ x 1 1/2″ It’s available in a wide range of colors and skins priced at $750 for python to $1270 for lizard and $1625 for crocodile.
Alicia Clutch in Red Orange Python
The beautiful curvy shape of this bag are accented by richly color python. It feautres a detachable shoulder strap with an 18″ drop. A large clutch at 8″ x 15″ x 2″ it will be workable as a day bag as well. Priced at $1385
Annie Clutch in Red Ostrich Leg
Beautiful rich Ostrich Leg has a unique patterning distinctive of this skin. Rarely do you see this skin and it’s done so incredibly in this example. It’s a long thing clutch measuring 5″ x 11 3/4″ x 1/2″ Priced at $920
Melissa Small Hobo in Tourmaline Python
The color of this bag is absolutely breathtaking reminiscent of gem stones. The simple hobo styling make it an instant classic. Also lined in suede, it features an nside zip and cell phone pocket. The strap has an 8″ drop. The bag size is 11″ x 14″ x 5″ Truly stunning for $2250.