Zadig & Voltaire Handbags
Zadig & VOltaire is a French brand which was founded by Thierry Gillier in 1997. Thierry Gillier is the grandson of Andre Gillier, one of the co founders of Lacoste. Originally a brand which concentrated on jeans, boots and leather jackets, this season sees a range of quality designer leather handbags.
Zadig & Voltaire Sunny City Bag
The Zadig and Voltaire Sunny City Bag is a leather bowling bag with two top handles, a top zip fastening and a removable cross body strap. It also features rivets to the base
of the handles and two wrap around vertical zip pockets. The bag is lined in cotton logo print fabric and there is a large zip pocket and brand label inside. All the metal hardware is gold in colour.
Zadig & Voltaire Bis Stamp Shopping Tote
The Zadig & Voltaire Bis Stamp Shopping Bag, available in green, blue or black, is a soft leather tote bag with two top handles. It features a large external zip pocket on the front, a smaller external pocket on the back and one on each side.
Made from soft grained calfskin leather, the tote has the Zadig & Voltaire logo in strassed metal on the front.
Inside, the bag is lined in cotton logo fabric and there is a zip pocket and a removable zip pouch.
Zadig & Voltaire Rock Deluxe Quilted Clutch
The Zadig & Voltaire Rock Deluxe Quilted Clutch is a quilted calfksin leather clutch which can be carried either as an evening bag or as a small day bag. It has two woven leather and chain removable shoulder straps, one long and one short.
The bag is a foldover style with a concealed magnetic fastening. The bag has a double zip fastening and it is lined in black cotton. It has two pockets.
Zadig & Voltaire is create handbags for girls who are perhaps a little wild, a little rebellious and enjoy rock chic. Never shy or retiring, this is a brand for girls who are very much on the go.
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Smythson Grosvenor Collection Tote in Blue or Black
This Smythson Grosvenor Collection Tote Bag is a bag made from grainy calfskin leather and featuring solid brass metal hardware throughout. The bag has two structured top handles and also comes with a detachable shoulder / cross body strap.
The bag has a flap over pocket on the front with a branded clasp and concealed magnetic fastening and there is a zip fastening pocket on the back with a branded zip pull.
Inside, the bag has three compartments, a zipped compartment and a slip pocket. The zip pulls are all branded. The bag is lined in a navy blue Alcantara suede lining.
Material: calfskin leather, lined in suede
Measurements: 39cm/15.5″ x 26cm/10.25″ x 15cm/6″;
handle drop: 17.5cm/7″; shoulder strap drop: 46.5cm/18.5″ (all measurements are approximate).
The ultimate luxurious bag, this East West style tote from the Smythson Grosvenor Collection will add polish to your professional look. It has a chic design, space for a laptop and a spacious central compartment.
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Anya Hindmarch Huxley Clutch in Midnight or Satsuma Woven Leather
The Anya Hindmarch Huxley Clutch is made from woven leather in this season’s colours, which for AW2012/13 are midnight (very dark navy) and satsuma (a sort of terracotta red). The clutch has a top zip fastening with a large, matching leather tassel zip pull and inside there is a single main compartment which has a zip fastening pocket, slip pocket and holders for six credit cards. It is lined in signature beige bow jacquard fabric.
In typical Anya Hindmarch style, the card holders have “CARDS” embossed in gold. The zip fastening pocket is labelled “BITS AND BOBS”.
Dimensions: 30cm / 11.7″ x 21cm / 8.2″ x 2cm / 0.8″ (all measurements are approximate)
Material: woven velvet calfskin leather
Brought out each season in different colourways and styles of leather, this season’s Huxley clutch is available in satsuma or midnight. Although it’s a clutch, it’s plenty big enough for the essentials yet can easily be carried by tucking it under your arm. The calfskin leather is wonderfully soft and the oversized tassel zip pull very luxurious. And let’s not forget the trademark golden bow, which is discretely placed on the lower front centre of the bag.
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Reed Krakoff Uniform Bag in Black
The Reed Krakoff Uniform Bag is a black tote bag which has been hand made from polished calfskin and burnished bridal leather. It’s a structured bag which has two leather top handles. There are external two slip pockets on the front of the bag and a zip fastening pocket on the back. The bag has a zip top fastening and all the metal hardware is gold in colour. It has a detachable black luggage tag.
Inside, the bag is fully lined in black material and there is one zip fastening pocket and two pouch pockets.
This bag is presented in a Reed Krakoff dust bag.
Measurements: 33 cm / 12.9″ x 38 cm / 14.8″ x 16 cm / 6.3″; handle drop 18cm / 7″ (all measurements are approximate)
The Uniform Tote Bag from Reed Krakoff is a bag which is both timeless and elegant, taking it’s inspiration from bespoke handmade luggage from years gone by. Structured and ladylike, this bag is an investment purchase which would bring pleasure for many years to come. This bag is the newest bag in the Reed Krakoff range having been introduced this year. Michelle Obama is known to be a fan of the brand.
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3.1 Phillip Lim Fuchsia Pashli Satchel Bag
This 3.1 Phillip Lim Pashli Bag in fuchsia is a calfskin tote bag in a flap over style. It has gun metal coloured hardware throughout and a front push lock clasp. There are two zips down the front which allow the size of the bag to be increased.
Inside, the bag is lined in black fabric and there is a zip fastening fuchsia leather pocket.
Measurements: 37cm / 14.4″ x 12cm /4.7″ x 32cm /12.5″; all measurements are approximate
Add a dash of colour to brighten up your Autumn Winter 2012 with this gorgeous calfskin textured leather. It will brighten up black and grey winter wear with your own individual style and it’s ideal for daily use.
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Delvaux Brillant Bag
The Delvaux Brillant Bag is now available in a range of colours, sizes and types of leather from Selfridges. The leathers used for the bag include alligator leather and calfskin leather. The bags are available in three sizes – medium, large and extra large.
The bags feature a single rolled leather carry handle and also have a detachable, adjustable, shoulder strap. The are metal feet on the base of the bag to protect it and a signature branded buckle on the front.
Inside, the bags are fully lined in leather and there is an internal zipped gusset pocket, a pen holder and a key fob. The larger bags also have a large stud fastening pocket and a mobile phone pocket.
The two bi-colour bags pictured above are exclusive to Selfridges.
Medium: 22cm / 10.6″ x 28cm / 11″ x 14cm / 5.5″
Large: 28cm / 11″ x 36cm / 14.1″ x 18cm / 7.1″
Extra Large: 31cm / 12.1″ x 36cm / 14.1″ x 20cm / 7.8″
All measurements are approximate.
Delvaux is one of the oldest names in luxury goods, having been founded in 1829, and now their range of handbags is on sale at Selfridges. The brand focuses on classic and timeless styles using the highest quality leathers. The fashion house, which is based in Belgium, has a team of designers who take pride in the brand’s quality and aesthetic.
The product and merchandising director, a lady called Christina Zeller, says of the bags: “We are the only label that could claim to pay the same attention to the inside of a bag as to the outside”. In addition, the brand concentrates on making a handbags with classic and timeless appeal rather than jumping on to seasonal trends.
Vivienne Westwood Blue Dolce Vita Shoulder Bag
The new season Vivienne Westwood Dolce Vita Bag is a square bag made from buttersoft calfskin bag. It is a purplish blue colour with contrast red stitching, and sports a slim, detachable shoulder/cross body strap strap. The bag is a flap over style with a concealed magnetic fastening, and there is a Vivienne Westwood golden orb plaque on the front. The bag has a luxurious tassel keyfob.
Inside, the bag has a grey orb print lining, a zipped pocket and a slip pocket together with a Vivienne Westwood London brand plaque.
Material: 100% calfskin leather
Measurements: 33cm / 12.9″ x 22cm / 8.6″ x 7cm / 2.8″ (all measurements are approximate)
This bag has a minimalist and sleek look which is ideal for the new season trend towards sleek shapdes. This bag can be worn across body, over the shoulder or remove the strap and it’s an oversized clutch, which makes it perfect for making the transition from day wear to evening wear.
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Jerome Dreyfuss Albert Navy Snakeskin Print Calfskin Bag
The Jerome Dreyfuss Albert Navy Snakeskin Bag is a calfskin leather shoulder bag, with an all over snakeskin print. The bag has goldtone metal hardware throughout and a buckle adjustable shoulder strap. The bag is a flapover style with a hidden magnetic clasp. The flap also features an external zip pocket and an embossed designer logo.
The bag can expand via a two zip around three sides arrangment for versatility. Inside, the bag is fully lined in cotton. It has two main compartments, one of which has a popper fastening, a further zip fastening compartment and a zip fastening internal pocket.
Material: leather, lined in cotton
Measurements: 32cm / 12.5″ x 24cm / 23.4″ x 9cm / 3.6″; all measurements are approximate
Jerome Dreyfuss is something of a legend when it comes to his sumptuous, achingly cool handbags and it’s easy to see why. This navy bag will go with anything, and it will add style and a touch of luxe to any daywear ensemble.
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LK Bennett Bela Bag in Black, Brown or Tan
The LK Bennett Bela Bag is a small grab bag which can also be worn over the shoulder. Made from soft calfskin leather with a luxurious feel, this bag is the smaller version of the LK Bennett Bourne Bag and features the same hardware and strap detail, which almost has something of an equestrian inspired theme to it.
LK Bennett describe this bag as a grab bag, but the straps are long enough for it to be worn over the shoulder too, or you can also carry it in the crook of your elbow.
The bag has a top magnetic fastening. Inside, it has two main compartments separated by a slim third compartment which has a zip fastening. There is a further zip fastening pocket and leather brand label.
This bag is presented with an LK Bennett dust bag.
Material: calfskin leather
Dimensions: 19cm / 7.4″ x 29cm / 11.4″ x 8cm / 3.2″; handle drop 47cm / 18.5″
Sort, slouchy and relaxed, this is an easy to carry bag which can be carried any time. Available in three neutral colours, it’s the ideal bag for mixing and matching. Complete the look with the LK Bennett Cara Ankle Boots or the new season Harper suede courts.
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