Kate, Duchess of Cambridge has been a fan of the practical and versatile Longchamp ‘Le Pliage’ totes for over a decade. She has been carrying these totes in various sizes and colors dating back to her courtship with Prince William. Kate Middleton carried a mini ‘Le Pliage’ on her graduation day back in 2003. Kate seems to favor the tote in the darker colors of brown, black and navy. Multiple styles are available at Nordstrom
The small Longchamp tote is made of durable lightweight nylon. It features leather trim and golden hardware. The mini features double straps with a 3 inch handle drop. It has a zip top with the signature horse racing medallion pull. The interior is one open pocket with a water-resistant lining. It can be folded into a small pouch. The mini is available in many colors.
French luxury House Longchamp was founded in Paris in 1948. Longchamp’s handbags, luggage and accessories have a worldwide reputation for craftsmanship and quality, which now extends to shoes and ready-to-wear fashions.