When I think of Lanvin I think of big beautiful bows, bold colors, and a healthy dose of whimsy. But the European label shows it can rein in its natural flamboyance and still get results with this Gypsie Tote.
This is one of those special black handbags that manages to turn heads, despite its conservative color. Its flared shape has a real vintage appeal that’s much more enticing than the modern box silhouette. The snakeskin pouch on the front subtly adds another texture to the mix. I love its look, so I was happy to note that it’s detachable. Leave it on for some extra storage space, or remove it and use it as an evening clutch.
The interior doesn’t exceed our expectations, but it gets the job done well. Its dimensions are perfect for everyday use, large enough for everything we need but not so large that we’ll feel weighed down. The zippered pocket and pair of organizational slips is a great complement to that exotic pouch on the front. The rolled handles might slide off your shoulder, but they help the Gypsie maintain its vintage sense of style.
With the removable pouch included I almost feel like we’re getting two bags in one. And well we should for the money, because at $2288 it costs much more than I’d contemplate spending on just one handbag. On two though, I can consider it!
More Features of This Lanvin Black Leather Tote
- Signature turnlock closure
- Brass-toned hardware
- Signature jacquard lining
- Dual handles with a 6.25 inch drop
- Pouch measures 7 x 11 x 1.75 inches
- Measures 12 x 14 x 6 inches