What’s not to love about a perfectly sized cross-body bag that transitions seamlessly from day to night? BENE’s Holmes bag is the gift that keeps giving. Handcrafted by some of the most talented craftsmen and women in Italy of the finest Italian hide, the Holmes bag is available in multiple colors with a custom silk lining. BENE’s founder, Ellie Schwing, partners with New Orleans female artists to add flair to each interior with a lining carefully selected for every bag. 

BENE Handbags, available locally at Angelique Boutique, 7725 Maple St., 504-866-1092, shopangeliqueboutique.com, or through BENE’s website, benehandbags.com.