French handbag designer that offers a selection of shoulder bags, travel tots, briefcases, backpacks and make up bags. Similar style as Longchamp. More noticeably known for his waterproof nylon canvas bag in a 2 tone color, called the 925N model. All Hervé bags are distinct with a green brand tag sewed on the side of each item. The most popular bag is a large shoulder bag with black nylon straps, closed with a 2 way zipper on the top, always in 2 colors, for the bottom and sides. Roomy enough for school books, gym, diaper and shopping. Can easily be cleaned with a toothbrush, soap and water, hang to dry.
Very popular in Europe, gained recognition around year 2000 in Nothern/East parts of the USA. Worn by young higschool girls, or college students.
Usually linked to a preppy style and higher class students. The bag is worth around 100$+ US.
Sold in fashion departements such as Bloomingdale's, Saks, Delfino as well as Hervé boutiques in Europe.
Hervé Chapelier bags are easy to find on the web for discounted prices.
When I was a young girl, all the rich girls at my private school wore an Herve Chapelier!