Designer Bio: Mansur Gavriel

Once in a while, a brand comes along that stops you in your tracks. Mansur Gavriel (not Monsieur Gavrel, or Manser Gavril or any of the 10 other things I revert to when I try to spell the name properly) is a handbag line designed out of beloved New York, had that effect.

Just look at that smooth leather, perfect coloring, perfect contrast, clear photography, and A+ branding. Man alive, we're in trouble.

The leathers used in the bags, satchels, wallets, and cases are all produced by a company in Tuscany, and Mansur Gavriel works with another Italian company to craft the crazy great and colorful interiors.

Another bonus about these bags? There's a great story behind them.

Designers Rachel Mansur and Floriana Gavriel met at a concert in 2010 and quickly learned they shared the same dream of designing their own line. From there, the gals travelled back and forth between Rachel's home in LA and Floriana's home in Berlin, eventually meeting halfway in New York where Mansur Gavriel was born. Just two gals following their dreams, designing the Best Bag Ever.

If for some reason you need more convincing, check out their other gorg styles and color combos here. Lawd help me.