Beaded/Embellished
Fri 08.15
Frugal Friday

Frugal Friday: Karl Lagerfeld K/Chain Embellished Leather and Suede Clutch

Let’s think ahead for a minute. The party season is coming up and that may even include end of summer events. The point is, you need to start looking for evening party bags.

Fri 08.15
Roberto Cavalli Metallic Leather Panther Clutch

Roberto Cavalli Metallic Leather Panther Clutch: The Golden Rule

If metallic embossed leather and a serious statement cuff to match feels a bit too festive in the pre-Labor Day moment, allow yourself to think ahead. Gold reigns supreme for the fall and holiday seasons, so it’s best to make sure you’re covered early.

Wed 08.13
Pierre Hardy Leather, Suede, and Calf-Hair Clutches

Pierre Hardy Leather, Suede, and Calf-Hair Clutches: Eyes on the Prize

Following up on our discussion on Pierre Hardy’s attention-seeking shoe, the art-inspired designer has now unleashed another eyeful on us. Think of this embellished clutch as the second installment in his cheeky nod to Pop and graphic art, as well as fashion’s recent romance with all things overtly silly.

Thu 08.07
Feather Accessories

Feather Accessories: Shake Your Tailfeather

An exotic bag is one of the most luxurious accessories you can collect, but that kind of luxury comes at a steep cost. With feathers, you get the exotic look without the accompanying price tag! They also add instant glitz and glam to even the most mundane of outfits…

Wed 08.06
Rauwolf Elettra Minaudière

Rauwolf Elettra Minaudière: Elettra Slide

Trust me: Despite what you might think upon first impression, you won’t have a problem resisting the urge to keep this on display on one of your shelves, instead of taking it out to show off.

Tue 08.05
Top Starry-Eyed Bags

Top Starry-Eyed Bags: The Fame Game

Forget the Walk of Fame. Who needs a star on Hollywood Boulevard to prove she’s a shining Snob?! I mean, these days if you have an active Instagram account, you are technically a star, no?

Thu 07.24
Top 5 Out-of-the-Forest Bags

Maison Martin Margiela Silver CD Mosaic Clutch: One Woman’s Trash…

…Is another woman’s clutch! With the advent of digital music downloads, CDs are pretty much a thing of the past, unless you’re on the design team of Maison Martin Margiela. They’ve burnished recycled CDs, cut them up, and tiled them across this bag to surprisingly sophisticated effect.

Tue 07.22
Chanel Pre-Fall Quilted Leather and Boy Fringe Bags

Chanel Pre-Fall Quilted Leather and Boy Fringe Bags: Coco the Cowgirl

Still on the fence about fringe? Linger in limbo no more. Chanel’s gutsy riff on the fashion world’s latest love interest should tip you right over. You’ll be walking with a lot more spring in your step, or at least zeal in your movements, thanks to their breeze-catching, precision-cut fringes.

Mon 07.21
Bags for Your Body Type

Bags for Your Body Type: The Art of the Complement

Contrary to what we might hope, bags are not always “one size fits all.” Skinny, young things may be able to get away carrying just about anything, but my well-endowed girlfriends have trouble finding even a simple crossbody. While you can certainly buy any bag out there, the truth is that different bags flatter different body types. See which will work best for you!