Botkier Conor Large Shoulder Bag | Brown Urban Hobo With Western Styling

Posted on: Nov 29

botkier-conor-large-shoulder-bagBotkier is one of my favorite handbag lines. I really love its signature practical minimalism. Which is why I am so disappointed by this Conor shoulder bag. It's a little over-designed, and also a little under-thought.

The material used on the Conor is a major part of the problem. The chevron-embossed leather just isn't really working. The medium brown color is great, but the texture is a little cheesy, a little too "Western" looking. Combined with the cowgirl-inspired design, it's just too much.

The shape of the Conor is interesting and unusual. It has almost a crescent shape, like a hobo, but with a drawstring top and fold-over flap with a zipper pocket. The drawstring ends pull through a D-ring at the center of the bag, which, frankly, doesn't make a lot of sense, design-wise. It's a non-functional, fussy addition that just detracts from the aesthetics of the bag.

At $475, the Conor is, like most Botkier bags, very well-priced for the quality. Unfortunately, I'm not sure it's worth it this time around, unless your urban cowgirl look just won't be complete without it.

More Features Of The Conor Bag by Botkier:

  • 13 2/5"H x 18 9/10"D x 5 9/10"W
  • 11" strap drop
  • Fully lined in jacquard

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