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Foxyspook Wed 23-Nov-16 17:15:14

From the era when the lining was tartan. If I buy a second hand bag that has not been used, will it be good quality? It is Congo pattern leather.

Foxyspook Wed 23-Nov-16 17:16:18

And will I look like a woman who wears a headscarf? I like the bag but never had Mulberry - vintage or new - so not sure what kind of image I am going to project!

MiniCooperLover Wed 23-Nov-16 17:43:55

That's lovely, have you had it authenticated?

Foxyspook Wed 23-Nov-16 17:50:13

No, because I just thought that at the time Mulberry had that patchwork lining, there wasn't a huge fake industry, and it just seems very genuine in terms of the look and who is selling it.

I want a boring pretty handbag that will last me flinging it around etc without getting shabby and depressing. I have been using Osprey bags and they start off looking pretty but just seem to deteriorate very quickly.

cashmerecardigans Wed 23-Nov-16 19:33:11

Yes, I use a really old Congo leather one for work and have a backpack I bought in 1997 - both have the tartan lining and are fab. The quality was great back then, so it will last you for ages if you look after it well. I don't own anything vaguely resembling a headscarf, so you'll be fine smile

Foxyspook Wed 23-Nov-16 20:03:37

Thanks. I don't mind a Grace Kelly headscarf. It is a Princess Anne one that I am trying to avoid! I think it is just the tartan lining but otherwise it is very pretty and stylish looking.

UnicornMadeOfPinkGlitter Wed 23-Nov-16 20:07:13

I have several black Congo leather items that I brought probably 15years ago now all have tartan lining which was one of the things I liked about them.

My large bag is still used regularly and I use my Filofax blush daily.

I'm 40 but don't own a headscarf just prefer to keep my schedule in the old fashioned way of paper and pen.

Foxyspook Wed 23-Nov-16 20:48:15

Thanks, I think I am ok with the purchase now!

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