is it about the classic doctor’s
bag that people seem to life so
much? Is it the utilitarian design?
Is it the inherent functionality?
Or is it something to do with nostalgic
sentiment and a need to connect
with the past?
Fashion designers and fashionistas
everywhere seem to be quite taken
with these bags. Many of the leading
Italian fashion houses such as Dolce & Gabbana,
Gucci, and Fendi are now producing
bags inspired by the classic doctor’s
bag. People just seem to life them!
If these bags strike your fancy,
but spending hundreds of dollars
on a handbag is not in your budget,
there are a number of options available
to you. Why not consider looking
around your local antique market?
Many a prized possession has been
discovered in out-of-the-way antique
As well, you might consider visiting
the vintage clothing shops in your
area. Be sure to speak with the shop
keepers or their employees in these
stores. Chances are, if they don’t
have it, they can get it!
A quick internet search for these
products will also yield plenty of
results. There are a number of websites
out there dedicated to handbags and
other such products. If what you
are truly looking for is a tried-and-true
old school doctor’s bag, why
not explore your options on E-Bay?
There is no doubt you will find what
you are looking for at the world’s
biggest garage sale! Who knows? You
might even pay next-to-nothing for
Apart from the classic leather doctor’s
bag, these bags come in a variety
of colors and materials. Bags made
from vinyl, canvas, nylon, plastic
are all over the marketplace. Then
there are others that are made from
exotic materials, such as alligator
or ostrich leather. The choice of
materials available for handbags
is limited only by your imagination.
In my humble opinion there is no
substitute for the classic leather
doctor’s bag! There is just
something wonderfully alluring about
these bags. Is it the smell of the
leather? Is it the weight of the
bag? I just don’t know. I’ll
have to give it some thought, and
get back to you.