Donna Karan Eldridge

Oh Donna Karan, I think you are understanding the handbag world! We first saw the Donna Karan Pleated North-South Tote back in July, but the picture was not doing the bag justice. But it was Blake Lively who showed me just how lovely the Donna Karan Eldridge looks when worn.

So I started to lust after this bag. But it was sold out. And now Net A Porter brings us an exclusive version which has an entirely different look and I adore it. The Donna Karan Eldridge features monochrome pleated crease-print leather. This finish is going to be seen more and more for Spring 2010, giving us a bit of a tie-dye feel but a totally grown up version. The cream and black leather with crease print could look harsh, but it does not. Donna Karan has a way to combine these two opposite colors in a magnificent manner. The gunmetal designer tag is edgy-cool.

Donna Karan Eldridge Wear

There are actually two convertible handles which makes this a versatile bag. You can wear it multiple ways; with the strap converting longer for cross-body wear, handheld, or thrown over your shoulder. Ultimately the bag can be worn four different ways. As far as the inside of the handbag goes, there is an internal zipped and pouch pockets.

Cream and black leather pleated bag with crease print. This Donna Karan bag has two convertible handles, snap fastenings at top, a gunmetal-tone designer metal tag with multi-chain hoop at handle, seam detail at base, keyhole detail at base corners, snap fastenings at base and sides, internal zipped and pouch pockets, is lined and can be worn in four different ways.

A great way to start a week is with a handbag that has my attention just as this Donna Karan bag does. Buy exclusively via Net A Porter for $1,495.

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Share Your Thoughts With Us

  • chirpy_gal

    Practical and cool :) ……

  • Emma

    Not my style at all.

  • Handbag Lover

    Cute but not 1500 dollar cute.

  • BLynnT

    Love the crease print leather, but that seems like a lot to pay for such a simple tote shape… not blown away.

  • I like the messenger bag better in this print, I prefer this bag in black.

  • Michael St. James

    I completely agree with Amanda! I think black compliments the pleated design of this bag much better, while the print looks great on the messenger!

  • MizzJ

    When I saw the first incarnation of this bag, I gave a huuuge yawn, but add some cool tie-dye to it and suddenly it look funky and fresh!

  • gpc

    There is a pale gold version of this bag on BG website. It isn’t bad at all…

  • Sher77

    Not feeling it.

  • mette

    With a bag like this, you have to consider what you wear. Yes, black is fine, or better still a dress with a similar print!

  • Nishita

    Very nice,but it needs to be styled just right…