At present, the upgraded Tote bag is synonymous with fashion, individuality and practicality. A Tote bag is one of “it” bags for fashion icons, and it’s also the preferred choice for girls who are ready to shop, college students and office ladies. Its inner space is enough to store some books for college students. An office lady can put her personal computer into her Tote bag. As for girls, Tote bags can give them a favor during the shopping.
The Ice bag in the 1940s is the prototype of the Tote bag, filling ice cubes. Inspired by the ice bag, LL Bean, an American outdoor brand, produced a boat bag in canvas for those that like rowing in 1944. The Tote bag has made a hit since then. In the 1960s, Bonnie Cashin, a designer of Coach, designed a Cashin Carry Tote handle bag hanging a coin bag. Since then, the Tote bag has been full of individuality and fashion. There are many classic Tote bags in the luxury circle, like Louis Vitton Neverfull, Celine Boogie, Tod’s Bag. Bvlgari also produced an individual Tote bag, Bvlgari Serpenti Tote handle bag. It’s less popular than Bvlgari Serpenti Forever flap bag. Because of marketing strategies and celebrity effect, the public pay attention to the Serpenti Forever bag more, and it has made a hit abroad. In fact, Bvlgari Serpenti Tote bag is a jewelry bag with fashion and practicality. For practicality, the Serpenti Tote bag is the preferred choice.
Reese Witherspoon and Jessica Alba were spotted with Bvlgari Serpenti Tote bag in black in the daily use several times. The two American actresses like wearing stylish and practical Tote bags in their daily use. Bvlgari Serpenti Tote bag in black nappa leather with serpent scale effect double handles looks simple, classic but ornate. The Tote bag comes with a detachable leather shoulder strap and three spacious compartments, two zipper pockets and an opening central pocket with a buckle closure included. The ornate serpent double top handles and two serpent head pulls add brilliance to the Tote bag.
Some replica Bvlgari Serpenti Tote bags spring up in the online market. What differences are there between the genuine edition and the replica version? How about the quality?
1.They have the same size, 32cm x 28cm x 11cm. The real edition is made in nappa leather, while the replica Bvlgari Serpenti Tote bag is made in calfskin/cowhide leather. In my opinion, the calfskin Tote bag is more durable than the nappa bag, because it’s well known that the nappa bag need more careful use.
2.They are equipped with brass polished hardware. The Bvlgari Serpenti Tote bag replica was crafted with neat and dense stitches.
3.The replica Serpenti Tote bag has the same inner structure as the genuine edition, but the former has lighter blue lining.
4.Bvlgari Serpenti Tote handle bag features enamel serpent head pulls and ornate enamel serpent scale effect double handles. The real bag comes with perfect and vivid enamel serpenti head pulls and top handles. The replicas are just beautiful hardware without soul. Many flaws will come to light if you close up and watch them carefully.