Sure, you know the drill: You fall hard for a covetable carryall, only to find one teensy detail standing in the way of perfection. Whether the zipper is blah, or you find the color of the lining a bit lackluster — that one "if only" is always a total bag bummer. Sound familiar? Well, apparently the peeps over at Essex can empathize.
Mario Nieto and Glynn Connolly, the innovative founders of the L.A.-based e-tailer, Essex, have found a way around those subtle switch-a-roos, with a customized purse-making program. Yep, you can craft the clutch of your dreams on their sweet new site. (How did they know it’s pretty much always been our dream to play handbag designer for a day?).