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Review! Polo Ralph Lauren Mini Bellport Bucket Bag


Happy Monday! It's another new week, and we are closing in on the end of January. Now I have not reviewed a bag in a long time, and I have a few coming up. Starting off with this gorgeous bucket bag. I've tried the Mansur Gavriel Mini Mini Bucket Bag a couple of years ago and while I loved the size, I did not love the stiff leather. Ever since then I've been looking for the perfect bucket bag.

For reference I'm 4 feet 11 inches tall. 

I've never purchased a bag from Ralph Lauren before. I've always looked at them but none of them ever seemed to fit my style. Just on a whim, I recently checked their website to see what new bags were available and knew the moment I saw this mini bucket bag, I had to order it. For one thing, the price is only $298 versus $465 for the Mansur Gavriel bucket bag. Secondly, the color Cuoio is the perfect classic brown that will never go out of style. It's so saturated and rich with contrasting stitching which I love. 

Also wearing Aviator Nation Retro Crew Sweatshirt Size XS (review coming soon!)

The shoulder strap is adjustable and I have it on the shortest setting. Even on my short stature the bag hits perfectly at my hip. The size is quite generous for such a small bag. If you can fit everything you need in Lululemon's Everywhere Belt Bag, you'll have no problem with the size of this bag.

Let's see what fits. I've got my Chanel pouch, Icebreaker mints, Quay sunglasses, Gucci card case, Alexander McQueen key holder and Peeps eyeglass cleaner. 

Alexander McQueen Key Holder (old)

Inside is lined with suede and it definitely does smell like leather. I personally love the smell of new leather. I wish someone can bottle it up in a perfume for me. I can fit everything in the bag including my iPhone 12 Pro with room to spare. The bag is very lightweight, it doesn't even weigh one pound.

I love the minimalistic look and feel of this bucket bag. Here are some close up photos. The leather is so buttery and soft. The hardware is brass and I just love the white stitching. There is a small logo on the bottom of the bag, and it's just imprinted on the leather, so it is barely noticeable. 

I've already used this bag for a couple of weeks and the leather is breaking in nicely. On the back of the bag it looks like a scratch but it's just the variation in the leather. Even so, I think scratches will add more character to the bag. There is a drawstring leather tab where you can pull to cinch in the top and it's very easy to use. 

This is the perfect petite bucket bag and I can't recommend it enough, there are no flaws that I can find. Right now this bag comes in two colors. The Truffle brown is on sale for $199. It's a steal. This also comes in a suede and embossed croc as well. 


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  1. hi Leslie, Thanks for the review! This bucket bag is cute and just the right size for everyday use! I love your outfit too! Have a good week!

    1. Thanks Karen! Hope to have more bag reviews coming up this year. Have a great week as well!

  2. Gorgeous purse! This is one that will only get better as it "ages". Fabulous pick!

    1. Hi Nina! Thanks, I am looking forward to it. =)

  3. that's a cute and casual bag you can use a lot! I usually like bags with zippers so things don't fall out. I've never tried bucket bags

    1. I definitely prefer zipper bags, but the bucket bag is actually a lot of fun and super easy to use. Do have to be a little bit careful that you don't turn it upside down. LOL.


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