So, I found a new to me blog, which has led me to the discovery of The Cambridge Satchel Company.
oh oh oh. they're luscious. and they emboss ... so deliciously old skool.
I want to be this girl:
I feel like she's about to be swept up into a fairy tale...about to become besties with a silver unicorn...about to skip through a grove of shimmering trees to find the rambling ruins of a still decadent manor...about to creak open a giant wooden door to a roomful of musty, hand-bound volumes...about to delicately turn the page to discover (gasp!) an illustration of herself, toting the perfect red magic satchel, strolling in the woods...