B. Makowsky Vintage Leather Shopper with Chain Handles
Love this bag!!!!
I am glad I purchased this bag. Can't wait to carry it!!
I absolutely love my bag. I have received so many compliments.
So Sad :-(
I was thrilled to have gotten this bag at the price I did. And the color - Nutmeg - was perfect. I read the reviews of the Mak being too heavy, but I figured heavy for some isn't heavy for others. Well, the package came and I couldn't wait to open it. Though I noticed the box was rather heavy and I wondered if I had ordered something else and it was packaged together. Ahh, not so. The chains are truly heavy medieval weapon-like. The color was beautiful, but the leather was too shiny. All in all, I rewrapped it and it went back the same day. In the future, I'll learn to trust the reviewing ladies. But, on the good side, I LOVE my other Maks.
I received this bag (in black) last weekend and carried it for the first time last night! I absolutely love it! I didn't think I would like the long strap, but it works!!
This is a very stylish bag! Worth every penny. I get many complements on this bag. I got this in the cobalt color.I love taking it to work! This bag is not heavy at all. It's super soft and it smells so good. I'm ordering one more, I might get it in black.
beautiful bag but......
I love this bag the shape , the leather and denim color is beautiful but.......the chains make the bag too heavy --once I got my things in it I wont be able to carry it all day. I love Bruce Makowsky bags --have 12 and would love to have one in this vintage leather denim color. I hated to send this one back but just to heavy:(
This handbag is great! It's different, the leather soft and the design beautiful. I love wearing it with the shoulder strap. I bought it in the Taupe and in the Black. It arrived impeccably wrapped. Very happy with my two new bags.
60's new and improved!!!
The best part of 1960's fashion is reflected in the look smell and feel of this bag. I have it hanging on my bedroom door so I can touch or smell it whenever I walk by. It completes a lot of my outfits that are ready for winter, if we ever have winter again....it gives them a definite direction. If you want to lean towards the hipster moniker then get this bag in any color they have left!!!! Not a bag to take to Disneyland......but EVERYWHERE else!!!
Much too heavy!
I received this georgous handbag and was totally enchanted until I picked it up. This bas is so heavy. To me, it would be impossible to carry around for an hour so a day would be out of the question. The bag will not fit on your shoulders with the chains being so short and the only way you can carry it is with the strap that is long enough to jump rope with. I must say, the color and the Vintage leather was breath taking. With the chains being a barnished gold this bag is simply beautiful. There is a lot of buttery, high quality leather and it broke my heart, but back it went the next day. This is my third B mak bag and although I sent it back, it will not be my last. BOO, HOO.
Loved the look of the bag...
I believed the on air presentation that said the chains were specially made and hollowed out... wrong! The purse looked beautiful but was VERY heavy. I use the pursefection (a huge time saver for me) but it is too big to get in through the opening of the purse. Also, not sure why the shoulder strap is so long (even after adjusted)... it hung down to my upper thigh! Even as a crossbody bag, it hangs way too low.
I have quite a few B Makowsky bags and I'm always looking to add to my collection. I like the the split interior, leather, multi function strap, Two things could use improvement -1) chains are good looking, but make the bag heavy. 2)The top needs to open a bit wider so I can see and get to the bottom.
Beautiful bag, not functional
It was impossible to get anything out of this bag. The leather is beautiful but it does not stand upright and it is tall, so trying to retrieve items from the bottom of the bag is a feat.