MICHAEL Michael Kors Satchel & Coach Hobo

I’ve always liked the look of a satchel and a clutch on other women but because I carry around a lot of crap, a lot of stuff in my bags I didn’t think those styles would work for me. Most of my handbags are hobos or totes in darker shades. This year I decided to change it up a bit and look for a lighter colored satchel.

This was my first Michael Kors bag. I liked the size it’s 12″H x 17 1/2″W x 6 1/2″D with a handle drop length of 5″. I also liked the vanilla coloring with the light tan and gold accents. I bought the bag in March, but I think it could be used year round. The problem I have with the bag is that it’s a light colored bag so although I got the leather treated I’m hesitant to use it regularly :(.

When I do wear it I’m on stray pen and grabby kid patrol which is not my style. I’m hard on my bags which is why I usually stick to darker colors. This bag comes in a luggage brown which I purchased then exchanged for this color despite the warnings from the salesperson that I would have to be extra careful not to stain it. I picked the size based on what I lug around daily. In hindsight I should have sized down because for my lifestyle this is not an every day bag.

I got this Coach hobo while on vacation here. I thought it was the cutest thing ever and it was on sale :). It’s in the same color family as the MK bag with the white and brown accents but with silver hardware. I like that I can tuck the straps in and wear it as a clutch or wear it as a shoulder bag. It’s 6 1/2″ H X 10″ W X  6″D with a handle drop length of 9″.

Overall I’m pleased with my purchases but they do say pretty things come in threes, so I’m keeping my eyes open :).

Have a great weekend!

8 Comments

  1. rmcandlelight (nailsbeautiqued)
    August 5, 2011 / 10:20 am

    Nice bags. I have been wanting a white bag myself. I've tried carrying small bags but they don't work for me. I stuff my bags with everything except the kitchen sink. Bwahaaaa!!! :D

  2. Of the Comely
    August 5, 2011 / 10:51 am

    @rmcandelight:I'm soooo glad it's just not me :)!

  3. Vanessa, Take only Memories
    August 5, 2011 / 2:38 pm

    Very cute! I like the small one!

  4. Of the Comely
    August 5, 2011 / 4:32 pm

    @Vanessa, Take only MemoriesThank You:)

  5. simplychic
    August 5, 2011 / 8:35 pm

    wow you went all out! i like both purchases. like you i normally go for the bigger bag to hold all my crap.

  6. Of the Comely
    August 6, 2011 / 5:52 am

    @simply chic:maybe you, rm candelight and I can start a bbc(big bag club). ha !

  7. Dr. Reginia
    August 6, 2011 / 11:26 am

    I am turning into LisaRaye, I love white fashions. I like your shot behind the leaves, super creative.

  8. Of the Comely
    August 6, 2011 / 2:58 pm

    @Dr.Reginia:Thank you!. Thanks for stopping by:)

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