The L.A. Private School Mom “It” Bag for Fall 2014

At private schools in L.A. you’ll probably catch a glimpse of the Hermes “Evelyne” bag. Or, maybe you’re carrying this cross body handbag with the iconic “H”…it seems to be everywhere these days. Talking to friends at dinner one night, we compared notes about handbags and realized the “Evelyne” Curtis, Buckley, St. Matthew’s, Viewpoint, and Crossroads. Those are only the schools we know about…but no, I’m not the Viewpoint mom carrying this bag. The cross body style doesn’t look good on me and I need a big tote bag to carry all my stuff. I splurged on a grey Prada tote with top handles and a shoulder strap. This should last me a long time, even if it’s never the “it” bag. I also got an oversized DVF tote at an outlet mall for 40 percent off the retail price, making it about $220. Steal!

Hermes Bag 4
The “Evelyne” ranges from about $2,100 to $3,400, depending on the size.


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