Five of the Best: Satchels
(Clockwise from left)This slouchy satchel in chocolate-brownsuede has acrocodile print finish for those of you in love with your animal skins. Suede satchel, €94 at River Island, 102 Grafton St, Dublin 2 and branches. Tel: 01-677 8257
Have a rummage down the back of the couch and chances are you'll have enough for this baby. It's €9. Need we say more? Bottle-green satchel, €9 at Penneys, 47 Mary St, Dublin 1 and branches. Tel: 01-872 7788
This two-tone bag is a super-neat shape. It also comes in ivory leather with dark brown straps. Burgundy leather satchel, €68 at Topshop.com and 7 St Stephen’s Green, Dublin 2. Tel: 01-672 5009 and branches.
The Tillie is this season’s Alexa, a more pared-back shape with quirky embossed buckles, its butter-soft leather is quite irresistible. Mulberry Tillie in chestnut leather, €1,000 at Brown Thomas, 88 Grafton St, Dublin 2. Tel: 01-605 6666
A satchel is traditionally quite a masculine bag, but A-wear have given it a feminine twist with lashings of lace. Lace satchel, €30 at Awear.com and Awear, 26 Grafton St, Dublin 2, Tel: 01-605 6691 and branches.