My dad bought this bag for Kaia and honestly, she never liked it and gave it to me. Of course, my dad was well aware of my mom’s predilection for Aigner bags and shoes. I’m sure that’s what drew him to this bag at the upscale resale store he frequents.
Lovely vintage cotton saddle-style bag with two sections inside, a back pocket, adjustable buckle strap, and leather trim. I have a DNKY bag that’s very similar that I really like, so this one is up for grabs.
If you like this bag, email me at email@example.com with the following: bag 22, your name, your address. Thanks!
And yes, that’s a Charlie Brown Christmas tree in the background and Bible Gateway on my computer with a Root for Jesus sticker. Mhmm!!
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Some folks like new stuff; some folks like vintage. So for you vintage lovers out there, here’s a handmade Etienne Aigner envelope purse that converts from a shoulder bag to a clutch. If you’re a longtime follower of this blog, you know my mom LOVED Aigner and had an extensive collection. This bag is not one of hers, but I saw it at the thrift store, and it reminded me of her. So, of course, I bought it.
We used to watch a show called Clean Sweep. In the show, one of the hosts named Philip something or other said you don’t have to keep an item to keep the memory if all it does is create clutter. He encourages folks to take a picture of the item and let it go. Doesn’t let it go sound much better than get rid of it? I think so. If none of you like it or any other bag I post, I’ll donate them to Dress for Success.
If you love handmade bags and would like this one, please email me at firstname.lastname@example.org with the following info: bag 19, your name, your address. Thanks!
My mom loved Aigner bags. I mean she had them in every size and style. Maybe not every. But she loved Aigner like I love Fossil – and she had a collection. I can remember that she loved the shoes, too and had matching shoes and bags. Navy. Spectator. And of course, the classic burgundy color that you immediately recognize as being a vintage Aigner bag. When I saw this at Goodwill it brought back all of the memories of my mom styling with her Aigner bags. It brought back lots of good memorires of us shopping and her trying on shoes down at Crown Shoes in Roselawn back in the day. Oh, well… when she died, I was on the outs with fashion and I got rid of lots of bags that I wish I’d kept. That’s cool, though. I have the memories and the photos.
This shoulder bag has a large middle section with a zipper pocket, and two large pockets on either side with a front flap closure and adjustable strap.
Today’s bag is an Aigner duffle that I picked up last week at the St. Vincent dePaul that’s near my house. I had just picked up my girls from my dad’s house, and although I knew they would be mad about stopping, I felt an indescribable calling… so I heeded it. Some of you will be glad I did, including whomever wants this cute bag.
I was already in line, after finding a few goodies all under $6, when i realized that i had missed this little purse corner near the dressing rooms. This bag was hanging there. My mom LOVED Aigner shoes, boots, and bags – back before people knew how to pronounce it correctly. It reminded me of her so much, in a way that made me smile. Although, typing this now, i just got a little irrigation in the eye.
So, if you like this bag, email me at email@example.com and let me know.
Full Lenten disclosure – I did not make it to get my ashes. But, I’m not worried – God knows my heart.