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One of the best ways for a bag designer to add visual interest without subtracting functionality from a handbag is to manipulate the bag’s material to create texture within the existing structure of the design. It looks as though the fine folks at Junior Drake got the memo.

The Junior Drake Mini Skinny Gail Satchel (which, incidentally, doesn’t appear to be particularly mini or skinny) is almost overtaken by parellel pleating down the front and back of the bag – the optimal word in that sentence being “almost.” The pleats create some drama without overwhelming the bag’s shape or practicality, which is just about as much as you can ask from a design with this much texture. (more…)

This is another one of those bags that’s really not up my alley, but I suspect that it might be up someone’s. Obviously there are a lot of people that enjoy the whipstitched, embroidered, neo-Native American trend that’s going on right now, or designers wouldn’t bother continuing to make the stuff.

And for those people, and particularly for people that are thinking about dipping their toe in the trend pool but are not yet convinced, the Junior Drake Mini Embroidered Crossbody might be the perfect minibag. (more…)

Junior Drake Pleated Mini Bag

I have yet to decide on my perfect mini bag for fall, and I’m still actively taking applications. I know that I have to have one (and really, they’re perfectly functional for me – all I ever carry is my keys and my Blackberry), and I think I may have found a strong candidate in the Junior Drake Pleated Mini Bag. (more…)

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