When the leaves turn red and the seasons change, it becomes time to worship a certain fall beverage — the quintessential Pumpkin Spice Latte. Now, you can take your unapologetic love for everything PSL to a fashionable new level. Betsey Johnson has released a Pumpkin Spice Latte purse, and it's the accessory delicate cinnamon and clove-scented dreams are made of.
Seriously, this new purse is second only to the actual drink itself when it comes to fabulosity. If you count yourself as an official member of the cult of PSL, you might just have to treat yo'self to this kitschy-funky purse.
Known and loved for her quirky designs, Betsey Johnson has now turned her considerable talents towards creating a crossbody bucket bag embellished with the magical words "Pumpkin Spice Latte" in carefree script. Pretty much everything about the design is perfect, from the whimsical pumpkins with swirling vines dancing across the bottom of the purse to the tiny gold leaves that signify autumn.
There's also a pink lipstick stain right where your mouth would go if the purse was a real to-go cup. Perhaps best of all, the back of the bag features an ingredient checklist that includes the items, "sugar, spice, and everything nice." Add the detailed "evidence" that the barista got Betsey's name wrong twice in that signature Sharpie'd scrawl, and you've got a stylish and quirky fall bag made for an unapologetic #basic.
Seriously, it's tough to say whether the well-decorated front of the purse...
... or the classic coffee cup-styled back of the purse is cuter.
In fact, if you look really closely at the back of the cup, you'll notice that it cheekily says the words "warning," "caution," "hot," and "basic" in tiny lettering at the bottom of the cup — which is a hilarious and cute nod for anyone who's ever been accused of being basic for loving PSLs.
Plus, there's even an adorable hashtag on the site that reads #ILoveYouALatte.
Honestly, the triumph of Betsey Johnson's latest adorable new purse should come as no surprise. After all, this is the woman who brought us a cheeky rosé-themed wristlet clutch, as well as a colorful crossbody that looks just like the Instagram logo. And, did you see her super realistic cookie purse, or her retro popcorn crossbody?
Suffice it to say, the woman knows her way around the world of silly — and adorable —handbags.
At any rate, the consummately adorable PSL purse retails for a cool $78, and can be found anywhere you'd normally find Betsey Johnson products, from the brand's website to department stores like Macy's. It's available now, though you might want to snatch it up quickly, in case it goes even more viral than it already has.
All in all, how high would you say this ranks in terms of spicy pumpkin goodness? I'd say it ranks somewhere slightly above pumpkin spice bath bombs, and well over the whole pumpkin spice hair trend from a couple years back. The bag also definitely edges out the sheer novelty of pumpkin spice deodorant. And, yes. That really is a thing.
However, little can beat an actual Pumpkin Spice Latte, which will forever reign supreme in our hearts. There is nothing better than a brisk autumn walk with a PSL, after all. No matter how #basic it may be.
Don't think it's your cup of tea — um, I mean, coffee? Don't bawk at the accessory just yet. Think of how adorable you'll look walking out of Starbucks with a PSL in your hand, and this funky little purse on your hip. Now that's true fall fashion.