Thank you Valentino, for continuing to bring us beautiful feminine designs. Valentino handbags have become synonymous with floral and bow embellishments. Most of the time I see Valentino do this, they get it right. I was always a fan of the Rose Shopper but it never looked like it would fit as comfortably as I would like my handbag to fit.

But the Valentino Petal Leather Hobo Bag is hands down stunning. We saw Hilary Duff with this bag on Gossip Girl and it caught my attention. Nice, comfortable hobo shape, romantic ruffles: all the makings of a great handbag.

Valentino Petal Leather Hobo Bag

Now I found this bag in crimson leather. Crimson, even the color rolls off your tongue beautifully. The leather on Valentino bags is sumptuous and while the ruffles form a rosette design. Could this bag be anymore romantic? It has all the makings of a timeless ladylike piece. I could imagine passing this bag down for generations and it would ignite a spark in each new owner. There is something about this bag that speaks to me. I can’t say that it is not worth the price, but I would have loved to see this bag cost about $1k less. Buy through Net A Porter for $2,395.

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  • Emma

    To girly for me. I prefer the Valentino Histoire.

  • Pandor@

    The only Valentino bag I love is the renowned Histoire Bag (in eggplant or patent black). The collection with petals I ignore. May be because it not as rich-looking, too feminine and doesn’t just appeal to me. :\

  • Marissa Cooper

    No thanks on this one..kinda looks like the bag fail from a few weeks back!

  • tadpolenyc

    i feel like this is the only bag valentino knows how to make. aside from the histoire, which i don’t mind, is there anything else?

  • The Girl in Grey

    Eh-not a fan. At all.
    http://thegreygoddess.blogspot.com

  • Terri

    Well, I’m a girly-girl so I love it!!

  • bunny

    not a fan at all too. it looks really really cheap.

  • J

    Reminds me of Tom Ford for YSL’s Nadja Bag!

  • Stephanie

    got this bag in black at Nordstrom at 40% off. haven’t worn it yet but so incredibly soft.

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