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You weren't made to tiptoe through life. You were born to be bold - and Sharif's here to support you with another incredible bag. In this case, we're talking about a bombastic embossed leather tote bag with supple haircalf and a ferocious lion doorknocker hardware accent. There's ample storage on the interior and a matching magic wallet that lives up to its name with its mesmerizing elastic strap closure.

But you're coming after this bag for the look which is why you have so many magnificent choices! It's not just about the colors so take your pick of croco, snake or ostrich embossing. And in case you were worried, those colors are bold and beautiful, too - which should suit you perfectly.

Tote Bag Color Choices

  • Brown Croco - Tan lightly sueded croco embossing, chocolate haircalf and trim and old English brass-tone hardware
  • Charcoal Croco - Smoke lightly sueded grey croco embossing, true black haircalf, graphite trim and gunmetal-tone hardware
  • Grey Snake - Snake skin embossing in shades of grey, brown, ballet slipper pink and dark salmon pink. Lustrous orchid haircalf with black accents. Dove grey trim and gunmetal-tone hardware.
  • Indigo Ostrich - Dark teal ostrich embossing, navy haircalf, dark steel trim and gunmetal-tone hardware
  • Ruby Snake - Snake skin embossing in coral, ruby, sienna, ballet slipper pink, burgundy and black. Lustrous ruby haircalf with black accents. Burgundy trim and old English brass-tone hardware.
  • Turmeric Ostrich - Mustard ostrich embossing, goldenrod haircalf, mustard trim and old English brass-tone hardware

All colors feature leather bodies, leather ties on sides, haircalf center panel, lion knocker front hardware detail, Sharif logo back hardware detail, footed bottom, matching topstitching and soft violet purple lining. All colors include matching magic wallet.

Tote Bag Storage

  • Back zipper pocket on exterior
  • Two front slip pockets, front zipper pocket, back open pocket and back wall zipper pocket on interior
  • Wallet has two credit card slots and ID window

Tote Bag Details

  • Primary Closure Type: Magnetic snap
  • Bag Measurements: 12-1/2"L x 4-3/4"W x 12-1/2"H
  • Wallet Measurements: 4"L x 3"W
  • Handle Length: 24-1/4"
  • Handle Drop: 10-1/2"
  • Exterior: Choice of embossed leather and haircalf; balance is leather
  • Interior: Textile
  • Care: Spot clean
  • Weight: 2.02 lbs
  • Country of Origin: India
Handbag Terms:

Baguette: A small handbag that is long and narrow like the French loaf of bread by the same name.

Billfold (wallet): A folding pocketbook with compartments for money, cards and personal items.

Bottom feet: Metal or plastic knobs on the bottom of a stiff-sided handbag. These protect the bag when it is set down.

Box bag: A small or medium-sized handbag with hard sides and a box shape.

Bracelet handle: A handle that forms a complete circle.

Bucket bag: A soft-sided, bucket-shaped handbag with a round bottom; usually taller than wide.

Change (coin) purse: A small purse or wallet section for loose coins.

Clutch: A small handbag that is carried in the hand with no straps or handles; it also may be tucked under the arm.

Coin (change) purse: A small purse or wallet section for loose coins.

Compartment: A large section inside a handbag.

Demi bag: A small handbag with a short top handle to be carried in the hand or on the shoulder.

Drawstring: A cord, strip of leather or fabric, or string that can be pulled to gather the fabric of a handbag to close it.

East-west: A handbag that is wider than it is tall.

Etui: Small, ornamental bag for personal items.

Evening bag: A handbag to use with evening wear; usually only large enough for a few personal items, such as money and lipstick.

Flap bag: A handbag with a fold-over flap that is its distinguishing feature.

Framed bag: A bag with a solid frame that defines its shape.

Gusset: The triangular end piece of a handbag that gives it its depth and roominess.

Half moon bag: A bag shaped like a half moon, with or without a handle.

Hobo bag: A slouchy, cloth shoulder bag that hangs down in the middle.

Messenger bag: A large bag with a long strap to wear across the shoulders. The front features a large fold-over flap.

North-south: A handbag that is taller than it is wide.

Organizer: A pocketbook with compartments to carry personal items.

Pocket: A small section inside a handbag.

Pouchette: A small, oval handbag.

Purse: A general term for a small bag to carry money and personal items.

Satchel: A large handbag with a top closure, top carrying handle and notable triangular side profile.

Sling bag: A cloth bag with a shoulder strap that attaches on one end to the top of the bag and on the other end to the bottom of the bag.

Shopper (tote) bag: A large bag with two handles and an open top.

Shoulder bag: A general term for a bag that can be strapped over the shoulder.

Shoulder guard: A piece of fabric or padding on a shoulder strap that distributes the weight of a bag.

Shoulder strap: A long strap on a bag that allows it to be carried on the shoulder.

Slouch bag: A general term for a cloth bag without a defined or stiff shape.

Top-handle bag: A bag with a small handle at the top for carrying in the hand.

Tote (shopper) bag: A large bag with two handles and an open top.

Valise: A handbag with a top closure that has two top carrying handles and features a triangular or oval profile.

Wallet (billfold): A folding pocketbook with compartments for money, cards and personal items.

Wrist strap: A thin loop of material attached to a small bag or wallet so that it may be carried on the wrist.

Zipper pull: A zipper with a tab for easy opening and closing; sometimes has a signature element of the handbag designer.

About the Collection
Rules are made to be broken—and nowhere is that more apparent than in Sharif’s bold, colorful, unique bag designs. Deriving inspiration from cultural elements and materials found all over the world, Sharif has cultivated a worldwide following for his award-winning, signature style that playfully combines leathers, textiles and unique hardware in distinctive silhouettes. By fusing stunning style and flawless function, Sharif Handbags goes beyond the aesthetic to deliver designs that are simply unlike any other.

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guest's nameAbout the Guest
Sharif grew up in Cairo, Egypt where his family operated a leather manufacturing company founded in 1827. Sharif moved to New York City in 1974 where he took a job with the exotic handbag company Finesse, before moving on to join the legendary Morris Moskowitz.
After absorbing everything he could while working for these handbag giants, Sharif founded his own company, Sharif Designs, Ltd in 1979, which he built into the largest American handbag manufacturer by the late 1980s.