I have always been a bag lady. A tote, shoulder, satchels, clutches—to me, you can’t have enough bags in your life. It is an extension of yourself and reflects your personality. Gone are the days of totally matching with your outfit. Your bag is such an important part of your outfit. Not only does it complete your look, it is also functional at the same time.
Investing in a bag will only elevate your style and give you a more polished look. Every year, I like to find a new bag to add to my collection. If you too are looking for one, I would like to introduce you to the Claire bag. Anna Bags, LLC come in a variety of colors and textures, and works with leather craftsmen in Washington D.C. and New York City to create luxury leather designs. Each bag is looked at as piece of art and executed with the greatest attention to detail and aesthetic. Their construction takes hours of intensive, manual labor, and the results are quite special. The devotion and care that they put into the craftsmanship of their product really shines through. Anna Orthwein bags are meant to be investment pieces that you won’t need to replace after one season, and that is a huge plus for me.
Being chic, timeless, and wearable, are important to me when I am looking for a new bag. The Claire bag checks off all of these boxes and my favorite feature is its shape. It can carry all of the important essentials such as your keys, lipstick, money, and cell phone. I often carry large totes, which stores my entire life. However, I don’t want to carry that much with me all the time. I want a bag that I can wear from day to night without toting around unnecessary stuff. The best thing about this style is that if you’re going on your coffee break at work or heading out for drinks with friends, you can just grab your bag and know that you haven’t forgotten anything.
The color is one thing that really surprised me. I have never carried a brown and gold bag before, and I didn’t know until now, how versatile it can be. The chocolate hue mixed with metallic horizontal stripes has created a quilted effect that I absolutely love. You can wear the Claire bag with jeans or a dress—the options are endless! The stylistic simplicity of the Claire bag makes it a must-have for 2016.
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—WRITTEN BY WESLEY POMATTO
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