Know of any bags inspired by, or similar to, the YSL downtown, esp. the large?

Feb 19, 2007
Cincinnati, Ohio
What you might like is the Cynthia Rowley Tania. It comes in cappuccino, dark brown and black. I saw the Black at Saks (not online) for around $400.00.

I have been looking for the cappuccino color for a month now, no luck. If you happen to find one in this color I want one too, pm me.



Aug 24, 2007
It seems like many companies out there are doing their take on this tote or producing "inspired" versions. I've noticed two companies mentioned regularly in People Style Watch, In Touch, and Life and Style. I can't speak for the quality of their bags. I'm sure they're made in China but these two companies do business in the United States, so at least you're not dealing with international transactions and the risk and insanity that can go with that. -- here's the Downtown style:

In faux croco: --

In faux croco:

In faux ostrich: