I was introduced to Francesca Evangelista handbags by a former co-worker via Facebook. I was captivated by the collection instantly and had to find out more. After catching up with the 20-something Italian designer via email, I was even more inspired to share the Fall 2012 collection with everyone on Day & Night Socialite. These bags are so unique and bold I am sure you will love them just as much as I do. Below, check out 4 of the bags from the Fall 2012 catalog and learn more about Francesca's very detail-oriented design inspiration.
"Francesca Evangelista is the new chic line of hand bags designed and crafted with the finest Italian leather. This handmade in Italy collection is composed of seven models, each with a different look and soul, but with the collective ability to catch an eye and turn a head like only a bag can do…
"The collection is inspired by classic menswear . The colors are very important to this collection...[as] some models are characterized by strong contrasts."
"There are several elements [of classic menswear] such as revers and tails that are incorporated into the bags."Say "hello" to "Margo"
"The whole collection has a geometric look, but still extremely feminine. Like actresses of the old times, as Marlene Dietrich and Betty Davis would wear men's clothes." (I couldn't agree more! These bags define feminine edge. Just my style.)
"The bags have a smooth look and a matte effect that lends the leather to a more modern look."
"The bags are characterized by rigid lines, but at the same time maintain a sleek feel with their delicate curves."
"Each bag has internal supports, which ensures that the bags don't loose their original shape," says Francesca.
Prices range from $350 for models like the "Melany" to $600 for "Margo" and "Sofia" pictured above. You can purchase from the collection by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. Transactions can be made via PayPal. Shop the rest of the collection here.
I can't wait to be the first of my friends rocking the collectin this Fall. Francesca Evangelista is surely a designer to be watched! Which of these bags is your favorite?