Scratch-proof and weather-proof: vintage Mulberry scotchgrain!

I expected my last bag (before the indefinite ban) to arrive last Tuesday, but I forgot that it was a holiday. It finally arrived yesterday and I was very happy that it wasn’t that heavy. Don’t get me wrong, I love my wexford messenger bag so much but it can be very tasking to carry at times. I also have a white scotchgrain sling bag but the last time I’ve used it was on a trip to Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia almost two years ago with Mon and my mother. I just feel that the shape and proportion was a bit weird whenever I use it.

The white Mulberry scotchgrain sling bag I seldom use (in Kota Kinabalu Int'l Airport), and an LV keepall - Mulberry Bag Philippines

The white Mulberry scotchgrain sling bag I seldom use (in Kota Kinabalu Int’l Airport), and a Louis Vuitton Keepall 50

So, this bag is the perfect size and as Goldilocks would describe it: it is just right. However, as this is a bag made all the way from the early 90s, it is not completely flaw-free: the Mulberry disc is missing, the leather zipper pull of the main compartment removed, and there’s a minor scuffing in the leather trimming of the flap. Nevertheless, it is a gorgeous bag. I’m particularly in love with the tartan lining, characteristic of vintage Mulberry bags and SLGs.

Vintage Mulberry Scotchgrain messenger bag manila philippines

Vintage Mulberry Scotchgrain messenger bag

 

Mulberry logo heatstamp - vintage Mulberry Scotchgrain messenger bag

Mulberry logo heatstamp – vintage Mulberry Scotchgrain messenger bag

 

RIRI zipper - vintage Mulberry Scotchgrain messenger bag manila philippines

RIRI zipper

 

Missing Mulberry disc/fob - vintage Mulberry Scotchgrain messenger bag manila philippines

Missing Mulberry disc/fob

 

Leather tag - vintage Mulberry Scotchgrain messenger bag manila philippines

Mulberry leather tag

 

"Fabrique en Angleterre" tag - vintage Mulberry Scotchgrain messenger bag manila philippines

“Fabrique en Angleterre” tag on vintage Mulberry

 

Tartan lining - vintage Mulberry Scotchgrain messenger bag manila philippines

Tartan lining on vintage Mulberry

A blurry picture by the elevator:

Mulberry_bag_YSL_white_sneakers - Mulberry Bag Philippines

And a better shot before going to work. I’m very much in love with this Mulberry. But it will hopefully be not followed by another bag in months — emphasis on ‘s’. =)

Mulberry scotchgrain messenger bag, Zara stripes polo, Yves Saint Laurent white patent sneakers with 'Y' detail manila philippines - Mulberry Bag Philippines

Mulberry scotchgrain messenger bag, Zara stripes polo, Yves Saint Laurent white patent sneakers with ‘Y’ detail

 

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