April 4th, 2015
In The WSJ. Magazine

Brown-Baggin’ It

WSJ. Magazine

When I realized how much I love my black hobo, I ordered one in beige. While at Céline, I spied the same bag in saddle and bought it, too. It’s still wrapped up, but, after seeing this story in today’s WSJ. magazine, I’m going to take it out for a spin. Caramel-hued leather is the handbag color for spring.

Bags above by Céline and Valentino.

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  • I just love this color in a bag -so versatile. In the fall, I bought a Delvaux Le Pin in a caramel suede with caramel leather accents on the front pocket and strap. I am in love with this bag and plan to use it through the summer.

    gpcApril 4th, 2015  8:22 AM

     
  • Great article! Looks like I need to dust off my Celine classic box bag in this color!

    MaryBApril 4th, 2015  8:24 AM

     
  • Love your posts!
    Don’t forget the fabulous bags by Mark Cross! The Grace Trunk (a la Grace Kelly) at Barney’s is stunning: http://www.barneys.com/mark-cross-large-grace-trunk-bag-502783151.html#gclid=CPadyaHm3MQCFacF7AodezoAzw&q=mark+cross+bags&start=2.

    SallyApril 4th, 2015  9:00 AM

     
  • I have had my Celine hobo in saddle since it was first introduced several years ago. It is still among
    my all time favorites! Classic all year round.

    lkaApril 4th, 2015  10:09 AM

     
  • Got a one at Zara in SF a couple of years ago when Zara was knocking off runway trends or were ahead of trends. Checked-in recently in Chicago and found nothing directional or interesting but maybe that is the midwest.

    MarcyApril 4th, 2015  10:44 AM

     
  • It’s always been my favorite color for bags, but don’t have one that I like at the moment. I may get the Celine Hobo, gap and all – when I saw yours in the photo, I realized it doesn’t bother me one bit, and really love it.

    KathyApril 4th, 2015  12:31 PM

     
  • Not necessarily a lover of cognac, but those are some nice bags!

    joannawnycApril 4th, 2015  6:59 PM

     

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