1950s/1960s Dark Blue Fabric Clutch Bag by Manon, USA
Product Ref: B580 ||
We love the elegant and sophisticated style of this smart clutch bag! Adding to its appeal is its highly desirable condition, as it looks to have been seldom used. The bag's stiffened fabric construction has produced a rigid, robust design, which allows it to maintain a neat outline....
c1950s Goldtone Mesh Bag with Decorated Clasp
Product Ref: B608 ||
We love the glamorous allure of these gleaming mesh evening bags! Although this particular example does not show a maker's label (or country of origin), it is very similar in style to the mesh bags that have been produced for over a hundred years by American company Whiting & Davis....
1950s/1960s Beaded Evening Bag made for Dickins & Jones
Product Ref: B619 ||
To our mind, this shimmering evening bag appeals not only for its unusual amber-coloured beading, but also for its association with one of London's most well-known department stores, that existed throughout the twentieth century. A label inside the bag reveals that it was made in...
1940s/1950s Blue-Black Suede Bag with Strap Handle
Product Ref: B583 ||
We think this striking handbag exudes vintage sophistication! It is also particularly pleasing that its suede body and handle have survived in such well-preserved and attractive condition, as we regularly come across vintage suede items that show clear signs of age and wear. An unusual...
1950s Black Velvet Handbag by Graceline, USA
Product Ref: B541 ||
We love the air of vintage sophistication displayed by this refined-looking handbag! The stiffened body displays a slender shape (with oval-shaped base), and it is formed from black velvet. The metal bag frame has also been covered with velvet, and whilst the back face is undecorated, the top of...
c1960s Navy Fabric Bag with Purple Handles by Waldybag
Product Ref: B576 ||
We are always pleased to find handbags displaying the Waldybag label, and this example caught our attention with its clean-lined design, and unusual combination of navy and purple tones! The Waldybag name was registered by family-owned business H Wald & Co, which appears to have...
c1930s Beaded Purse with Curving Patterns from Belgium
Product Ref: B620 ||
This charming purse catches the eye with its simple, yet striking, patterns that feature contrasting light and dark beads. The curved details of the beaded patterns are complemented by the outline of the purse, which has sides that curve outwards from the narrower top edge, towards the...
1950s/1960s Dark Brown Fabric Bag with Loop Details
Product Ref: B622 ||
This handbag immediately caught our eye, due to the unusual looped details that cover its front and back faces! The body of the bag shows a narrow, rigid design, and is formed from stiffened fabric in a deep brown colour. The surface of the fabric has a finely-ridged texture, and in...