In the past, Italian luxury brand Valextra might have seemed a bit boring to many shoppers (and it probably still does to some). The company’s emphasis on fine leathers and extremely simple lines has always appealed to a very specific customer, particularly in light of the brand’s sometimes astonishingly high prices. With the fashion world’s newfound embrace of minimalism (at least for now), though, Valextra’s contributions to the handbag conversation seem more important than ever, which is why we bring you a preview of Valextra Spring 2011.

Some of these bags will look familiar, particularly the unchanged iterations of the popular Babila tote, but the unfamiliar pieces like the satchel at top and its blue jean leather counterpart stand out above and beyond their collection counterparts. If you’ve never seen Valextra’s work in person, I highly recommend doing so – the brand’s precision work is pristine, and for a structured bag, it’s hard to do much better than one of Valextra’s products. Skip the Babila, go for the satchel.

Photos via Women’s Wear Daily.

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  • Vasaki

    love the sixth one…..the white one….:P

    • berta

      So right you are! Loving that bag.

  • MAX

    i went to Barney San Fran to see Valextra bags. I recommend to people who love Minimalist the bags r handmade incredibly beautiful. only that i cant pay the scary price. T^T but the overall of this brand is very very perfect made bags

  • edoardo

    I don’t like this collection…But I think that the bag you chose to open this post is just amazing!!! The right colors, right shape and right mix…everything’s right!!

    So I think that this bag’ll have a lot of succes…with celbs and not only!!

    • Jelita78

      couldn’t have said it any better! (ipad)

  • Constance

    My favorite bags are numbers ‘6’ and ‘8’. These handbags have a very clean/sleek, and elegant look. Love them!

  • Stacee

    Wow, these are impeccable. Beautiful!

  • PhotoGirl

    Love, love, love 3,6,7 and 8.

  • Lori

    Oh I love these so much. They are just the most perfect bags. I love the satchel and the tote style bags the most. Wondering what the side view is like for #6. Looks a little Herme’s-ish to me.

  • babe

    Perfection indeed.

  • louch

    Absolutely beautiful bags. Would love to see them IRL. What is the price of these bags? I would love to know.

  • Stylista

    Wow! I love the simplicity of all of these bags! And the structure is amazing. Pristine is a great word to describe them.

  • gatsby

    The last bag, the bag you featured, is beautiful and so rich looking. Love it!

  • mochababe73

    I love the white bag. I believe that it’s number 6. All of the others are rather boring.

  • Bagolicious

    Perfection personified!

  • Musette

    I got a good look at that satchel a week ago @ Barneys – it’s gorgeous, except for the zipper, which is jarringly large (IMO). If they were to take that down a notch (and slip it inside, rather than ruunning it along the top) this bag would be perfect!


  • Mika

    kinda looks cheap

  • helen

    Blue one is nice. (ipad)

  • Anonymous

    It has a rich looking and its nice i love it!