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Fri 05.29
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Top Tropical Bags: Asphalt Jungle

We may be far from the rainforest, but that shouldn’t stop us from going to the tropics. Add some fun to the daily grind of the urban jungle with this season’s tropical-inspired bags, which happen to be perfect for city living.

Tue 04.28
Valentino Leather Bucket Shoulder Bag

Valentino Leather Bucket Shoulder Bag: Lover’s Rockstud

Feel the rainbow, taste the rainbow! I know, I know. The Rockstud is played out. I would be sick of Valentino’s ubiquitous pyramid studs myself, but this is such an adorable shape, I can’t resist these colorful pieces of arm candy (including the hardware that comes with them).

Fri 04.24
Top 5 Souvenir-Shopping Straw Totes

Top 5 Souvenir-Shopping Straw Totes: Well Traveled

The summery (and sometimes kitschy) straw bag is not only a sandy staple, it’s ideal for days spent perusing an exotic locale as a tourist. It’s a style that almost begs to be stocked full of newly discovered unique souvenirs.

Thu 04.23
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Top 5 Semi-Frilly Thrills: Amazing Lace

The inclusion of delicate lace details can change the most banal of bag shapes, from the crisp envelope to the top-handle tote, taking them from ordinary to extraordinarily alluring.

Fri 04.17
Top Pieces of Wearable Art

Top Pieces of Wearable Art: Super-Fine Art

Wearing your art (or your favorite artists) on your sleeve is not a new concept. But never before have art and fashion been more fluidly fused.

Fri 04.17
Scarlett Johansson x Roger Vivier Prismick Mini Beads Clutch

Scarlett Johansson x Roger Vivier Prismick Mini Beads Clutch: Pretty in Prismick

Not only is Roger Vivier running the streets, it’s taking charge of the red carpet too! Scarlett’s intricately-beaded clutch is a work of art in its own right, but what has me reeling is the mix of hues.

Fri 04.17
Dakota Johnson x Roger Vivier Miss Viv Mademoiselle de la Frange

Dakota Johnson x Roger Vivier Miss Viv Mademoiselle de la Frange: Fringe Frange

Dakota Johnson kept her outfit simple while out and about running errands in NYC. Perhaps she knows the golden rule about bags: that a good bag can make even the most mundane of outfits work.

Thu 04.16
Perrin Paris Spring ’15 Bags

Perrin Paris Fall ’15 Bags: Attitude Adjustment

If Perrin Paris looks fresh to you this season, it’s because Michel and Sally Perrin’s über style-savvy, 23-year-old daughter, Chloe, has taken over as the brand’s director, a company that’s a century-old and originally founded upon their meticulous leather driving gloves.

Thu 04.16
Stella McCartney Ciel Buckle Faux-Leather Crossbody Bag

Stella McCartney Ciel Buckle Faux-Leather Crossbody Bag: Buckle Love

Sometimes an unhesitant way with proportion play is enough to make a relatively simple crossbody bag feel extraordinary. Stella McCartney’s alarmingly oversized buckle may seem like a bit much at first, but trust me: it will grow on you. And in time, you’ll be seeing it on everyone.