Every so often I come across a piece of fashion that I have particularly strong feelings against. It happened with Crocs (and it has not faded, so don’t wear them near me unless you are prepared to be lectured to) and it happened when I saw this Betsey Johnson Rockstar Ruffle Satchel. It’s not as strong as the Crocs feeling, sure, but what will ever be? For this bag though, my jaw literally dropped. What kind of rock star- or fabulous civilian- would wear such a thing?

Betsey Johnson Rockstart Ruffle Satchel

Even an OTT Hannah Montana outfit would not rock this bag, unless if they were going for a strange, girly-camouflage look. But then, trying to be a good objective reporter (I already ruined it a bit, though) I tried to see the good points of the bag. Because there is really no point in completely dwelling on the bad things in life- except for Crocs. So I am convinced that this bag would be a jaw-dropper if it were in a different color, like a deep chocolate or a navy, and if the leather was thick, pebbly, and matte rather than smooth and shiny. And sans the snake-embossed ruffles. Buy through Nordstrom for $179.90.

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  • Ellez

    Yikes!!!! What is this?! I am the biggest fan of Betsey Johnson shoes and SOME of her bags but this makes me cringe. Maybe she should stick to her adorable party dresses and fantastic shoes. And I totally agree Amanda about the crocs. Worst invention EVER.

  • Jen

    I can’t imagine anything you would be able to wear this with, the shade of green and the ruffles are just too much!

  • Naomi Thompson

    I just bought this bag in gray and it’s adorable. The picture does not do it justice. The ruffles in the picture look like material when they are actually all leather. The leather on the bag is matte and there is just a touch of shiny leather on the ruffle. I think it’s adorable and I can’t wait to wear my gray bag with dark jeans and a black boyfriend blazer.

  • Nancie

    Naomi – I’ve been searching high and low for this bag in gray – can you share where you purchased it at? Nordstrom’s no longer has them. Thanks.

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