Real Housewives of Miami star Lea Black presents a follow up collection of utlra Hollywood inspired handbags. The three new collections are based on Lea’s timeless style, with a range of handbags that are sure to inject a shot of nostalgic glamour into your wardrobe. Appropriately named Vintage, Hollywood and Icebox are available at leablackhandbags.com and include both contemporary and luxury styles. The Vintage, gleams with a crystal encrusted front panel. The Hollywood, brings the romance with a heart shaped crystal and bead design (Vintage & Hollywood available in black, gold and silver diamonds) My favorite is Icebox, its a showstopper, fully encrusted in crystals (available in black or silver/gold duo) and I love a huge amount of bling!! I got the opportunity to chat with Lea Black about her new collection and I found out a lot more about this power house than I thought possible. Full of knowledge and eager to inspire, Lea was in full Business Woman mode. I was blown away at what a down to earth, driven and passionate woman she is and not to mention kind hearted.
Where did you get inspiration for Vintage, Hollywood and Icebox?
Well, my go to day bag is always a Hermes Kelly or Hermes Birkin, I love Hermes! its the only one I carry, its so classic, chic and elegant. I used that and created my go to after 5 bag, designed and inspired by what I love and for me. I wanted who I am to show through and give that piece of Bling and elegance and while doing so I made it affordable enough for everyone to have a piece of luxury.
Did you feel that level of Luxury was missing from your collection now?
Most of the after 5 bags I have now or I see are too trendy and quite frankly go out of season too quickly. What you have now your not going to be wearing next Spring so that’s why my new collection Vintage, Hollywood and Icebox are timeless and classic pieces you can have forever. The crystals just add glam to any evening wear and that’s why my new collection will always be in style.
What is a fashion rule Lea Black lives by?
Simple, Simple, Simple. Basic, timeless and chic, chic, chic. It never hurts to throw some bling in there too, especially if you want to be remembered. I just focus on quality and luxury and I ask myself will this be around in the next few years? I want everyone to have some glamour in their lives.
What can we expect next from Lea Black?
I would love to expand my handbags to more boutiques across America since they are in a few boutiques here in Miami and able to purchase at leablackhandbags.com. I would love them to be more accessible for the everyday woman who wants to add a bit of elegance to her wardrobe. I am going to focus on my Skincare line moving it to the U.S, its been so successful for the past 20 years across the world, its now time to bring it home and I am writing a novel. Think scandal, mystery, glamour all in the beautiful whirlwind life here in Miami.
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