Dagne Dover Is Making The Case For Denim Handbags

Photo: Courtesy of Dagne Dover.
Savvy shoppers know that every closet needs a good ol' pair of jeans. Same with stylish purses that are built to last. So it makes sense that travel accessories and handbag e-tailer Dagne Dover is launching a new collection today which successfully marries both of these classic categories in a sartorial union: the denim handbag. The all-American jean started out as a work pant, so it makes sense that Dagne Dover would embrace the material for its practical-yet-chic line of bags. Plus, while denim never goes out of style, it's certainly on the rise again. The Canadian Tux is very much a thing, after all (and according to Rejina Pyo's SS22 collection, it's set to make a comeback this spring, so stay tuned for that).
As a brand, Dagne Dover has put itself on the fashion map where thoughtfully designed bags of all kinds are concerned — we're talking work bags, handbags, travel bags, gym bags, et al. The label, which you might recognize from its popular go-everywhere Landon carryall, has included many of the same function-forward details in the denim collection. And they're doing so with the planet in mind, with each style crafted in versatile, eco-friendly denim grown without pesticides or GMOs. The newest silhouette, the Pacific Tote ($175 USD), is the taller brother to the Vida ($155 USD), and fits most 13" laptops. Both are now available in the custom wash, along with the Large Vida Tote ($175 USD) and, finally, the Skye Essentials Pouch ($40 USD), which is ideal for storing whichever personal curios you don't want sinking to the bottom of your bag.
"I’m a denim girl! I love the versatility of it. Most days I'm rocking head-to-toe denim," says co-founder and chief creative officer Jessy Dover. "I have always wanted to release denim bags, and I am so proud to say that we did it, and in an eco-conscious 100% organic cotton material!"

Whether, like Dover, you're a total denim-on-denim kind of a person or you simply appreciate the value of great jeans, a denim handbag might be just the thing you didn't know you needed to complete (and complement) your fall wardrobe. Below, check out the latest Dagne Dover denim styles you tote-ally don't want to miss (sorry, we had to).

Pacific Tote, $175 USD

If you're on the hunt for a tech-friendly, planet-conscious tote that's teeming with pockets, this structured style does the job... and then some. It fits a 13” laptop and has interior sections for your phone and a small tablet, with even more spots for storing the cords required to keep those electronics alive.
Consider this your small gym bag, your errand bag, and/ or your back-to-the-office bag with enough room for most 13" laptops — free of pesticides, GMOs, and pollutants.
This 100% organic cotton canvas tote works as a beach carryall, grocery bag, or picnic bag. It also fits most 16" laptops in interior slip pocket.
Made of 100% organic cotton canvas, this small but mighty pouch features two credit card slots, a key clip, and multiple pockets so your essentials are always kept safe and easy to access, be that your phone, keys, wallet, mask, hand sanitizer, and so on.
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