Style of the Month: The Small Jenni Crossbody

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Love is #OnTheGo with our March Style of the Month: the Small Jenni Crossbody.  Offered exclusively in the Olympia Le-Tan for the LeSportsac Collection, this mini tote with removable crossbody strap will make your heart flutter. Perfect for errands, travel, and certainly for fun, the Small Jenni Crossbody is designed to easily transform from a hands-free crossbody style into a petite handbag with the detachment of its adjustable strap and added top handles. Its feminine, rounded shape has a zip main closure and allows room for essentials PLUS a little extra – with its interior cell phone pocket, as well as our signature zip/open pocket. Exterior front and back pockets give you access to your daily essentials, like keys, lipstick, and mail.

Speaking of mail, the Small Jenni Crossbody is exclusively available in Olympia Le-Tan’s love letter inspired prints Blooming Hearts and Love Letters Blue. Don’t kiss this style goodbye. Pick it up here and grab some love in a bag.

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Stars and Styles Align with LeSportsac’s 2015 Bagoscopes

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Enter Spring 2015 with the perfect LeSportsac style for your astrological sign. Whether you are a bold Leo or a sweet Virgo, LeSportsac has a compatible pairing for you!

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Aries (The Ram) – Oh my Ram, you are the trendsetter with your effortlessly bold style. You make daring look so easy, and for you it just is. Spontaneous and passionate, you need pop – and pop is what you get with the new BEAMS B Native print (arriving in March at LeSportsac.com). This Native American inspired print carries white, blue, and plenty of your power color – fire sign red! Pick it up in the new iPad Envelope its structured silhouette appeals to your love of clean lines and of the new and exciting.

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Taurus (The Bull) – When people think of the bull they think stubborn, but it really is strength isn’t it? Strength in patience, in empathy, and–most of all–in love.  The star signs’ biggest romantic finds a true match in the Olympia Le-Tan print, Blooming Hearts. It carries all the accompaniments of your secret talent, love letters. Wear it in the Miranda Bag. Its ladylike pleats and feminine curves are stabilized with structure and strength much like you sweet bull.

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Gemini (The Twins) – People take your imagination for granted, they don’t realize that your duality serves to explore every avenue and to take every bit of the world in. You can’t make up your mind because you are not willing to close it and you shouldn’t have to. Take on tokidoki’s Palette Backpack in the new Fioritura print (arriving in March) as well its twin, the Bianco Palette Backpack. No need to choose.

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Cancer (The Crab) – Once the crab is out of its shell it is utterly dependable and completely loyal. You take these traits and have them run throughout every facet of your life. You often times have the same expectations for those around you as well as your belongings. The Voyager Backpack will not let you down, like you, it is traditional yet adaptable to almost every situation. Carry it in the dazzling new Magnetic Snake Foil (arriving in March), it will mirror your inner shine and fluidity.

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– Ambitious and motivated, you are always the leader of your pride. A true fire sign, everyone sees you coming and in fashion it is no different. You are bold and close friends may say little bit dramatic, but that’s okay because you own it. It’s no surprise that need to pick up the fire with the new Solar Debossing. It is a vivid orange solid, but, like you, never boring with its debossed geometric pattern throughout. With contrasting trim, it’s roaringly vibrant like the lion you are!

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Virgo (The Virgin) – Your keen mind is no virgin to analytical thought. You are the mistress of meticulous and notice all the little details. Always looking for a pattern, it is no surprise that you need to embrace our new LIBERTY ART FABRICS collaboration florals, Margaret Annie and Pepper (arriving in March). These small delicate prints are pure Virgo fashion because truly Virgos can wear prints to sweet perfection.

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Libra (The Scales) – Harmony and balance never elude the Libra. A mistress of delicate touch the scales love to have everything balanced by proper proportion and our Seventeen x LeSportsac Macaroons print it no different – it certainly won’t tip the scales. This sweet print stacks the confections in the perfect stability always sought after by the Libra. This air sign will be drawn to the cookies’ sky inspired pastel colors. Balance never looked so tasty!

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Scorpio (The Scorpion) – Always passionate in every aspect of your life, your resolute disposition and steadfast attitude makes climbing up the corporate ladder a breeze – everyone knows the scorpion means business. Your career focus and preference for no muss no fuss makes our Oakland Tote your ultimate style accessory. Its interior laptop pocket makes sure you can work on the go anywhere you go. Pick it up in your power color new Red Colorblock waxed canvas (arriving in late February).

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Sagittarius (The Archer) – Always intensely focused, Archer, you prefer clean straight lines that always hit the target. An obvious athlete, you are all about chicly casual and unpretentious items that allow ease and speed of movement – you are constantly ready for your next athletic endeavor. Adventure forward with the sporty inspired Tennis Stripe print in the Medium Weekender. Its easy stripes and versatility will carry you far, Archer.

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Capricorn (The Goat) – Baaa baaa. The goat cannot be bluffed. Your intuition never steers you wrong and it could never be wrong with our Travel Tote in Chic Noir. Innately practical and organized, you’ll love the multiple exterior pockets and the privacy of the zipped main compartment, plus it’s in one of your sign’s favorite color combinations – black and white.

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Aquarius (The Water Bearer) – The most fluid of water signs (water is in your name) you are dramatic when the waves crash and calm when you trickle through the stream. Your unpredictability makes for unconventionality, translating into trendsetting fashion. You will gravitate towards the fashion forward Abbey Carry-on in Magnificent, it carries your ultimate power color – amethyst.

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Pisces (The Fish) – You swim gently through the waters in subtle fashion. You prefer to reflect the pale and pastel colors of swimmers in warm shallow waters – imagine pale yellows, mauves, lilacs, peaches and whites. Find everything you seek in our Signature Watercolor Bouquet print (arriving in late February) – there is no better match, water is even in the print’s name!

 

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Print of the Month: Seventeen x LeSportsac Macaroons

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LeSportsac has partnered with Seventeen Magazine to create a sweet Spring treat that’s perfect for Valentine’s Day, or any day – new Macaroons print! We love this confectionery collaboration so much that we’ve made it our February Print of the Month!

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Delicious inspiration came when these artfully arranged confections were spotted in a pastry shop window not far from Seventeen’s NYC offices. The decadent, yet oh so fun sweets just had to become a print! Macaroons is a yummy photo-real print that you really want to take a bite out of. Everyone’s favorite sugary cookie is sumptuously stacked to create a delectable rainbow of colors –  to wear on your arm, on your back, or crossbody, in a variety of our most popular Classic Collection styles. If that isn’t enough to satisfy your sweet tooth, a special graphic tote is also available – Macaroon Dreams showcases a slice of the print sized to ‘must-have’ proportions, with dots and splashes of gold metallic ink.

Click here to shop the Seventeen x LeSportsac Macaroons Collection now at LeSportsac.com. Bon Appétit!

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LeSportsac and LIBERTY ART FABRICS Partner for Spring 2015

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Obviously LeSportsac is all about prints, so it was only natural that we would partner with the recognized global leader in print design and textile innovation – Liberty Art Fabrics. Based in London’s bohemian Soho, the Liberty Design Studio creates more than 120 new prints and patterns annually with artists, writers, craftsmen, architects and illustrators. It was a match made across the pond and coming in-store for Spring 2015.

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Since 1875, Liberty Art Fabrics has been famously known for its original hand drawn designs and world-class London department store that showcases its newest prints along with its luxury goods. LeSportsac got the rare opportunity to work with Liberty’s voluminous print history and peek though Liberty’s extensive library of distinct designs to choose two iconic Liberty florals, Margaret Annie and Pepper, to bring to life in 28 Classic LeSportsac styles. In addition, this collection also features special lightweight coated twill Liberty Art Fabric, in place of our traditional rip-stop nylon.

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Exclusive to the collection is Liberty Combo – an eclectic mix of both Margaret Annie and Pepper prints color-blocked on select silhouettes. Styles range from small accessories to handbags, totes, and larger travel pieces. The collection will be available at LeSportsac Boutiques and online at LeSportsac.com in March 2015.

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LeSportsac Artist Edition – BEAMS for Spring 2015

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This Spring LeSportsac introduces a new Artist Edition Collection with Japanese youth culture shop and fashion label, BEAMS.

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Established in 1976, in the ultra cool Harajuku district of Tokyo, BEAMS is all about finding what’s new and exciting with craftsmanship in mind. LeSportsac got the opportunity to see through the lens of the BEAM’s eye of discriminating style with this new collection, creating a bold Native American inspired print called B-Native.

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The collection takes the comfort and ultra functionality of LeSportsac and builds on BEAMS’s hip unisex sensibility through a travel friendly assortment. Available in 13 styles handpicked by BEAMS, these shapes are perfectly suited for everyday life –  such as ID tags and key holders, tech pieces, handbags, and three sizes of our iconic Weekender. All pieces include collection exclusive jacquard repetitive LeSportsac logo trim.

The LeSportsac Artist Edition – BEAMS Collection will be available globally at select LeSportsac Boutiques and online at LeSportsac.com in March 2015.

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LeSportsac and tokidoki Together Again for Spring 2015

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This Spring, LeSportsac partners once again with tokidoki and introduces a brand new print – Fioritura! Inspired by his admiration of the beauty of cherry blossoms and their seasonal rebirth, tokidoki Creative Director, Simone Legno, captures the flower’s vibrant pink colors with the new Fioritura print. Legno takes the colorful and charming characters of the tokidoki universe and awakens them from their winter hibernation – springing them to life among the cherry blossoms. Palette (the newest member of the tokidoki universe, created exclusively for the tokidoki for LeSportsac revival collection) is included in this fun pink floral adventure.

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The Spring Collection will be available in 16 styles, including the Duet Purse – a color block mash-up of the continuing TD Black Quilted and the new Fioritura print. Even the adorable plush Palette Backpack gets the all-over print treatment this season!

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The Spring 2015 tokidoki for LeSportsac Collection will be available beginning in March at LeSportsac Boutiques and LeSportsac.com.

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Love is the Air with Olympia Le-Tan for LeSportsac

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Just in time for Valentines Day, LeSportsac will be releasing its love filled collaboration with Parisian designer Olympia Le-Tan this February. Known for her eponymous label’s one-of-kind hand embroidered book-cover clutches, Le-Tan’s collection with LeSportsac celebrates the literary tradition of love letters.

The playful and whimsical collection offers three original prints lovingly designed by Le-Tan. Blooming Hearts: a romantic sheet of postage stamps; Love Letters: an exploration on the elements of a love note – letters, books, stamps, kisses, & more; and Love Letters Blue: a softer version of Love Letters with a lovely blue background.

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Available in LeSportsac’s heritage nylon, the assortment includes three soft sided Book Pouches inspired by Le-Tan’s signature Book Clutches, two specialty placement totes, and is available in LeSportsac’s best-selling Classic styles.

“Love is such a great theme. Hearts, doves, kisses, secret love notes. What’s not to love?,” confesses the designer.

Oh, and be sure to pick up the February issue of Teen Vogue featuring the Olympia Le-Tan for LeSportsac Collection.

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Olympia Le-Tan for LeSportsac will be available in early February at select LeSportsac boutiques and online at LeSportsac.com.

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