There are times when I think my handbag is a bit of a downer. There I am with a swaying maxi dress and freshly painted toes, my skin warm and golden in the sun. Head to toe I am screaming Here Comes the Sun(shine)! and yet my sad little bag is stuck in the depths of winter. It is bulky and dark and brings to mind an afternoon filled with hot tea and tights rather than bare arms and sunglasses. If ever there was a season that calls for the right accessory, it’s summer. The simplest way to tie any summer ensemble together is with the perfect handbag.
Rochelle Pellicer of R.pellicer creates stunningly gorgeous handcrafted bags from fine suede in bold and bright colors. The juxtaposition of these vibrant palettes against the simple construction and minimal hardware lends a flawless, chic sophistication to your look. Pellicer creates her bags entirely from scratch and her creativity and finely tuned sense of style are evident in every stitch. This Color Block Tote Shopper is already in the running for being my new “everyday hold everything” bag. I’m sure I could even fit a handbag in there, too. After all, you can never have too much sunshine.