Dooney and Bourke Handbags

If you are looking for a well crafted, high quality purse then look no further. A Dooney and Burke is a top quality handbag that has been around for decades. Dooney and Bourke came about in 1975, when Peter Dooney and Fredrick Bourke started a line of purses in South Norwalk, Ct. They started out dabbling in belt and suspenders, but in 1981 they launched their handbag collection. This collection featured two big hits in the fashion industry the “Tack Case” and the “Equestrian Bag”. Both of these bags were made entirely of bridle leather.

In 1983, Dooney and Bourke really found success when they launched the “All Weather Leather” handbag collection. This collection also brought about the Dooney and Bourke handbags signature logo the duck. These handbags were built on the principal that water will run off these purses just like it run off a duck.  From this point on the duck was used on every single Dooney and Bourke handbag ever made. The “All Weather Leather” purse collection is still around today. A Dooney and Bourke vintage leather purse is just as popular as the purses they make today.

When deciding on what style of Dooney and Bourke handbag is right for you there are several factors to take into consideration. You should always make sure that you are buying your Dooney and Bourke from a reputable dealer and that it is authentic. The last thing you want to do is blow a ton of money on a purse that doesn’t have the same quality as an authentic Dooney and Bourke. You can tell if a Dooney is real by the stitching, metal zippers, and the registration number.

There are several different style of Dooney and Bourke handbags. One style that has always been popular is the signature bucket handbag. This handbag is timeless and goes well with any outfit. When you choose to purchase a high quality Dooney and Bourke handbag you will actually be saving money. A Dooney and Bourke will not only last forever with good care, but the style of these handbags will always be on trend.