Color — Black
The sculptural shape is sleek and practical—the sloped sides nestle against your body, and the thick strap stays comfortably put on the shoulder. It’s done in a slightly textural grained Italian leather that feels soft and supple. The interior is lined in velvety suede, with a slip pocket to keep those smaller items organized, and it’s finished with a gold-tone top zip.
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.