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#1 liveworkplay

Posted 03 February 2013 - 08:52 PM

So I am turning the big four zero in a couple of weeks and have decided to treat myself to a leather hand bag. I usually make fabric ones for myself but think it is time to invest in a leather one.

So I'm after classic style, good quality under $300.

#2 tel2

Posted 03 February 2013 - 08:57 PM

Anything by Vivienne Westwood. Though to get something half decent and authentics you are looking at around $500.

Vivienne westwood isn't very popular here in Australia, so your bag will defintely turn heads. I often approach people who are wearing her gear and say WOW !!!

#3 k-lo

Posted 03 February 2013 - 10:06 PM

I'd go for Oroton - they might be just over your budget, but they do have good sales.
Or check out Mimco for something more fun. Ditto on the price and the sales...

#4 vonmax

Posted 03 February 2013 - 10:29 PM

Country Road. Like there leather handbags and within your price range.

#5 DamiansMama

Posted 04 February 2013 - 08:33 AM

QUOTE (vonmax @ 03/02/2013, 11:29 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Country Road. Like there leather handbags and within your price range.

I agree. And Witchery too!!

#6 Sui-yat

Posted 04 February 2013 - 08:42 AM

Another vote for Oroton. They have a 50% off everything sale about twice a year but there probably won't be another one before your birthday as the last one was only about a month ago. However, they often have smaller sales throughout the year.

#7 aypa

Posted 04 February 2013 - 09:04 AM

Oroton all the way here! They have two factory outlets in Sydney where everything is usually discounted 50-60%.

#8 liveworkplay

Posted 04 February 2013 - 04:03 PM

Thanks everyone. Haven't really had time to look yet but I will soon original.gif

#9 GreenEyedGirl

Posted 05 February 2013 - 11:01 AM

Have a look on ebay you can get some great bags new and for a bargain.
Careful if going for big names eg LV, Gucci as heaps of fakes but some a genuine and if you can spot the fakes you are ok.
Regardless lots of other brands on there that are excellent quality even if are not designer

#10 NotBitzerMaloney

Posted 05 February 2013 - 11:04 AM

Coach :-)

#11 yabbadabbadoo

Posted 05 February 2013 - 11:10 AM

Have a look at Macys and Nordstrom too.  Also Next.

#12 Lifesgood

Posted 05 February 2013 - 05:36 PM

QUOTE (NotBitzerMaloney @ 05/02/2013, 12:04 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Coach :-)

I think for the big four oh you can't go past Coach. I'm in love with mine though it was closer to $400 than $300 and that Was in the factory outlet store at DFO.

#13 SlinkyMalinki

Posted 05 February 2013 - 05:40 PM

I saw a few nice bags in the Coach sale at around that price.

I'd also agree with the suggestions of Oroton, though I don't think their quality is what it used to be.

#14 vanessa71

Posted 23 February 2013 - 10:59 AM

I agree that Oroton have gone downhill in the last few years, charging big prices for lesser quality.

The last handbag I got that was in your price range was from David Lawrence, they have very good quality bags for reasonable prices. http://www.davidlawrence.com.au/DL-Product...ng.html?cat=386

Edited by vanessa71, 23 February 2013 - 11:29 AM.

#15 PixieVee

Posted 23 February 2013 - 11:10 AM

I love Country Road bags. Well, I love Country Road anything. Not a fan of Oroton.

#16 Riotproof

Posted 23 February 2013 - 11:18 AM

I really like this one from the link Vanessa posted. http://www.davidlawrence.com.au/DL-product...OT&cat=386#
Since its not going to be something you buy often, it's good to have something that is stylish but won't date.

#17 MangoTango

Posted 23 February 2013 - 11:40 AM

If you're still looking, Oroton have their online "Outlet" sale at the moment and it looks like theres a few choices within your budget.

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