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From street style stars to the pages of our favorite fashion magazines, we can't seem to escape the trend that is micro purses. In the time we took trying to figure out how to fit anything other than our cell phone in these tiny little bags to toying with our emotions towards hanging up our favorite totes, designer brands have crafted up the perfect little (emphasis on the little) bags of our dreams and we're finally ready to hop on the mini bag bandwagon. Are you?
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Very good condition. Only one time used With dust bag with silver tone hardware
Date Code/Serial Number: E in a (square)Made In: FranceMeasurements: Length: 12.5" Width: 3" Height: 1"Shoulder strap drop: 17"OVE...RALL GOOD VINTAGE CONDITION( 6.25/10 or BC )SKU: 224314" read more
Alexander Wang classic "camera bag" lambskin leather, beautiful grey color, slightly used"
Chanel micro bag in fuchsia calfskin leather and beige hair - serial number inside the bag - provided with the original box, Chane...l care booklet and authenticity card - to be worn cross-body! - Dimensions: 7 cm wide / 8 cm tall / 3 cm deep / 130 cm long interlaced leather and golden metal chain read more
Louis Vuitton mahina good condition
Stella im seltenen Mahina Leder mit goldenen Elementen inklusive Schulterriemen in einem super neuwertigen Zustand. In sehr luxuri...öses Innenfutter. Die Farbe ist ein wunderschönes Dunkelgrün read more
Beautiful pouch with hanse. Card holder integrates. All in one. Mahina soft leather. TBE. With utensils bag and box. All LV
This stunning Louis Vuitton Patent Leather Surya XL Bag features a feminine and chic slouchy look with intricate patent perforated... monogram and an ultra-spacious interior to hold all your daily essentials. The Surya is crafted out of patent to retain the same slouchy shape of the classic Mahina bag. The bag opens with an old school bag closure and adorned with a complimenting gold-tone hardware. read more
Louis Vuitton Mahina model handbag, worn on the shoulder or as a hobo bag, bronze brown. rnrnIn good condition with no scratches o...r tears, a few signs of wear (scrapes).rnWith the dustbag. read more
Louis Vuitton monogram "Mahina" leather "Large Hobo" bag featuring gold tone hardware, four bag feet, two rolled handles, and a to...p strap with a push lock closure. Suede interior has a zip pocket and a key loop. Retailed at $3900. read more
Retails for $350 Brand new, never used Comes with box & bag shown in pics No defects, perfect condition Metallic crossgrain leathe...r Inside snap and multifunction pockets Snap closure, fabric lining Side zip compartments Handles with 5 3/4" drop Detachable strap with 23 1/2" drop for shoulder or crossbody wear 10 1/2" (L) x 7" (H) x 4" (W)" read more
Very very solid bag
bandolera coach color coral. La correa con borla incluida se puede extraer para llevarlo de bolso de mano. Bolsillo interior y pla...ca de cuero con la marca donde se puede personalizar las siglas. Ideal para salir de fiesta. Usado en 2 ocasiones. read more
Coach leather crossbody with patchwork
Like new, only wear a few times. My mom bought it for me a few years ago. It is very well protected. It has plenty of room, but is... not big enough to carry an 11' mac. read more
Brown cross body bag. Adjustable orange and brown shoulder strap. One slip pocket on the front and one compartment fastened with a... magnetic closure and with cloth lining. Measurements: maximum shoulder strap length 149 cm, minimum shoulder strap length 80 cm. read more
Mahina XL by Louis Vuitton is crafted from soft cream colored leather, that is beautifully perforated with Louis Vuitton's monogra...m. The beat is used but in a good condition, some slight marks in the inside and light wears of sign read more
Gorgeous Mahina color Black with Brass hardwares, Calf leatherMeasurements: 16-18" L x 15.5" H x 7.5" W, strap drop10"Features: Pe...rforated LV Monogram, The bag does have some scratches on the hardwares, some light wear on the corners, the most worn part its the lining inside the bag, you can see on the picture has a stain on the microfiber, no ripped, no damage, thats the large size, no dust bag " read more
Superb Mahina L hobo bag in amazingly luxurious perforated leather. Chic yet discreet. Like new condition only used once. Perfect ...everyday bag - stylish and spacious. Comes with dustbag. Width 15.7 in, Height 11.8 in, Depth 6.3 in read more
Louis Vuitton Collection: Mahina Size: PM Colour: taupe Very good condition, rarely used
Louis Vuitton Mahina taupe color bag. In excellent condition. PM
Wunderschöne Tasche von Louis Vuitton, Typ Mahina in beige
Stuart Vevers for Coach, the Dakotah bag is perfect for a fringe worthy look with amazing attention to detail. Flap over with a tw...ist lock closure, front pouch, inner cloth lining, pouch with a snap button closure, zipped pockets, adjustable strap, crossbody or shoulder wear. Measurements: Height: 25 cm, width: 26 cm, depth: 8.5 cm, shoulder strap total length: 113 cm. Few signs of wear on the strap. read more
Mahina XL marron.A classic piece. Perfect conditions
This authentic Louis Vuitton L-Hobo Mahina Leather is sleek and refined in design, apt for the modern woman. Crafted in off-white ...perforated monogram mahina leather, this feminine hobo features dual-rolled handles, buckle and stud details, side belt strap closures that adjust the bag's contents, protective base studs and gold-tone hardware accents. Its engraved push-lock closure opens to a gray microfiber-lined interior with side zip pocket for housing all daily essentials. Authenticity code reads: RC0039. *Note: Shoe photographed is used as a sizing reference, and does not come with the bag. These are professional pictures of the actual bag offered by Rebag. Estimated Retail Price: $4,400 Condition: Good. Wear on base corners and in interior, glue stains on front, scuffs on exterior. Slight darkening, stain and wear on handles, scratches and discoloration on hardware. Accessories: Dust bag. Measurements: Handle Drop 7", Height 13", Width 16", Depth 7" Designer: Louis Vuitton Model: L-Hobo Mahina Leather Item Number: 34706/01" read more