After her time starring in The Bachelor franchise (which concludes another season tonight), Leah Block bought a one-way ticket to New York City, with a Hammitt in hand and excitement in the air. "I love how fast-paced and hard-working people [in the city] are," she says of the big move. "Life is just now beginning in New York City; when I'm walking down the street, I feel like this is my time to shine."
While Leah moved to NYC solo, she found herself surrounded by a great support system. "Bachelor Nation is great in the fact that it is a big family. You can go to any state and there is someone from The Bachelor who has an open door and a glass of wine for you if you want it." Often spotted around town with series favorites like Robby Hayes, Olivia Caridi, Izzy Goodkind, Lacey Mark and this season's stand-out, Corinne Olympios, Leah emphasizes that reality television includes an entire communal element the audience may not see. Leah and The Bachelor gang bond over social media, style and Leah's self-proclaimed passion, food. "My dream career is work with food!" she exclaims. "I would love to host a show on the Food Network."
Leah's creative side shows both in the kitchen and her style - she transformed her favorite Hammitt, Pierce, by adding a Deluxe strap to the blocked leather bag.
After visiting our Chief Cheerleader Tony in NYC, Leah gave her answers to our signature Hammitt quiz.
Leah's Lightening Quiz with Tony D:
Sneakers or tennis shoes? Sneakers
Beer or champagne? Beer
Speed boat or sail boat? Sail Boat
Crunchy or smooth peanut butter? Crunchy
Baby back pack or stroller? Baby Back Pack
Mountains or Beaches? Mountains
SUV or Convertible? SUV
Cereal or Omelet? Both! I am more of a breakfast sandwich type of girl.
Window or Aisle seat? Window
There's nothing we love more than when fashion meets function: First came the cross body, now comes the cardholder! The 210 West securely holds your most important cards while boasting a convenient window for your ID. Decked with our trademark red lining, this new Hammitt essential makes the perfect gift or go-to for everything from coffee runs to nights out.
For the New Mom
Sometimes a precious newborn means lightening your load.
For the Working Girl
Pop the 210 West inside of your briefcase, or pack it with business cards.
For the Artsy Type
We designed this wallet in lots of colors, for lots of tastes - why not go bold?
For the Style Expert
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Classically beautiful, Olivia Jordan is even more than an all-American girl: She has been the all-American girl. After a life-changing reign as Miss USA 2015, Olivia has since taken social media and the modeling world by storm, with 450,000 Instagram followers and counting.
After beginning her career at age 14, Olivia transitioned into the pageant world at age 23, already an incredibly seasoned model looking to leave a positive footprint. “I was looking for an opportunity to feel I could use my voice and cultivate public speaking skills,” says Olivia. “As a young model I felt like my worth was dependent on how I looked and how much I weighed; I wanted to deepen that and find a platform where I could use my voice.”
Find a platform she did. After her time as Miss USA, Olivia has received a growing number of job opportunities, which she says allows her to focus on how she uses her image and what she promotes. “Having a social presence has increased my modeling opportunities, so now I can be picky and only work with companies and people that share my value system,” she explains.
Needless to say, when the Hammitt team first met Olivia, sparks flew. Our Spring 2017 photo shoot was a celebration of natural beauty and joy, full of laughter and dancing. Olivia says the shoot felt like working hard and playing hard could be the very same thing: “I love to model for a brand that lets me be myself and enjoy the shoot day. Hammitt did exactly that.”Discover Olivia’s favorite bag, the Getty in Coast/Brushed Gold.
Holly Boyd has taken the Ricardo clutch all over North Carolina this holiday season, from coffee runs to last-minute-shopping. Between her timeless style and chic itinerary, we're ready to Make Today a Hollyday all winter long.
With an emerald green moto jacket and Ricardo's gold studs, Holly created a structured but cozy look for a visit to her city's massive Christmas tree.
Holed up and finishing your final work projects before the holiday break? A simple fleece wrap adds a chic touch to Holly's go-to leggings and boots.
After seeing this post on Instagram, we're planning a date at our nearest bakery to taste some seasonal sweets.
If you're headed home for the holidays, sign up to tour your area's most festive houses, and take Ricardo along for a decorative date.
Wondering which Hammitt to wrap up for your wife or girlfriend this holiday season? If she hasn't tagged you in a photo on Instagram to drop a hint, here's a no-fail guide to help you gift the perfect bag.
If she loves wine...
Check out our Mineral leather. Its deep color lands somewhere between burgundy and maroon, hitting the same passionate notes as a rich red wine.
(Photo via @ambiancepaso)
If she heads to the gym before work...
Her workout gear and planner can fit in one bag. Professional rock climber Sasha DiGiulian and Olympic medalist Sam Peszek swear by our roomy Daniel tote to hold their essentials. Looks like John Elway likes it too!
(Photo via @sashadigiulian)
If she's a super-mom...
Give her a modern Mary Poppins bag. With two bags in one, Conrad holds the many essentials she needs, all while starting conversations everywhere she goes.
(Photo via @specsandblazers)
If she's a frequent flyer...
Give her the Montana Reversible cross body to pack. She can carry it on as a hands-free (and hassle-free) personal item, or lay it flat on the bottom of her suitcase to travel with later.
(Photo via @thesouthernstyleguide)
If she loves a good time...
(Photo via @monkeesofthewestend)
No matter where you're headed for Thanksgiving dinner this year (or what dish you're bringing), everyone will feast their eyes on your plus-one: a sleek Hammitt.
For Friendsgiving, we're copying Katherine Haik's recipe: Pair the Corey with a coordinating crop top and pencil skirt. Meanwhile, Katherine's subtle showcase of her abs and gorgeous gams inspires us to fit in one last pre-banquet workout!
Blogger and engineer Katherine Quigg hits two trends at once with a velvet mini dress and over the knee boots. Top things off with the Ryan for Thanksgiving at home - soft sophistication that quickly gets cozy when the Tryptophan kicks in.
Our bags have always embodied edgy sophistication, but this fall, Amanda Lee Smith of Evocatively Chosen amplifies these cool-girl vibes with velvet ankle booties. The perfect pairing of rock-and-roll boots with our signature rivets proves once again that Hammitt's versatile silhouettes transcend the test of time.