Color — Plum
A bigger, slouchier version of this bag, the Candy Hobo is ideal for people who have more to carry than just a wallet and keys. The spacious suede-lined interior can also fit a sunglasses case, a tablet or current read, a couple toys (for those with kids), a small makeup bag…you get the idea. It’s crafted from smooth calf leather in a deep plum color that’s more distinctive than black but still versatile enough for everyday wear.
They’re the duo behind the now-iconic drawstring bucket bag. And Rachel Mansur and Floriana Gavriel’s story is one of those overnight-successes that’ll make anyone’s ears perk up: Girl meets girl at XX concert in LA. Both are, respectively, design- and art-school grads that share a common contemporary aesthetic. Both see void in the market for luxury bags at a less-than-a-monthly-mortgage price. And in 2012, voilà: Mansur Gavriel was born. Here’s the rundown: no overt branding or extra frills, just clean, sophisticated—and yet no less practical—Italian-made bags designed with the minimalist in mind.