Marc Jacobs is doing something quirky and cool with his spring bag collection and we are loving it! Last night I posted on our Twitter and Facebook asking people what handbag they have passed up recently and regret it. While I could think of a few, I had this nagging image in the back of my mind, of a totally off-the-wall Marc Jacobs bag that somehow is speaking to me.

Do you remember the Marc Jacobs Fluorescent Tweed Bag? It is completely tacky, over-done, and lovely. Yes, I said lovely. Why am I feeling so drawn to this crazy mish-mash of tweed, patent leather, and colorful baubbles? I don’t know. But I adore that bag.

So when I attempt to ground myself and realize that it is possible that buying a super trendy bag is not the way to go, I have to find a replacement. And I found one. I found nearly the same price in a black leather bag from Marc Jacobs. The Marc Jacobs Kate Lock Hobo has a little bit of sass with the zipper and stud detail on the sides. Like the Tweed Bag, and many bags from his spring collection, there is a signature lock detail at the front of the bag. Otherwise this is a simple hobo, with a long adjustable leather strap and slouchy body.

I dig where Marc Jacobs took his spring line. It ventures from downright crazy to slightly colorful to over-detailed to just right. There has to be a bag in there somewhere for you. Buy the Kate Lock Hobo via Bergdorf Goodman for $950.

And if you are me, for some odd absurd reason, the only bag still calling my name is the Fluorescent Tweed Bag. Tomatoes in my face? If you are like me, buy the Fluorescent Tweed Bag at Net a Porter for $995.

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  • Leah

    Marc Jacobs is a god among handbag designers. There, I said it.

  • tadpolenyc

    i have this bag and i’ve been using it every single day. no lie. the best purchase i’ve made in a looong time.

  • AA

    Love it!

  • starqueen_78

    Love It! Simple & classic………with a little bit of a modern style. I must start buying shoulder bags more!

  • edwardy

    saw this line of MJ spring collection in the store, it does come in tan n green colors, i absolutely love the tan color, simplicity at its best, studs n zipper details, its quite fun, do not like the birdcage collection, it doesnt look nice in real….not into the overly done runway bag either, this is the best !

  • JJ

    I have this in Green and love it. I have a feeling this is going to become by go-to bag more often than any other!

  • Kendra

    The design is nice, a good overnight bag to a friends. (fb)

  • Elyse

    I love the details on the sides (fb)

  • Adrienne zedella

    LOVe Black Leather! especially the Very Soft Leather! fb

  • Adrienne Zedella

    Love the leather, the shape, the bag, but not the lock. it looks cheap with the lock. Sorry! (fb)

  • BPea

    Love this MJ Bag. I have the MJ Paradise Evelyn Bag, it’s exactly the same as the bag shown here but a hobo style. This exact bag has been seen on Selma Blair and other celebs>http://shop.ebay.com/merchant/beautifulbasics

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