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COLORS, colors, colors-the first thing we noticed as soon as we entered the Dooney & Bourke Spring 2012 preview.
Everyone really loved these Two Tone O-Ring Shoppers from the Lambskin Collection. Ideal for the hot Spring clothing trends of the 2012 season----
|Davis Tassel Shopper|
There were plenty else to want to-that will keep the faithful happy----and we think with this nod to tonal brightness-will attract even more customers to the well made ---accessible luxury brand of carry-alls.
Nautically natty-coated vinyl.,,DB Stripes Collection ---barrel bags, wristlets, letter carriers (nice square shape, fyi), shoppers, totes...
|Tassel Bag (middle) and Slouch Sac-Alto Canvas|
|Alto Bubble Bag-cute|
|White Magnetic Crossbody|
|quality is outstanding-stitched leather/tassels flawlessly constructed-lasts forever|
Zebra strips -are stylish animal prints that can actually work well with many wardrobe options...
|Zebra Collection-Zip Sac (l) and Jones Bag|
|Zebra Jones Bag atop Florentine Vachetta Rolling Trunk in natural-don't check these!|
The refined Wilson bags have bold gold grommets in a great shaped handbag-with roomy interior.
|Wilson Bag-w/Signature Jacquard w/ Gold Piping-Shopper (lower left)|
Editor's Tote-continues to be a D & B fav-in durable nylon wth leather trim-great color options...
|Smith Bag-in a range of color options-Nylon Color Blocked Collection|
|Signature Jacquard-Taylor Shopper|
We love the white croco----Amazon Collection
|Crossbody Saddle Bag (top) Magnetic Shopper|
|Shoppers & Magnetic Crossbody|
|White/Saddle option is always perfect as a neutral for all warm weather clothing options. On left- Tassel Bags got a lot of nods.|
|Dobb Kit and Duffel-in Natural|
The plush leather of the Florentine Vachetta Collection in many color options---and timeless shapes including satchels, duffles, sacs and crossbody bags..
|Tab Collar Satchel|
|Flap Tab Satchel|
Dooney & Bourke also makes watches (Sport, Mariner, Chrono...)-and this season-new face colors that match-up with the handbags--- and strap options (leather and linked stainless steel)---all are what we would call- classic timepieces...
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