By now, the Coach Evie Tote has become the symbol for Coach’s recessionista-friendly Poppy line, but why? It’s a fact that I have often questioned. With its bright smear of red combined with scribbled silver, the bag is so bright as to seem garish rather than cheery. And though that sentiment remains, I’m much more partial to the other colors that the Evie is available in- baby pink, lilac, and black. While the red is just plain freakish, each of the other colors has it’s own feel that is not at all like the red (thank goodness).

Coach Evie Tote

While I’m a purple fan, it’s the pink that I think would have been the best choice for the “face” of the line- it’s happy and light, with touches of summery colors like turquoise and mellow yellow. The purple, like the pink, would be best suited to a middle-schooled tween- I’m not sure a grown woman could pull this off. That’s where the black comes in. Sure, it’s fun and young, but the black combined with the metallic silver and gold writing lends a bit of sophistication. Case in point: my mom loved the red, but I refused to let her buy it. Now I’ll kindly point her towards the black version. Buy through Nordstrom for $198.

Also, don’t forget to enter our Coach Giveaway only for our Facebook Fans!

P.S. Please consider supporting our small, bag-loving team by clicking our links before shopping or checking out at your favorite online retailers like Amazon, Neiman Marcus, Nordstrom, or any of the listed partners on our shop page. We truly appreciate your support!

Share Your Thoughts With Us

Now Trending

Featured Articles

Outfit Yourself This Valentine’s Day With Bags From Your Favorite Designers
Perfect bag picks to use now and beyond
Fashion Week
Meet the New Handbag Brand That Took NYFW By Storm
You’ll want to keep an eye out for Khaite Luggage come fall
PurseBlog Asks
PurseBlog Asks: What Do You Wish Designers Knew About What You Want in a Bag?
I’m craving simplicity in this world of trendy, Instagram-angled pieces
Join 135,000+ enthusiasts and sign up for our newsletter