Katie and Avis 88 Handbags

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Find just that right handbag for most any occasion, at 88 Handbags!

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I recently donated one of my old favorite handbags to a women’s shelter, and found that I wanted something similar in color and size to replace it. I chose a black “Katie” medium satchel from 88, which is a company founded on the principle of sustainability. No animal products are used in the construction of their bags.

I thought that replacing a bag, which was being re-used by another person, with one from a company known for its commitment to the environment, quite appropriate.

The “Katie” satchel design is perfect for me for several reasons: 1. I need organization and the bag has a large central divider, plus three side pockets for separating items. 2. The satchel is lightweight (perfect for someone who doesn’t like being overburdened by a heavy bulky purse.) 3. It’s big enough to carry all necessities.

88 Handbags Katie Medium Satchel

I selected a Black, Medium, Katie Katie Medium Satchel, but loved the other color selections…

The Katie come is so many different colors:

  • Black
  • Cobalt
  • Blush
  • Fuchsia
  • Pearl Grey
  • Pale Blue
  • Red
  • Sand Crocco

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I call it my briefcase purse, because you can fit a small notebook or a tablet inside, along with makeup, a brush and all of the basic carry along stuff that most of us keep in our handbags.

The most important feature for me, however, is the shoulder strap. The “Katie” has both handles for grabbing and an adjustable strap for throwing over your shoulder.

I also tried the “Avis” mini tote. Now this purse is perfect for packing essentials in, when you don’t need so much. The “Avis” is about half the size of the “Katie” with the same features minus the center divider pocket. It can keep you organized, while still being small enough to be comfortably carried all day.

88 Handbags Avis Mini Tote

The Avis Mini Tote comes in Black-White Straw, Daffodil, Pearl Grey, Geo Print, Pink Crocco and Tan (Shown)

I like to have this type of purse when traveling on excursions. It’s big enough to fit a camera, cell phone, wipes, brush and makeup, but small enough that it doesn’t get in the way or become uncomfortable hanging on your shoulder all day.

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About 88 Handbags

88 is a collection of bags designed by a design team that works on design for brands world wide.

This collection is their favorites.

It is the edited expression of the right bags for the season. Bags that are on trend, that look great and which work. Bags that enhance your life by helping you look good while working hard to carry the stuff you need.

They are created by people who love what they do. Designed by a team of optimists, experts in their craft.

Each is individually constructed and tested for durability.

Bags that work to help you in the wide and varied adventures of your daily life while looking great at the same time.

We hope that you will enjoy them in your life as much as we enjoyed creating them.

Find the perfect person for you or someone you love…and a GREAT price, at 88 Handbags!

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Disclaimer:
This product was received from the Company for review purposes only. All thoughts and words in this post is my own and I was not paid to endorse it. I am only voicing my opinion about this product.