Colourful Summer: Handbag Must-haves

Summer is here officially and I am excited to share a vibrant new handbag line! Many of you may already know of handbag designer, Mary Jo Matsumoto, but just in case you don't, I thought that I would give you a peek at my three top favourites from her new Bougainvillea collection. 

From Laguna to Newport Beach, much of the influence in her line is drawn from seaside and oceanic elements that would make anyone jealous of such a serene location or want to dream of paradise.
Mary Jo Matsumoto
(1) Fold-Over clutch (2) Beach Wallet (3) Convertible Tote


The Bougainvillea collection oozes luxury, but practicality as well and comes in a hot pink colour that is inspired from blossoms flowing near the ocean.  There’s also a touch of yellow with lambskin piping on styles like the Fold-Over clutch (a personal favourite), amongst others!

The Convertible Tote is perfect for an on-the-go chic fashionista and comes with an adjustable/detachable shoulder strap. For me, the floral printed Beach Wallet would be the ideal pairing with the tote, especially if you just needed to quickly go out, as it looks like a mini clutch as well as fits right into any of the handbags with ease!

To celebrate summer finally making its way to us, I thought a giveaway was in order! Mary Jo is kindly offering one of my readers to win one bottle of 4FREE nail varnish in Naked State of Mind! 4FREE nail varnish means that there is no toulene, camphor, and no formaldehyde or DBP/dibutyl phthalate.  

This is the perfect colour and name to rejoice for the season of showing some skin and embracing wardrobe changes—of sheer elements and bikinis! 

What do you think of the Bougainvillea collection?


Come celebrate summer and enter below!  


*This giveaway is only open to readers with a USA shipping address via the retailer.
To view the entire handbag collection click here!

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25 comments

  1. Hi Madison, What amazing colors and styles to wear with long skirts and colorful tops or with boyfriend jeans and a nice blouse!

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  2. the bright pink is a great color for summer - i'm loving the tote with the tassel!

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  3. Blond Duck25 June, 2013

    I LOVE pink!

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  4. pretty in pink!
    xo
    MOSAMUSE


    www.MOSAMUSE.com

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  5. What a gorgeous collection of handbags! I'm not normally a pink girl, so I'm quite surprised by how much I love them, but, well, a beautiful handbag is a beautiful handbag in any colour :)
    xox,
    Cee

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  6. I have to admit I haven't heard of this brand before but the bags look amazing. I would love to own the tote. She's just perfect. Have a fabulous day Madison!!!

    xx

    glamdevils

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  7. Sam @ Frills & Thrills25 June, 2013

    Thanks for your kind visit!

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  8. Beautiful bags! I'm really loving the fold-over clutch!

    Lauren

    Fizz and Frosting

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  9. Thanks! You're so welcome! So happy to feature your collection! Naked State of Mind felt right for the season. Enjoy your week as well Mary Jo! xx :-)

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  10. Thanks Cee! I agree, even without being a completely loving "pink" gal, it's such a beautiful tone of pink that appeals to many people. Enjoy your day xx

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  11. Thanks Ofelia! Hope you're doing well. I must grab a pair of boyfriend jeans! :)

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  12. i love the colors of the convertible bag! the pink and red are pretty together.

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  13. Very nice gift!

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  14. I just love that convertible tote! Those bags are perfect for summer.

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  15. nicoleta buru25 June, 2013

    Such a wonderful collection, honey ^__^

    Lots of love,

    Nicole

    www.nicoleta.me

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  16. ROXTHEFOX25 June, 2013

    I'm really digging fold over clutches as of late. I think partially because I love the ones of the Celine variety. These colors are absolutely gorgeous though. I'm not usually a fan of pink but it's really grown on me!


    WWW.ROXTHEFOX.COM

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  17. Adeola Naomi Aderemi26 June, 2013

    The bags are just rad!!!
    I love the colour and the fold over clutch is drool worthy!

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  18. i need them all

    Xo, Megan, www.TfDiaries.com

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  19. Loving that amazing pink colour! that handbag is so perfect for summer

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  20. Those bags are gorgeous...I especially love that cute clutch!

    -Sharon
    The Tiny Heart

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  21. Me too Ceri! Thanks for your comment.

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  22. Great! Happy to introduce you Mira. Thanks for your comment. Enjoy your day. xx

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  23. Ahh, yes Celine! Yes, there is something about this shade of pink that I love in her collection as well. Enjoy your week! xx/Madison :)

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