poisepolish.: Streetstyle: Crocodile bags

January 04, 2013

Streetstyle: Crocodile bags

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The upper tier of the handbag world is dominated by exotics. Luxurious and timeless, even if your budget takes a dip. Speaking from my own perspective, I used to set some sort of a timeline, regarding bags I would wear as I get older. I'm a shoe person, I'm not crazy about bags. So when it's time to invest, when I have the money, I would invest carefully and allocate the budget to spend on shoes.

When I was 12 I carried Coach and Juicy Couture, and then in two years I got my LV purse, the monogram and damier and even grew my collection to Burberry and Gucci. Basically I want logos all over my bags during that time. And then four years later I started carrying vintage Chanel, dump my logo bags. Just anything that doesn't scream brand name. When I turned 18 I fell in love with Céline. If I could buy just one brand I would only buy Céline. And last week I turned 20. And within 2 years, I promise myself I will try to slowly shift to exotics and by the time I'm 30 I can just handpick anything exotic from the shelves that matches my shoes. Sounds pretty great, no?

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This is by far the most handsome mock-croc pouch/clutch that is pretty much affordable. For USD336, you can get your hands on this Givenchy medium croc-embossed pouch (as pictured above). You may also want to check out the Givenchy Antigona clutch (USD1,121).

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From pouches, to totes to fold over clutches, the endless variations of the skin promise you a timeless, classic style.

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Though I'm not a fan of pink, this Valentino Va Va Voom looks irresistible. What are the top 5 most coveted crocodile bags on your list? Share.

Images from various sources.

4 comments:

  1. i agree! that pink is just the right tone!

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  2. since I was younger I've been a fan of croc skin and it still dominates my bag collection.
    great post!
    bisous

    http://sequin-queen.blogspot.com

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  3. beautiful and so classy!

    www.brenda-lu.blogspot.com

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  4. UUUUUhhhh! I'm the biggest fan of crocodile leather accessories as well :) Nice collection of croco inspiration images <3

    XO, Kat

    http://6footone.com/

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