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Thu 10.01

Milli Millu The Quebec Shoulder Bag: A Little Goes a Long Way

Milli Millu founder and designer, Mireia Llusa-Lindh, is one of my favorite gals who knows her bags. Like me, looks are absolutely important to her, but the perfect bag also has details for conveniences.

Wed 09.30
Olympia Le-Tan Solider Appliqué Cylinder Clutch

Olympia Le-Tan Solider Appliqué Cylinder Clutch: Marching Orders

Even if you’re a true pragmatist when it comes to your bags, the holiday season is the time for you to veer off and adopt a festive attitude. I’m talking all-out frivolous with bags that are pure fun.

Tue 09.29

Top 5 Current Striped Bags: The Bottom Line

From the looks of the Spring 2016 runways in Milan, striped bags are continuing to reign on for seasons to come. Prada went so far as to showcase an ample variety of variations on the stripe, including thick blocks, metallic exotics, and shots of bold color.

Mon 09.28
Top 5 Manic Monday Bags

Top 5 Manic Monday Bags: Face the Facts

We’re more than midday through Monday, and I’m still not ready to face it. But I am ready to face a fresh bunch of happy-to-go lucky bags featuring, you guessed it, faces! Fashion is still in a lighthearted mood, so we might as well capitalize on the sense of novel fun.

Fri 09.25
Loewe Calfskin Clutch Bag with Shoulder Strap

Loewe Calfskin Clutch Bag with Shoulder Strap: True Value

This may look like nothing more than a nothing bag, but sometimes barely anything can translate to a whole lot of wear. There isn’t much going on, but the simplicity is the story here – and therein lies the appeal. The details of a Loewe bag can only be appreciated when things aren’t too complicated.

Thu 09.24

3.1 Phillip Lim Alix Circle Leather Clutch: Spare Some Change

Phillip Lim celebrated the 10th anniversary of his numerically tweaked eponymous label over New York Fashion Week. With a Spring ’16 collection that’s equal parts sporty, streetwise, and feminine, and all parts fresh and modern, to say the designer has hit his stride is an understatement.

Tue 09.15
Marni Pochette Box Clutch

Marni Pochette Box Clutch: Hey, Cutie!

Here’s the bottom line: No matter what occurs, this has to be mine. This is the kind of desire at first sight that doesn’t dissipate with time, so I ought to just go for it now before I go crazy with longing.

Mon 09.14

What Your Date Night Bag Says about How You Feel

We all carefully plan what we wear on a date because we know choice of dress (or pants, for that matter) and shoes determines the signals we give off. But it’s your bag that shows your real feelings.

Fri 09.11
Frugal Friday

Frugal Friday: Diane Von Furstenberg Agent Zip-On Clutches

A clutch specific to the fall season might not be something you want to splurge on, but then again, having a particular tweed texture or distinctive animal print at your fingertips just feels so right. Enter Diane von Furstenberg’s new crew of Secret Agents.