Dooney and Bourke Santa Croce Short Handle Leather ShopperI’ve never been a big Dooney & Bourke fan, but if they keep making bags as chic and well-edited as the Dooney & Bourke Santa Croce Short Handle Leather Shopper, I’m going to have to seriously reconsider my stance on the brand. This bag’s smooth, even, dark chocolate brown leather is absolutely stunning and the lines of the bag are more befitting of (dare I say it?) Hermes. I love the bag’s contrast stitching and extremely limited hardware, and I can’t help but thinking how great this would look with dark jeans and a white button-down (with some great, chunky jewelry, of course). And I don’t even like brown. In fact, my unending hatred of brown bags has been well-documented across this site. In spite of that hatred, this bag speaks to me, and what it’s saying is “buy me!” At less than $400, I’m not sure I’ll be able to ignore the voices. Buy through Nordstrom for $375.

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  • missTina

    Ha ha, I got a good laugh from your commentary. I agree about the bag and love your hatred of brown. Hee Hee

  • Miss G’lightly

    Yes and yes to all that! Am I not seeing this with that dark jean and a lovely Beater? This bag even got a second look from my sister-who hates all things D&B… Good eye Amanda…Good Eye…

  • solefans

    Indeed,it won’t catch people’s atthention if it’s in brown

  • Chris

    Looks very Hermes!