These special event handbags are unique, one-of-a kind purses designed
by Suzanne P. Sugg. Each exquisite handbag begins with an antique
or vintage purse frame of sterling silver, silver plate, gilt, other
metals, or French celluloid. The frames come in various sizes and
styles and some are accented with faux stones, while others have semi
precious stones of amethyst or carnelian. The body of each handbag
is individually designed and handmade for each frame using luxurious
materials including mink, snakeskin, Persian lamb, beaver, antique
tapestries and textiles, vintage textiles, laces, leathers, and suede.
The linings are specially selected from a collection of vintage silks,
Japanese kimono silks, and patterned satins to provide a unique and
eye-catching interior. Additional accents and handles are created
Swarovski crystals, natural stones, and novelty beads. These special
event handbags are the perfect accessories for your wardrobe. They
can be the defining addition to enhance your basic daytime suit for
an elegant luncheon or evening occasion and perfect with your favorite
cocktail suit, dress, or evening ensemble.
are sure to turn when you carry a handmade handbag from this
collection using long-haired Tibetan lamb, vintage cowboy boots,
The Tibetan lamb totes come in a variety of wild colors from black
hot pink and are trimmed with bright suede, novelty printed fur,
textiles from India, Asia, Eastern Europe, and the Mediterranean.
handbag is lined with a colorful silk or satin lining creating a
dazzling interior. The handles are created from multiple strands
leather lace adorned with a variety of natural stones beads, Greek
ceramic beads, African glass beads, silver plate and sterling silver
beads. Clasps are individually selected from a collection of Kuchi
jewelry from Pakistan, fascinating pendants from Malaysia, or custom
designed pieces using semi precious stones and beads. In addition,
Tibetan lamb totes include accents of naturally shed deer horns
7D ranch in Texas creating unique handles, clasps, and button beads.
These handmade totes are truly international handbags.
The western boot bags are a unique twist on a standard design and
the perfect accessory for a western or rodeo event. Each custom
bag is made from the tops of vintage cowboy boots. Of course, only
most unusual boot tops are used with multiple lines of multi-colored
stitching and colorful leather insets. An extra long handle of sterling
silver chain and beads is secured at the boot pull straps to allow
handbag to be worn across the shoulder for hand-free movement while
dancing or cocktailing. Beaded tassels are added using natural stones
and sterling silver charms and the clasps are selected from a collection
of natural stones and silver coins.
The hobo bags are the most creative and unusual bags created from
beautiful novelty leathers and furs. Each handbag is inspired by
unique qualities of the material and the handles and clasps are
selected to accent each individual design. Hobo bags are often accented
with a variety of beads, naturally shed
deer horns, leather lace,
ribbons, and textiles.