First Look: Danielle Nicole Handbags 2011

Kelsi invited me, Natalie, and Alex for an exclusive preview of Danielle Nicole's new handbag designs for Spring and Fall. I was really excited because I've always been more of a purse girl than a shoe fiend, and love hearing about fresh, young designers. We were the first press to see them, as the samples had just been delivered the day before and were ready to be admired--so you are among the first to see them too!

I was really impressed by the workmanship and detailing that went into each of the bags. Danielle Nicole was really sweet and told us a little bit about her creative process and inspirations. Her new collections feature luxurious details like hand-whip stitching, fringe, feathers, and my favorite--bows! The collection is glam with a little bit of boho and rock 'n roll. 

Here are some of my favorites:
Small handbag with fringe and woven details
Buckles and metallic leather
Small clutch with fringe details
Feathers and fringe
Candy colored snakeskin leather bags
Natalie with a fringe studded shoulder bag
Alex with a teal oversized hobo bag
Me, with a cream ruffle satchel. Photo courtesy of Kelsi
Natalie, Danielle Nicole (the designer), me, Kelsi, and Alex. Photo courtesy of Kelsi
Not only are they gorgeous and beautifully made, but most styles retail for under $200! They'll be available at Nordstrom, Macy's, and Saks.

Which one is your favorite?
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