With an American pedigree that spans over 40 years, Dooney & Bourke bags are designed to be instant classics that last a lifetime. So you’ll forgive us if we get a little giddy this time of year when their Holiday Gift Guide comes out, showcasing so many gorgeous bags that somehow seem fresh, yet stylish.
Giving the gift of a D&B wallet or bag is a present of enduring quality – something more and more people are gravitating towards. But that’s not to say fashion-sustainability has to be expensive! Dooney & Bourke is one of the most respected American brands because they consistently produce durable and dazzling products that won’t eat up your entire paycheck to purchase.
With so many options to choose from, our editors have taken a deep dive into all the goodies that D&B is offering this holiday, and we’ve come up with twenty-five of our absolute favorites.
Ready to dive in? Let’s go!
Super fresh for the 2021 season, these are the latest designs that are sure to give your loved one a real Wow moment…
Pebble Grain Small Lexington Shopper $194.60 (on Sale NOW from $278)
One of the biggest trends to hit F/W 2021 is bright color. Yellows, pinks and oranges aren’t waiting for spring but instead were springing up all over the runway at NYFW.
With its rich texture and exceptional durability, pebble grain leather has been a mainstay of quality leather products for decades. We love the juxtaposition of this traditional texture, re-envisioned in a modern silhouette.
Wayfarer Drawstring $258
The classic bucket bag is a retro style that is trending big this year. Upgrade from the typical and grab this one in a bright unexpected red.
A D&B original, this multi-tasking fellow can be used as a shoulder bag or a top handle. And does it have room? Plenty of it! Enough for all the usual plus some. Nice!
Pebble Grain Crossbody $166.60 (on Sale NOW from $238)
Truth be told, we love a good crossbody. And this one, with its handsome straps and generous medium sizing is an instant wardrobe staple.
The highkey crush bags that Dooney lovers will tell you are the must-haves. Pure Americana, in purse form!
Saffiano Drawstring $298
This bubble gum beauty has us humming to that classic movie tune “Pretty in Pink”. Exactly the pick-me-up color every girl needs when the skies are gray and dull. Made in refined Saffiano leather, which is pretty dreamy too…
When people say “duck bag” this is what they are talking about. All weather leather that’s durable for decades. It’s a perfect gift for the gal who likes to travel light and look fashionable, no matter the weather.
Nylon North South Triple Zip $96 (on Sale NOW from $128)
Functional and lightweight, this combination of durable nylon and leather trim has not one or two, but three quick zip pockets to keep everything in its place.
When it’s time for an intervention, get your loved one to finally put down that ugly tote. This ultra-smooth leather bag is big enough to can carry…well, just about anything they can think of. Or if that someone might be you? Hey, we got you – you can get this bag for 30% off right now by using Dooney & Bourke’s Black Friday sale code BLACKFRIDAY. You’re welcome.
Sometimes all someone needs is a good little carry-all. This blue beauty has just the right amount of space to carry the necessities without bogging anyone down with a larger purse.
Designed in America, crafted in Italy. It’s a marriage made in hand stitched leather and gold plated brass hardware. These are the bags that will make you feel luxe, even when you’re sporting your joggers and tee…
Alto Camilla $725
For the minimalist friend, this sleek and supple large bag is all they every wanted.
Alto Zelda $625
Give a magnetizing gift with this magnetic snap closure bag. The shoulder strap is detachable, making it a chic top handle as well.
Alto Sabrina $575
This is a power purse if ever we saw one. Sculpturally structured, it absolutely radiates a “look at me” power.
Alto Carmen $675
Like liquid caramel, this cognac cutie gets high scores on our ‘want’ list.
For those that covet a classic silhouette and the quality materials to ensure it remains their go-to for years to come.
Sports loving loved ones are in a class of their own. Rooting for the home team means showing off your flair with style. Don’t get them just any old bag. Dooney has all the MLB, NFL and Collegiate team logos. Get them one that’s both luxe and game day ready!
Perfectly sized with plenty of ‘zip’ to keep everything neatly in place, this crossbody can be ordered to showcase any MLB team your loved one follows.
Small Lexington $248
Who says sports accessories can’t be chic? Not with this crafted cutie. High quality leather with just a hint of their team’s logo makes for a bag they can tote on or off the field.
MLB Stadium Wristlet $108
No need to slow down the game plan with a larger purse. For the sports lover who likes to carry light, this little wristlet has enough space to stash the necessary (keys, wallet, tickets, phone) and leave the rest behind.
TRAVELING IN STYLE
For those weekend warriors, business plane-hoppers, or just folks who love to answer the call of the wanderlust. When it comes to ensuring everything gets from point A to point B, quality matters.
The perfect weekend getaway is easy to pack for with this weekender bag. Made from durable Cabriolet cloth that is stain-resistant, totally waterproof, and virtually maintenance-free.
Toscana Canvas Bowery Duffle $411 (on Sale NOW from $548)
This duffle works as a great overnight bag but may we suggest it also as a stylish alternative to the normally unfashionable gym bag? Made from tough cotton canvas, this could be the answer your work out loving loved one didn’t even know they needed.
Looking for stocking stuffers that don’t, well…suck? Up your gifting game and present your friend or family member with a higher caliber of mini presents. These may be small in stature and price, but the returns are monumental.
Pebble Grain Continental Clutch $117.60
Punchy purple give this clutch a huge personality, and the pebble grain leather will hold up to years of use.
Suede Large Slim Wristlet $73.50 (on Sale NOW from $98)
No one needs any per-sueding to use this loveable little clutch. Suede is a huge trend right now in handbag textures.
Alto Lia $168.75
Capitalizing on the concept of going streamlined, the phone bag phenom has taken the 2021-22 season by storm. If you have a loved one riding this trend, get them something that looks as good as it works.
Monogram Small Hobo $193.50 (on Sale NOW from $258)
If you’ve been following logomania trends lately, you know that loud and garish is out while vintage monogram logos are coveted and high in demand. This small hobo sporting the iconic D&B logo is spot on.
Patent Small Zip Crossbody $138.60 (on Sale NOW from $198)
Super high gloss patent leather gets a refresh in sunny sky blue that’s sure to raise the spirits of the recipient of this gift.
Hydrangea Monogram Continental Clutch $103.50 (on Sale NOW from $148)
Finally, few things bring a smile to the winter-worn like flowers. This multicolored clutch is like holding spring in your hand…along with cards, cash and spare change.
So that’s our top 25 favorites. We hope you found at least a few items perfect for gifting, but if not, no worries! There are plenty of other gorgeous bags and great deals going on at Dooney & Bourke’s Holiday Gift Guide.
Check it out for yourself, and from all of us at SLH – Happy Holidays!