DESIGNER BRAND: Judith Leiber (gold tone interior label-plate)
TYPE: Gorgeous evening clutch with a top architectural handle, a frame flap with a snap closure, folding gussets. Amazing color and the skins are to-die-for Comes with accessories, a pink flannel dustbag and a storage box.
SKIN: Alligator (several coveted central belly skins of utmost symmetry, all with umbilical scars proudly displayed to accentuate the highest level of quality). Beautifully matched patterns with neatly uniformed markings. Coveted classic glaze polish. Amazing quality and panache.
COLOR: High fashion Aubergine.
METAL: Polished gold-plated handle mounts and finials.
INTERIOR: Leather (slip pockets) with original set of accessories (a frame leather coin purse, a gold-plated mirror in a flannel pouch).
CONDITION: Vintage mint, looks unused.
STYLIST'S TIP: Snatch this gorgeous, highly coveted style by incomparable Judith Leiber (in amazingly trendy aubergine) to add to your sophisticated designer wardrobe or collection.
HISTORY: Judith Leiber (Peto) launched her business in 1963 together with her husband, Gerson Leiber, to become one of the most successful in the history of American fashion. Famous for her whimsical minaudieres sparkling with thousands of Swarovski crystals, as well as colorful exotics encrusted with semi-precious gems, she has been awarded numerous accolades. Artful Leiber creations can be found on display at numerous department stores and boutiques worldwide, as well as in private collections and museums, including the Fashion Institute of Technology, The Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C., the Victoria and Albert Museum in London (England). In 1993, the Leibers sold their firm that was acquired by the new owner. Currently operating from New York, they are expanding into the European and Asian markets, as well as in India and Dubai. Devoted fans of Judith Leiber include many celebrities and dignitaries from all over the world. (Copyright 1999-2012 Victoria Stowe. All rights reserved.)