If it makes you smile, it's my bag," says designer Kathrine Baumann. Baumann
certainly has reason to smile. Her evening bags have perched on the arms of
stars such as Elizabeth Taylor, Melanie Griffith, Brooke Shields and Angela
If you haven't seen a Kathrine
Baumann bag yet, you will. The minaudieres (jeweled evening bags) are unforgettable.
Baumann has cleverly designed the tiny purses in such whimsical shapes as Coca-Cola
bottles, Campbell's Soup cans and Chinese take-out carriers with gold fortune
cookie pillboxes. The purses also come in classic styles, as well as classifications
such as Sports, Disney, Zoological, Fruit, Love and Romance.
Baumann Heart Purse
bag is dipped in 24K gold then adorned with swarovski crystals. The 4 1/2" H
x 5 1/4" W x 3 1/4" D limited edition bag comes with a 24K dipped chain, or
may also be used as a clutch. $1200.00
on Joan Rivers, "E" - American Flag Purse with Gold Dipped Chain
(chain not shown )$2250.00.
Small American Flag Purse with Gold Chain $1195.00
Each bag comes
in a suede pouch, is numbered, registered and accompanied by a hand signed certificate
of authenticity from Kathrine herself. Made in the U.S.A .
Evening Bag with detachable beaded strap