The Elena Woven Handbag in Vachetta

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· Made from 100% Vachetta leather
· Handcrafted
· Ships within 10-14 days

The Elena is a classic leather tote bag with a striking pattern upgrade. Handwoven in Italy from premium Vachetta leather, this woven bag features a 100% cotton lining, magnetic top closure and two zippered interior pockets to keep belongings safe and sound.

A Vachetta leather handbag is the ultimate investment piece; it's the only kind of leather that naturally darkens with use to develop a deep honey "patina," becoming more valuable over time.

Store the product in the dust bag to keep away from moisture.
Do not use any leather soaps, cleaners, or conditioners that contain lanolin.
Do not rub denim color transfers or other dry stains, simply remove by using an uncolored or natural pencil eraser.

Length: 22 in / 57 cm
Height: 16 in / 40 cm
Width: 3 in / 8 cm
Handle drop: 12 in / 30 cm
Weight: 2.35 lbs / 1.06 kg

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Meet the artisan

FRANCESCO & ELENA FILOMENI - Sant’Elpidio a Mare, Marche

Handwoven leather purses, shoes and even furniture have been coming out of the Filomeni family's workshop in Italy's Le Marche region since 1982, when part-owner Francesco Filomeni’s parents first founded the company. Meticulously hand woven from 150-200 meters of leather string, each satchel has a one-of-a-kind beauty that literally stops admirers on the street, which is a true testament to the skill, patience and quality with which the Filomeni's bags are made.

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11/14/2019
Debra K.
United States United States

Love my bag!

I absolutely love my Elena handbag...I use it everyday! It looks fabulous and is truly a timeless, classic piece. Customer service is incredible as well. I'll be buying again from Milaner. Thank you!

ED
11/11/2019
Emily D.
United States United States

OBSESSED

Ordered this bag to travel in Europe with and now I use it as an every day work bag. It's big enough to fit whatever you want to in it but slouches down some for every day use, so it's big but not super bulky or anything. Their customer service was so responsive and helpful whenever I had any questions. I'll use this bag for the rest of my life.

AS
11/09/2019
Amy s.
United States United States

Magnificent

Absolutely stunning tote. Beautiful craftsmanship.

FK
11/05/2019
Flavia K.
Switzerland Switzerland

Gorgeous

Everything was perfect, service, delivery time and product.

AH
11/03/2019
Amy H.
United States United States

Great product!!

Wonderful product and experience. Highly recommend

MA
11/03/2019
Mary A.
United States United States

Elena handbag WOW

The purchase and receipt of the beautiful bag was The best! Excellent quality craftsmanship and unique style make this woven bag a treasure for years to come. Thank you.

MO
10/15/2019
Mary O.
United States United States

My beautiful Elena!

This bag is gorgeous! I had been eyeing it for months after traveling in Italy, and finally made my purchase! The customer service was exceptional, the delivery was super speedy, and the packaging was lovely. The soft beautiful leather has become more and more luscious and golden as I carry it. And I carry it everywhere! I’m so happy with this bella borsa! Grazie molto!

CK
10/14/2019
Caroline K.
United States United States

love the bag

so simple, the bag is perfect!

A MILANER Customer
MB
10/13/2019
Michele B.
United States United States

OMG - LOVE THIS BAG!!

Just received my bag - ABSOLUTELY adore it! What a piece of art....made all the more sweeter by having it crafted by artisans in my grandparent's region of Italy - Le Marche...well done!!

RH
09/25/2019
Rena H.
United States United States

Love this bag

This bag is beautifully made! I am so happy I will use this for many years and I am sure it will still look beautiful with age.