Thursday, August 23, 2012

Kelly-Style Bag in Bronze Faux Patent Leather


Kelly-Style Bag in Bronze Faux Patent Leather.1960s. Maker: Melbourne Bags. Classic Kelly-style handbag in bronze or copper (brownish with a green hue) faux patent leather, with stitching and tiny hole detail on the front. Goldtone hardware. Inner pocket. Lined in faux greenish-cream leather.

I have to admit that I’m more a fan of the showier bags, but this one is very nice. Even though it has some wear (scuffs and such), it’s classically styled and, best of all, it’s SHINY!

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Bonus pic! Here’s Faith the Mannequin holding the purse. You simply MUST check out her dress. It’s a 1950s brown knit dress—with embroidered green monogram—I got years ago at a thrift store… from the 99-cent rack. Yep, it was a heart-stopping, I-can’t-breathe, attempt-at-poker-face moment. You just don’t find stuff like that anymore. But there’s always hope!

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2 comments:

mary van note said...

that dress is a DREAM

Wendy said...

So you can imagine the whirl I was in when I found it!

It happened to me again about a year ago, at the same store, when I found a Lilli Ann jacket for $3!