Five must-have bags for 2013

1. Judith Leiber’s Year of the Snake Clutchjudith-leiber-year-of-the-snake-clutchThe luxury label pays homage to the year of 2013 with a bag that is dedicated to the year of the snake. Priced at approximately $4,000, it boasts of a coiled snake shape adorned with hand-applied crystals. The size is 4″ x 5″ and it is finished with a metallic lining. This creation is just as avant garde as the label’s reputation and a perfect addition to your closet this year.

2.Bottega Veneta’s Junior Intrecciato Nappa Memory Bag

Give your closet a generous dose of Bottega Veneta’s signature intrecciato woven style with this bag which is worth $4,180. The classic pattern is elegantly combined with crinkled leather, making this top handle tote a perfect day to night bag. The two exterior and interior zipper pockets make sure it is high on functionality and style.

3. Yves Saint Laurent’s The Cabas medium leather tote

No collection of handbags is complete without the Parisian label’s iconic Cabas medium leather tote. This particular calf leather edition comes in a stunning shade of purple. It is worth every bit of the $2,695 it retails at and is your best bet to take the boardroom and partyscape by storm. It is topped off with the ‘Y’-detailed snap-fastening tab, ensuring there is no going wrong with it.

4. Christian Louboutin’s ‘Padam Shopping’

It is not just his shoes, but bags as well that make women go weak in their knees. And the SS ’13 ‘Padam Shopping’ bag by Christian Louboutin, priced at $1,795, is no different. The chic bag is adorned with the brand’s signature hardware and leather detailing. The pop of colour makes sure there will never be a dull moment when you are carrying it!

5. Louis Vuitton Metis

Indulge yourself with Louis Vuitton’s Metis in its world famous monogrammed print. The bag which will set you back by $1670 combines a contemporary silhouette with the brand’s heritage of craftsmanship. It comes with a double strap and can be carried as a top handle or slung on the shoulder. The duality of it makes it the ultimate dream come true.



  1. I saw the picture of the snake, and at first I thought is was one of those mini boxes that seem to be mainly for decoration. My jaw dropped right when I realized that it was a purse! I`m so glad you shared this, I want to go out and buy one right now 🙂

      • Well you are more than right! i am not a fan of the brand, i do appreciate the craftsmanship , the history of this brand… And there has to be more than one reason why people buy their products…

      • The craftsmenship is quite decent, though I think any careful and trained artist could do the same. I don`t think people buy it for that, though, but primarily for the easily recognizable print that just screams, “I have money,” and “I`m fashionable!”.

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