Crossing our Fingers for a Mark Cross Bag

by Elizabeth Quinn Brown



Whatever the temperature—one million degrees?—it will feel like autumn when you peep the latest from Mark Cross.

The brand—founded in Boston, Massachusetts, in 1845 as a maker of harnesses and saddles—is rooted in a tradition of classic, even preppy, style. This tradition was bolstered in 1934 when Grace Kelly packed a Mark Cross case in Alfred Hitchcock’s Rear Window.

Today, we’re having a “Love Story” (ha) with confections in colors like luggage, plum, and racing green (cue scene of a college campus, where boxy bags with gold hardware are the new backpack). Do you feel the crunch of leaves under your feet yet?

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