the bucket {bag} list

Mansur Gavriel Bucket Bag
{source: Steven Alan}
Style Imported Mansur Gavriel Bucket Bag Illustration
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If I had a handful of extra Benjamins lying around, I would happily throw them at a Mansur Gavriel leather bucket bag. In Cammello with Antico lining, please and thank you.

It was love at first sight when I spied this beauty on Pinterest a few months ago. It’s perfectly simple and elegant; one of those bags you can carry for decades that only gets better with age.

The women behind the up-and-coming brand, Rachel Mansur and Floriana Gavriel, came together in 2012 to create a line of high quality, timeless bags for ‘real women’ at mid-range pricing. Their vegetable tanned leather creations are an investment, with prices ranging from $350-600, but they’re made to last with leather that patinas to well-worn perfection over time.

It’s pretty tough to get your hands on one — they’re selling out as soon as they hit retailers’ shelves and there are waiting lists involved — so I have plenty of time to sell some extra flowers to save up for it. ;-)

In the meantime, here are some great leather bucket bags you can add to your spring wardrobe right now!


{Left to Right}: Elizabeth and James Cynnie (Topshop, several colors available, $545); Joie Mabel (Joie, $388); Topshop Embossed Check Duffle Bag ($130); Calvin Klein Drawstring Bucket Bag

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  5. 3.18.14
    elkee said:

    Loving that backpack looking one.

  6. 3.18.14

    beautiful bags.
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  8. 3.18.14
    pearl jolly/pretty mayhem said:

    Great bag selection – a girl can never have too many bags ;) I especially like the Calvin Klein one, it;s so cute!

  9. 3.17.14
    Chauntel said:

    Reblogged this on Working Girl Gets Hungry and commented:
    Le sigh. Couldn’t agree more.

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  11. 3.16.14

    Ahhh these bags are adorable!

  12. 3.16.14
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  13. 3.16.14
    Carolina E said:

    Beautiful bags great taste you have in everything

  14. 3.15.14
    aizely said:

    I love the bag!!! :)

    Aizel Goñez
    Blogger, Infinite Fashion blog

  15. 3.15.14
    sistasfromcali said:

    I’m officially in love with the bag!

  16. 3.15.14
    Ana Sofia said:

    They are so beautiful, I love how they can be worn with almost anything and look very classic. I think it is something that is WORTH splurging on.

  17. 3.15.14
    odiseasg said:

    beautiful bags!

  18. 3.14.14

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  19. 3.14.14
    Brittany said:

    OHMYGOSH. Cutest ever and so unique! I love it!

  20. 3.14.14

    OMGG! I love the brown one you have pictured. I like a larger bucket bag, the smaller ones…not so much.

  21. 3.14.14

    Lovely but ouch at the price!

  22. 3.14.14
    amy said:

    Great handbags. Have a great weekend

  23. 3.14.14

    A good bag is always a good investment!