This bag is beautiful. It is one of the most beautiful leathers I have ever purchased in Italy. This particular tannery near Firenze makes the most luxurious leathers, but I do not remember the name right off the top of my head; I would have to look in my files. I just remember the leather was costly. So I could only run a few designs in this leather. If you like a rich deep purple color, you will appreciate the beauty of this design. When I re-launched the Rocco & Dante handbag collection last year, just one month before the Covid-19 lockdown, my sales were pretty good-just from social media alone, primarily Facebook. Covid really took a toll on any type of retail or e-commerce. I have set up the brand to be DTC or Direct To Consumer. I really don't have the energy to find wholesale clients, and all the boutiques have basically shut down. I almost feel it is the DTC model or bust. I am probably right. People just are not shopping like they used to; here in San Diego, even in
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They say that there is value in pain. In suffering. That without suffering you do not grow and earn the character that you need in life. I wonder though, how many character-building lessons do I need, do we need? Do I need more character at this point in my life? I thought I already had enough. I feel like there is enough character in myself for now. I might be wrong. Here is a photo to go with this blog post. It means nothing, but it is nice. Sometimes nice is enough for me.