the bucket {bag} list

Mansur Gavriel Bucket Bag
{source: Steven Alan}
Style Imported Mansur Gavriel Bucket Bag Illustration
{source: Style Imported}

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!

Elizabeth-and-James-CynnieJoie-Mabel-BlackTopshop-DuffleCalvin-Klein

{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. elkee wrote:

    Loving that backpack looking one.

    Posted 3.18.14 Reply
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    Posted 3.18.14 Reply
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  8. pearl jolly/pretty mayhem wrote:

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

    Posted 3.18.14 Reply
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  11. Ahhh these bags are adorable!

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  13. Carolina E wrote:

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    Posted 3.16.14 Reply
  14. aizely wrote:

    I love the bag!!! :)

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    Posted 3.15.14 Reply
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    I’m officially in love with the bag!
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    Posted 3.15.14 Reply
  16. Ana Sofia wrote:

    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.
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    Posted 3.14.14 Reply
  20. Brittany wrote:

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

    Posted 3.14.14 Reply
  21. OMGG! I love the brown one you have pictured. I like a larger bucket bag, the smaller ones…not so much.

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    Posted 3.14.14 Reply
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  23. Lovely but ouch at the price!

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  25. amy wrote:

    Great handbags. Have a great weekend

    Posted 3.14.14 Reply
  26. A good bag is always a good investment!

    Posted 3.14.14 Reply

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