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Wed 07.01
Large Studded Leather Caged Bag

Alexander McQueen Large Studded Leather Caged Bag: Hard-Headed and Light-Hearted

I’ve got so much love for this hard-case bag with a cool metal cage wrapped around it. Badass, bondage-inspired, and even a little ladylike, Alexander McQueen delivers all the classic elements of a show bag, though here’s the clincher: you can actually use it!

Tue 06.30
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Top 5 Multi-Colored Bags: Riot of Color

As much as I love my neutrals, there is something about a colorful bag that gets my pulse racing and my eyes beaming like nothing else. A brightly-hued bag, especially one that breaks the rules of what supposedly clashes and matches, is like an instant shot of energy.

Thu 06.25
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Top 5 Whimsical Accents: Bags Just Want to Have Fun

They don’t have to make sense (Butterflies! Feathers! Fruit stickers! Rocket ships!). Actually, the more irreverent the embellishment, the better. Here are my favorite of-the-moment bags that just want to have a good time and aren’t afraid to say so.

Wed 06.24
Essential Questions to Ask When Buying a Bag

Essential Questions to Ask When Buying a Bag

There are always endless bag options out there, and each season, there are more temptations to make the decision even harder. So how do you choose which bag to buy? And how do you determine if the one you’ve fallen for is really the right bag and worthy of the investment?

Tue 06.23
Christian Louboutin Rougissime Clutch

Christian Louboutin Rougissime Clutch: Weave and Ease

It always excites me when Christian Louboutin cooks up a great (read, somewhat restrained and sophisticated) new bag, and this one is the pinnacle of unfettered chic.

Fri 06.19
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Summer Sale Roundup: Discounts are in the Bag

Summer sales have been going on for a while, which means that the discounts are getting really good – and also that a lot of the most sought-after pieces have already been swiped up! I know you’d probably rather go home and pass out for an hour before you get your weekend started tonight…

Thu 06.18
Top 5 Bejeweled Basic Bags

Top 5 Bejeweled Basic Bags: Crown Jewels

It’s not news to any of us that sparkle gets you noticed. And adding a glittering embellishment to an otherwise simple black or neutral bag isn’t a revolutionary idea for any designer, not by any means.

Wed 06.17
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Top Rosé Pieces: Wear, Drink, and Be Merry

Everything tastes better with rosé, especially this time of year. There are countless good pink wines out there, from the buttery, Provence-made variety to delicate Pinot Noirs to bold Grenaches, but I have two go-tos that always make me happy.

Wed 06.17
5 Essentials Bags for Jane Birkin

5 Essentials Bags for Jane Birkin (and the Rest of Us Wannabes)

Obsessed with Jane Birkin? I’m talking the person, not the bag. I am, and there’s no shame in it. You can have your Kardashians and Jenners, but I will forever revere the style of the one and only Jane Birkin. For over half a century, she’s dressed to please herself…