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A leather bag that goes with everything?

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gregssausageroll Wed 20-Jul-11 19:52:52

What colour would you pick?

Needs to go with black suit for work to jeans with a navy blazer and white shirt for may be girlie afternoon shopping etc.

I presume tan would probably be the best neutral colour to go for?

doglover Wed 20-Jul-11 20:03:53

Yes, in my opinion.

SpeedyGonzalez Wed 20-Jul-11 20:08:22

If you want something more statementy I'd go for red. Can't beat it.

HoneyDuke Wed 20-Jul-11 20:13:38

Red or Apple green

miche8 Wed 20-Jul-11 20:33:11

has to be tan, looks good in winter and summer.

madammecholet Wed 20-Jul-11 20:38:42

Camel or tan. What's your budget, style, I can have a rummage?

gregssausageroll Wed 20-Jul-11 20:51:54

No more than £200. Must last and last so a sort of classic.

I quite like this one

But worry I'd get bored of the style.

gregssausageroll Wed 20-Jul-11 20:53:50

Actually looking again I am not keen on the gold bits on the pockets.

SpeedyGonzalez Wed 20-Jul-11 21:36:22

I'm sure this is not your style but I love it and it's well within your budget

bridgeandbow Wed 20-Jul-11 21:39:51

I second the Jigsaw one - i walked past it in John Lewis last week and it was totally lovely in the flesh - really nice leather and that little bit different. It is grey though (but I am looking for a grey bag!)

I am hoping it might get reduced some more though!

everlong Wed 20-Jul-11 21:57:22

Message withdrawn at poster's request.

SpeedyGonzalez Wed 20-Jul-11 22:11:03


Glad you like my choice. Sigh. Wish I had that budget!

gregssausageroll Thu 21-Jul-11 07:31:41

I LOVE the grey but I have a hatred of bucket type bags. I despise getting to the car park and trying to find my keys in one. It drives me bonkers!

But I do love the colour.

madammecholet Thu 21-Jul-11 08:25:20

I've got this in camel, but it comes in tan too, leather is buttery soft and I love all the pockets...


daisythelabradoodle Thu 21-Jul-11 14:12:19

Really worth a look in TK Maxx if you have one near otherwise the website is pretty good.

Doyouthinktheysaurus Thu 21-Jul-11 14:17:19

Another vote for the Lucia.

It's my current favourite handbag. The leather is so unbelievably soft and it's very comfortable to wear.

I am seriously considering a darker colour for the winterblush

madammecholet Thu 21-Jul-11 16:11:42

Which colour do you have doyouthinktheysaurus? I am seriously debating going to buy a Navy one for winter, or the new tan....

Doyouthinktheysaurus Thu 21-Jul-11 17:09:03

I have the camel and I'm also considering the navy madamme

I like the tan but worry it would be too similar to the camel and I have a lovely bluey green winter coat that navy would be good with. I'm not keen on black handbags for some reason.

I haven't told dh yet but I shall be definitely be buying another.....unless they come up with an even better designgrin

madammecholet Thu 21-Jul-11 18:49:45

I agree with you, I think the tan would be too similar plus I've just bought a new winter wool jacket/blazer for Autumn and the Navy one would look GORGEOUS with

chipstick10 Thu 21-Jul-11 19:29:22

All my bags are tan apart from my black bays. Tan is a beautiful and practical colour.

strictlysauvignon Thu 21-Jul-11 20:46:01

I'm with youDoyouthinktheysaurus I have the grey and am going to buy the Navy version for Winter as it has been the best bag for holding stuff and not losing things ( and I do!) I have ever had! - front pockets are great!
I don't seem to do well with tan - -

Thecatsmum Fri 22-Jul-11 09:07:07

The Lucia is very like Mulberry's Annie which they no longer make and I could never afford, these days I'm a bit more affluent therefore I think a Lucia
will may be coming my way!!

RMutt Fri 22-Jul-11 09:11:45

That Lucia bag is very very nice.

madammecholet Fri 22-Jul-11 09:18:00

You won't be disappointed thecatsmum....its a beauty..grin

madammecholet Sat 06-Aug-11 17:35:57

gregs just saw Modalu launched a red version of the Bristol likey?

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