One Bag, Three Looks with Kate Spade

One thing I prefer to invest in are handbags. I’m always on the hunt for a versatile bag that can go with a lot of the items in my closet. If you’re like me, sometimes finding *the* bag can be a bit tough. That’s where the make it mine collection by kate spade new york comes in! This collection is a total game changer and allows you to change the flap of your bag, giving it a totally new look. Which also means you get more wear out of one bag, but you get to customize its look each time! 


The Byrdie crossbody bag is a great every day bag because it’s large enough to fit the essentials, but small enough to carry out on the town! To customize it, I chose the denim pearl flap (love the details) and the stripe flap (because y’all know I love stripes!) and each one gives the bag a totally different look! There are so many flap options to choose from and there’s even an adorable clutch version for all you brides-to-be that can change from bride to mrs!

P.S. changing out the flaps is incredibly easy! There are two buttons in the back pocket of the bag that you simply attach the flap to… it’s done in seconds! You can see how easy it is in this video!


From now through July 31st, enjoy a special offer when you purchase a Make it Mine black Byrdie Bag with your choice of 3 flaps* for $298 with code MAKEITMINE. A great offer, just in time to grab a bag for fall! Check it out here:

This post is in partnership with kate spade new york. All thoughts, styling & writing are my own. Thanks for supporting the brands that support Life with Emily!

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  1. I love that one simple change gives you so many unique looks! Each one of those bags is gorgeous!

    Posted 7.24.18 Reply
  2. Anna English wrote:

    This bag is so fun! I love how you can alter it to your look.

    Posted 7.24.18 Reply
  3. Mollie wrote:

    Okay first of all, you look chic AF. Like seriously dying over this entire look. Second of all, what a genius idea!! All bags should have this feature!

    xx Mollie

    Posted 7.24.18 Reply
  4. Kim wrote:

    Oh my gosh I love how customizable this bag is! You get more bang for your buck by being able to switch out the flaps for a whole new look.


    Posted 7.24.18 Reply
  5. Okay that is the coolest bag/feature ever! I absolutely love it – truly genius!

    xo Laura Leigh

    Posted 7.24.18 Reply
  6. Rachel wrote:

    This bag is FREAKIN GENIUS. I love all of the flaps you have, so gorgeous, and this entire look. OBSESSED.

    Posted 7.24.18 Reply
  7. Wow! I haven’t seen this bag before, but now I know I need it! I loveeeee the versatility it gives you. Also let me just say that I love your shoes too! Xo

    Posted 7.24.18 Reply
  8. I love the embellishment version. Perfect for date night or a special occasion!

    Posted 7.24.18 Reply
  9. kileen wrote:

    This is such an awesome bag!! I love that the flaps are interchangeable and can totally switch up the look!


    Posted 7.24.18 Reply
  10. Laura wrote:

    Whaaaaaaaaaat. I am LOVING this bag, and how versatile the flap is. I’m going to run and grab it. I love the flap with the jewels the most!

    Posted 7.25.18 Reply
  11. Morgan wrote:

    The stripe flap looks so very Emily, but I’m loving the classic all black too!! Your outfit is killer as well!


    Posted 7.25.18 Reply

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