Epsom Leather - Anyone Feeling The Love?

Feb 11, 2006
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I'm not a fan...it's too stiff, too thin and just not what I think of when I think "leather".

With that said, I'm thinking there must be advantages of Epsom that I'm overlooking.

For those of you who don't hate it, please tell me why I should feel the love!!!
 

piaffe

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Generally don't like epsom or its predecessor, courchevel.

But I feel the love - a LOT of love - for this epsom bag:

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Epsom is one of the only ways to access some of the bright, bold colours that aren't offered in regular leather (like togo, clemence).

This bag is a grail of mine. Even though I normally dislike epsom!
 

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Feb 11, 2006
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castorny, all good points. (especially the "takes color brilliantly" as my all time favorite Hermes color is primarily available only in epsom)

I wonder if I could learn to love epsom.........

One more question -

When you see a Hermes bag in epsom, what's your first reaction...do you notice the leather and say "nice bag, too bad it's in epsom" or doesn't it matter to you?
 

piperlu

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I'm not a fan...it's too stiff, too thin and just not what I think of when I think "leather".

With that said, I'm thinking there must be advantages of Epsom that I'm overlooking.

For those of you who don't hate it, please tell me why I should feel the love!!!

^^I don't know a lot about this leather, but so far I like what I see. I also prefer a more stiff bag too (at least in a Kelly). I think if you like a squishy bag, this won't be the leather for you. I think it does hold the color beautifully.

I'm sure someone with more experience could speak to the durability of this leather.

Also, please stay tuned for something I just had delivered in EPSOM. :smile:
 
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