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Bag of the Week: Burberry Monogram TB Bag

For Ricardo Tisci’s first Burberry show, the industry was set on to see how the new creative director would add his own touch to the brand’s rich heritage. And Tisci did not disappoint. He explored the house’s archives and researched comprehensively about the brand’s storied history. Between Burberry’s British allure and Tisci’s international aesthetics was introduced a collection that was definitely classic but with a streetwear spin. 

And in the collection, Tisci revealed an iconic Burberry bag to delight fashion lovers: the TB bag.

Burberry Monogram TB Bag
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A nod to the house’s founder, Thomas Burberry, Ricardo Tisci unveiled the TB bag in the spring/summer 2019 collection, interpreting the initials ‘TB’ as a monogram on the front face. He designed this monogram in collaboration with the English art director and graphic designer Peter Saville. 

TB bag is Tisci’s modern take on a classic shoulder bag that stands out, exuding a sense of historical referencing. The elegant design, with two compartments and a zip pocket, features the Thomas Burberry Monogram in polished metal on the flap. It is available in diverse styles, which include shoulder bag, belt bag, and clutch. In addition, the bag is offered in myriad beautiful shades and colorways.

The Luxury Closet relishes the presence of several statement-making TB bags, including the unique, small-sized black one that flaunts a deer motif and an excerpt from William Shakespeare’s The Two Gentlemen of Verona.

Burberry Monogram TB Bag

But to put under the spotlight, we have picked the one that is quintessentially Burberry! 

Editor’s Pick: Burberry Monogram TB Bag

Burberry Monogram TB Bag

With a structured silhouette and refined design, this brand new TB bag is a sartorial hero. Its subtle color scheme beautifully captures the charm of understated luxury. Fashioned from Burberry’s new monogram-coated leather, this slick version closely aligns with the on-going trend of logomania. The house’s attention to detail and its commitment to craftsmanship is manifested in elements like meticulous construction, hand-painted edges, distinct and legible hallmarks, and lustrous gold-tone hardware. And while speaking of the hardware, this bag is distinguished by the Thomas Burberry Monogram clasp that sits on the front flap. 

Apart from the winning attributes aforementioned, the practicality of this Burberry purse alone makes it a closet must-have. With a compartmentalized interior, the bag works ideally for a metropolitan life and the zip pocket is included for ease when on-the-go. Furthermore, utmost versatility is achieved through a long shoulder strap that can also be worn across the body. 

Naturally, today we see the TB bag everywhere, swinging on the shoulders of actors, celebrities, and fashion enthusiasts. A brainchild of Ricardo Tisci, this Burberry bag undoubtedly deserves to be included in the oeuvre of your must-have wardrobe staples. It is an investment that’ll definitely rise above fashion seasons and trends. Hence, this may be just the right time you get your hands on it at a price that’s totally a steal! 

Find the TB bag and other latest women Burberry handbags here

Neelma Tiwari

Fashion Content Executive

Having an affinity for writing about anything that spells Fashion, Neelma likes to infuse figurative expressions in her work as it gives her an opportunity to represent things in a unique light. A reader and a rover, collecting imperfection to create something perfect is her way of doing life!

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