Burberry Cartridge Pleat Tote When I first saw the Burberry Cartridge Pleat Tote, I thought of gun cartridges. I’m not entirely sure that that’s what I was supposed to think of, and maybe it’s just indicative of my proximity to those that are, in fact, packin’ heat, but that’s what I thought of. And if that’s the picture that the folks at Burberry were trying to paint, then they did a pretty good job. Unlike the soft, ruffly Burberry tote that we featured a few days ago, the patent leather of this bag makes the rows neat and stuff, giving it the appearance of rows and rows of Rambo-like bullet straps. The handles, attachments, and optional shoulder strap are all in smooth leather of the same color, with juxtaposes nicely with the all-over pleating. I think it was wise to do the patent incarnation in a more structured shape than the soft leather, because patent is inherently more structured, and matching appropriate material with appropriate bag structure is one of the most important things a bag designer can do. I don’t like it as much as the soft leather hobo, but that’s just my personal taste – I’m still impressed with Burberry’s bags for this season. This bag appears to be sold out right now, but check back at Net A Porter.

  • Merve

    Well i havent seen it in person but from here the flaps look like those silver foil pill packets. Im not feeling it.

  • mette

    I like the color of the leather. Burberry has presented some nice bags lately and I´m not talking about the B-check ones.

  • Carolyn

    Not excited about the shape but the color is great

  • me

    Its different, I like it- I might not carry it, but I like it.

  • hazel

    I love the pleats, but don’t really like the shape.

  • Jane H.

    Looks a little politically inappropriate…

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  • dani_twotwo

    eh, not luving it. doesnt even remind me of burberry!
    i dont understand why its even sold out.

    i like the burberry plaid bags better.

  • B*labelsnotlove

    love this bag in the black patent*

  • Kendra

    Fab! (fb)

  • Adrienne Zedella

    UMmmm……….. Nope. (fb)

  • beanyce126

    love it. (ipad)