The Café Racer Tote has officially made it onto my list of "must-have" bags. It's a comfortable design crafted from ecological lamb leather (not quite sure what they mean by that?!?) with wide, flat top handles and a plethora of storage pockets on the exterior of the bag. These pockets, from an asymmetrical zippered pocket featuring a gold-tone jeweled pull tab to the more intriguing patch pockets achieved through several layered cut outs, serve as the bag's visual focal point.
There's a satchel version of this bag, but I prefer the elongated tote over the satchel's stunted shape. I can only offer Donna Karan a round of "virtual applause" for this design. It's a real beauty.
Donna Karan Café Racer Tote available in slate (pictured) or black for $1295 via Bergdorf Goodman