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This custom designed pleated handbag in eco-conscious cork leather features an oversized antique brushed bronze kisslock closure, top handle and removable crossbody strap. Despite her small size, she opens wide and can accommodate everything you may need for a night out!
Cork leather is a truly sustainable and environmentally friendly choice, in addition to being durable, lightweight and water-resistant, with a wonderfully soft feel.
Dimensions: 10"w x 5"h x 4.5"d
- Black Cork Leather Exterior
- Canvas Lining
- Oversized Antiqued Kisslock Closure
- Top Handle
- Removable 48" Crossbody Strap
*All available cork leather color options are shown in the last photo. Message me if you would like this in a different color.
Each piece is individually crafted in my home studio using professional techniques and equipment, always placing quality over quantity. All of my patterns are custom designed by me and reflect my passion for vintage bag design.
I am a one-woman small business and member of the Craftsmen Guild of Mississippi in leather work, specializing in environmentally-friendly cork and cactus leathers. These incredible leather alternatives are sustainable, durable and water-resistant.
Having always been enamored with vintage bags, my Blue Dog Avenue line is a modern take on retro classic designs. Every bag I make is handcrafted solely by me from start to finish, including the creation and designing of my patterns. All of the materials are carefully cut by hand and then individually sewn in my home studio, giving the utmost attention to each and every detail.
I strive for a perfect balance between the aesthetic form and the technical function when designing my work. I want my pieces to be seen as much more than just bags or wallets, but as an overlap of design and art. I feel that I am creating wearable art and I handcraft each piece with the care it deserves.
The time I need to create an order prior to shipping varies. For details, see individual items.
I gladly accept returns, with the exception of custom orders. Please contact me within 3 days of delivery for all returns. Items must be shipped back within 7 days of delivery. Return shipping cost is the responsibility of the buyer. If the item is not returned in its original condition, the buyer is responsible for any loss in value.
Both cork and cactus leather can easily be cleaned with a gentle cloth, a little liquid soap (such as Dawn) and water. Alternatively, an alcohol-free baby wipe can also be used.