Coach president Reed Krakoff’s eponymous line has only been around for a few short season, but already I couldn’t wait to see what handbags Reed Krakoff Fall 2011 had in store. The brand’s New York runway show didn’t reveal the entire line, but it revealed enough to assure Krakoff’s nascent fan base that aesthetically, he doesn’t intend to fix what isn’t broken.

The collection’s bags were mostly comprised of neutral leathers of various colors and textures, some of them colliding on the same bag by way of a tan satchel with caramel crocodile accents or or a dove grey handbag with a sandy croc flap. The entirely exotic bags, including a gorgeous black crocodile hobo and a glimmering python satchel, stole most of the show away from simpler offerings, but my personal favorite was the simple leather hobo in bright turquoise with a tonal lizard strap. Thankfully, it’ll also probably be the most wallet-friendly of the offerings as well.

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  • edoardo

    I lvoe Krakoff bags in general but here he focuses his attention too much on “esotic leathers” and forgets to pay attention about innovation/shapes…no I don’t like these collection, at all!

  • Lulugurl

    I want that Reed Krakoff #6!!! OMG…

  • Mochababe73

    I was VERY disappointed when I went to the Reed Krakoff boutique inside of Saks Fifth Avenue. The bags are very hard and some even felt cheap/fake. I don’t hold out much hope for these. And what is up with those initial tags on the bag?
    I prefer what he does for Coach.

  • aya886

    These bags are very beautiful and are my taste.

  • Jean

    What are the price points on these bags? Are they embossed or real skins?

  • osladegerez

    Wow…I feel like a total hypocrite – I was about to say how great they are especially for a new comer – then I read the comment about how they looked and felt cheap at Saks…and I already changed my mind. If they are embossed skins then I definately don’t like them…if not – those ones are okay I guess.

  • another Nancy

    Love the blue and the green! Love bags with the lady-bag handle AND a shoulder strap!

  • Chels K

    Love ’em. My kinda bags.

  • sosti

    the bags are beautiful… the green croco is TDF!

  • Beth S.

    Although I have never had the pleasure of viewing (and touching!) any of the Krakoff bags in person, I did L-O-O-O-V-E his boxer line. But these? Sorry… boring. Not a single one that raises my heartrate.