It is a universally accepted truth that the handbag has enjoyed a well-deserved career hiatus during much of the pandemic. A week after the lockdown, it was immediately evident that no one needed a bag to carry their laptop from the bedroom to the sofa.
or was it necessary to put your makeup in your precious tote for morning touch-ups on the bus.
But now the most polished piece of your wardrobe is back, and there is one Irish handbag brand in particular that catches our eye. PEELO, launched by famous Irish handbag designer Julie Peelo, celebrates its first year of business in September with its new Fall Winter collection.
From back-to-business tote bags to luxurious clutch bags bursting with vibrant color and snake-embossed leather trims, you’ll want to transport every piece in the collection to a brighter future.
Whether you’re a fan of crossbody bag, crossbody bag, or prefer to showcase your favorite accessory in the crook of your arm, the bespoke brand offers gorgeous designs that effortlessly fit into your wardrobe.
More importantly, the versatile designs are all created with women in mind, delivering a perfectly edited collection that caters directly to Irish customers.
Inspired by architecture and design, a multi-level sensory experience is at the heart of Julie’s design approach. It is in this juxtaposition of contemporary and vintage styles that new and beautiful collectibles are designed: modern accessories built to last.
Julie declares: “With my textile training, I am passionate about the textures and versatility of leather. For Fall Winter I wanted to create a lot of texture so I introduced two new luxury Italian leathers, a crocodile embossed leather in hunter green and burgundy and a snake embossed leather in jewel tones of burgundy, navy and olive green. “.
“Our Summer bestseller ‘Simple Tote’ is updated in a range of beautiful colors from Ibiza Blue to Kelly Green and snake embossed textured leather contrasting with nappa stripes. “I love the ease of this tote, it closes with a magnetic button and can be worn under the shoulder making it elegant and easy to wear”
Continuing to work on a basic collection of modern portable bags, PEELO presents a new style this season, its “LEA Crossbody Camera bag” and is very happy to add a new accessory to its collection, a PEELO beanie in poly and wool. recycled (30 €) perfect to give as a gift and to keep you warm during autumn walks.
“I wanted to create everyday luxury and a perfect Christmas present and the hats are so soft and comfy perfect for fall walks.”
- The range is available on peelo.ie and kilkennyshop.com