The combination of heavily ruched and #patent leather can really be a bit much, as Prada so ably proves with its Vernice Gaufrean East West Handbag. It’s a nice idea - and the result should have been something so unbelievably chic that it would leave fashionistas pining for it - but this attempt isn’t executed very well. Anyone with an appreciation for high gloss will probably gravitate towards this, but for those who prefer something more relaxed, there’s a slightly similar nylon version (the Tessuto #Gaufrean East West) waiting for you. The patent leather version is $1720 and the nylon is $1300. Both at Diabro.
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