My Violet City arrived the other day, and I thought, what a pretty color. Then I brought her outside into the sunlight, and I was completely dazzled!! I haven't been able to stop gazing at her. The photos don't do it justice, but here's an attempt: The first two pics are in sunlight, in the third shot she's reclining in the shade, and the last pic is with her sister, Black Beauty. These are both 07 bags, and I'm very pleased with the leather -- just the right balance of softness and shine. Yay for Bal!!