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To Sylvia, Soprano Handbags is a “Canadian Dream” come true….
Born and raised in the British colony of Hong Kong, Sylvia was taught all the proper etiquettes and manners that the modern world has come to expect from a French convent school girl. She’s an ardent admirer of performance arts, enjoyed being creative and was an enthusiast in dramas and plays that allowed her to infuse a lot of originality and imagination in portraying the characters. It was also at that early age that Sylvia developed a strong and passionate interest in arts and literature.
After graduating with a degree in English Literature and Sociolinguistics, Sylvia knew that she wanted to pursue a career in the fashion world. After she moved to Canada in the early nineties, Sylvia finally got a chance to fulfill her dreams when she and her husband partnered up with their long-time husband-and-wife friends, Jimmy and Florence Tam to establish Bertotti Handbags in Toronto, Canada. This is the time when “Soprano” was born…a name unanimously chosen for their top-of-the-line leather bags collection.
All Soprano leather bags are manufactured by Jimmy’s and Florence’s family-owned factory which has been in the leather goods production business since 1967. The factory currently employs 2,500 people, all of whom are well-trained, skillful and experienced craftsman in the leather goods manufacturing industry. All Soprano leather bags are designed in-house here in Canada, and assisted by the design team on the manufacturing floor who skillfully transforms the original designs into the wonderful handbags that you see today.
The Soprano line only uses first-grade quality top grain leathers which are supple, light-weight, and durable. All hardwares and supporting materials are thoroughly tested and only the best are adopted. Designs are fashionable as well as functional, with all details well thought through and each bag tailored with impeccable workmanship.
Soprano Handbags is truly the realization of a Canadian dream for 4 young people who shared the same passion and love for high quality fashion. They are, and will forever be, proudly Canadian.
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( 8 of 9 customers found this review helpful)
Trying Soprano for the first time.
from MOOSE JAW
This is my first Soprano purchse. Because of the sale price I ordered the black and the blue. I guess first of all I am surprised by all the raving about the quality of leather in this line. It is mid-grade at best. Soft as in pliable but not soft to the touch. I have other leather bags from TSC's other vendors that are far superior in quality. The only saving grace for this bag is the python in the centre. In the video Sylvia says we have "given" you the crossbody strap in addition...is malarky, you can bet you paid for it! It should have been all leather!The hardware is nice but the zippers are plastic. I just could not get to like the black because the python and dullness of the black leather did not go together. I am keeping the blue for two reasons only. One I oredered a lot of other clothing from TSC to match with this colour of blue; and Two the sale price was ok. I would have felt a lot better paying in 60-70 dollar range foe this bag. Thats more what it's worth.
Bottom Line No, I would not recommend this to a friend
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( 1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)
from Dartmouth, NS
An excellent handbag. It's the perfect size for me to carry everything I need to work: wallet, makeup, books, lunch, water bottle; and have some space to spare. The cross-body strap is sturdy & comfortable. And you can't beat the colour. I bought it in the stunning turquoise & got rid of my winter blahs in a hurry.
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
By Western Snowflake
from Calgary, AB
I ordered this bag in the green and love it. Its a really well made bag-the stitching is perfect and it is strong. Today I was able to fit my laptop, wallet and other items into the bag with no problem. The green colour is vibrant and cheerful for spring. I wish the extender strap matched better would be my only issue. I like the oatmeal coloured interior because it is easy to see items in the bag quickly.
Love it times two!
from Sydney, Nova Scotia
I can't say anything that hasn't already been said by the other reviewers. Bought this bag in both black and green ( couldn't resist the sale prices) and I'm so glad I did. The leather is soft & supple, the bag is spacious and the design is stylish. Simply love them.
Really glad I bought
from Alberta, Canada
I bought the green bag on Soprano's most recent visit and I am glad I did. I have been thinking about getting a green bag for a while now which is very unusual for me because I go for more neutral bags like metallics, blacks, taupes,grey the odd purple but was looking a designer bag in Emerald but didn't want to pay the price. This bag in green is a Kelly Green color like explained but I find it to be actually quite neutral and a good color for now and into spring to wear. The embossed leather is super soft like Sylvia says and the bag isn't super heavy. I don't like the nylon crossbody strap but I do not use it and I knew it was coming along with so it doesn't bother me. I only wish a black bag would come into stock so I could snag one.
from Kelowna, BC
Received my bag in black today and absolutely love it. The smell of the leather when taken out of the bag is delicious!! This is my 3rd Soprano bag and again I am impressed. Can't say enough about this line. Top quality and the sale prices are terrific. Only 1 small issue: having only 1 handle makes it a bit difficult to get into the bag. I am used of having 2 so they both just fold open and having just the one it is kind of in the way. Oh well, I will get used of it. Definately a keeper to add to my collection
( 3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)
Bought this one in black.Gorgeous, very good quality leather as always with Soprano.The hardware is like jewlery.Love the one shoulder strap too.The interior lining could have been more colorful, however the snake print on the outside more than makes up for it. Another hit Sylvia, can't wait to see what you bring us for the summer. I'll be watching.
love the bag / boring lining
I just love the bag. But the beige lining is so boring. I wish it had a colourful patterned lining. Even stripes would do. Something fun on the lining is always a treat. I love the handles. When I use the cross body strap the smaller strap sits very nicely. The bag is a perfect size. Just love it! Except the interior lining!
( 4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)
Great bag, great price
I ordered this bag in black as a Showstopper--couldn't resist the price. Although I had intended to use it only occasionally, I find myself using this bag for everyday. It is a well-made bag, with lots of room inside for all of my stuff. I also love an outside pocket--this one is zippered--for stuff that I need to get to immediately. My only comment is that I would have liked a leather shoulder strap rather than the nylon one: the nylon makes the bag look cheap, so I don't use it. Overall, however, this is a stylish, well-constructed bag, and I wouldn't hesitate to recommend it.
My favourite Soprano Bag!
from MT PEARL
I have been purchased many bags from the Soprano line but Sylvia you`re really outdone yourself with this one! It is just the right size,fits comfortable on the arm and the python really adds to the whole designer look. I purchased it as a showstopper and nothing local can compare to it.Thanks TSC for the Soprano line.This will NOT be my last Soprano purchase!