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Name That Knock-Off: Convertible Tote



Newport News at ShopStyle


Unless you've been living under a rock for the past year, this installment of "Name that Knock-Off" should be extraordinarily easy: The copycat in question is a leather-look tote from Newport-News, which can also be worn folded over and carried with the shoulder strap. The designer arm-candy that inspired this purse is one of my favorite styles in recent fashion history for it's modern yet timeless design. So who got knocked-off? Get the answer after the jump...


Foley and Corinna mid city tote
Foley + Corinna Mid City Tote at Tobi.com, $444


The knockoff is inspired by none other than Foley + Corinna's popular Mid City Tote, which retails for $444 at Tobi.com. Piece of cake, right?

Comments
As usual, this under-a-rock resident had no idea. And luckily, I prefer the knockoff, as a dedicated lover of silver hardware!
#1 Sal (Homepage) on 2008-08-12 12:35 (Reply)
this is a blatant knock-off! i'm comparing it to my real foley + corinna, and it's really hard to tell a difference. hmmmm
#2 Cupcakes and Cashmere (Homepage) on 2008-08-12 13:04 (Reply)
Foley & Corinna of course!!
#3 milly on 2008-08-13 10:02 (Reply)
Yes Corinna she came out with the bag Fall of '06 I believe. Its a great bag. I wanted it but it was too expensive. There is a bag company that I can't remember the name of but they do a really nice leather replica for $99 dollars. This bag in faux leather looks horrible. Everybody from F21 to Bitten has tried to copy this bag. Bt then again Corinna copied this bag from the 70's. She is not original either. Betsey Johnson has a nicer version of this.
#4 budget chic (Homepage) on 2008-08-14 21:39 (Reply)
I heart my foley + corinna! Got it on sale at bloomingdales!:-)
#5 Ally on 2009-01-03 19:50 (Reply)
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