Month: April 2018

Conventional Yet Innovative Gucci Handbags

With a time-honored history and fabulous convention, Gucci Design House devoted itself to updating its traditional image by absorbing new fashion elements as time goes by. As I see it, there are altogether three elements to describe this luxury brand. That is Horse-bit, GG and Bamboo. In 1930s, its horse-bit and stirrup motifs on bags and trunks attracted sophisticated international clienteles. And then in 1940s the Bamboo Bag was introduced, becoming one the first of Gucci’s many iconic products. During the 1950s, the trademark green-red-green web derived from the saddle girth won huge success and remains familiar identifiers of the brand. 1960s witnessed Gucci’s squashing into the global spotlight with the “GG” Monogram logo, which has drawn the attention of celebrities like Peter Sellers, Grace Kelly. It was Audrey Hepburn who brings Gucci synonymous with Hollywood fashion, and thanks to Jackie Kennedy Onassis, the Jackie O bag pattern came into birth.

Originally it only offered genuine handcrafted leather goods, but in order to attract international fanfare and profits at all classes, it developed the fabric line. By then the GG Monogram bag was available both in high quality calf leather and twill fabric. Gucci’s developing process was not always as smooth and quiet as one hope. The decade 1980 witness the family greed and turmoil which almost lead to destroy of the Gucci namesake. Until Gucci’s gifted executive CEO Tom Ford’s arrive in 1990s, this luxury brand begin prosper and bloom. It invented bag in various patterns in different colors. Today, creative direction of Gucci is the responsibility of Frida Giannini. “La Pelle Guccissima”-entirely original, heat-printed signature leather-has been launched and is destined to be the label’s next icon. Nowadays Gucci is wildly dealing in all kinds of fashion products, various bags, perfumes, sunglasses, watches. Just to name a few.

Gucci’s most renowned handbag patterns include:


Gucci Babouska Large Boston Bag

Anyone who has been watching Gucci closely will have noted that they have come up with a number of handbag models in the recent past. These are new bags, which are giving the Gucci classics like the ever popular Gucci Large Guccissima, Gucci Large Horse-bit and the Gucci Jockey Large Shoulder bag ‘a serious run for their money.’ Of the new Gucci bags that I have gotten the opportunity to use, though, it is the Gucci Babouska Large Boston bag that I have found most enchanting.

When Gucci tags the new Gucci Babouska Large Boston Bag as ‘large’ they are not flattering it. At 15 inches in length by 7.9 inches in width by 12.6 inches in height, the Gucci Babouska Large Boston bag is truly a voluptuous bag in every sense of the word. As such, it is a bag that is likely to appeal both to the pragmatic handbag shopper, who wants a bag that can take in all her kit and still not bulge, as well as the handbag fashionista – seeing that the trend in handbag shopping circles has in the recent past been in great favor of the bigger bags.

For that elegant look when carrying the bag around town, Gucci has decided to employ a ‘double-handle’ mechanism as way of carrying this bag around; a great departure from most other Gucci bags that tend to be endowed with only a single handle carrying mechanism. For security of the handbags contents, Gucci employs a zip-top closure mechanism for the Gucci Babouska large Boston bag, which admittedly makes for a securer closure mechanism than say a button or tab closure mechanism. Talking of the zip, it is notable that the Gucci Babouska Large Boston Bag employs hardware made of the so called antique brass, which makes for a fantastic look, and which – perhaps more importantly – is able to keep its luster for as long as the bag can possibly be in use.