1940 was an epic year for designer, Christiane Barbagallo's great grandparents, Yolanda and Lyonel Aguilar because that was the year they founded Teneria Bataan, the largest tannery in Nicaragua, nestled in the historical city of Leon. It's were all the magic started and four generations later, Christiane is still sharing her love of craftsmanship and fine exotic leathers with the world.
I can always appreciate a handbag brand that exudes luxury as well as quirkiness. As much as I love a classic style, sometimes it's nice to spice things up with a mix of elegance and edginess. MILSKI, a handbag brand from the romantic city we like to call Paris, combines the chic exterior of a handbag with a strikingly naughty lining.
Bye-bye summer, hello fall! With summer nearing its end, it's only natural for a bagista to be on the lookout for up and coming fall handbag trends. That's why I've put together some of my favorite bags that fit perfectly with a huge handbag trend for fall: exotic styles and animal print. Being anything but subtle, these are for the fashionista who loves to add a bit of edge to her outfit.