I’d first spied and lusted over the Longchamp Pliage Cuir bag back when it first launched, and when they had the turquoise colour. It was a beautiful shade and I saw it at the Longchamp boutique, but didn’t want to buy it just like that without thinking about it first. So I walked away.

When I went back, it was sold out country-wide!

I’m actually not a fan of Longchamp, apart from the Eiffel Tower bag that I have (a souvenir after our trip to Paris). I don’t like the canvas material, and the bags are a dime a dozen – everyone carries one!

But, I fell in love with their Pliage Cuir collection, because, hello…….Β SLOUCHY LEATHER!!!

The bags are made with a thick but smooshy leather that feels and smells divine. They slouch beautifully and are fantastic for casual daily wear. The strap goes cross-body on me perfectly, and it is my only cross-body larger sized bag. It doubles-up as my diaper bag when I’m out with Hunter, since he requires very little these days (since he eats table food and doesn’t wear diapers – yaaaaaayyyyyyyy).

So when Longchamp released new colours, I grabbed one.

Mine is inΒ orange, almost a dead ringer of my Hermes birkin. Chris calls it my “cheap daily Birkin” and he’s kinda right – it’s fab for daily wear when I can throw it around and not feel precious about it.

Longchamp Le Pliage Cuir in orange


Super smooshy leather!


It’s even drape-ier now than in this photo, cos I’ve used it daily


I selected the smallest size because it looks best on my frame, IMHO. It’s enough to fit in all my stuff, with tons of room to spare. A great bag for when I want to throw in random things like sunglasses case, cardigan, and extra baby stuff.

I also carry the bag with the handles slung over my shoulder, keeping it compact and tight against my body.

Carter’s all “Mama, are you taking a selfie of us or of your bag?”


Worn with the long strap, though usually I do it cross-body style


Total random insertion of Hunter, cos I like this pic – I reckon he looks like such a big boy here!




  • Iris posted on September 21, 2013 at 6:49 pm

    Very nice bag! I also don’t like Long Champ bags as everybody is carrying one, including aunties at the wet market! (Yes, I saw a few!) But this leather one is nice! Do they come with other colours? I am looking for a nice cross-body bag for year-end holidays! πŸ™‚

    • Beverly! posted on September 21, 2013 at 8:18 pm

      Haha I know exactly what you mean. It’s kinda cheapened the brand and made it not as exciting. But yeah, this particular one is soooo nice and I rarely see it carried by other people when I’m out.

      Comes in a whole range of colours!

  • Mirna Sierra-Duchemin on Facebook posted on September 21, 2013 at 7:12 pm

    I had been eyeing this too! Was at LC on Madison thinking hmmm, maybe πŸ™‚ Glad to read you like it xo

    • Beverly! posted on September 21, 2013 at 8:19 pm

      It’s a fab mummy bag, and is practical and light, but not tooooooo casual looking πŸ™‚

  • Fay posted on September 24, 2013 at 9:41 am

    Wow this bag looks great! And seems really good and spacious as a diaper bag too πŸ˜‰ Googled it and the turquoise one looks fantastic.

    • Beverly! posted on September 24, 2013 at 1:40 pm

      Haha yeah I find it’s useful when I just have one kid – easy to add in a waterbottle, bib and some wiples!

      Isn’t the turquoise pretty??? Impossible to find in stores or online though πŸ™

  • summerhues posted on September 24, 2013 at 2:28 pm

    very nice! I always love orange.But i dont seem to b able to find orange online?

    • Beverly! posted on September 24, 2013 at 8:42 pm

      HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!! Err it’s your birthday, right?

      I think Orange is now out of stock cos the new season has just come out?

      • summerhues posted on September 24, 2013 at 8:47 pm

        Thanks Beverly =)

  • Dina posted on December 16, 2013 at 9:28 am

    that’s a BRILLIANT colour!! love it!

  • Joyce posted on January 14, 2014 at 10:53 am

    I’m thinking of getting the exact same one! How has the bag held up so far? Any issues with worn-out corners etc?

    • Beverly! posted on January 14, 2014 at 7:51 pm

      It’s perfect and the leather is soft and rich. I do have a bit of wear on the corners but it doesnt bug me!

  • christine posted on February 5, 2018 at 10:58 pm

    what’s inner tag code for this type and colour? I visited several stores and duty free, but there’s only a darker orange (it’s closer to red, unlike the one in your pictures and other bloggers’) and they say that’s the only colour for orange

    • christine posted on February 5, 2018 at 11:00 pm

      and it was called poppy, not orange btw

    • Beverly! posted on February 6, 2018 at 10:17 pm

      I don’t know the inner tag code off the top of my head, but it was purchased years ago (when this blog entry was written), so it’s definitely not in stock now!


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