The leather looks gorgeous, but I'm not keen on that open top - there's not even a popper closure, just the one strap going all around it. I'd worry about losing things out of the top - either by them falling out or being pinched! Also, I can see that colour getting marked very easily and the pockets do look very small. All that aside, if you like it - go for it!hence my question..
"Wild west" is a good analogy, tbh - and a nice description! I'd be happy with that!! As regards my DH, my personal view is to ask his advice and then ignore it! Effectively, if I love a bag myself, I'll carry it happily. If everyone else likes it and I don't, I won't enjoy carrying it and I might as well have saved my money.Thank you everyone who made an input. I showed it to my man and he said it looked 'a bit wild west'. I'm not sure if that's good or bad!
Regarding the open top, not a problem, I live in a small village and go everywhere in the car. If I do walk it's not likely to be in crowds and I wouldn't take this to work as I have my bays for that.
I really like the colour and style but think it may be dated. Ten other people think so too so far..
Oooh, Plemont - that sofa has a very bouncy seat! I knew you'd get hurtled towards a shop door (albeit virtual) before long and NP is a minefield for getting sucked in!! Can't wait to see what you've bought!I love it.
Wouldn't worry too much about the colour - Antique Glace is a great leather (like Darwin but with a tougher finish) and I think it'd be less susceptible to colour transfer than other cream leathers.
Wouldn't worry too much about security (although raindrops are pretty good about getting into open-topped bags!)
Wouldn't worry too much about what my man thought - mine doesn't notice new bags anyway so I tend to keep him in the dark.
The only thing that worries me ('cos I'm shallow like that) is the lack of a Mulberry badge on the outside
Go for it - it's beautiful and stylish and might not be up-to-the-minute but won't get any more dated, if you see what I mean?
(ps while looking at Naughtipidgen's website to check out the Gerlinda, I might just have bought something myself..........)