Friday, December 10, 2010

♥ fashion friday: vintage dooney & bourke.


one of my favorite gifts i have ever received from my future mother in law
is actually an old dooney & bourke bag that once belonged to her mother.
(it even has her name written on the inside flap!) last year, i found it
while going through a pile of items that she was pricing for a yard sale and
asked if i could keep it.

proving the old adage, "one person's trash is another person's treasure,"
this cross-body, classic-style dooney is a perfect addition to my vintage-filled
closet and definitely a family heirloom that i will always treasure.

i have noticed that a number of fashion bloggers out there have also
managed to score some of their own old-school dooney & bourke bags
and i must say they all wear them very well!



and just in case you can't get your hands on a real vintage piece, check out these classic-style dooney bags which are available on the website right now!

(spotted on calivintage.)

13 ♥ love notes.:

  1. such a great find! i was sneaking in my mom's closet not too long ago looking for her old d&b and i couldn't find it. i pray she didn't give it away.

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  2. loooove vintage long strap bags, great gift!!! too cute!!

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  3. loooove vintage long strap bags, great gift!!! too cute!!

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  4. Such an awesome gift and so many ways to wear it!
    x.o.x.o

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  5. great post!!love all of them!!xx

    www.zscloset.blogpsot.com

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  6. yum! love the classic colors of these bags!

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  7. This is an amazing photo of you, Sami! Funny - I never thought I liked Dooney & Bourke, but I guess that's because I always see their fabric bags with the logos all over. Those simple leather bags are perfect!

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  8. am drooling at the bags above! i'm going through a phase of tan bags, belts and shoes. =)

    www.prettylilbirdie.blogspot.com

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  9. oh yes beautiful bag!!! a treasure indeed, and those images you showed are amazing too. Great, now I want a vintage bag :(






    http://stylingdutchman.blogspot.com/

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  10. Oo my mom has an old one, I may have to raid her closet! Love the classic-style ones at the end ;)

    xx Cristina

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  11. oh love yours and love all these ones you featured from the website. I know what you are obsessed with!!! ha ha...and Happy Birthday. Hope you had a lovely weekend. naina

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