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I've just bought my black leather mombasa in the large format. They told me in the boutique that the basic model is their bestseller so they are still selling it (this was in Paris) alongside new versions each season. But I find the horn bit digs into my shoulder quite badly, have you found that too?
yes, quite uncomfortable. but you get used to it.

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I've just bought my black leather mombasa in the large format. They told me in the boutique that the basic model is their bestseller so they are still selling it (this was in Paris) alongside new versions each season. But I find the horn bit digs into my shoulder quite badly, have you found that too?
yes its horrible
so i try not to carry it when im wearing light clothing / tshirt...
its not so bad when i carry it during winter....
but it looks so good.. and thats all that matters right?

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I love the Mombasa bag May I ask how much it was?
Large model 795 euros, standard size is 695 euros

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^^
Thanks for sharing It's not that bad at all! Now I really want one

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i really want a mombasa bag, but i can't find the one i want. its brown and its half suede half leather, with Y studded on it. can anyone tell me whats it called? if i can purchase it online? i saw it at a ysl store and they don't have anymore, its 995 if i remember correctly.

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I know it and saw it (but in black) at the Saks in San Francisco about 2 weeks ago.

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this is the bag I saw


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fyi: there is a small black men's shoulder bag at ysl bond street. its black cotton with velvet initial logo with the white horn on the strap. it was in the private sale at 40% off- 250ish. i wa

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this is the bag I saw

thats it.... what is it called?? anyone seen it in brown... I LOVE IT!

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I don't know that it has a special name -- it may just be a special edition mombasa. I've only ever seen it twice and both in black.

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i saw it in white for this summer,
well here is the one i bought for my wife
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That must be really tiny

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it is an evening bag, to fit only her mobile phone, wallet & lipstick

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is it red satin?


i still love the large white one, it should be on sale too, no?

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it is red leather, & i bought it in sale for 600$

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