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Wed 12.30
Top 10 Cures for the Blues

Top 10 Cures for the Blues

The word “blue” has gotten a bad rap in modern times, particularly in American culture. Blue Christmas, the Monday blues, singing the blues, heck, blue balls…I could go on until I’m blue in the face! In reality, blue is the most uplifting color of all. Just look to the sky on a bright, sunny day. It’s an instant mood-enhancer, just like crystal-clear blue water.

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Wed 12.16
Camera Clutches

Camera Clutches: Picture This

As much as I love my iPhone (maybe too much, in fact!), I’ve been making a point to lug around my Canon Rebel t5i as of late. When it comes to capturing special moments like my boy’s drama performance and piano recital, I want the images to be crisp and clear; and while smart phone cameras have come a long way, poor lighting may keep even the most sophisticated of iPhone photographers from getting that once-in-a-lifetime, split-second shot.

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Thu 12.10
Additional 20% Off at Bergdorf Goodman & Neiman Marcus

Additional 20% Off at Bergdorf Goodman & Neiman Marcus: Sales on Sales

Call it the holiday spirit of giving (or receiving), but we can’t get enough of the current sales! And the latest certainly don’t disappoint. Now through Friday the 11th at Neiman Marcus and Saturday the 12th at Bergdorf Goodman, get an additional 20% off already reduced merchandise, including these highly giftable finds and this stunning party dress…

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Wed 12.09
Wednesday Wonders

Wednesday Wonders: The Stuff Dreams Are Made Of

Unless Santa is planning on being very good to you this year, there are just some bags so extravagant and so expensive that all we can do is sit and wonder at their beauty (and their attached price tags). These are those perfectly-crafted creations…

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Mon 11.23
Top 5 Manic Monday Bags

Top 5 Manic Monday Bags: Earthy Embellishments

Each and every week doesn’t start with a bang. Sometimes you get the luxury of easing on in, especially when it comes to weeks that end early like this one, which officially kicks off the holiday season. Speaking of luxury, these easygoing, new bags possess a different kind of luxe appeal, proving earthy embellishments with a rustic twist can be as alluring as the all-out glam stuff.

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Thu 11.19
Top 5 Rock-Formation Clutches

Top 5 Rock Formation Clutches: Between a Rock and a Haute Place

Getting back to nature has never been so chic and glamorous. Usually when you think of taking a hike, dusty trails and jagged edges come to mind. Some of these rock-inspired clutches definitely feature the latter, but in the sleekest way possible.

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Fri 11.13
The Flat Pouch

The Flat Pouch: It’s Not Going Away

We all want a flat pooch (read: no pooch at all, thanks!), but that’s not always possible, sadly. What we can rely on, though, is knowing that the flat pouch is not going anywhere, at least not any time soon, if ever.

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Wed 11.11
Top Sparkler Bags

Top Sparkler Bags: Light Up Your Holiday

Forget spicing up your life. It’s now the season to sparkle up your life! Nothing says “I’m feeling festive” like a bag that glitters, glimmers, and catches the moonlight. And if you’re not feeling so festive to begin with, a bag like one of these will definitely put you in a shiny mood.

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Mon 11.09
Flights of Fantasy

Top Fantasy-to-Reality Bags: Flights of Fancy

What bag would you buy if money was no object and practicality was of no consequence? I know I would leap for something altogether fanciful, heavy on whimsy and irreverence (and yes, heavy on the wallet, too). Like one of these seven clutches, each seemingly designed to help you elude reality for an evening or two – and light up your bag closet for years to come. Here, my current favorite crazy-unusual bags worth a mega-splurge because we could all use an escape every now and again.

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