Photos by: Kayla Phelan (@Elleayeee)
Rabeanco- S/S ’13 Simona II shoulder bag is a must have. Perfect for the big bag lover!

This summer 2013 is defined by colorful accessory brights that can turn the simplest outfit from casual to chic in an instant. International luxury handbag purveyors Rabeanco define this season with an array of both neutral and candy colored bags as well as small leather goods perfect for any active women’s lifestyle- from the city streets to jet setting the globe. With a newly launched US website and new stores scheduled to open up this year in California, the products are available in a variety of trendy silhouettes ranging from $88-$600.

Your’s truly selected the multi-functional Simona II in Salmon (Retail $458 USD) to strut and review. Constructed of the softest supple leather the generous interior space measures 19.5″(L) x 6.75″(W) x 14″(H) with a separate zipper compartment and key chain holder, perfect for all your daily essentials. It can even hold an iPad or 15″ laptop if need be. This is a must have for any big bag lover like myself.

Here’s a look at 10 additional styles ranging from shoulder bags, satchels, totes and crossbody bags currently available in a variety of color ways online.

Official Press Release:
RABEANCO, known the world over for quality leather accessories and fashion forward styles, unveils an ambitious new US website, www.rabeanco.com. In addition to several brick and mortar stores scheduled to open in California this year, the website is the first touchstone for US consumers. This launch will both propel the brand into the ever-broadening US marketplace and, in turn, evolve it into a larger global entity.

“We are really excited about the launch of the US RABEANCO ecommerce website. Rabeanco.com is the first step in our planned multi-channel shopping experience for the US consumer,” says Kevin M. Frain, CFO and head of Ecommerce. Designed jointly by RABEANCO and Acadaca, the site promotes a passion for discovery among its visitors as they browse through the RABEANCO collections. The Spring/Summer 2013 offering highlights timeless, wearable silhouettes in a range of textures and colorful materials while maintaining the accessible price point that ranges between $88 – $600 USD. Styles introduced to the US include the versatile Camila leather tote as well as the on trend Kanga backpack.

Users will not only be able to shop the retailers various styles, they will also be able to navigate through an assortment of menus such as Street Trends, Culture, and Press, which will keep them up to date on fresh editorialized, lifestyle content. Users will also be able to directly link to the brand’s social media, granting them access to brand’s following worldwide.

“After taking the Asia Pacific by storm, we are prepared to launch our first-ever ecommerce platform in the US and wholly owned retail stores. The RABEANCO brand has been expanding at a steady growth rate over the past 10 years and has a loyal following in each of the regions it has introduced their rich and supple leather product offering. From the vibrant & playful colors, the RABEANCO brand offers the customer a true artistic discovery each and every time she shops our internationally designed retail locations.” Elaine R. Sugimura – President & CEO of RABEANCO USA, Inc.