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Mon 04.01

Top 5 Gym Class Heroes

There was once a time when people carried actual gym bags to the gym, instead of their leather totes. Granted, I don’t go to the gym very often, but when I do, I actually work out so I want a bag that’s functional. I don’t carry my crocodile Birkins into the locker room like some […]

Mon 02.18

Fendi Giano x DVF Sutra: Two-Faced Clutches

Sometimes all it takes is a fashion quick change to keep your spirits high throughout the workday. These clutches are perfect for those split personality moments. Just a flick of the wrist and you’re carrying a different bag. It’s like magic – you’ll be a woman of mystery and intrigue. First there’s Fendi’s Giano (on […]

Tue 01.29

Jessica Chastain x Belstaff Wimbourne Clutch: Rev Your Engines

Belstaff is my current obsession (and I’ll admit it was initially fueled by those smoldering Ewan McGregor ads). The ability to take tire tread and large buckled straps and create such ladylike bags is just a testament to the brand’s brilliant reinvention. As Jessica Chastain shows with her flawlessly-coiffed locks, you don’t have to be […]

Wed 01.23

Narciso Rodriguez Python Clutch: Snakeskinny Silhouette

What began as curiosity has turned into obsession. Linen and exotics are an unusual combination, but I ultimately feel that it was really smart to use python on the flap of this thin Narciso Rodriguez ($1,700). You get the sense of a true exotic without the high price, and the matte black texture is absolutely […]

Thu 11.15

Cate Blanchett x Belstaff: Queen of Biker Chic

I love Cate Blanchett in my new fave Belstaff!!! The all-weather jacket brand’s recent foray into bags has not gone unnoticed by Cate and with her star power, I’m sure the Dorchester bag will soon find even more devotees. An easy, fold-over tote that can quickly convert with a shoulder strap, the tote is perfect […]

Wed 11.14

Top 5 Military Bags: Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Style

With Veterans Day just this last Sunday, I have the armed forces marching through my brain. They have always known the secret to classic convenient design, and you don’t have to go on a top-secret mission to steal the look! Military style structure and army green define these patriotic bags (we’ll leave the hefty duffels […]

Tue 11.13
Carven Small Convertible Tote

Carven Small Convertible Tote: Practical Magic

This Carven Tote is not what meets the eye, in a good way. It has a unique convertible design with detachable handles that honestly didn’t really make sense to me at first. But after toying around with the bag and the ways you can wear it, I appreciated the subtle brilliance of it…

Fri 11.09

Don’t Forget: Jil Sander Malavoglia Bag Giveaway!

The Jil Sander giveaway is still on! Provided by our friends at LN-CC, the arctic-blue Malavoglia Bag is easy to wear with its boxy structural shape and removable inner compartment. The retail value of the bag is $1,890. Click here to enter (international readers welcome!). The giveaway ends on November 30th, when a random computer […]

Wed 11.07

Moncrief Detachable-Case Travel Trolley: An All-Inclusive Ticket to Ride

You may be paying the big bucks for this glossy leather Moncrief trolley, but that’s because it comes with absolutely everything you need to travel! A roomy suitcase and a chic carry-on (it could seriously double as your work bag!) all on wheels – an organized system for the OCD in each of us. The […]