Tag Archives: Hobo International Handbags

Hobo the Original Handbags

There are many kinds of bags you can purchase in different styles and with different features. One of the top handbag brands out there today is Hobo the Original. They are classic yet stylish and fun bags with lots of functionality built in, including cell phone pockets and multiple compartments. These sophisticated bags are available in different types of leather from vintage Italian leather to buttery, tumbled super soft leather.

Designer Hobo bags offer timeless style that will last through many seasons of use. These handbags come in many sizes and shapes, including cross body bags, shoulder bags, totes, convertible bags, satchels and more. They are available in trendier, seasonal colors as well as basic black and earth tones. The high quality construction and fine materials will perfectly suit your taste and preference.

Some of the collections from Hobo are:

  • Hobo Supersoft Leather Handbags. The beauty of these bags is in their soft shape, natural beauty and luxurious hand. These handbags age beautifully and take on a rich patina over time.
  • Hobo Vintage Leather Totes. The Italian leather used in their Vintage line offers rich colors such as Garnet and Cobalt for Fall and Mint and Begonia for Spring. Pass on black and grab a bag in color!

When shopping for your next handbag, treat yourself to a beautiful leather bag from Hobo the Original. You’ll be happy you did.

Top Valentine’s Day Gifts for her in 2012 that will last

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner, have you figured out what gift to get that beautiful wife or girlfriend of yours? As I have mentioned in previous blogs of Valentine’s Day’s past, one gift I  never understood for Valentine’s Day is flowers!

Maybe I am just too darn practical? Don’t get me wrong, I love annuals that grow in a garden all summer long or perennials that come up year after year…….but a gift that ends up in the trash a few weeks later…..I just don’t get it!

Wouldn’t purchasing a beautiful handbag from Dooney & Bourke or Harveys Seatbelt Bags; or a sleek women’s business case from Knomo Bags, or Clark & Mayfield; or a wonderful piece of luggage from International Traveller or Jworld; or a gorgeous leather wallet from Hobo International or Mywalit, that will last a hundred times longer, make a heck of a lot more sense?

This year, men of America, get on board and start being practical, buy something for that special woman in your life that will last well beyond the time it takes your credit card bill to arrive!! Here are the Top Valentine’s Day Gifts for her in 2012 that will last:


  1. Dooney & Bourke Florentine Leather Mini Satchel in Red – An absolutely gorgeous leather handbag that will last well into the next decade that any woman would die for!!!


  1. Harveys Seatbelt Bags Margot Medium Mix Weave Tough Love  – Now a tradition every Valentine’s Day at Harveys, this year’s versatile satchel / cross-body Tough Love, with many  beautiful hues of red, will not disappoint!!!

  1. Knomo Bayswater Serra 15.4” Wheeled Laptop Case Red – Stylish, lightweight and with great organizational features this feminine bright red laptop briefcase from Knomo will surely be a hit!


  1. Clark & Mayfield 17” Sellwood Overnighter Wheeled Laptop Case in Red – The perfect business case for an overnight trip for your favorite female executive, the Sellwood will be the best travel companion besides you!


  1. International Traveller Large Dot 19” Hardside Spinner Luggage –  For the woman who is young at heart and likes to make a statement wherever she goes, this International Traveller carry-on luggage piece will wow the socks right off of her!!!


  1. Jworld Vanesta 3-Piece Polycarbonate Spinner Luggage Set – Some girl’s cannot get enough pink!!!  Three beautifully pink spinner luggage bags for an unbelievable price!!!


  1. Hobo International Vintage Leather Lauren Double Frame Clutch Wallet in Fuchsia – The best selling bag from Hobo International, the Lauren is today’s woman’s wallet.  Wonderful for the handbag or all by itself, the Lauren has it all!!!


  1. Mywalit Matinee Purse Wallets – For the woman who likes bright colors, and then some; Mywalit will give a lot of bang for your buck!!!

Fall and Winter Handbag Sale

Today it is 80 degrees outside and there is not a cloud in the sky and it is the seventh of October???  Go figure, that is Chicago weather for you!!!  However, for anyone who has lived in Chicago long enough, you are well aware that this will not last and that Old Man Winter will be trekking around the corner anytime very soon.  So don’t let Mother Nature fool you, it is the perfect time to purchase a fabulous new handbag for the fall and winter season before the temperatures drop below freezing and you were wishing you had played hooky on this awesome October day; and Irv’s Luggage is the perfect place to begin your fall winter handbag search, with an excellent selection of bags at very competitive pricing!!!

Whether it is the absolutely gorgeous leather bags from Dooney & Bourke’s Florentine Collection or the extremely sturdy and creative handbags from Harveys Seatbelt Bags, including their limited edition Lady Luck and Mint Chip bags, to the beautiful rich colors of  Tano Handbags, to the fashion forward bags and extremely popular Lauren clutch wallets from Hobo International; Irv’s Luggage has the bag that is just right for you!

Many handbags continue to be big and slouchy…… but the fashion world is seeing a resurgence of more structured handbags with less ornamentation and more classic designs.  While some consumers still prefer the traditional leather purses; many (who prefer to own more than one bag a season) have opted for the faux leather and material handbag options that are more reasonably priced including Big Buddha, Baggallini Baggs, JPK Paris, La Diva and more!!!

In addition, Irv’s Luggage has just picked up some striking bags from The SAK Handbags; a beautiful selection  of cross-body and shoulder bags, including the super sharp Indio Leather Tote Bag.  “The idea for The Sak brand was to create simple, memorable, casual and relaxed handbags with universal appeal.”

Irv’s Luggage carries a wonderful selection of every day, evening and travel bags; check them out today at IrvsLuggage.com….…that is of course, after you head outside and take in some of this warm Indian Summer sunshine that will soon be only a memory…..have a great weekend!!!

2010 Fall Handbags from Hobo International

Autumn, a favorite time of year for many, with Mother Nature’s rich color scheme, is both breathtaking and inspiring!! The October landscape is spectacular and this year Hobo International has captured these beautiful hues in their fabulous new 2010 fall handbag collection.

The absolutely gorgeous selection of fall colors, including rich burgundies, browns, sages and pumpkin shades, make this fabulous new handbag collection of hobos, convertible cross bodies and clutch wallets, hard to resist.

The Hobo

With the release of three hot new hobo styles, Hobo International Handbags has not only hit the fashion mark, they have brought together design and functionality.  The new Vintage Leather Reese Hobo combines unique metal hardware, zippers, double sided pockets, a fully lined interior with a two way, drop down handle system ….well done Hobo!!!

The Convertible Cross Body

The convertible cross body, the Vintage Leather Cristel, is a terrific combination for both day and night with a triple zipper closure, the Hobo signature organizer and a six slot credit card holder, provides all the organizational features while still keeping the bag lightweight and manageable to take and go anywhere!

The Clutch Wallet

The staple for Hobo International’s loyal customer base , the Lauren Double Frame Clutch Wallet, is also available in the brilliant fall colors and with its fully lined interior, credit card wall, bill pocket and zip security pocket, it continues to be Hobo’s best selling wallet.

Fall’s magnificent color palette is amazing, and so is Hobo International’s terrific new line of fall handbags!  Check them out today at Irv’s Luggage!