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Monday, November 10, 2008

It Was As If I Came From the Sky

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I got this bag yesterday at a flea market. Its my completely awesome from Greece vintage men's briefcase bag. The leather is so worn out its delightful. My mom thought I was insane for wanting it, but oh well. You cant tell from the pictures (I took them with my phone) but there are so many marks, and water stains on it you wouldnt believe.

When I was at the flea market, kind of eyeing it with my eyes, a woman sat down on the ground and looked at it, and then picked it up and studied it, and then carried it around a little, and I thought, oh no she did not, and then she looked at it longingly and then set it down. My heart breathed a sigh of relief.

I told my aunt, who was with me, that I liked it and she informed me that she had thousands of them in the 80s. Well thats great, but you dont have them now do you? Yeah. So it turns out the bag costs $40 and my aunt told me we should look somewhere else. I then spent the whole time thinking about it, and when my mom finally joined us she asked if there was anything I wanted but didnt buy. I told her the bag and we went over, and then we bargained the lady down to $30. Wadoo.

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15 comments :

Lydia said...

That bag really is something.
I need to start actively looking for leather bags in thrift stores instead of wishing for one to magically appear one day.

Blicious said...

love!

this wheel's on fire said...

great bag!!

Hot Bot said...

So you love trashy reality tv too? Or was that sarcastic? Or is it just me that wastes my brain on that crap?

My mom hardly ever agrees with my fashion choices. Bags and shoes especially.

Amelia said...

That bag is really cool, but it seems a tad over-priced. I really need a new bag.

Belle said...

I love the bag, its really cute!
I'll buy something and my mom will be like I had something like that, and I'll be like why didn't you keep it!
Belle

Soul Tanggg said...

thats lovely!
theres nothing like a good-old-vintage-leather bag

Newborn Hippy. said...

i enjoy the bag!

J.Yo said...

cool bag! at first i thought the stains were some kinda pattern on the bag.. it's kinda artistic!

nice bargain!

DaisyChain said...

I love bags with loads of character. Great find!

Electro Geisha said...

congrats on the finding :D enjoy the bag ... regards :)

Miss Woo said...

Nice, vintage satchels are classic!

alice said...

That's a perfect bag. Satchles seem to go with everything but are really hard to find whenever you want one

J. said...

Ahh, it looks gorgeous, even from the phone. The water stains must give it a really unique look - very impressive. It's a good thing you decided to get it!

The Stylish Wanderer said...

hot bot-
sorry, I dont like reality tv. Im rather sarcastic in the weirdest ways