Friday, August 2, 2013

DOONEY+ BOURKE Fall 2013 Part 1

Croco Fino Collection-satchel $468-Blue-glazed leather in beautiful blue that really can work as a neutral tone-four other colors too.

Press Preview Part 1/NYC

Dooney&Bourke - affordable high-end bags have a distinct style about them that evokes the faithful to cheerfully gather them, season after season.

For Fall 2013 ... new colors and shapes on tried and true selections---as well as polished novel finishes and trims on new collections...all stand-outs. And of course the details--- all well made to last for years  (and years), all weather leathers to hold and haul, durable zippers, plenty of interior/exterior pockets to keep one organized, inside key hook-plus multiple tones in each style---that will be wardrobe relevant, all year round.

Croco Collection

Letter Carrier $198-red

Lexington Shopper=small $238, and $268 Cognac-new for 2013

Lexington Shopper -black

AT the most recent Press Preview-there was plenty to gush about...including textured croco- patterned, leather bags with smooth saddle leather straps...white contrast stitching---

Alto Collection
The smooth polished Alto Collection-is a perennial favorite...the shapes are traditional in a way-but perfect for the multi-tasker---including sizes that fit just as well when carried with the straps on shoulders.
Giovanna Satchel-handy outside pocket

Viola Bag---secure metal and leather strap  closures-red 

Isabella bag

Stella Shoulder bag-saddle---smooth polished leather-with gold charm like logo detail- this handbag reminds us of much pricier designer  offerings

Nicola Crossbody-red, navy

Florentine Collection
The Florentine Collection ---with new mailbag styles---is a fav---with winter ready shearling leather saddle bags (pictured below)...and traditional messenger type, flap closed shoulder bags-in three sizes...

Shearling Saddle Bag $398

Pocket Shopper (front $368), Tulip Shopper (back-$348)

Clayton Satchel $428

metal closure

Zip Flap Foldover-front $428, Mail Bag-back -3 sizes $348, $398, $448

nice-stitched on suede underside on flap

BIG DEAL-the flap top unzips to reveal a huge pocket----handy!

Satchel with outer pockets -with contrast stitching on flaps $428

Mail Bags-assorted colors---sizes, adjustable saddle leather shoulder straps-keepers!

Pebble Collection
Practical haulers-the Pebble Collection assortment comes in 16 color options...unfussy elegance...
Charleston Shopper $198-saddle leather straps and tab trims---hold a lot

Letter Carrier $168 front, Lexington Shopper back-$198-$228


It's not all serious sometimes-these plastic North/South Eyelet Shoppers in five bright colors, smooth leather straps-good beach carries-easy clean.

black, emerald, sapphire, ruby, amethyst


Smooth Distressed Large Pocket Leather Shopper $248-with inner pocket-including a zipped one, inside key hook, magnetic metal closure, and feet...good everyday option.

plaid lined interior-outside pocket
practical shape-stands up on its own-protected by feet