Burberry, maker of the classic trench coat and plaid scarf, has transformed itself into one of the hottest brands in fashion today making Burberry Handbags. The Burberry Handbag is a mainstay of high fashion, so much so many companies have started making replica Burberry handbags.
Burberry was founded in 1856 by 21 year old Thomas Burberry a apprentice to a country draper in England. He started by opening a outfitters shop. Originally known as an outdoor wear manufacturer, Burberry invented Gabardine which is a breathable, waterproof fabric that is made by waterproofing the yarn prior to weaving. This was patented in 1888. Most of the original line was directed towards outerwear and military uniforms. In 1901 the familiar Burberry Equestrian Knight was developed and registered as a trademark. In the 1920’s the Burberry Check which had been used as a lining for their trench coat was trademarked. It has since become synonymous with Burberry. These distinctive trench coats have been seen in movies. For example Humphrey Bogart wore one in Casablanca, Peter Sellers in the Pink Panther films, and Audrey Hepburn in Breakfast at Tiffany’s. And this is how the burberry handbag and replica burberry handbags craze iniated.
The Burberry handbag entered the scene around strong around 1999 when the appointment of Italian designed Robert Menchetti to the division renewed the brands popularity. Prior to this it was slumping because of a very conservative image and an Asian recession which had always been a stronghold for the company. But soon Burberry Handbags will be seen worldwide.
Such notables as David Beckham, Tamara Beckwith, and Spice Girl Victoria Adams (now Beckham) fully embraced the new approach along with Prince William and Kate Moss. It looks as if the Burberry handbag is finally among the elite chic of the fashion world.
A few of the more notable Burberry handbags styles include :
The Ultra-chic Burberry Blue Check handbag is compact, lightweight and ideal for today’s fashionable woman. Attractive blue, white, ivory tan and black cover vinyl-coated canvas in the familiar Burberry Check is accented with tan leather trim. Full-length zippered top opens to reveal a canvas lined interior. Matching tan leather strap fits comfortably on the shoulder. Blue Check handbag is 10-1/4 inches wide, 4-3/4 inches high and 1-3/4 inches deep. Shoulder strap is 26-inches long. This handbag typically sells for approximately 450 dollars. Truly a stunning Burberry handbag. A replica burberry handbag of the same style will run you about 100 dollars.
Burberry Candy Check Snowdrop handbag is compact, sleekly styled and just right for today’s busy woman. This Burberry Handbag has colors of pink, white and tan for the Candy Check cover in vinyl-coated canvas. It is accented with matching tan leather piped trim. Magnetic clasp closure on the front panel opens to reveal a canvas lined interior. Removable tan nylon shoulder strap with the Signature Burberry Equestrian Knight emblem, adjusts for added convenience. Additional tan leather handle offers several carrying options. Snowflake handbag is 10-1/2 inches wide, 4-1/8 inches high and 1-3/4 inches deep. Shoulder strap is 25-inches long. Having a price of about 440 dollars list price it is a very affordable addition to your fashion agenda. A replica burberry handbag of the same style will run you about 70 dollars.
The Burberry Candy Check Cadogan handbag is a very attractive pink, white and tan Candy Check cover in vinyl-coated canvas. Also accented with matching tan leather piped trim creates the high fashion look you would expect from Burberry. Magnetic clasp closure on top opens to reveal a canvas lined interior with a zippered side pocket. Matching tan leather handles complete the look. Cadogan handbag is 8-1/4 inches wide, 8-inches high and 3-1/2 inches deep. Handles are each, 12-inches long. This assures you that you will be able to accommodate all the essentials of your busy life style. This Burberry handbag is easy on your pocketbook at about $440.00 list. A replica burberry handbag of the same style will run you about 85 dollars.
The Novacheck tote Burberry handbag is a cotton canvas tote with the Equestrian Knight logo. It is accented by rich looking dark brown leather trim along with golden hardware. Adjustable should straps with buckles and an open top with extended buckle tab complete this stunning tote. Inverted gussets side leather straps with a rivet trim make it sound. Measuring 10 ¼ x 14 1/10 x 6 ¾ make this Burberry handbag fashionable yet roomy. Listing at about $595.00 it is also affordable. This tote will also come in the Double Pocket Tote style that has additional pockets with the same look and features. It retails for approximately $895.00 giving you value and style all in one. A replica burberry handbag of the same style will run you about 90 dollars.
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Written by: Joseph Wunsch