Sunday, February 15, 2015

Kate Spade Mini Brantley Satchel

Valentine's Day was so lovely and I hope you ladies shared it with someone special! I spent the day with my bf brunching, shopping and checking off a couple items off my spring wishlist! My bf gifted me the Jo Malone fragrance in nectarine honey blossom and flowers for V-day which was a nice surprise. He said I almost got you the wrong fragrance, but good thing I checked your wishlist. LOL!

I've also been looking for a small black satchel that can act as a crossbody and originally wanted the Kate Spade Cedar Street Satchel. I't s a great bag and I do love it, but realized that the top handles do not collapse when I tried it on. It's one of my pet peeves because when I'm carrying it as a crossbody, I don't want the top handles to be sticking up.
I did find the Kate Spade Mini Brantley as a great alternative and it has the following features that I was looking for:

  • acts as a satchel and crossbody
  • big enough to fit my little LV Pochette (which acts as my wallet and makeup bag and makes changing purses really quick and easy), but isn't too big that it overwhelms my frame 
  • has collapsible top handles
  • adjustable shoulder straps (made of leather and not a chain)
  • zipper closure so items don't fall out of my bag

  • I rarely buy handbags just because I'm really picky and one of those items that take me forever to really pull the trigger on (unlike shoes and clothes). Therefore I don't really have that many purses in my wardrobe and am so excited for this new addition. I also really love how soft the leather is and that the gold hardware isn't too big or flashy. I wanted something really versatile that will pair great with all my outfits and thought this Kate Spade Mini Brantley had all the requirements I was looking for.


    1. Sounds like you and T had a great time celebrating V-day. We did the same things..brunch then shopping but I didn't end up getting anything. It's OK..still fun spending time together without the girls. Love the bag on you. It fits you really well. Take care =)

    2. Very cute! Sounds like you guys had a nice day. :) And smart of you to be selective about your purses. :p That would be so annoying to have the straps up on a crossbody bag. :/

    3. Sounds like you had a great Vday weekend! : ) That dress looks amazing on you!!

    4. Such a cute bag! I love the floral dress, so pretty <3

    5. Hi, I was wondering if this purse fits the iPad air? Thanks!


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