Dooney & Bourke Florentine Leather Clayton Satchel
I waited and waited to order this bag and it was worth the wait! It's beautiful! Not a scratch, no pebbling( I don't mind some pebbling on the florentine it just depends on the style of the bag. I didn't want it on this one.) this is my ninth Dooney, and third Florentine. So far it's my favorite, I just ordered the Smith bag. I love everything about this bag. It's nice and roomy, pockets inside and out, the leather is such fine quality and the zippers run really smoothly. (Some higher priced purses have the worst zippers). I change my bags a lot and I haven't changed out of this one since I got it almost two weeks ago. It looks great for work and it's also great for casual so you can wear it everyday; that really helps to justify the price. It's a little heavy if that matters to anyone; it doesn't bother me. The delivery time was excellent, I got it 3 days after I ordered it. If you're on the fence about it; buy it now while the easy pay option still exists.
Strap broke right out of the box!
As soon as the bag was delivered I unboxed it and tried it on. The blue bag (ocean) is pretty. The leather smells nice too. I moved my belongings into the bag and slipped it on my shoulder again. I noticed something looked strange and, sure enough, the rivet used to close the loop for the strap to attach had come apart. I tried to press it back with my thumb but it wasn't going to close. I was so disappointed. That rivet made the bag useless to me. I'm going to try again because I like the look of the handbag, but I skeptical. I'm keeping my fingers crossed the next one holds up.
Dooney & Bourke Florentine Leather Clayton Satchel
What else can I say but, this bag is gorgeous and reeks "I'm expensive!" It's such a classy looking bag. The feel of the leather is supreme. I ordered the Baby Pink on a whim one night while talking with a friend on the phone. My last words to her were, "I hope I hate it when it arrives" (because of the cost) even though I chose the monthly payment plan. Upon receiving the box and opening the package, the scent of the leather hits your nose right about the same time your eyes start having a party. This bag is everything you think it should be and more. All the room you need, all the pockets you need and the overall ambiance of its style is in a world unto itself. If you are a person (like myself) who takes pride in what's on your shoulder...this is it! And, believe it or not, I wrote this whole review w/o having carried it yet. Now, with all that said, there was one thing that had me a little perplexed, why didn't D & B include a key fob and the small accessory bag that usually accompanies their purses? I mean the cost alone should have warranted that these items be included. But, anyway it's was not important enough to return the purse.
In closing (again), this purse screams high class and is well worth the $$$.
I love the bag because I love how smooth and beautiful the leather is ,I love the different compartments and the color and the size of the bag. I bought it for these very reasons. The extra back pocket is wonderful to drop in my keys! The front pockets are great for my cell phone and receipts from the store and then the snap lock pockets are great for any thing that I need to get at quick. They made this bag thinking of the customer and I think they did a great job! It has a lot of room inside for whatever you need to store.
If you haven't bought it and can afford it, then I am encouraging you to make this purchase. There is no need to purchase any other bag unless you just want another color!
Such a Soft Bag
I waited through several Dooney's and finally found just the right one with soft, soft leather, and its a satchel style I love, and the handle drop which I'm particular about is perfect. So if you don't want long handles for the satchel purchase this bag.
Very Stylish, Quality Bag
This bag has become one of favorite. When I took out of its packaging, you instantly smelled the quality leather used to make this bag. It is so stylish and I get so many compliments on the bag. The only reason why I gave it 4 stars is because it is rather heavy, which does not bother me but may be a reason not to purchase for others. Love, love, love the bag. Dooney definitely hit a home-run with this bag :-)
Love this Bag!!!
This bag is my favorite D&B handbag! It has great pockets and keeps all of my things organized. It's a bit heavy, but I don't over stuff it even though I could. It's got lots of room and keeps its shape wonderfully! I have this purse in Bone, Black and Violet. The Violet is more pink/fuchsia, and not so much a purple/lavender color bag. It still matches anything purple, violet, lavender or pink.
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I ordered the bag in black its beautiful and its well worth the money this ia large purse, unfortunately i will be returning it, its too large for me.
Pink goes great with black. WOW what a class act!
I just received this purse today in pink and I must say, "wow". This pink Dooney have no idea what plan I have for her. LOL I have so many outfits that I will be sporting with this classy bag. Lady you must purchase this bag in pink to really have that classy lady feeling. CHOW!!!!
I love love loved this bag, beautiful leather. But I had to return because it was hard for me to carry on my arm because I load up my bags...LOL I didn't like the long strap. I'm short and round and the long strap bags to don't like good on me. Overall the bag is gorgeous.
I own several high end European designer handbags and this satchel is definitely in the same class for thousands less. I purchased the baby pink....it is fabulous!!!
This bag is everything I thought it would be. The color is fabulous and totally true to the one shown on TV. It's well made and worth every penny. So glad I splurged and bought it!