Mulberry seems to be synonymous with It-bags. Well, at least this is what all the latest handbag collections coming from the famous brand have proved. However, everyone agrees that Mulberry is not just “a” handbag. To continue the tradition, a new family has been launched for spring/summer 2011, the Mulberry Edie bag, which will surely become an obsession for every fashionista.
Describing Mulberry handbags can be a rather difficult task as they are an interesting, yet extremely stylish combination that creates addiction. Among so many trends, Mulberry handbags become timeless due to their special style. One of the items that totally enters into this category is the already legendary Mulberry Alexa, the perfect casual chic handbag, which became an It-bag since its launching. Now, its time to move on and announce a new bag that will surely be sensational and popular from the Mulberry spring/summer 2011 bags - the Mulberry Edie bag.
Named after “Little Edie”, the star of the Grey Gardens documentary and film of the same name, this is one of those handbags that makes your heart beat faster only when seeing it.
The new handbag has been described as being a hybrid of the brand's iconic Bayswater and Alexa styles evoking the spirit of duality, having “contrasting traditional style touches with modern hardware and finishes” that will undoubtedly become a big hit for the warm season, and not only.
This unique combination comes in two shoulder bag sizes, in
different colors and fabrics. The simple, yet extremely chic and
luxurious design makes the Mulberry Edie handbag a versatile,
practical must-have for all seasons to come, a real lifesaver where
you can put the surviving kit a woman needs throughout the day.
Both sizes have the Mulberry signature postman's lock, the top handle and the detachable strap inspired by Alexa. A special and very effective detail is the detachable guitar-style strap from Edie in Sparkle Tweed in Oak and Heavy Grain in Black, featuring a jacquard “rabbits and roses” print inspired by The Secret Garden and whimsical floral inspirations. Well, no wonder that one cannot resist to the temptation of falling in love with Edie!
As we have seen, the color palette is wide for Mulberry Edie, as well as the sizes. Therefore, this allows maximum versatility, making the comfortable handbag perfect for both a daytime, casual outfit, but also for a special, more formal occasion. Another important thing to consider is the fact that the unique style of Mulberry Edie can easily be adapted to one's personal taste and style. Edie is available in Heavy Grain leather in Powder Beige or Black, Sparkle Tweed in Oak and Patent in vibrant Electric Blue, or in a delicious Haircalf in Light Peach. This is that type of handbag that becomes a smart investment in time, which adds an adorable, effortless, yet stylish and chic vibe to any look.
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