Clutch
Fri 07.11
Bochic Evening Clutch Collection

Bochic Evening Clutch Collection: The Crown Jewel

When a glamour-obsessed fine jewelry line takes the plunge into clutches, you hope the results are going to be awe-inspiring. When New York-based Bochic (founded in 2004) takes the plunge into minaudierès, the result is a passionate collection worthy of old Hollywood.

Thu 07.10
How to Take Care of Your Precious Exotics

How to Take Care of Your Precious Exotics: The Dos, Don’ts, and Musts

There is nothing worse than pulling out your most treasured exotic-skin bag to find it dry, cracked, or peeling – or worse yet, all three. A very wise woman once told me that our designer bags are like fine cars: they need tuning regularly.

Thu 07.10
Alexander McQueen Skull Tassel Box Clutch

Alexander McQueen Skull Tassel Box Clutch: Razzle-Dazzle and Tassels

While a lot of what’s going on here is amazingly cool, a perfect bag this is not…

Wed 07.09
Patchwork Bags

Patchwork Bags: Snob or Slob?

I’ve never been a fan of patchwork. The ‘70s style is often messy at best and reminiscent of junkyard scraps at worst. There are a few bags this season that have me reconsidering its boho flair, though…

Tue 07.08
July Birthstone Bags

July Birthstone Bags: Caught Ruby Red-Handed

Many of my close circle of friends are water signs (Cancer, Pisces, and Scorpio), which means I’m lucky enough to have a group of sensitive, caring, and loyal women around me. Since most Cancers have July birthdays, I thought we could celebrate the best way I know how – with bags! The month’s birthstone is ruby, so in honor of all you summer babies, here are my favorite ruby reds…

Tue 07.08
Top Current Cowgirl Pieces

Top Current Cowgirl Pieces: Go West, Young Snob

When it came to distinctly Western gear for the genuine cowboys of the Wild West, the consensus has always been go big or go home. But – confession time! – I’m not a genuine cowboy, nor am I trying to qualify as one. I’m more about a refined take on Western fashion.

Tue 07.08
J. Mendel Resort 2015 Collection

J. Mendel Resort 2015 Collection: The Electric Slide

There are moments when the right color selection is all it takes to take a collection from cool enough to outright covetable…

Thu 07.03
Mindy Kaling x Thalé Blanc Morning Dew Luxe Fleur de Lis Clutch

Mindy Kaling x Thalé Blanc Morning Dew Luxe Fleur de Lis Clutch: Style & Repeat

It’s a real success for a designer when a celebrity repeats a bag, let alone when she Instagrams it, so Mindy Kaling is letting it be known – she loves Thalé Blanc just as much as we do.

Wed 07.02
Center Paneled Bags

Center Paneled Bags: A Little Something Extra

A center panel of contrasting color (or texture!) can take a bag from basic to the big leagues with the simplest of juxtapositions…