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Givenchy Nightingale Tote in black with silver logo

Givenchy Nightingale Tote for 2012

Givenchy Nightingale Totes for 2012

Givenchy have introduced a great range of their iconic Nightingale Tote handbags for the new season, and all the bags mentioned in this article are currently on sale online at Harrods.

Givenchy Nightingale Tote in Camel with Silver Logo

Givenchy Nightingale Tote in Camel with Silver Logo

Givenchy Nightingale Tote in Cream with Silver Logo

Givenchy Nightingale Tote in Cream with Silver Logo

The Givenchy Nightingale Tote with Silver Logo

The Givenchy Nightingale Tote with Silver Logo detail is available in black (as pictured at the top of the page), camel (on the left) and cream (on the right).

These bags are made from soft grainy leather and have a two way zip top fastening, two top handles and a detachable shoulder strap. There is silver tone logo detail to the base of the handles – indeed, all the metal hardware on the bags is silver in colour.

These bags are the medium sized Nightingales and are delivered with a signature dust bag. They are fully lined with a zip pocket and two pouch pockets inside.

They measure 32cm / 12.6″ x 50cm / 19.5″ x15cm / 5.9″ (all measurements are approximate).

Givenchy Nightingale Orange Tote

Givenchy Nightingale Orange Tote

Givenchy Nightingale Orange Tote with Silver Logo

Givenchy Nightingale Tote in black

Givenchy Nightingale Tote in black

My personal favourite out of this season’s Nightingales is the one on the right, made from smooth orange leather. I just love the colour, and when you buy a really special bag, it’s nice if it really stands out, I think.

This bag is again the medium sized bag, and it has the same measurements as the Nightingales above. It also has silver tone hardware throughout, although it does not have the silver logo detail to the base of the handles – the four Givenchy Gs are embossed into the leather.

This style of bag is also available in black – see inset photo on the left. Both of these bags are presented with a signature Givenchy dust bag.

Givenchy Nightingale Handbag in Black

Givenchy Nightingale Handbag in Black

Givenchy Nightingale Handbag in Black

The Givenchy Nightingale Handbag is made from butter soft black leather and is an incredibly luxurious bag, although it is a little smaller than the Nightingales above.  However, it is still plenty big enough for daily use.

The bag has gold coloured hardware throughout, and there is zip detail on the shoulder strap

Measurements: 26cm / 10.2″ x 35cm /13.8″ x 12cm /4.7″

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UK based, Harrods offer worldwide delivery.

Mulberry Bayswater Camel Leopard Haircalf

Mulberry Bayswater Camel Leopard Haircalf

Mulberry Bayswater Camel Leopard Haircalf

The Mulberry Bayswater Camel Leopard Haircalf has been featured in the Harrods Review Magazine and the top piece fit for 2012.  The magazine describes the bag as the “I’ll do anything to own it” bag of the year – high praise indeed from Harrods, who sell the bag online (see link below) as well as in their London store.

The bag is made from calf hair leather, and whilst it features the classic Bayswater details – the gold-tone postman’s lock and the hidden padlock in a hanging leather tag, it has certainly had a sexy makeover.

The bag has two top handles and there are feet on the base to protect it from scratches. Inside, the bag is lined in dark brown suede and there are two open and one zip pockets. There are also belt straps that enable the bag to be widened to provide extra space and a metal Mulberry fob.

Material: Pure haircalf leather, suede lining.

Measurements: 26.5cm/10.4″  x 36cm / 14″ x 16.5cm /6.5″; handle drop 17 cm / 6.7″ (all measurements are approximate)

Style note: Embrace the continuing trend for animal prints with this timeless Bayswater Bag, a sexy upgrade on previous styles. For the confident fashionista, it’s perfect for adding a fierce finishing touch to your day or evening wear look and you will love its show stopping beauty.

UK based, worldwide delivery is available.

DKNY Large Tote Bag with Tassel Front Zip Pocket

DKNY Large Tote Bag with Tassel Front Zip Pocket

This DKNY Large Tote Bag is a large leather tote bab is black, with a tan leather panel on the front and the reverse.

The bag has two structured top handles and a detachable and fully adjusting cross body strap Features include an external zip fastening pocket on the front of the bag with a large tassel zip pull. There are also external zip fastening pockets on each end of the bag, and the bag has a top zip fastening.

All the metal work on the bag is silver in colour, including the chunky silver eyelets, the postman’s lock branded plaque on the front of the bag and the removable DKNY charm. There are also four studs on the base of the bag to help protect it from scratches.

Inside, the bag is lined in satin trimmed with leather and there is a single main compartment, with two zip fastening and two slip pockets inside, together with the circle  DKNY metal plaque.

Measurements: width 14.9″ / 38cm, height 11.7″ / 30cm, depth 6.3″ / 16cm;  (all measurements are approximate)

Material: leather

Style note: I love the colour block tan and black leather on this bag. It is really quite unusual and eyecatching, and it certainly ticks all the boxes for the current season’s colour blocking trends. In addition, this is really smart working girl’s bag, a slick accessory to a smart tailored ensemble and a way to enjoy a little handbag luxury as part of your work wear wardrobe.

UK based, worldwide delivery is available.

DKNY Round Tote Bag

DKNY Round Tote Bag

DKNY Round Tote Bag in Camel

The DKNY Round Tote Bag is a traditionally shaped tote bag made from leather in dark camel / tan and it features gold coloured metal hardware throughout.

The bag has a double top zip fastening, branded plaque on the front and detachable handbag charm. In addition to the two structured rolled leather top handles, the bag also has a removable and full adjustable shoulder strap for multiple carry options.

Inside, the bag is fully lined in satin trimmed with leather and there is a single main compartment, with two zip fastening and two pouch pockets inside, together with the circular DKNY brand plaque.

Measurements: width 13.3″ / 34cm, height 10.5″ / 27cm, depth 5.9″ / 15cm;  (all measurements are approximate)

Material: leather

Style note: The bag of preference for those who like a New York inspired city slicker look, the Round Tote from DKNY is the perfect structured tote to complement your on duty looks. With the options for hands free use when necessary, the bag is practical aswell as beautiful (don’t you just love that shape?) and the dark camel colour tones well with both winter and summer fashions.

UK based, worldwide delivery is available.

DKNY Small Slouchy Tote Bag

DKNY Small Slouchy Tote Bag in Camel

The DKNY Small Slouchy Tote Bag is a dark camel coloured soft and slouchy leather tote with two top handles and gold coloured metal work. The bag has a concealed magnetic fastening at the top and the handles have metal detail at their base. It is also embellished with the detachable circular DKNY branded handbag charm.

Inside, the bag is fully lined and there are four pockets – two zip fastening and two open. There is also a circular DKNY brand plaque inside.

Measurements: width 17.2″ / 44cm, height 12.1″ / 31cm, depth 3.9″ / 10cm;  (all measurements are approximate)

Material: leather

Style note: The leather from which this bag is made is butter soft melt in the mouth, which makes this bag so soft and slouchy. The dark camel colour is perfect for the new Aztec inspired spring summer 2012 fashions and it also looks good teamed with the darker tans, browns and blacks from the winter season.

UK based, worldwide delivery is available.

Lanvin Amalia Tote

Lanvin Amalia Tote in Black, Bordeaux or Camel

The Lanvin Amalia Tote is a quilted lambskin leather tote bag available in three colours. It is made from really soft lambskin leather and has two chain and leather straps with a signature grosgrain ribbon and  logo tab. The bag has a magnetic stud fastening closure on a tab at the top of the bag.

Inside, the bag is fully lined in a logo print twill fabric and there is a zip pocket.

Material:  lambskin leather

Measurements: Height: 35cm/ 14″, width: 44cm/ 17″, depth: 15cm/ 5.9″, handle drop: 15cm/ 5.9″; (all measurements are approximate).

Style Note: The Amalia tote is a timeless and classic bag, designed to make you look and feel wonderful whenever you carry it. An iconic style, it will become a wardrobe favourite and one you will look to again and again.

UK based, worldwide delivery is available.

Radley D Arblay Bag

Radley D’Arblay Bag in Black, Oxide Green or Kangaroo (Camel)

The Radley D’Arblay collecton  is a collection of three Radley handbags from the Strand range, which are all pictured above, together with matching accessories including purses, a keyring and umbrellas. The three bags in the collection are the:

  • Radley D’Arblay Small Across Body Bag
  • Radley D’Arblay Medium Grab Bag and the
  • Radley D’Arblay A4 Shoulder Bag

The bags are all made from smooth leather and lined in a fuschia printed Radley jacquard fabric. They all also have a useful built in mirror inside.

The bags are structured and vintage inspired, with a square / rectangular shape and a magnetic fastening at the front. Each bag is embellished with a bow clasp. There is a Radley London leather brand label on the reverse of the bags.

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Further details

Radley D’Arblay Small Across Body Bag

This is a very square shaped bag that has a zip pocket and a slip pocket inside, together with an adjustable cross body strap. It’s great for girls who don’t need to carry a lot and require hands free use.

Measurements: 20cm x 17cm x 6cm; the length of the strap from the top of the bag to the apex is 63cm.
Product code: 60606

Radley D’Arblay Medium Grab Bag

This is a traditional style handbag but – what’s that I see – and additional, removable cross body strap for multiple wearing options. How thoughtful! It has a zip pocket and a slop pocket inside, together with an additional slip pocket under the flap at the front.

Measurements: 26cm x 20cm x 9cm; the length of the strap from the top of the bag to the apex is 65cm.
Product code:  60608

Radley D’Arblay A4 Shoulder Bag

This is a spacious practical bag that would be good to use at work instead of a briefcase. It’s far more feminine 😉 The bag is split into three separate compartments, two of which are open and one of which has a zip fastening top. There are two further slip pockets, one inside and one at the front.

Measurements: 33cm x 23cm x 7cm; he length of the strap from the top of the bag to the apex is 25cm.
Product code:  60609

UK based, worldwide delivery

Michael by Michael Kors Uptown Astor Shoulder Tote

Michael by Michael Kors Astor Shoulder Bag in Black

Michael by Michael Kors Uptown Astor Shoulder Tote in Peanut or Black

The Michael by Michael Kors Uptown Astor Shoulder Tote is a large leather tote with gold-tone hardware throughout, including gold stud detail to the centre and corners and the MK handbag charm. This bag has two top handles in leather and also a chain and leather shoulder strap.

Inside, the bag is fully lined in signature MK fabric, and there is a single zip pocket, a phone pocket, further slip pockets and a key fob.

Measurements: 36 cm x 34 cm x 11 cm (all measurements are approximate).

Material: leather

Style note: This is a spacious bag in camel toned leather, which looks stunning combined with the golden hardware of this bag. This shade will go with anything – team the bag with indigo jeans and a smart coat for a great daywear look.

UK based, worldwide delivery available.

Mulberry Edna Mini Shoulder Bag in Camel

Mulberry Edna Mini Shoulder Bag in Camel

The Mulberry Edna Mini Shoulder Bag is made from grainy lambskin leather and is a flapover style with a single main compartment. Classic Mulberry features include the postman’s lock fastening in gold-tone. This bag also has a removable chain shoulder strap with charms that can be worn separately from the bag if so desired, turning the bag into a clutch. The charms on the chain  include a crown, a leopard, a teapot,and a brown cut glass heart set in gold-tone metal.

The inside of the bag is lined in suede and there is a single zippped internal pocket together with a Mulberry branded fob.

Material: Leather, suede lining.

Measurements: 20cm x 19cm x 13cm; handle drop 47 cm (all measurements are approximate)

Style note: The Edna shoulder bag comes in mini and maxi versions – this is the mini. It is ideal for both daytime and evening use  and transforming between the two – use it as a shoulder bag by day and for evening – wear the strap as a necklace and use it as a clutch.

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Yves Saint Laurent Easy Bag in Suede and Sheepskin

Yves Saint Laurent Easy Bag in Suede and Sheepskin Shearling

This Yves Saint Laurent Easy Bag is made from camel coloured suede and shearling, with suede and shearling lining.

It has two structured top handles and you can use these to wear the bag over your shoulder or carry it in your hand. The bag has a top zip fastening and inside it has a leather zipped pocket.

The shape of the bag can be altereed by undoing the buttons on the side of the bag – this will make the bag more square in appearance.

Material: Suede, leather and sheepskin shearling

Measurements: Height, 12.5″/31.8cm; width 21″ / 53.4cm; all measurements are approximate.

Style Note: This lovely soft bag is bang on trend for AW 2010 and will go beautifully with your other winter accessories, adding a touch of luxe to every outfit.

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