Ok so I really don’t know who hasn’t seen photos of the YSL Cassandre Tassel Chain bag floating around on social media by now, and totally fallen in love with the bag. I personally have had this bag on my mind for about a year and a half but never really got around to taking the initiative to purchase it until the end of this very summer that just slipped by us. I LOVE the va-va-voom style of the bag. I personally think the YSL Cassandre is a bag you carry when you want to stand out, not when you want to blend in. I have seen a couple of people carry the bag in person and it just has this magnetic pull (for me at least) which usually leaves me wanting the bag that second at any cost. As you all read in my previous review about the Chloe Hudson bag (click here to read it if you haven’t!) I had a mini haul from Designer Discreet this summer I never got around to properly reviewing for you all, but I finally found some spare time to put it up!
This Yves Saint Laurent bag is a superb replica – I mean I could go on talking about it but I really feel like for both the YSL and Chloe bag the photos speak best for themselves. Both bags are basically perfectly crafted and as an experienced replica shopper (I guess I can call myself that … I have been doing this for over 7 years :-P) I really am finding it hard to find any flaws with them. Of course there’s things like date codes, but I’m not trying to resell the bags as originals (which is completely unethical in my opinion) so I could really care less.
A lot of YSL chain bags I see are in a soft calfskin leather but I decided to opt for something a little more glamorous which was the coated leather. I love the coated leather because I find it harder to scratch or dent than smooth calfskin, and we all know that on a night out having to worry about keeping your bag pristine is not ideal. I went for black – not surprising to any reader who understand my favorite color palette a.k.a neutrals. Overall I am very pleased with the bag and love the contrast between the black and gold hardware. I’ve posted many photos of the bag to follow which you can take a glimpse at, and let me know what you think in the comments!