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…
Remember that line from “Under the Sea,” the most famous song in Disney’s The Little Mermaid, that goes something like, “Life is much better, down where it’s wetter”? Jokes aside, Sebastian the crab may know a thing or two about philosophy, but his mantra doesn’t apply to this piece by Shrimps.
Right now, I am all about simplifying my life with small pouches. I no longer need to carry baby supplies, so it recently hit me: I myself don’t even understand why I still run around daily with large bags. If there’s a designer who understands the work/kids/leisure balance, it’s Victoria Beckham, so it’s no wonder I’m obsessed with her small zip pouches.
Remember how eagerly we anticipated the premiere of each new season of Sex and the City? The excitement would overtake every woman I knew, whether they lived in a bustling metropolis or not. And it wasn’t just to observe and empathize with Carrie Bradshaw’s love life but to gaze at the shoes and bags worn by Sarah Jessica Parker.
When it comes to the all-out luxurious and delicately decadent, it really doesn’t get more amazing than a mini-trunk.
Calling all sci-fi fans and cartoon nerds! This kitschy bag trend is officially out of hand, but if there’s any occasion where it’s acceptable to whip out a Sponge Bob bag or an Archie and Veronica clutch, Comic-Con International is the place to do it.
Maggie Copeland founded Brooklyn-based Palethorp with a focus on high-quality leathers and snakeskins (even the signature lining is snake-printed), or more often than not, a juxtaposition of the two. The results are perfect summer fun, and as if the prices weren’t reasonable enough to begin with, the label is offering Snobs an exclusive 40% discount!