Marc by Marc Jacobs Bags
Marc by Marc Jacobs is a diffusion line created by Marc Jacobs in 2001, with products at a more affordable price point than Marc Jacobs. The Marc by Marc Jacobs range includes handbags, shoes, ready to wear, swimwear, purses, wallets, jewellery, sunglasses and watches. However, in this article I am only concerned about the bags.
The Current Season's Collection
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This is a range of bags, purses and wallets in the current season's collection. Styles include the Natasha (pictured right), the Snappy, the Hobo, the Satchel and the WOS round. Handbags in this collection have the signature Marc by Marc Jacobs workwear logo plaque on the front. The bags are made from cow's leather
Marc by Marc Jacobs Classic Q
The Classic Q range of bags from Marc by Marc Jacobs all have the signature Marc by Marc Jacobs workwear plaque on the front. Made from Italian leather, styles in this collection include:
- The Classic Q Lil Ukita (pictured left) - a small bag available in a range of colours made from pebbled Italian cow's leather. The bag has a single top handle and a detachable cross body strap.
- The Classic Q Percy - a mini bag with an adjustable shoulder / cross body strap.
- The Classic Q Huge Hillier - an oversized hobo with a top handle and a removable and adjustable shoulder strap
- The Classic Q Natasha - a medium sized flap over shoulder bag
- The Classic Q Franscesca - a square shaped tote with an architectural top that has two top handles and a separate removable cross body / shoulder strap.
Marc by Marc Jacobs Bianca
The Bianca range of bags are characterised by the two tone engraved logo clasp on the front of the bag. They are made from the same Italian cow's leather as the Classic Q collection. Styles in the collection include the Bianca Hayley - a tote bag (pictured right), the Bianca Front Pocket Hobo, the Bianca Satchel, the Bianca Clutch together with several wallets and purses.
Marc by Marc Jacobs Petal to the Metal
Bags from the Marc by Marc Jacobs Petal to the Metal collection all have one or two brass bird adornments on the front. They have gold coloured metal hardware throughout and made from cow's leather. Bags in the Petal to the Metal range include the Natasha, the Sookie (pictured below left) and a flap pouchette.
Which celebrities have been seen carrying Marc by Marc Jacobs handbags?
The Huge Hillier bag alone has been seen carried by Una Healy, Miley Cyrus and Marcia Cross (Bree from Desperate Housewives) amongst others.
Where can I buy Marc by Marc Jacobs Bags online?
Great online retailers of Marc by Marc Jacobs handbags include:
- my-wardrobe.com, who have a range of Marc by Marc Jacobs bags, including the Francesca, Natasha Petal to the Metal and the new Regine suede drawstring bag not mentioned above. my-wardrobe.com offer are based in the UK but offer worldwide delivery.
- Selfridges, who have an extremely extensive range of current styles including Petal to the Metal, Classic Q, Bianca and many more styles. They are based in the UK and offer delivery to the UK only through their website..
- VanMildert, who are based in the north east of England but offer worldwide delivery. They have a good range of Marc by Marc Jacobs bags including lots from the Classic Q range, the Lucy turnlock bag and many other styles too.