Archive for the ‘Leather goods’ Category

Luxetips Style: Luxe Splurge: Hobo Lauren Wallet

Hello Divas: P.U.S.H….Pray Until Something Happens. It works. I needed a good quality wallet to hold all of my stuff in a desperate way.  I had this little coach card case I was using as a wallet to hold my cards and cash. Not good.  I also knew that a…

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Luxetips Style: Bottega Veneta Crush

Hello Divas: I have had a crush on Bottega Veneta bags for a decade.  To me Bottega bags are classic, elegant, top-notch quality, and most importantly understated luxury. If you don’t know, Bottega Veneta was founded in 1966 and the label is known for its signature and trademarked Intrecciato weave.  All…

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Postcard from Paris: Morroccan Leather at L’Olivier

Walking through the 4ème arr., I ran across a leather shop that caught my eye. L’Olivier is a tiny shop off of rue de Sevigne. The owner regularly imports hand-dyed and hand-made leather purses, briefcases and satchels from his native Morocco.               Smelling the freshly tanned leathers and seeing the bright colors, I…

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