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Leather handbag, 'Traditional Vanguard' - Leather Handbag in Chestnut and Espresso from Mexico

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Leather Handbag in Chestnut and Espresso from Mexico, "Traditional Vanguard"

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Carrying on the tradition of marroniquería, Mexican artisan Ricardo Hinojosa... more

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Carrying on the tradition of marroniquería, Mexican artisan Ricardo Hinojosa creates a handbag that is full of sophistication. He combines leather in hues of chestnut and espresso with intricate, delicately embossed floral motifs on the chestnut portions. This bag drapes over the shoulder on a strap or can be held by a handle. Opening with a magnetic snap, the bag reveals a roomy unlined interior with a side pocket for storing smaller items. Adjustable straps at the side expand the bag's size.

  • 0.84 kgs
  • 1.9 lbs
  • Bag: 25 cm H x 35 cm W x 18 cm D
  • Bag: 9.75" H x 13.75" W x 7" D
  • Strap(s): 111.5 cm L x 2 cm W
  • Strap(s): 44" L x 0.8" W
  • Drop length: 51.3 cm L
  • Drop length: 20.25" L
  • Handle(s): 56 cm L x 2 cm W
  • Handle(s): 22" L x 0.8" W
  • Drop length: 13.3 cm L
  • Drop length: 5.25" L

  • Leather; cotton and polyester blend lining
  • Features a magnetic snap closure
  • Genuine leather may naturally show subtle marks, scratches or wrinkles
  • Wipe with a damp cloth
  • Not lined
  • Made in Mexico.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in Mexicoicon info
Gift Info
  • Free Gift Wrap? No
  • Premium Gift Wrap? Yes

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113

Ann

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06/02/2020

"Beautiful and one of a kind!"

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This is a gorgeous, well made bag. I would choose hand crafted over brand names any day.

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Traditional Vanguard, Leather Handbag in Chestnut and Espresso from Mexico

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09/30/2020

"Classy bag with one flaw"

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I really coveted this bag for a while before ordering it. It really is romantic with its rococo embossing and mocha earthiness. It is roomy and my phone fits perfectly in the side pocket! I even like that it is unlined. I was proudly wearing this bag as a crossbody and looked down to see the flap open. The magnetic closure just kept popping open on me when worn as a hanging bag or crossbody. I really wanted to keep this bag but this one function flaw is forcing me to return. I suggest adding a real buckle! Sad to see it go.

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Traditional Vanguard, Leather Handbag in Chestnut and Espresso from Mexico

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Laura

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07/13/2021

"Beautifully Handcrafted Handbag"

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I absolutely LOVE this handbag and wear it daily! The leather of this bag is extremely soft. I like how the strap is adjustable. The strap goes across the body and has a zipper which makes me feel super safe when traveling and walking through cities. I always get compliments when I wear this bag. I highly recommend this beautifully handcrafted leather bag.

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Beverly E

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07/13/2021

"Gorgeous Handbag!"

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This is a beautiful bag and just what I was looking for. Its the perfect bag for my needs -- not too big and not too small. The leather is nice and soft and the studs give it a little bit of a sophisticated edge.

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Confidence, Black Leather Shoulder Bag with Red Striped Lining

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Carol

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04/27/2021

"Love this purse"

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I have been waiting for this to arrive...it arrived a day early and I love this purse. There is lots of room in it so you can carry lots of things around. If you like a lot of compartments then this isnt for you. It is easy to throw over our shoulder to carry. I love the color and the craftsmanship is beautiful. This may cost more than some purses but i know it will last a long time as I have another purse from this artisan that is still in wonderful shape. When you consider how long it lasts it is by far a better value than the cheap leather purses you find else where. I am very happy with my purchase.

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Eric

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04/24/2021

"Very Nice Bag"

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My wife loves this bag. It is well made with sturdy stitching.

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Your Purchase Makes a Difference!

This artist positively impacts their community through job creation and provides jobs for 2 or more people.

Ricardo Hinojosa has received a $3500 microcredit loan with 0% interest. Proceeds were used to invest in the purchase of quality leather, lining materials and metal fixtures.

This artist uses traditional techniques handed down through the generations and/or creates culturally significant items, helping keep these traditions alive.

This artist has dramatically improved their livelihood by working with NOVICA.

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