Marc by Marc Jacobs Patent Leather HoboNo sooner did I post about the Kooba Bailey Clutch did I come across another patent leather handbag. I know there are plenty of patent leather handbags out there to choose from, but this might be a little too much for my liking. The Marc by Marc Jacobs Patent Leather Hobo seems to have too much patent leather. Of course, hobos are larger handbags so obviously there will be quite a bit of material. Yet, the shiny patent leather on this handbag seems too shiny and overall, too much. The other thing I am not a fan of, the shoulder strap. At least when looking at the image, the 10″ drop seems too small with the large shape of the hobo. I get that the chain detailing is supposed to catch the eye or something like that, but to me it looks ill-placed. With a few minor modifications this could be a great handbag, but with the way it is currently put together, it is not for me. Buy through Saks for $428.

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  • HappiestG

    I just bought this bag and love it! At first glance I thought it was too shiny but the chain somehow offsets it. The strap is a little short but it is perfect for over the shoulder or to dangle off your wrist. Can’t wait till the weather warms up so I can tote it around.

  • pau

    I just got this hobo at saks for $180!!!!
    I am not big on purses, so, I just dont know what I am suposed to do with the chain, or if this hobo is only for summer, or can pull it out on other seasons too.
    Thank you for your reviews, they are very helpful!