This bag is the convergence of form and function. A clear leather pouch has been placed over the body of the bag. This allows you to preserve look at the bag longer. It also allows for the bag to be carried in inclement weather without any damage. Another element that this clear bag offers is an exciting and fashionable look. This look will get you attention anytime you are seen carrying this handbag. The handbag inside is a flap style bag. The flap is held down with a brass button. Metal rivets have been used to attach the double bowed straps which are at the top of the bag. These straps are made of a matching material. The outer clear bag area has been adorned with a long brass chain strap. This strap actually allows you to carry it as a shoulder bag.