Judith Leiber has given new meaning to the term “purse dog” with their exquisite collection of meticulously hand-crafted dog-shaped clutch bags. Known as an iconic American luxury brand, Judith Leiber’s handbags are part of the permanent design collections at The Victoria and Albert Museum in London, The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, The Smithsonian Institute in Washington, The Houston Museum of Fine Arts and the Los Angeles Museum of Art.
Painstakingly hand-detailed with multicolored fine crystals, these timeless clutch bags are truly spectacular statement pieces to any stylish and bold wardrobe. The Judith Leiber collection is packed with a range of options, but naturally, this Dachshund, Maltese, and Yorkie are my favorites.
Judith Leiber has held a major spot in American fashion since their launch in 1963. As a testament to Judith Leiber’s influence, “almost every First Lady dating back to 1963 has carried these custom-made bags to the U.S. Presidential Inauguration ceremonies.” These crystal encrusted handbags may not be for everyone, but I certainly hope to have my own Judith Leiber piece someday… in doggie form of course!