According to legend dating back to Boston in the 1700s, if leprechauns (or your prankster friends) see that you’re not wearing green on March 17th, they’ll pinch you! To avoid unsightly little bruises, I recommend one of the Emerald Isle-hued options below. My husband’s maternal grandfather was 100% happy go lucky Irish, and his spirit has me in the mood to celebrate. Plus, who doesn’t love an excuse to get another bag? Happy St. Patrick’s Day!
Bottega Veneta Intrecciato Nappa Leather Shoulder Bag: Not only is this mint green Patty’s Day-approved, the sweet pastel will be perfect for the rest of the spring season. On NET-A-PORTER for $1,350.
Kate Spade New York Magnolia Cross Body Bag: The best Kate Spade pieces are the simple ones. This small crossbody is perfect for navigating today’s parades and Guinness-filled happy hours. On Shopbop for $198.
Lanvin Partition Colour-Block Leather Shoulder Bag: Or feel free to break up the color with a contrasting hue. All you need it the tiniest bit of green to evade pinching! At MATCHESFASHION.COM for $2,108.
Nancy Gonzalez Medium Crocodile Satchel Bag: If the luck of the Irish is with you this year, go ahead and splurge on Nancy’s ultra-luxe, gemstone green croc. At Neiman Marcus for $2,950.
No. 21 Checkered-Print Ayers Tote: This checkered tote is even lovelier when you get a glimpse up close – it’s constructed from ayers snakeskin, adding even more depth to the print. At MATCHESFASHION.COM for $1,6674.