Color — Nocciola
The first thing you’ll notice is how lightweight it is—a perfect companion for farmers market missions, all-day errands, anything really. The second thing is the softness of the leather, which wears beautifully and holds up for years. And the third? Carefully considered details, like the adjustable shoulder strap (note the five different length options) and the Italian canvas-lined interior.
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.