Color — Elefante
Sleek, structured, and made in Italy, this saffiano leather tote has all the makings of a quintessential carryall. It’s supersized to fit everything you need…plus a few things you don’t. And, that gorgeous greige color—which lives somewhere between beige and elephant gray—is just so, so chic. Did we mention it comes with a matching wallet?
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.